Nightingale Hospital is the only private mental health hospital in Central London, with over 30 years of experience in delivering specialised, evidence-based treatments in outpatient, day patient and inpatient settings.

Our dedicated team of specialists are committed to the diagnosis and treatment of all types of mental health conditions, including eating disorders and addictions. Conveniently located, we are a two-minute walk from Marylebone mainline and Underground stations, and within a ten-minute walk of Baker Street and Edgware Road Underground stations.

We are owned by international medical group Orpea, delivering the full spectrum of psychiatric care, high-quality care home and rehabilitation services across the globe.

The main purpose of the job

Reporting directly to the Head Chef and Sous Chef, the Chef de Partie is responsible for delivering high-quality food to our all-day dining restaurant, conference meetings, patient wards and any other catering areas as identified by the line manager.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the catering department both within the kitchen and the wider hospital
  • Assisting in leading kitchen and catering team
  • Providing guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, porters, agency staff and dish plating
  • Overseeing and organising kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Ensuring a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organised for quality assurance
  • Keeping cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Managing food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction
  • Assist the Head Chef/Sous Chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the company’s reputation for food quality is maintained at all times.
  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of menu items as directed by the manager


  • You will be an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with a current valid NMC registration
  • You will be able to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
  • You will have good knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 and understand the latest nursing practices
  • Above all, you will be compassionate, resilient and dedicated to empowering and supporting our patients through their recovery

Main benefits

  • Competitive salaries + an additional London allowance of £2,500 per annum added to all full-time permanent posts
  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata for part-time roles) increasing up to 30 days for long service, plus bank holidays
  • Generous company pension scheme with The People’s Pension
  • Generous company sick pay
  • 100% of NMC registration renewal for nursing staff will be paid for by Nightingale Hospital (subject to meeting the criteria)
  • Annual staff bonus (discretionary)
  • Paid for DBS
  • Death in service cover
  • Travel loan scheme
  • Subsidised staff meals
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Perkbox discounts and more

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  • Marylebone, London

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