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03 Jun 2020

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03 Jun 2020

Sonas Nursing Home Knock, Co. Mayo
opened in June 2019: To enquire email [email protected] or call 094 93 17000

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Sonas Nursing Home Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary
is due to open in August / September 2020: To enquire email [email protected] or call 09064 71017

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31 Mar 2020

Relief Temporary Chef – Tullow and Enniscrone

31 Mar 2020

Sonas Nursing Homes in Tullow (Carlow) and Ard na Greine (Enniscrone) are currently recruiting for a Chef on a relief basis during this challenging time.

The position will be covering 8 hours per week with the potential of more hours in the future.

Benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:

  • Employee Well Being Programme
  • All Meals Provided while on duty
  • Sonas Nursing Homes have built and sustained its reputation for excellence which make us an excellent employer of choice.
  • Employee Well-Being Program
  • Career Progression
  • Training and Development Provided
  • Induction Training Program
  • Education Assistance Program

Responsibilities and duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the highest standards of Health, Safety, Fire, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (H.A.C.C.P) and Infection Control are adhered to at all times in the catering area.
  • Support and assist the Catering Supervisor/Cook to document all associated records with ordering, receiving and maintaining of foods in accordance with safe practices and legislation.
  • Assist and support the Catering Supervisor/Cook in the preparation and cooking of excellent quality and wholesome meals and home baking.
  • Support the Catering Supervisor/Cook to ensure all daily menus are balanced and meet our resident’s individual requirements.
  • Gain knowledge in food nutrition and diet standards suitable for older people and the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) guidelines.
  • Ensure safe storage of foods in accordance with legislative standards.
  • Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
  • Maintain the highest standard of service to resident’s in their dining rooms, living areas and bedrooms.
  • Assist and support the management team during internal and external audits/inspections.
  • Be committed, patient and caring person with a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life.
  • Must be available to work various days and weekend shifts when required.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Current and valid Food Handling, HACCP, Manual Handling & Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).
  • Cook or Chef Qualification from a recognized catering school or adequate cooking experience received under supervision is desirable.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven track record of providing excellent quality wholesome food to older people.
  • Previous working experience within a residential care home setting is desirable.
  • Possess a high regard for and practice good health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Passionate about providing balanced and nutritional meals to older people.

How to Apply:

Email Amy at [email protected]

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


  • HACCP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Chef: 2 years (Preferred)


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Enniscrone, Co. Sligo

  • - Nursing Home Care
  • - Independent Living

+353 (0) 96 37840


Athlone, Co. Westmeath

  • - Nursing Home Care
  • - Independent Living

+353 (0) 90 647 9568


Co. Roscommon

  • - Nursing Home Care
  • - Independent Living

+353 (0) 90 662 8882

Melview House

Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

  • - Nursing Home Care

+353 (0) 52 612 1716


Shillelagh Road, Tullow, Co. Carlow

  • - Nursing Home Care

+353 (0) 59 9181555

Moy Ridge

Ridgepool Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo

  • - Nursing Home Care

+353 (0) 96 21886


Morrison Terrace, Mullauns, Ballina, Co. Mayo

  • - Nursing Home Care

+353 (0) 96 92000

Tí Aire

Tallagh, Belmullet, Co. Mayo

  • - Nursing Home Care

+353 (0) 97 81940