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Mill Garth Hospital, Millpond Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4RA

Priory Group Division






Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

Mill Garth Hospital is a 21-bed high dependency recovery and rehabilitation hospital, located in Meanwood, Leeds. We provide active and positive engagement for males aged 18 years and over, who experience a range of mental health disorders.

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join our team. 


  • Support the provision of the catering operation by assisting with basic food preparation and hygiene.
  • Collaborate with catering staff in both meal preparation and cooking, following the company’s Assured Safe Catering policies and procedures.
  • Take responsibility for specific aspects of the catering operation under direction.

Hygiene Standards:

  • Ensure that the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards, adhering to the company’s Assured Safe Catering policies and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Appreciation of basic food hygiene.
  • Experience in a catering environment is not essential, as full training will be provided.

Working Environment:

  • The role involves routine tasks within a busy kitchen environment, using various equipment.
  • Sustained physical effort and concentration are required.


  • The role holder will be expected to participate in Priory’s mandatory training.


What we can offer you:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Supplemented meals
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your Pre-Employment checks. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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