Household Staff – 1 Permanent Post

The Royal Hospital Donnybrook provides Post-Acute, Stroke Rehabilitation, Neurorehabilitation and General Rehabilitation services, Day Hospital services, Respite and Residential Care services to adults.  The hospital is a voluntary, charitable organisation. Services are provided on a not-for- profit basis.

Purpose of the post

The Household staff member is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that patients and residents are offered a choice of food at all meal times.
  • Serving food and drinks that are hot and appetising and of the correct texture and consistency under the supervision, direction and guidance of a Registered Nurse.
  • Ensuring that patients / residents are provided with fresh water / juices and other drinks when necessary.
  • Ensure all food hygiene regulations are adhered to.
  • Ensuring the pantry area is kept clean and adheres to the hospital policies in relation to  infection prevention and control.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience

  • A primary course in the principles and practices of food safety is desirable but not a prerequisite.
  • Experience of working in the area of older person’s services and / or with people with disabilities would be an advantage.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Informal enquiries to Human Resources at [email protected]

Applications in writing or via email enclosing current CV, together with the names and addresses of three work-related referees should be forwarded to the  HR Department, The Royal Hospital Donnybrook, Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 or by email to [email protected]

The Royal Hospital Donnybrook is an equal opportunities employer.

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