Check your search results here

Cooks Jobs in Ruiru Kenya (KShs 15K)


Jacaranda Health is a venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa.

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

Job Description

Specifically, we seek experienced, motivated staff to work with as Cooks to prepare a variety of high-quality food for our patients and staff, maintain the kitchen area, and ensure a consistent stock of food in our upcoming second facility.
These roles are critical to Jacaranda's goal of delivering quality customer service and maintaining superior patient satisfaction. 

We seek individuals who are organized, flexible, personable, and have strong commitments to providing friendly and respectful care to all women.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare meals, snacks, and tea as assigned for Jacaranda patients and staff
  • Provide a schedule of a variety of nutritious meals over the course of each week
  • Develop relationships with local food suppliers and ensure consistent food stocks
  • Maintain the kitchen environment
  • Assist with light cleaning and/or laundry duties
  • Any other duties as required

Desired Qualifications

The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Completed secondary school education (certificate in food and beverage preparation preferred for cooks)
  • At least three years’ work experience
  • Required: At least 1-2 years’ experience working in a similar role in a health facility. Preference given for experience working in busy hospitals or maternities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and empathy
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • Willingness to work night shifts as needed

To apply;

First, complete the online form available by clicking here: Jacaranda Health Cooks Application Form - Sept 2013  or by pasting this link into your web browser: .

After completing the application, please also submit your CV and a cover letter to

We anticipate that the salary for this position will be approximately Ksh. 15,000 gross, inclusive of all allowances.

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CV will be considered.

No calls please.

Your application must be received by September 30, 2013.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here