Castlebar, County Mayo / Ireland
Salary:  16€

Join Our Team at Abbeybreaffy Nursing Home: Seeking a Dedicated Chef for Daytime Hours and Rewarding Work

At Abbeybreaffy Nursing Home, we are inviting a talented and compassionate Chef to be a part of our family. In this role, you’ll have the unique opportunity to enhance the lives of our elderly residents through your culinary skills, offering not just meals but moments of joy and comfort.

Why Choose Abbeybreaffy Nursing Home:

  • Embrace a stable, 40-hour work week with daytime shifts, promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • Experience the deep satisfaction of directly impacting the well-being and happiness of our residents.
  • Join a supportive and caring environment, where your work is not just a job but a means to bring comfort and joy to those in their golden years.

What You Will Do:

  • Craft and execute a diverse menu that caters to the varied dietary needs and preferences of our residents, ensuring each meal is both nutritious and delightful.
  • Lead and mentor kitchen staff, fostering an environment of respect and collaboration.
  • Manage food supplies meticulously, balancing quality with efficient inventory control.
  • Uphold the highest standards of kitchen cleanliness and safety, adhering to all sanitation regulations.
  • Work closely with our healthcare team to tailor meals to specific dietary requirements, ensuring every resident enjoys safe and satisfying dining experiences.
  • Continually adapt and innovate our meal offerings, staying abreast of trends in senior care nutrition and dietary needs.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven culinary expertise, ideally in a healthcare or nursing home setting.
  • A comprehensive understanding of dietary restrictions and specialized diets such as diabetic, low-sodium, or pureed options.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and teamwork abilities.
  • A genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of our elderly residents.
  • Familiarity with food safety and sanitation standards.

We are eager to welcome a Chef who shares our commitment to providing exceptional dining experiences for our elderly residents. If you’re passionate about cooking and have a heart for elder care, apply now to make a real difference at Abbeybreaffy Nursing Home.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From €16.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • Chef: 1 year (preferred)
  • HACCP: 1 year (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Castlebar, CO. Mayo (required)

Work Location: In person

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