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, a kitchen porter is primarily responsible for ensuring kitchen cleanliness, basic food preparation, and maintaining kitchen organisation. 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible
  • Collecting and wash up pots and pans
  • Cleaning food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery
  • Unload food and equipment deliveries
  • Keeping work surfaces, walls and floors clean and sanitised
  • Keeping the storeroom organised
  • Emptying all trash bins and ensure that all waste is disposed of promptly
  • Helping with routine food prep tasks (such as peeling and chopping vegetables) when needed
  • Sweeping and mopping floors at the beginning and ending of shifts

Requirements

  • Basic level of education
  • 1 year of experience in a similar role
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work 
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team and take direction
  • Good communication skills both verbal and reading
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues, patients and visitors
  • Regular and punctual attendance
  • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business

Main benefits

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salaries + an additional London allowance of £2,500 per annum added to all permanent posts (pro-rata for part-time roles)
  • Negotiable relocation allowance
  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing up to 30 with long service), plus bank holidays
  • A ‘refer a nurse scheme’ paying £2000 per successful recruit
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development (CPD) and training
  • Generous company pension scheme with The People’s Pension
  • 100% of NMC registration renewal paid (subject to meeting the criteria)
  • Travel loan scheme
  • Annual staff bonus (discretionary)
  • On-site restaurant with subsidised staff meals at breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Perkbox Medical, which provides 24-hour access to a private GP service
  • An extensive Perkbox staff benefits package, offering a comprehensive range of discounts and access to well-being apps
  • Annual birthday gift
  • Free life assurance cover (4x salary)
  • Free eye tests and contribution towards the cost of glasses (if required)
  • Long service recognition*
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay*
  • Long-term disability insurance*

*Subject to T&Cs

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Location

  • Marylebone, London

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