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Jobs at Defaqto

Defaqto is an independent researcher of financial products and funds, focused on providing intelligence to support better informed decision-making. We're based right here in Haddenham and we're a great place to work!

The data collected and managed by our General Insurance research team is used by some of the largest names in the industry to provide instant and unbiased market and competitor intelligence for product providers, product ratings for them to use in their marketing messages, and product feature data for comparison websites.

Investment Consultant

As a result of significant growth, we are now seeking a talented individual to join our Insight & Consulting team focused on investment funds.

As an Investment Consultant, you will analyse high volumes of data relating to a range of funds and build strong relationships with fund managers in order to fully understand their approach. You will use this data and knowledge to create and maintain Diamond Ratings, Risk Ratings and Fund Review documents that are used by over 5000 advisers to inform the recommendations they make to their clients.

You will also provide analysis for fund panels and other consultancy projects and will write adviser-facing publications and PR. You may also have the opportunity to speak at Defaqto and industry events.

The successful candidate will be a graduate with excellent data analysis and interpretation skills and an excellent knowledge of all types of investment fund. Ideally, the candidate should be a CFA charterholder with relevant experience working at a fund manager or wealth manager business. If not, you'll have alternative professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate equivalent capability.

This is a unique role at the heart of the wealth and investment management markets and within an important and fast growing part of our business.

Salary will be very much dependent upon the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role. You'll also benefit from all the great things about working for Defaqto.

Please apply via our website:

Software Development Contractors

We currently have an opportunity for a team of 4-5 contractors to come on board at Defaqto and work on a significant project between Sep 2018 and Jan 2019.

Working within a small, self-contained team of developers you will extend and build a B2C financial forecasting web application. This site will be built using MVC, WebAPI, C# and MsSQL and use various external and self-built services to calculate and provide financial data, integrating to a parent site providing a seamless user journey.

We are keen to find an excellent developers who can quickly understand business requirements, existing software applications and deliver high quality software on time. We will also be looking for one of the developers to step up as team/tech lead for the team.

Our project will be delivered to an Agile framework with 2 weekly sprints, including planning, development, retrospectives and showcases.

The following skills are key:






CSS, SASS and Compass

Experience of accessible website development would be advantageous, including experience of AA standards and developing sites where JavaScript may be turned off.

We are keen to contract with individuals directly, rather than using agencies, so get in touch if you would like to learn more and be considered for the team.

Please apply via our website: or email

Personal Carer Required (Female)

A personal carer is required to cover alternate weekends & holidays for my PA.

Normal Weekend Hours:

Morning Calls : 7.30-9.15am

Evening Calls: 7-8pm


May also be needed for sickness cover if required, so looking for someone fairly flexible. Permanent hours may be increased after probationary period.

Based in Aylesbury (Haddenham side, near Fowler Rd) for a lady with very limited upper mobility.

Includes personal care, heating food and (very) minimal domestic duties.

Please Contact: 01296 486928 / 07799 332253

Project Crisis & Support Coordinators

Thames Valley Partnership are seeking to appoint Project Crisis & Support Coordinators

Hours 30 hours a week (0.8 FTE)

Pro rata salary based on £25,460 FTE

Thames Valley Partnership is an established registered charity of 25 years operating a range of support programmes across the three Thames Valley counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. We are recruiting a team of staff to run our Victims First — Willow Project which supports adult victims of all forms of Exploitation (such as modern slavery and trafficking) and/or with other Complex Needs and will provide specialist support for victims and their families providing them with crisis intervention, advocacy and longer term practical and emotional support.

We have three Project Crisis & Support Coordinator roles available, to cover the Thames Valley counties of Berkshire (to be based in Reading), Buckinghamshire (to be based in Aylesbury) and Oxfordshire (based in Oxford).

Role: To provide prevention, intervention and crisis support to anyone who is/has experienced, or is deemed to be at risk of, any form of exploitation (e.g. modern slavery, criminal, financial) and those with complex needs. The post holder will identify and engage with these individuals on a one-to-one basis, enabling them to access services and make positive, empowering choices to change their lives. They will also be required to undertake risk assessments, case management & safety planning in partnership with other key agencies & as directed by the Programme Manager. Training delivery and awareness raising is also an element of this role, along with the line management and supervision of Project Crisis & Support Workers.

Closing date for applications: 20th July 2018 at 5pm

Interviews will be held on: 25th or 26th July 2018 at Chilton, Bucks HP18 9NA

A full Job Description and Application Form can be download from the Partnership website.

Please note that applications will only be put forward for consideration if they are submitted on the supplier Form.

Clothing Presser

Individual needed for ironing.

Around 2 hours per week. £10 per hour

Ironing family clothes.

Ideally a Friday morning if at our home.

Can be done at our home or ironing collected and returned.

Please contact Claire on 07909 907066

Church Benefice Administrator

Wychert Vale Benefice, is looking for a temporary replacement to cover a maternity leave for the post of Benefice Administrator to support our group of churches. This is a part-time position based in St Mary's Centre, Haddenham and will commence from August 2018. The job description is shown below. For any further information, please contact

The role will suit a good administrator who is able to carry out a range of administrative tasks to ensure the effective operation of the benefice.

The job is for 22 hours a week and is based at St Mary's Centre, Haddenham. This will be mainly on weekday mornings, but some evenings and possibly occasional weekends too. This will be flexible to cover holidays.

Holidays: 28 days annual leave pro rata, including Bank Holidays.

A full Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

You will be responsible to the churchwardens.

Outline of job:

Responding to all enquiries and passing on to appropriate clergy/coordinator where necessary.

Administration of Funerals, Weddings and Baptisms. Keeping accurate & up-to-date records of enquiries and their progress. Administration of preparation and services. Completion of invoices, certificates, registers and Diocesan returns.

Co-ordinating logistics & maintaining rotas for services of worship. Updating registers. Producing service leaflets & booklets as required. Preparation and distribution of notice sheets.

Management and maintenance of St Mary's Centre and the Church.

Liaising with hirers, suppliers and contractors. Ensuring the Church and St Mary's Centre diary is always up to date.

Maintaining an effective stock control system of resources.

Ensuring that current Health & Safety regulations are in force and records are kept that meet legislative requirements.

Attending occasional meetings, taking minutes. Acting upon the decisions from meetings, as appropriate.

Distribution and dissemination of all mail and correspondence.

Updating of websites as required.

Ensuring the effective operation of the office and its systems and that the office and equipment are up-to-date and well-maintained

Requirements for the Job:


Competent to use Word, Excel, emails, internet and telephone.Thoughtful and caring interpersonal skills and flexibility, with discretion and self-motivation.Should be ever conscious of the need for confidentiality.Well organised, systematic and methodical.Experience of administrationBe an effective communicatorHave excellent command of written English composition and punctuationBe sympathetic with the Christian faith


Previous knowledge of Quickbooks

Experience of hall hire and liaising with hirers


A knowledge of church life.

Wychert Vale Benefice welcomes applications from people with disabilities, but the job does entailbeing able to access stairs easily

If you wish to apply for the post, please send a covering letter and your current CV to Dianne Brackley c/o St Mary's Centre, Church End, Haddenham, HP17 8AJ or by email to

Roles at Abbeyfield

Abbeyfield Haddenham Society is a small independent home providing residential care for 11 older people. Its philosophy is to respect the individual and to provide care with privacy & dignity in a family atmosphere.

We currently have the following staff vacancies:


A carer is required for a Waking Night shift on Tuesday nights: 9.45pm — 8am

Bank carers required to cover holidays and sickness

Voluntary Executive Committee members

Abbeyfield is also looking to find Voluntary Executive Committee members who have a heart for elderly care. Especially interested to hear from anybody with HR experience.

Volunteer Activity Co-ordinator

Also a Volunteer Activity Co-ordinator required for resident's activities. This is a voluntary role and would suit someone with good administrative inclinations and an interest in elderly care.

For further details contact Lindsey McGibbon.

Tel: 01844 290028


Jobs at Tiggywinkles

Administration, Reception & Social Media Assistant

Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital is hiring!

We have a full time, permanent position available as an Administration, Reception & Social Media Assistant.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication, social media and administration skills to join our busy wildlife hospital. We have a busy administration department and reception, so we need someone who is happy to support the team and be flexible to ensure that our administration and reception are dealt with in a timely, professional and caring manner.

The role also has specific responsibility for our animal 'Adoption Scheme', preparing our Newsletter, organising, filing and editing our photographs, using programmes such as Adobe photoshop and InDesign, as well as assisting with our social media sites, which can include preparing written/photographic/video posts and replying to enquiries.

We take in patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, so the hours of the role are:

Beginning of November until end April — Monday to Friday, 10am — 6.30pm

Beginning of May until end October — Sunday to Thursday, 10am — 6.30pm

For more information and an application form please see:

If you are interested in applying to join the team, please send your CV and application form to Andrea Small at: or write to Andrea Small, Tiggywinkles, Aston Road, Haddenham, Bucks, HP17 8AF

The closing date for submitting an application is Wednesday 27th June 2018.

Home Help

I am a working mum of one toddler (Noah 2.5 years old) and expecting another early August and run a business from home.

So would love some help with cleaning, washing, ironing and maybe cooking the odd meal but this isn't essential.

We live in Haddenham village and days/hours can be flexible depending on the person.

My number is 07812 192 723 to call to discuss. Many thanks! Hannah

Saturday Office Staff

RCP Services Limited (based at Milton Common) is looking for someone to join our team to work Saturdays 8.30am — 1.00pm.

Training will be given.

All we ask is that you are dressed smartly and are confident in answering the phone and welcoming customers into our garage (Role would suit a school/ college student who is looking for weekend hours only).

Please call Kim on 01844 278177 or Email:

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Domestic Cleaners

Self employed Domestic Cleaners Required

Immediate Start available, paying £9-£12 per hour.

Time for You is a well established cleaning company and we are looking to take on reliable domestic cleaners with work available immediately in all HP postcode areas.

We offer flexible hours to suit and a high rate of pay for the right candidates.

You must be hard working, reliable and trustworthy and ideally have experience in cleaning. Your own transport is desirable but not essential and all cleaning products and equipment are supplied.

If you're interested in applying please apply online at and we will contact you.

Part-time Nanny

I am based in Haddenham, Bucks with two school aged children 7 & 9 and am looking for a part-time nanny.

You will be required to work 16 hours a week term time after school, over 5 days a week.

Schools are within walking distance from home.

There is also a requirement for full time during school holidays although not every school holiday — can be discussed in more detail.

You will be required to collect the children from school and take them to their after school clubs inside and outside the village.

Duties will include collecting the children, taking to clubs, play dates, preparing and cooking dinner, homework / reading.

The ideal candidate will have your own vehicle with business insurance, first aid training, current DBS check, Ofstead registered.

I happy if you have your own children (max 2) that you want to bring with you during working hours, however, you must still be able to get my children in the car for clubs too.

Please contact by email via:

Library Trustee

Do you enjoy using the Haddenham Community Library?

Would you like to help it continue and grow?

Could you work with a group of local people to help make this happen?

If this sounds like you, why not offer your time, energy and skills to the Library as a Trustee?

We are looking for energetic and committed volunteers to join the HCL Board of Trustees.

If you are considering applying and would like to an informal chat with the Board Chairman, Stephen Sharp, please leave your contact details with the Library Manager, Emma Foster or Library Assistant Alison Gilbert. Steve will then get in touch with you and answer your questions.

The trustees look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in helping us to maintain this unique community resource

Kitchen Porters

Kitchen Porters are sought for The Hundred Of Ashendon.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our happy team at a multi-award-winning Gastropub.

Competitive rates plus equal share of tips. Assistant with transport can be provided for Haddenham Residents.

So if you're looking for a fresh challenge, get in touch and send us your CV to:

Occasional Child minders assistant / co minder

Little Hoppers Daycare is looking for someone to become a step in Ofsted registered assistant (covering trainings, sickness and holidays) to 2 co minders with the right candidate being offered the chance to join the team on a more regular basis as the needs of the company progress.

The right person should be patient, kind & caring and love working with children.

You must hold a paediatric first aid certificate and food hygiene level 2 certificate or be prepared to carry out training as required.

The Candidate must also be prepared to have a DBS check and hold a clean full UK driving licence with access to their own veichle.

Basic IT skills desirable.

Salary dependant on past experience.

Please Email your cv to:

Marked for the attention of Corinne Banham

Closing date for applicants 30th June 2018

Sensory Panelist

Become part of an expert tasting sensory panel

Location: Haddenham

Pay: £9.50 per/hr and a bonus scheme

Position: Permanent, part-time

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9.30am — 12pm

Are you:

A "foodie" and interested in tasting different products.

Interested in joining Synergy's Sensory Panel, to evaluate a range of sweet and savoury foods at our client's site in Haddenham.

Available to attend a morning panel on a daily basis during the working week.


This role would ideally suit candidates that can work well in a team and have excellent communication skills, being able to articulate their findings both written and orally.

Experience is not necessary as full training will be given. However you must have an interest in the evaluation of sweet and savoury products with motivation to provide a positive contribution to the panel.

Most importantly, you must be an excellent time keeper, reliable, conscientious and willing to commit long term to this opportunity.

This role will contribute significantly to our client's product development and you will taste, discuss and influence business decisions by evaluating food products as part of an existing expert panel.

Unfortunately we cannot employ anyone with any food allergies for example; peanuts or tree nuts, gluten, soya, milk, wheat, eggs. Additionally if you don't eat gelatine or meat/meat based products this role is not suitable for you.

For more information or to apply please email: with your CV and we will contact you to discuss the requirements of the role in more detail.

Working for Rumsey's

Rumsey's is a family business and looking after our staff is really important. We have great pay, tips, pension, holiday, staff discount, multiple staff events and treats etc.

We have both full time and part time vacancies in our chocolateries in Thame and Wendover.

3-5 shifts a week, shifts are normally 8 hours.

See our website here.

Email CV's or any questions to

Jobs at Haddenham Garden Centre

E-commerce Customer Service Advisor

Permanent. Full Time: 40 hours per week Mon-Fri.

Competitive Salary based on experience

A fast growing Home & Garden Ecommerce retailer is seeking a driven individual to join our Web Team.

Home & Garden Centre was founded in 2009, backed by an experienced garden centre team. We're a popular online destination for garden gift vouchers, barbecues, garden furniture, and Christmas items. We are constantly expanding to reach bigger audiences and offer a wider range of products. We're an energetic and enthusiastic team, working from our office at Haddenham Garden Centre which was established in 1977.

The role:

A full time role where specific areas of responsibility include managing customer service via telephone and email, picking and dispatching website and Amazon/eBay orders, liaising with our suppliers, and managing stock levels. Candidates should be experienced in customer service, proactive with sound communication ability, bright, willing to learn and able to pick up new computer programs with ease.


Manage inbound customer service phone calls and emails Manage inbound sales phone calls, providing information on our products/services, and taking customer orders over the phone Process, pick and dispatch a wide variety of items for Website and Amazon orders Book in customer deliveries with several different couriers Manage customer returns Liaise with suppliers and couriers Organise and manage stock areas, keeping stock organised and tidy at all times Manage website stock inventory, maintain stock levels in the warehouse


Must have at least 2 years customer service experience

Must have excellent attention to detail

Must be a good communicator, written and verbal Excellent telephone manner Excellent time management and organisational skills Typical Microsoft Word and Excel skills required

Please email us your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role, highlighting any relevant experience, to

Closing Date: 15th June 2018, Start Date: June-August 2018

Catering Assistant

The Gardeners' Retreat Coffee Shop

Full time: 39.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the kitchen team at a busy independent Garden Centre coffee shop which focuses on homemade and locally sourced food.

Key duties

Help produce a range of hot and cold food including cakes.

Wash and store cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery.

Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchens.

Your capabilities

Experience of working in a similar role within a busy kitchen environment.

Enjoy cooking and be willing to learn new skills/techniques.

Must be reliable, have great communication skills as well as being highly organised, enthusiastic and self motivated.

Be a strong team player.

Maintain a high standard of personal/food hygiene.

Be physically fit and able to work in a fast-paced environment.


Working an average of 39.5 hours per week, to include alternate weekends.

You may be expected to work bank holidays.

Rewards and benefits

Staff discount after probationary period.

28 days holiday per year inclusive of Public/Bank holidays

Salary to be agreed based on experience.

Please email us your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role, highlighting any relevant experience, to Dan Powell —

Head Chef

Our new extended restaurant will be looking to Launch late this year

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef who has a passion for standards, results as well as having a passion for serving great foods

You will need

Great culinary skills

The ability to control wastage and margins

Experience working in a fast-paced, high volume restaurant

The ability to build partnerships with local and regional suppliers

Ability to organise & delegate

Personal drive to help us develop the business

You will also be a great communicator, calm under pressure and driven by creating high quality, seasonal fresh food.

With us you'll train, motivate and inspire your team to help grow our successful food operation.

As Head chef, you would:

Oversee menu planning, ordering and food preparation

Provide the smooth delivery of all kitchen operationsManage and develop a growing team with a hands-on approach

Maintain budgets and financial control within the areaEnsure the team complies with health and hygiene regulations

Help plan and implement new promotions, initiatives and events

We have a great package if this is the job for you

Sociable hours

Attractive discounts

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Excellent salary

Please email us your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role, highlighting any relevant experience, to Dan Powell —

Marketing Manager (Wealth, Protection & Funds)

£35-40k, plus generous benefits

Defaqto is an independent researcher of financial products and funds, focused on providing intelligence to support better informed decision-making.

At our heart is the UK's largest retail financial product and fund database -- we maintain it by collecting data from across the whole market, and using our expertise and insight to analyse this data and make it comparable. From this, we create a range of products and services -- ratings, software solutions, data services, consultancy services, and publications and events -- to deliver this information in a meaningful way. We're based right here in Haddenham and we're a great place to work!

Please apply for our vacancies via our website:

We're now looking for a talented and self-motivated Marketing Manager to take on responsibility for marketing and communications for a range of solutions focused on the wealth management, funds management and financial advice sectors.

You'll work with the Head of Marketing on the value proposition, annual marketing plan and sales collateral to promote our software, ratings and other services.  You'll then work closely with colleagues and external agencies to deliver your marketing plans on time and to budget.

To work effectively within Defaqto's culture, you'll need to be collaborative, results-oriented and passionate.  You'll also need to be adaptable, resourceful and pragmatic — able to work well in an agile, responsive environment.In return, we can offer a busy and challenging role, with a high level of visibility and accountability and the opportunity to have a significant impact on the achievement of challenging growth targets. This is definitely a full time role (37.5 hours per week) but we do offer a flexible approach to when and where you work your hours so that you can balance your home life and work life effectively.Required marketing experience and skills

The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of:

product/proposition marketing and communications within a B2B environment;

planning and delivering integrated multi-channel marketing campaigns to produce significant business results;

using email marketing for lead generation, nurturing and database growth;

working with CRM, CMS and EPS systems, plus Google Analytics.

Required industry experience and knowledge:

As the Marketing Manager for Wealth Management, Protection Insurance and Funds, you'll need to develop expert knowledge of the UK financial services industry. So, we're ideally looking for someone who already has a good understanding of what financial advisers do, how the financial advice process works and how advisers interact with product providers and fund managers. This knowledge will probably have been gained through working within the industry.

Please apply for our vacancies via our website:

Personal Carer

A personal carer is sought for a disabled woman in Stone.

For one hour at lunchtime around 12.30pm on each of two Weekdays and on Sundays.

Also one hour at dinner time at about 6.00pm on the same days.

I might need to request other occasional visits at short notice on other days.

There will also be extra hours available to cover holidays of my other helpers

Please reply by email to get more info about tasks involved and to let me know your hourly rate. Thank you.


Part time bar/waiting staff

Bar staff are required at the Kings Head in Haddenham.

Various shifts, must be available to work evenings and weekends.


Need to have a can do attitude

Work as part of a team

Hard working

Confident in a busy pub environment


Offer fantastic customer service.

Good rates of pay for the right person.

Over 18's only.

Front of house experience isn't essential, albeit an advantage. However full training will be given to the right candidates.

This Is a great opportunity to work in a customer facing role and you will need to be friendly, approachable and happy to work as part of a team.

Please email your CV to

Or pop into the pub and speak to Abi Armstrong

Voluntary Prison Monitors

The Independent Monitoring Boards are looking to recruit volunteers to monitor the treatment received by those detained in custody, to confirm it is fair, just, and humane.

Volunteers are now required at HM Prisons Grendon & Springhill, Springhill Road, Aylesbury HP18 0TL.

The members of the IMB are a group of ordinary members of the public, doing an extraordinary job

You do not need any experience or special qualifications.

You need to be over 18 years of age.

We will provide all necessary training and support.

You need to be living within 30 miles of the Prison.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 3 to 4 visits per month during the probationary year, which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits.

Board meetings are held on the 1st Friday of every month at 1:30pm.

For more Information and an application pack, go online to

Or phone: 020 3334 3265 and provide your name and address and we can post one to you.

Quote reference 793 / Grendon / Springhill / 2018 on all forms and correspondence.

Closing date for completed returned applications: Sunday 3rd June 2018

Jobs with Ben's Cookies

Ben's Cookies are based in Chalgrove — about 25 minutes drive / 14 miles from Haddenham. See their website here.

Kitchen Cleaner, Evenings

We are looking for a part time evening cleaner to work 15 — 20 hours per week, within a small friendly team in our dough mixing kitchens in Chalgrove.

Working Monday to Friday, 5 days per week, 3 to 4 hours per day, starting after 6.30pm.

Applicants must be reliable and conscientious. Good attention to detail. It's hard work but rewarding.

Must have own transport or the means to get to our location as it is rural and public services are not adequate.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £9.00 /hour

Job Location — Chalgrove, Oxford

Required experience — Preferable but full training given to the right candidate

Job Type: Permanent

To apply:

Contact Reg Holdsworth. Tel: 07908 533367 Email:

Food Production Operative

We are looking for mixers to work within a small friendly team in our dough mixing kitchens in Chalgrove to work an afternoon to evening shift. Using only the best ingredients, and following a secret recipe, our dough mixers prepare the raw dough ready to make our world famous, delicious cookies. We need someone reliable, conscientious, and able to work on their own initiative.

Monday to Friday, 30 hours per week 1pm to 7pm. Involves some heavy lifting.

Previous experience within a food related environment would be an advantage but full training will be given to the successful candidate. Own transport or the means to reach our site is essential due to our rural location.

Job Type: Permanent

To apply:

Contact Reg Holdsworth. Tel: 07908 533367 Email:

Sales Assistant

Energy Generator Sales Ltd is a family business based in Aylesbury. We specialise in the sale, installation, servicing and commissioning of generators. Our sales are predominantly a online via our website, however we also welcome customers to our head offices.

We are also a fully Authorised Honda Dealer, allowing us to sell, repair and service all Honda Generators.

Energy Generator Sales is part of the Energy Group which also includes Energy Generator Hire Ltd, Energy Haulage Ltd and Energy Production Ltd.

The Role:

You will be line managed by the Sales Manager and will aid him in his duties. You will be expected to help customers identify and purchase products they desire. Sales Administrator duties include sales administration, selling, updating internet data, restocking, merchandising and undertaking any other duties of a similar level and responsibility as may be required from time to time. The goal is to provide high class customer service and to increase company's growth and revenue through sales maximisation.

Main Duties:

Deliver high levels of customer service

Answer telephone calls and assist customers

Some dealing with customers face to face

Process incoming orders and invoices

Dealing with and responding to high volumes of emails

Follow up on sales leads

Maintain company eBay store

Place orders & liaise with suppliers

Outgoing order preparation and processing

Maintenance of stock and stockroom

Stock management

Support Sales Manager with general operations

Minor Website administration

Must have:

Strong communication skills

Excellent IT skills

High organisational skills

Admin or sales related experience

For more information or to apply, please contact Scott Elmer

Land line: (01296) 871047

Free Phone:0800 170 7047



Head Chef — Full Time

Little Italy Espresso Bar Limited — Head Chef role:

Do you love being creative and making Instagram worthy food?? We are looking to hire a Chef who loves creating great dishes and keeps up with the latest food trends. We are an independent coffee bar with 7 sites one of which is our stylish café.


We have a stylish café in Haddenham Village serving delicious food and great coffee. We have an alcohol licence and attract a number of regulars who visit this site often.

Salary and Benefits:

£20,000 — £24,000 per annumWe offer competitive pay depending on experiencePaid holiday pension If you want to be part of a fun team and independent brand with a great local reputation, we would love to hear from you.It's a great environment to work in and enjoy as a customer — serving a stylish menu and alcohol too.

Working Hours:

This is a daytime operation open 7 days a week

7am — 5.30pm Monday to Friday

8am — 5.30pm Saturday and

8am — 3pm Sunday.

We have occasional pop up evenings.

How to Apply:

We are looking for an immediate hire, please apply below and we will be in touch as soon as possible with interview availabilities.

Liz Bradshaw, HR Manager, Little Italy Espresso Bar Limited

Telephone: Liz Bradshaw on 07798 620190


Volunteer Bus Drivers

On Thursday 19th April the Bernwode bus will be 2 years old! In that time we have supported the Waddesdon and Quainton day centres, local sports clubs, guides and other local charities. We also offer private hire for Birthdays etc.

However we are really in need of volunteer drivers ASAP as we have to turn groups away as we don't have enough drivers.


You need to have a D1 licence classification, used to driving a large vehicle and are physically fit.

Driving the bus is very rewarding and great fun and you can do as little as an hour a week to as many that suites you and your life style. Please get in touch with us if you would like to help out or book the bus.

Call Ashley on 07977 401548 or Paul on 07904 189357

Headteacher (Job share)

Leadership pay scale: Group 1 (£44544 — £49199 FTE)

Required to start on 2nd January 2019, or where possible on 3rd September 2018.

Permanent contract:  2.5 days

Haddenham Community Infant School is an 'Outstanding', popular and inclusive village school.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Co-headteacher to share leadership of its school; to enhance existing strengths, good practice and, importantly, share its vision and to drive future initiatives.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively within a progressive senior leadership team (including supportive Governors) and with an experienced motivated team of staff. The successful candidate will become part of a stimulating and dynamic educational environment with friendly, engaged and enthusiastic children.

Applications from experienced Deputy Headteachers are welcome.

School visits are warmly welcomed.

To make an appointment or request an application pack, please contact Mrs Natasha Alleyne on 01844 291207 or Email:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children, which will be reflected throughout recruitment. An enhanced DBS check is carried out on all staff prior to appointment.

Part-Time Catering Assistant

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre in Quainton is looking to hire a catering assistant to work its busy café every Sunday and Bank Holiday, as well as Wednesdays during the school holidays.

This is a seasonal position as the Centre closes during January and November, half of February and most of March.

Duties to include: Food preparation, serving and kitchen cleaning.

A valid Hygiene Certificate is essential but this can be done here if not already obtained.

Wages dependent on experience.

Position available now.

Please contact Sarah or Louisa on 01296 655720, or email a covering letter and CV to:

Part-Time Counter Staff

A part-time member of staff is required at Haddenham post office.

For further details, please pop into the post office (at the junction of Churchway and Rudds Lane) and have a conversation with Raj Chopra

Nighttime Carer

Abbeyfield (Stonehill House Residential Care Home in Churchway) is looking to appoint a Thursday night wake over night carer

Role: To care for 11 elderly residents with the backup of a sleep over carer.

Hours: 9.45pm — 8.00am.

For further information and to apply, please contact the residential house manager, Lindsey McGibbon by Email: or Tel: 01844 290028

Cleaning Work

Abbeyfield (Stonehill House in Churchway) is looking for cleaners on a two week rota basis:

Week one — Monday & Thursday

Week two — Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

4 hour shift — 8am — 12 noon (can be flexible on this for the right candidate)

Phone Lindsey on 01844 290028

Property Sales Assistant

Tim Russ & Company Estate Agents are looking for a weekender/part time member of staff to work in their bustling Thame office on Saturdays and also to cover the occasional holiday.

Immediate start available.

Would you enjoy working in Thame?Do you like meeting people?Are you a car owner with a clean license?

Saturday hours are 9am — 4pm.

For more information and enquiries, please call one of the team on 01844 219922 or email

Kitchen Porter

The Crown in Cuddington is looking for a kitchen porter to come and join our friendly and professional team. Experience is not vital but the candidate must have transport. Full and part time work is available. Please send your details and what you are looking for, to:

Experienced Copywriter

Location: Haddenham

Salary: £25,000 Dependent on experience, skills and qualifications

Position: Full time, permanent

Growing marketing agency with clients in the healthcare sector requires a full-time experienced copywriter.

Based just 100 metres from Haddenham & Thame Parkway train station, this friendly and experienced agency provides a range of marketing services that span design, advertising, social, PR and strategic planning. As an established player in their market they help businesses increase brand awareness, grow sales and ultimately deliver outstanding results.

The ideal candidate will be a confident communicator with a love of English language and grammar, who is able to write in a variety of styles to suit differing media.

Self-motivation and enthusiasm, with the ability to produce work of a consistently high standard are essential qualities for this role, as is a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel). To be successful in this role requires a highly organised, proactive individual who is a team player.

Main responsibilities:

To write copy as directed for a variety of media platforms including but not exclusively for; Websites, blogs, social media, direct mail, advertising, e-shots

To engage with clients and gain a full understanding of their aims and objectives to aid the writing of engaging and influential material

Copy edit and proof read material as required, taking responsibility for interacting with other members of the internal team

To work internally with the creative team and other personnel to meet deadlines and achieve best possible outcomes for clients at all times

To develop a wider understanding of the healthcare market and promote our interests within it


20 days holiday (plus bank holiday and days between Christmas & New Year)

Pension scheme

Supported training and skills development

Unlimited tea and coffee (and sometimes biscuits)

Casual attireMonthly company get-togethers

Summer outing(s) and "Friday" pub trips

Annual Christmas party

If you are excited by this role then please send your CV and 150 words (max) explaining why you would suit this role to Mark Francis, Finance & Operations Director:

Pine Furniture Restorer/Polisher — P/T

Haddenham-based 'Pinefinders' is looking for a part time old pine furniture restorer/polisher.

The post would suit a semi-retired person.

Full training will be given to someone enthusiastic and willing to learn.

Some selling and dealing with customers will be involved.

Maybe 2 to 3 days a week on average, but hours can be flexible to suit the successful applicant if necessary.

For more information, or to apply for the post, please contact Ken GibbinsTel. 01844 291231 Email:

Workshop Assistant

Wycombe Timber Ltd is looking for someone to work in the firm's factory, here in Haddenham

Duties will involve general workshop cleaning and assisting with light workshop duties.

A driving licence would be helpful.

20 hrs a week.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Bill Brown. Tel: 01844 299137


Bucks Country Homecare

Due to an increase of high care needs, we looking for carers to join their friendly team. We can offer flexible hours to suit your needs we also have hours to accommodate school timings

We are a growing private domiciliary care provider looking to recruit care workers to deliver domiciliary care services in the following areas: Longwick, Princes Risborough, Monks Risborough, Lacey Green, Bedlow and surrounding villages

We Offer:

Free ongoing training

Enhanced rates of pay at weekends

Free uniform and supplies including ID Card, lanyard, gloves and other protective items

Free DBS check

28 days paid holiday

Travel pay

Mileage pay

Contracted hours

You must have a full UK driving license

Company Mobile phone

Please ring 01844 342125 for more information


Bucks Country Homecare, Unit D Walkers Yard, Thame Road, Longwick, Bucks HP27 9SG