Inishturk Community Club: Community Services Caretaker & Kitchen Assistant

Inishturk Community Club

Community Services Caretaker & Kitchen Assistant

Based full time on Inishturk Island, Co Mayo
Working Hours: 39 Hrs per week

Rising boldly from the wild Atlantic Ocean, Inishturk is a small island 14km from the west coast of Ireland. Renowned for the warmth of its community, unspoilt natural beauty and views of the Connemara coastline, it is home to 60 people and receives 3000 tourists per year. The island is home to a diverse array of wildlife and plant life, as well as several historic sites and monuments that offer a glimpse into its rich past. Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or a chance to immerse yourself in culture and history, Inishturk Island offers a unique experience.

Inishturk Community Club CLG is a social enterprise responsible for community development and operating facilities on Inishturk Island including a community centre, bar/restaurant, shop, activity pitch & tourist accommodation. We receive funding from the Department of Rural & Community Development via Comhar na nOileán CTR.

Role Summary

The role of the Community Services Caretaker is to manage all aspects of maintenance for Inishturk Community Club, Tourist Accommodation and Glamping Facility. The Caretaker will be responsible for cleaning and minor repairs internally and externally for all facilities owned and managed by Inishturk Community Club CLG. Owing to the hands-on nature of the role, the successful candidate would be expected to live on Inishturk Island five days per week.

Key Responsibilities

Property Management

  • Cleaning of tourism accommodation and glamping site
  • Cleaning, reset and maintenance of Inishturk Community Club
  • Laundry duties

Club Operations

  • Kitchen assistant in the Community Club two evenings a week
  • Assisting as requested with driving the community bus transport service

Other related duties:

The post holder will also undertake such additional duties as necessary in relation to the work of the Community Club.

Candidate profile

  • Work as part of a team
  • Work on own initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good self management skills
  • HACCP Level 2/3


  • This contract will commence in early 2023 initially with a rate of €23,000 per annum. Any agreed overtime will be awarded as TOIL.

Accommodation on Inishturk


  • Current recipient of social welfare

Contact Details

To apply for this position please send your cv and cover letter to

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Wednesday,15th February, 2023


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
25th Jan, 2023
Co Mayo
Expiry Date
15th Feb, 2023