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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).
We can help you to: 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 0333 0062 966
The National Careers Service helpline can be reached on 0845 408 5055
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
iPRO Solutions Ltd are a local company based on Haddenham Business Park. We have a £15m turnover and specialise in procuring parts for delivery to UK manufacturing companies, sourcing from the UK and Asia.
We have a vacancy for an accounts assistant to join our small finance team.
You will be required to learn other job roles within the Finance department to cover absences and to assist where necessary to ensure department deadlines are met.
Experience of purchase ledger and cashbook is required for this role and it would be an advantage if candidates also have knowledge of nominal ledger and importation procedures.
We use an integrated computer system called QX by Openda, training will be provided.
This is a full time position. Hours 8.30 to 5.00 Monday to Thursday, 8.30 to 3.20 on Fridays.
Closing Date: Sunday 7 June 2015.
Please email Lynne Harries firstname.lastname@example.org and attach a copy of your CV.
A fast growing ecommerce retailer is seeking a passionate 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, seeds, 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.
A full time role where specific areas of responsibility include dispatching website and Amazon orders, managing customer service via telephone and email, liaising with our suppliers, managing stock levels, product uploads, descriptions and images.
Candidates should be proactive with sound communication ability, web–savvy, bright, willing to learn and able to pick up new computer programs with ease. Attention to detail, customer service and time management skills are critical, experience in a customer service/sales role is desirable.
eCommerce Assistant duties:
Please email us your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role, highlighting any relevant experience, to email@example.com
I'm afraid we are unable to answer queries about applications or the role by phone.
We're sorry but it is not possible for us to respond to applicants who are not successful.
Closing Date: 30th June 2015
Start Date: July 2015
I'm a working mum living in Chearsley, looking for a locally–based person to keep the domestic front running smoothly whilst I am working.
My children (teenagers) are sensible and fairly self sufficient, but they do need some oversight/supervision, organisation, and driving them to appointments and activities etc, and I also need help keeping on top of their laundry, cooking meals, keeping the kitchen clean and the house tidy.
Hours will be primarily afternoon, but occasionally I may need early morning help but this will only be in during the school term from September onwards.
You will need to have a flexible and willing work ethic, cheerful attitude, and prior experience with teenagers. Must be a driver with own car, and must have decent references. I do also employ a cleaner.
Please telephone me on 07866461482 if you think you can help me out. Thanks.
Haddenham Medical Centre
An opportunity has arisen for a self–employed part time cleaner to join our cleaning team.
The cleaning includes all clinical and domestic areas.
The hours are 7.5 hours per week Mon to Fri 5.30 – 7 pm.
Closing date for applications 5 June 2015.
Interviews week commencing 15 June 2015.
Post available from 1 July 2015.
Please contact the Ellen Solley Practice Manager for a full job description and application form either by e–mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01844 293300.
The job application is also available on our website
Defaqto is an independent researcher of financial products and funds, 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 are currently looking for people to join us in the following roles (to apply please visit our website at www.defaqto.com/careers):
At Defaqto, we build modern, responsive websites using Angular, MVC, web services, C# and SQL – and we aim to use the latest versions of the Microsoft development stack. We also use agile development methodologies and engineering practices such as SCRUM / XP. To join our development team, the essential technical skills include:
We're equally happy to consider applications from people with just a couple of years' experience and from more senior developers with many additional skills.
This role co–ordinates the end to end delivery of our software product roadmap – overseeing the design, development, testing and release activities required to deliver incremental product releases.
It's essential that you've worked within software project management for a number of years, including experience of conducting stakeholder analysis and visioning for new and/or existing products. You'll also need to have experience of the development of web–based applications and a good understanding of software development within an Agile process.
IT Support Analyst (fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from now until September 2015 – 4 months) – £18–23k
The role is focused on ensuring the availability of the domestic IT services, communications systems and desktop infrastructure that support business operations, plus supporting internal users.
You must have relevant experience providing 1st line support for IT and communications systems, plus technical skills that include:
You'll also need to be a collaborative team player, with great customer service skills, a flexible and pragmatic approach and a strong drive to get things done right first time.
(fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from September 2015 for 12 months) – £18–23k
In this role, you'll take calls and emails from customers using our products and services, ensuring all software, data and training issues are recorded, investigated, resolved and communicated in a professional manner within agreed timelines.
You must have previous experience of telephone based customer support, where individual cases are owned and managed from initial call to issue resolution and a ticketing system is used to log, document and manage cases. Ideally, you'll also have worked within a business–to–business environment, and either worked within software support and/or financial services. In addition, the successful candidate will need to have by highly IT literate and have the capability to learn new software quickly.
Haddenham Community Infant School
Start date: September 2015
Grade: Bucks Pay Range 1a point 5 (£14,133 pro rata)
Hours: General hours of work will be 12noon–1.15pm, Monday,
Thursday and Friday (term time only)
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st June 2015
Please contact the school office for an application pack:
Email: email@example.com or Tel: 01844 291207
JMW Vicary Ltd
16 Hours per week plus alternate Saturday mornings 9–12
Flexibility is essential and previous retail experience preferred.
Please email cv to Donna, the Pharmacy Supervisor at: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop cv into the Pharmacy. Alternatively contact Donna on 01844 291960.
Closing Date: May 22nd 2015
JHTutorials was established decades ago and only covers The Vale of Aylesbury.
We run a personal service (not a national web based/postcode lottery 'dating agency') holding one–to–one sessions not group tutorials as this changes the dynamics and personally match tutor to student based upon gender, maturity, personality, learning style etc.
JHT has a reputation of being the best tutor agency around and the respect of local schools.
Parents call wanting sessions to help with their child homework or exam revision but unfortunately, the demand for tutors outstrips supply so we are looking for qualified DBS checked tutors to join us after school or during the holidays (even full time if you are wanting to leave the classroom behind!).
Looking for work over the summer?
Cosine in Haddenham have some great roles to kick–start your summer...
Do you have previous outbound telephone based experience?
The ability to work with targets and have strong influencing skills?
Are you of a professional manner & have excellent telephone & communication skills.
You must be driven, focused & determined to succeed
We have various roles that we would be happy to discuss if you called, from £65 per day + bonus
To apply, please call the office on 01844296747 & ask for Gemma or send your CV to email@example.com
Look forward to hearing from you.
Kirsty's Kitchen is looking for help required to run its small but busy kitchen, based in Long Crendon.
We need a kitchen assistant who is happy to look after all the washing up, keeping the kitchen tidy & maintained, helping to prep with any food related work & possible deliveries.
Applicants must have their own transport due to our location. Minimum hours required are 1pm–6pm, Mon–Thurs, more hours possibly available dependant on workload and the covering of staff holidays. No prior experience required just a willingness to work hard, sing along to the radio, & eat as many scotch eggs as you can manage! Pay is minimum wage.
We are a small but friendly team in a growing business which is evolving day by day, the role would suit a retired person who still wants to be active & earning some pennies or someone who doesn't want a full time role. It is not suitable for parents who would need school holidays off, as our busiest time is April through to October.
If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org indicating who you are, and a little bit about yourself & what you're after. Please include your contact details and appropriate times to contact you.
Risborough Carers Ltd – Thame
Risborough Carers Ltd are a local, private, family run, Home Care Provider based in Thame, Oxfordshire with 21 years' experience of excellent service. Registered and Compliant with Care Quality Commission.
Our services are designed to support and help a range of Clients; people with physical disabilities, the elderly and/or the frail, those who are ill or convalescing and anyone needing assistance in their own home.
Due to continued growth we are now recruiting for Full and Part Time Carers within the Thame and Princes Risborough Areas to cover various shifts which can be to suit you (For example 07:00 until 15:00 and/or 16:00 until 22:00, Monday to Sunday). The role is flexible and can generally work around other commitments
As a Carer, you would be responsible for:
In return, we offer:
If you are passionate to help improve the lives of vulnerable adults within your own community and you would like a rewarding role with a local company with an exceptional reputation then we would love to hear from you. Please phone Stephanie on 01844 212271 or email Stephanie.Hill@risboroughcarers.org.uk
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 primary aim 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 we are also able to consider part–time or freelance candidates.
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.
Tel: 01844 202932 or Email: email@example.com
No Agencies please
I live in Haddenham with my husband and 3 lovely girls, a 6 year old and 3 year old twins.
We are looking for a nanny 2 or 3 days per week working afternoons in term time and full days in the holidays.
The position would involve some child related house work such as changing their beds, doing their laundry and cooking for them etc. It would also involve picking them up from pre school and school around 3pm, and entertaining them, helping with homework etc. in the afternoon.
Please contact Laura if you are interested in finding out more – 07771 932747.
A local business is looking for a German and possibly an Italian translator.
Do you speak fluent German?
We are looking for someone to translate occasional press release documents into German.
We will pay per press release.
Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Wake over care staff every Saturday night 10pm till 8am
Wake over care staff alternate Sunday nights 10pm – 8am
Alternate Monday evenings care 6.45pm – 10pm
Fri, Sat & Sun 8am to 10am care
Plus bank carers to cover holidays & sickness.
DBS (previously known as CRB check) required.
All training given
For further details contact Lindsey McGibbon. Tel: 01844 290028
or via Email: email@example.com
Industrial and Provident Society 23635R. An exempt charity
Bucks Pay Range 1B
£14,641 – £17,246 pro–rata (term time only)
Required as soon as possible
W.A.S.P.S is the successful extended services provision at Haddenham Community Infant School catering for primary aged children. We are looking for casual play workers for our breakfast/after school to help run a range of activities with the children. The hours of work are varied depending on the club, on an ad–hoc basis.
Successful candidates may occasionally be offered hours during school holidays.
Please contact Natasha Alleyne on 01844 291207 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an applicationpack.
This post is subject to an enhanced CRB disclosure.
Building Bespoke is a rapidly growing and successful Haddenham based building company. The firm is looking for experienced workers to expand their team. Ideally candidates will have experience in the construction industry and preferably specific experience in the carpentry, painting/decorating and general labour trades. Great opportunities offered by Building Bespoke to develop an even broader skill set.
For further information, or to apply, please contact Andy on 07817 543 068 or e–mail email@example.com
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.
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 ideally 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 in October, so if you're interested, please get in touch with Kathryn Smith as soon as possible.
Tel: 07703 428007 or Email: email@example.com
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