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Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446. At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff on full time 3-year performance-based renewable contract for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

COOKS – V/FT/41/2022 – 3 POSTS Job Description

A hospital cook works in the same capacity as any other cook in a hotel, restaurant or a café. The work of

a hospital cook involves cooking nutritious meals for patients, according to their healthcare plans. This person will also attend to other hospital catering needs.


  • Look through each patients’ diet plan and determine what ingredients will be
  • Prepare food items by cutting, chopping, marinating, and cubing meats, vegetables, and
  • Make soups and stocks, according to specified recipes, making sure that the right amount of seasoning is
  • Assist the hospital management in creating recipes, along with help from doctors and other healthcare
  • Cook nutritious meals according to standardized protocols ensuring that cleanliness is given the highest
  • Perform portioning activities on trays or platters, by following set instructions, on a per-patient
  • Ensure that patients’ meals are delivered to them promptly so that they can take their medicines on
  • time.
  • Oversee the cleanliness and sanitization of kitchen areas, such as counters, floors, and
  • Perform predictive, preventative, and regular maintenance on kitchen appliances such as stoves, ovens, grills, fridges, and
  • Timely perform food rotation activities so that food spoilage is kept in


  • Diploma in a Food & Beverage Production
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Knowledge of a wide range of recipes
  • Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety
  • Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends
  • At least two (2) years related experience in a similar institution or star rated hospitality

Soft Skills Required

  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills

How to Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via: OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO Nairobi Kenya

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and licence when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 17th March 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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