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The National Careers Service offers free, expert advice to help you move on in your career or get on the job ladder. Our professionally qualified careers adviser is available every Thursday at Thame Library, from 9.30 am-1.00 pm (by appointment). Also on the third Monday of the month at Haddenham Community Library.
We can help you - Develop your CV; Improve your Interview Skills; Find the right learning and training; Search for a job; Review your career options; Set goals for the future
To book an appointment, please call our Freephone 0800 1954 700 or
The National Careers Service is free to all adults aged 19-plus (or 18yrs if on benefits). For more information visit the national careers service website
Defaqto is an independent researcher of financial products, focused on providing intelligence to support better 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, consultancy services, data services, and publications and events - to deliver this information in a meaningful way. And we're based right here in Haddenham!
We currently have a number of vacancies we are trying to fill, including the following:
For more details, see our website at www.defaqto.com/careers
Haddenham Community Infants School
Servery Assistant required to start in September.
Bucks Pay Range 1a (£12695 - £13994 pro rata)
General hours of work will be 11.25 hours per week, Monday - Friday 11.15am-1.30pm daily - term time only.
Please request an application pack from the school office. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd July.
Haddenham Community Infants School
A Midday Meals Supervisor is required to start in September.
Bucks Pay Range 1a (£12695 - £13994 pro rata)
General hours of work will be 3 hours per week (Two lunchtimes - days are tbc) 12noon-1.30pm daily - term time only.
Please request an application pack from the school office.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd July.
We are looking for a term time cleaner / ironing person to work two hours on a Thursday in a house in Haddenham.
Pay £10 per hour.
If interested please call 07905 229095
Highly successful B2B marketing company working in the dental, veterinary and healthcare sectors seeks an experienced person to provide administration and financial support to senior management team. Ideal candidate would improve, develop and maintain the companies administration systems and have the ability to develop relationships internally and externally for the benefit of the company.
Based in modern offices just 100 metres from Haddenham & Thame Parkway train station on the main London to Birmingham train line (High Wycombe 20 minutes & Banbury 30 minutes), we are accredited with Investors in People and have excellent staff relations.
The ideal candidate would ensure that everything behind the scenes is running smoothly, with the ability to multi-task with ease, whilst also having the ability to prepare a variety of management reports from our internal management systems.
Volunteer Role for Advice Services Alliance
Website and twitter accounts
The Advice Services Alliance is a very slim charity with a big ambition; we represent all the free and independent advice networks. Citizen Advice, AdviceUk, the Law Centres Network, AgeUK, Youth Access, Shelter and Scope are all members of the ASA. The world of advice is undergoing a considerable change driven by a sharp reduction in funding streams for advice centres and an increased demand from people with social welfare problems. The Advice Services Alliance provides the forum to discuss these changes and to influence key stakeholders; government and funders as well as the public.
The ASA is looking to increase its on line presence as it owns three websites and has a twitter account. However, maintaining these websites is a challenge and we are looking for a volunteer to help improve and maintain our social media communications. You can see our main website here
The role can be home based and the volunteer will to liaise closely with the Director of the charity regarding content and structure. The role will upload material to the website and generally ensure that the websites are accurate, relevant and interesting. It will require a person who has an active interest in social justice and in advice giving or the law. It is anticipated that the role is very flexible but will take no more than a few hours per week.
If you would like to find out more about the role, please send an email to Lindsey Poole, ASA Director, (email@example.com) by Friday 13th June 2014 describing why you are interested in this volunteering role. Please note the role is unpaid, although reasonable expenses may be payable.
Haddenham-based Boffins Computer Workshops would like to recruit two local university graduates from this year's output to train for a career in IT. The roles are as follows:
1. IT Support
The company will provide all the training necessary to allow the successful candidate to support our customers with their IT. The work would involve workshop jobs such as new builds, configuration, upgrades, and repairs, as well as telephone assistance on client problems. A keen interest in computers and good communication skills are essential.
2. IT Sales
We would provide all the training necessary to allow the successful candidate to engage in sales activity with existing and prospective clients. The work would involve prospecting, researching opportunities, preparing quotes and proposals, answering incoming queries, entering orders, and purchasing goods. A keen interest in computers and good communication skills are essential.
Both opportunities will provide the tools and experience to pursue a well paid and challenging career in the industry. Starting pay £15,000 p.a. whilst training, rising to £20,000 after one year. For more information see www.boffins.co.uk
Applications in writing, please, to Jim White, Boffins Computer Workshops, Thame House, Thame Road, Haddenham, HP17 8HU or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
An early morning and evening Cleaner/Caretaker is required on the Haddenham Business Park.
Hours: 5.00am - 7.00 am and 6.00pm - 7.30 pm Monday to Friday
£6.60 per hour
Please contact 01296 432051 for further details.
Kathryn Smith, who organises the 'Monkey Clothes' sales of children's clothes in Haddenham is looking for help. She needs someone who fancies a couple of days work per month and can be flexible.
This would be iIdeally suited to a student.
The work will involve some heavy lifting and ability to add up!
Must be friendly and able to cope with a busy environment on sale day.
The next Monkey Clothes sale is likely to be on the Friday 16th May , so if you're interested, please get in touch with Kathryn Smith as soon as possible.
Tel: 07703 428007 or Email: email@example.com
PCMS Design, Haddenham
PCMS Design is a project management and architectural design firm working on a varied mix of public sector and residential projects. A new vacancy has arisen within our team for an Architect, Building Surveyor or Architectural Technician.
The role of Architect, Building Surveyor or Architectural Technician is to support projects by developing designs and specifications according to strict deadlines and to meet a budget. The role includes liaising with other team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to co-ordinate design details and resolve technical issues.
The successful candidate will have a university degree or equivalent qualification in the field of architecture, engineering or building surveying, and a minimum of 3 years direct work experience in a building design capacity, including aspects of planning and specification. A good working knowledge of current construction techniques, statutory requirements (Building Regulations, Building Bulletins, CDM Regulations, etc) and non-statutory design guidance is essential, in addition to demonstrated experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD).
The experience of working both independently and in a team is important. The ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a time-constrained environment is crucial, as are strong interpersonal skills.
Some local / regional travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients or contractors, and candidates will need to have a full driving licence. Depending upon the nature of the projects, there may be a requirement for a CRB check to be carried out.
This is a full-time role but a working pattern over 4 days per week would be considered.
To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV with a covering letter explaining why you will be a good fit for this position and stating salary expectations.
No Agencies please
McCormick in Haddenham is currently looking recruit an HR Manager Operations and Supply Chain
If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, please send us your CV with a covering letter.
In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.
To apply, click here.
What's on 4 Juniors websites
Work exclusively from your home, selling internet advertising space.
Award winning company What's On 4 Ltd has been running since 2006 providing a nationwide service to parents looking for activities for their children.
Your role will be to contact prospective customers, build solid relationships with them and strengthen our business to business sales.
Hours: Minimum of 15 hours. There will also be a weekly phone meeting with your manager. Initially you will be required to touch base with your manager on a daily basis. Hours will need to be worked during the day.
Salary/Wage: 40% commission paid on your sales monthly. This should give you an income of approximately £500 per month for 15 hours work. You will be given a Skype account and work email address so no financial lay out is required.
Best Suited To: You will need to be hard working with plenty of sales experience, dedicated, computer literate, able to work unsupervised and as part of a team. We would particularly welcome applicants from Bucks. Fits well around family life.
Type: Permanent Employment
Working Times: Set My Own Hours
Working at Home or Office: Home Based
Area: South East England
Telephone: 01273 252600
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:
Weekend Cook :
11am - 2pm. Ability to cook from fresh ingredients essential.
Permanent and Bank contracts available to cover day and night shifts.
Full training provided. DBS checking required.
For further details contact Lindsey McGibbon. Tel: 01844 290028
or via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Industrial and Provident Society 23635R. An exempt charity
We are looking for an after school nanny, based in Haddenham - can you help?
Pick up from Haddenham Junior School
Two lovely children - aged 7 & 10
Help with homework
Days flexible - ideally 2 or 3 afternoons a week
Ideally a car driver for any after school clubs outside of village
Please ring Katie on 0777 6406820 / 01844 290789
Keep fit and earn £100 minimum per month (£8 per 100 + mileage)
Mostly within 5 miles of Haddenham but sometimes further afield.
You will be totally reliable and own your own car. Ideal for a couple but can be one person. You can choose when you do the work though sometimes it is urgent. This is not a temporary requirement.
Phone 01844 291007 or email email@example.com
Or call in to Caring Support at Home, 2 Thame Road, Haddenham, Bucks HP17 8EW (opposite the Rising Sun pub)