Job – Noel Group are hiring a Childcare Cook in Maynooth-Naas

Job Title: Childcare Cook

Location: Maynooth/Naas

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday

Salary: €16 per hour

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

About Us: Our Client is a dynamic childcare center committed to providing a nurturing environment for children to thrive. We prioritize their well-being, creating a positive space where learning and play go hand in hand.

Position Overview: The Noel Group, on behalf of our esteemed client, is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of Childcare Cook. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in preparing nutritious meals for our young charges, ensuring they receive wholesome food to support their growth and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals and snacks for children, adhering to dietary guidelines and accommodating specific needs.
  • Maintain a hygienic and organized kitchen environment, following safety standards.
  • Collaborate with childcare staff to address food-related concerns or special dietary requirements.
  • Create an enjoyable dining experience for children, promoting healthy eating habits.
  • Monitor and manage kitchen inventory, coordinating with suppliers for food orders.


  • Cooking or catering experience is necessary.
  • Formal qualifications are desirable but not mandatory.
  • Food handling and safety certification is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate cooking skills during the interview.


  • Passion for working with children and creating a positive, nurturing environment.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet childcare center needs.


  • Competitive hourly rate of €16 per hour.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for personal and professional support.
  • 20 days of annual leave.
  • Weekends off.
  • Christmas holiday off.

How to Apply: If you have experience in cooking or catering and are passionate about making a positive impact on children’s lives through nutrition, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please send your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your relevant experience to or call/text 086 1679148 – closing date 30/12/2023

The Noel Group is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

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