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Priory Hospital Newbury, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN





Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to recruit 2 trustworthy, dynamic, reliable and motivated individuals to join our Catering team.

Preferred hours of work will be three shifts at 10.5 hours (07.45 - 18.15) and one shift at 7.5 hours per week. We can be flexible on this, part time hours or job shares will be considered.

You will be required to work every other weekend and your share of bank holidays, bank holidays are paid at an enhanced rate.

Working under the guidance of senior catering staff, you will be required to support in the provision of the catering operation and assist with both the preparation and cooking of meals, whilst ensuring that the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards and comply with the Company’s Food Safety Catering Policies and procedures. You will be responsible for assisting in delivering meals and other catering supplies to various areas within the hospital in a timely and efficient manner and ensure that all the catering stock and equipment is correctly stored and accounted for. You will also be responsible for appropriate use of various pieces of catering equipment.

The role holder requires basic numeracy and literacy skills together with an appreciation of basic food hygiene.

Benefits of working for us include the equivalent of 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and birthday leave, free parking, highly subsidised meals whilst on duty, contributory pension scheme, comprehensive induction programme and a computerised training programme. We have an excellent team and offer a very good working environment with an ever evolving service where ideas and innovation are welcome and are integral to the development of the service.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Laing, Support Services Manager on 01635 277230 or

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier if a good number of suitable applications are received before the closing date.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV’as a gift.

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