Kenyatta University Hospital - Cooks Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Cooks Jobs in Kenya



Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Cooks Jobs in Kenya

Cook (DCSACK/KUTRRH/14)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Cook
Reports to: Chef

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Chef, the Cook job exists to prepare and produce foods and beverages in in the kitchen for patients and staff in the hospital, maintain cleanliness and orderliness at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• Prepare foodstuffs for cooking, which include weighing rations, sorting, washing, chopping soaking in the kitchen of the hospital.
• Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served to patients in the hospital.
• Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation in the kitchen of the hospital.
• Apportion food for transportation and serving by the porters and servers to inpatients and staff in the hospital.
• Direct the activities of kitchen chargehands who assist in preparing and assist in taking care of the kitchen of the hospital.
• Wash cooking pots, source pans, apportioning and serving dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment in the kitchen of the hospital.
• Compile and maintain records of foodstuffs and other materials and equipment used in the kitchen of the hospital.
• Orient newly employed staff to operations, procedures and processes in the kitchen of
the hospital.
• Monitor use of kitchen commodities such as sources of energy, water and other nonfood consumables to ensure their steady availability for continuous
operations the kitchen of the hospital.
• Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs in the kitchen of the hospital.

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

a) Certificate qualification in food production or hospitality or other related field
b) KCSE Certificate with at least Mean grade D+

Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office

Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Knowledge of hospital hospitality operations
b) Knowledge of professional standards

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Knowledge of hospital hospitality operations
b) Knowledge of professional standards

5. Relevant work experience required:

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
to the position:


At least two years working experience as a Cook in a similar institution

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

1. Application Letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae and
3. Filled Application Form

ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Cooks Jobs in Kenya

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