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Chef

  • Location: Blackburn, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Priory Education and Children's Services


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We don't just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn't exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Kemple View is a hospital with 6 wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only.

Many of our patients have previously been in high, medium or low security. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients enabling them to take increasing responsibility for managing their own risks leading to a controlled and graded discharge. Where a patient requires greatest support we offer contextual risk management, enhancing compliance and aim to improve their quality of life. We serve the patient, carers and visitors.

Kemple View also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering Low Secure Forensic Specialist Older Age service for patients over the age of 50.

The new candidate will work as part of a team within the kitchen and under the catering manager. The kitchen will be busy as they must prepare meals for staff and patients. The candidate must have a valid UK driving licence as driving across site is an essential part of the job role.

Assists with the provision of a catering service within a Priory unit with particular emphasis on the planning, preparation, cooking and serving of meals.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Undertakes the planning, preparation and cooking of meals, taking account of any special
    requests or dietary requirements within the unit.
  2. Takes full shift responsibility for the catering operation (in the absence of the Head Chef).
  3. Ensures the cost-effective and efficient control of stock including placing orders for food
    products and the checking/reconciliation of deliveries. Ensures that wastage is minimised.

Innovation

  1. Assists the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines.

Value

  1. Supervises assigned catering staff ensuring their quality of work continues to meet required
    operational standards and the company's Assured Safe Catering policies and guidelines.

What we'd like to give you:

A competitive salary
Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
Online benefits and cashback rewards
SMART Pension option

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

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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.

Disclosure
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.

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