03 Mar 2017

Chef / Cook, Riverview, Ballina, Co Mayo

03 Mar 2017

Sonas Nursing Home Riverview are currently recruiting for a Permanent Fulltime Chef/Cook to join their growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for the production of food and to constantly introduce new and innovative menu options that meets the needs of the elderly care population. He/She will ensure that all daily menus are balanced and meet our customer requirements of producing high quality food.
  • To work with the Person in Charge to ensure all client requirements are met. He/She will be flexible in their approach and will have the ability to meet with Clients.
  • To achieve budgeted resident food cost through consistent costings and menu planning.
  • To ensure the highest standards of Health and Safety and HACCP are maintained in the catering facility.
  • To work as part of a catering team.
  • To continually react to dietary trends within the elderly care environment.
  • To be aware of food nutrition standards /guidelines for the elderly population.
  • To assist the Person in Charge in the Nursing Home during HIQA audits.


  • Desirable to have a qualification as a cook or chef from a recognized catering school or adequate cooking experience received under supervision.
  • Candidates must be HACCP trained and a knowledge of special diets is an advantage.
  • Home baking for residents is encouraged as Sonas is a home from home for our residents.

Hours of Work:

The hours of work are Circa 30 hours per week inclusive of weekend shifts with normal working hours being between 07:30am to 17:30pm.

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For more information or to apply, please send CV’s to Alison at [email protected]

Application Deadline: 17:00 hours Wednesday, 15th March 2017


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