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Summer Work

Are you back from University and looking for a summer job?

DAF Trucks in Haddenham has a vacancy in its R&M Contracts Department.

£12.50 per hour.

Contact Claire Fox for more details: Tel 01844 261111

Landscape Gardener

Due to their expanding business Two Oaks Landscapes, based in Thame, require an experienced landscape gardener to join their team.

This person needs to be reliable, trustworthy and must be able to drive.

Please contact: george@twooakslandscapes.co.uk or 07475 752950 for more information.

Office Administrator

Are you looking for a role which will give you the opportunity to help develop and run a small business? An established company in Long Crendon is looking for an organized and hard working office administrator.

You will be processing customer orders, dealing with queries and ensuring that the office runs smoothly. In addition, you will take responsibility for developing our online business on Ebay and Amazon marketplace.

Previous office experience is useful, but not essential. You will, however, need to be quietly confident, able to work on your own initiative, be happy to work as part of a small team, and not afraid of dogs (we have two soppy office labradors).

Annual salary: £18,000 -- £20,000 depending on experience.
Hours 9:00 — 4:00 Monday to Friday.

Please send CV and brief covering email to bmrlongcrendon@gmail.com

Admin Apprenticeship

Do you know of any bright young people (post GCSEs or, ideally, A Levels) who might be interested in a local job in Thame?

HollandGreen architecture, interior and landscape design are looking for someone to join their growing team to support the Office Manager, Client Relations Manager and Marketing Manager.

It's an apprenticeship role that could lead to full time work.

Salary: £180.00 weekly wage

HollandGreen is a fun dynamic growing company full of young(ish!) people with lots of great perks for employees.

See more details here: https://www.hollandgreen.co.uk/job/apprentice

Nanny Au Pair

Nanny / au pair needed for summer holidays, based in Haddenham: August 7 — 23, Monday — Thursday 7.15am — 5.30pm. Two children under 6.

Contact Sarah at — saraheharris2011@gmail.com

Van Driver

Steve Woodage Light Transport is a small light haulage business, based in Haddenham, with three Sprinter vans. See website here.

An increase in workload means that the business needs another driver for one or two days a week; maybe more, depending on the work.

All driving work is van only — so driver just needs a car licence.

The successful applicant would need to be flexible with time and have a clean driving licence.

If interested or need more information call Steve Woodage on 07836 740249 or email stephenwoodage@btconnect.com

Business Administration Apprentice

Haddenham-based DAF Trucks Limited is looking to appoint a Business Administration Apprentice

Are you a highly organised individual looking for an opportunity to develop and grow into a administration role? DAF are looking for a hard working apprentice to join their team at their new offices in Haddenham. If you are a strong team player, detailed focused with an enthusiasm to learn this could just be the role for you.

The vacancy will be in the Business Administration department which has excellent working relationships with customers, dealers and field staff in supporting the finance contracts. The department works with all areas of the business and is a great opportunity to gain an understanding of a variety of different areas of the business through its interactions.

The role would alternate through three different teams to follow the Business Administration processes from start to end.

By providing efficient and professional administrative support working within this integral area of the business, you will gain an understanding of the processes connected to financing DAF trucks and the range of financial products we offer.

You will need to work proactively and accurately with clear communication, providing and maintaining a high standard of customer service, whist using initiative to resolve queries effectively.

This is an ideal role for someone wanting experience of a busy operational support role.

* Communicating with internal and external customers
* Providing excellent customer service
* Data input, general administration and reporting
* Accurate processing and production of various finance contracts
* Using various specialist IT systems
* Day to day problem solving and query handling
* Working in teams and supporting existing employees

Annual wage: £14,000.00 — £16,000.00

Working week: Monday to Thursday, 8.45am to 5.15pm; Friday, 8.45am to 4.45pm, inclusive of one hour's lunch break each day.

Total hours per week: 37.00

Expected duration: 18 months

Possible start date: 13th Jun 2019

Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number: VAC001516502

More details here: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-403937

Carpenter and a Groundworker/Machine Operator

Building Bespoke is a Haddenham based contractor that prides itself on undertaking local high quality work whilst maintaining excellent relationships with its primarily residential clients.

We have a large unit in Kingsey which is our base and have invested heavily and new plant and vehicles We have a great labour force and our growth has been impressive.

We are looking for an experienced carpenter and a groundworker/machine operator with good credentials and are offering a good package and a great opportunity for the right people and all our projects are local.

Contact Andy:
Tel: 07817 543068
Email: mail@buildingbespoke.com

Lawn Mowing Operative

We are looking for someone to mow our lawn. We have a ride on and a self propelled push mower.

3-4 hours per week.
£7 / hour.

Please email paul@shearmanconsulting.co.uk if you're interested

Warehouse Assistant

Bens Cookies are seeking a Warehouse Assistant to join their friendly team in Chalgrove.

This is a permanent position, approximately 30 hours a week, 5 days a week, 1000-1600.

Occasionally, there may be more hours available, especially during times when holiday cover is required.

The role requires someone that is capable of lifting and carrying stock items, picking and packing, general housekeeping, palletising frozen stock and assisting in stock taking and preparation.

There may also be a requirement to drive on occasion, so a full clean licence would be an advantage. Attention to detail, the ability to follow processes, work unsupervised and good communication skills are important factors to note.

Previous experience would be beneficial, as would an FLT licence but full training will be given to the right person. Own transport or means to reach our site is essential due to our rural location.

For all enquiries please contact Reg Holdsworth reg.holdsworth@benscookies.com 07908 533367

Social Media Volunteer

A Community Festival being planned for Summer 2019. The organisers are looking for social media Volunteer.

They will offer an excellent opportunity to develop workplace skills under guidance and with support from experienced marketing & PR professionals.

Start ASAP (up to 10 hours a week)

More details on the Festival Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/job_opening/343973006464971/

Delivery Driver / Installer

Would you like to join the team at Phoenix Electrical in Thame supplying electrical appliances to Thame and surrounding area — ideally 3 or 4 days a week.

Please enquire for an application form

Tel: 01844 260477

8C Station Yard, Thame OX9 3EH

Support worker — working with children

Location: Jenkins Court Children's Home, Wingrave (between Leighton Buzzard and Aylesbury)

The Role:

Are you in search of a fulfilling career working with children aged 11-19 who have autism and severe learning disabilities?

Based at our children's home in the beautiful village of Wingrave, you'll be part of a close-knit team supporting young people with their daily lives and encouraging their participation in community activities and hobbies.

No experience is needed — so long as you have the right approach, we can teach you the rest.

Full-time (38 hours per week), and part-time work available (minimum 22.5 hours per week) with shifts of 7.5 hours.

Benefits:

  • Rewards Scheme.
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance of 33 days including statutory public holidays, rising with service to 38 days after five years.
  • Staff Saving Scheme.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • We pay for your DBS check.
  • Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing.
  • Full Induction and ongoing training.
  • Free training.

Contact Details:

Website: www.macintyrecharity.org/careers

Email: careers@macintyrecharity.org

Phone: 01296 681 274

MacIntyre is an Investor in People organisation. Registered Charity No. 250840

Qualified Nursery Practitioner / Nursery Nurse

Lord Williams's School day nursery is a private day nursery providing care for children in and around Thame. We offer a stimulating, caring and secure environment with a fun loving environment and a family atmosphere.

Are you passionate about inspiring children to be the best they can be?

If so, we have a great opportunity for a Qualified Nursery Practitioner / Nursery Nurse to join our team and we want to hear from you!

The Role — As Nursery Nurse, you will:

* Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and their families and all visitors and users of the nursery.

* Assist with the creation of age appropriate, challenging and stimulating child led and adult led activities, meeting the individual needs of children taking into account their interests and stage of development.

* Working as part of a team, communicating effectively with children and their families, colleagues and all users of the nursery.

* As a keyworker you will build strong relationships with your key children and work in partnership with their families. You will plan & observe children regularly, assess and develop their learning to ensure they are progressing.

* Creating and maintaining an individual plan of children's interests and activities to cover all areas of the EYFS.

* Mentor, support and oversee all Apprentice Nursery Practitioners, unqualified Nursery Practitioners and students; helping them meet requirements.

Qualifications: Level 2 or above in Childcare & Education — GCSE's grade C or above in Maths & English

Knowledge and Experience: Experience and knowledge of child development — Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum — Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety — Environmental Health and Fire and emergency regulations — Knowledge of basic statutory and operational guidance from OFSTED

Personal Qualities: Flexible to the changing needs of the nursery with the ability to meet the demands of a busy daily nursery schedule — Reliable, trustworthy and honest with a good absence and timekeeping record — Ability to use discretion and have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality — Ability to work independently and as part of a team — Ability to use creativity to help plan and implement learning projects and theme.

* A competitive salary
* Online benefits portal offering a range of special offers, discounts and last minute deals saving you money on everyday items and lifestyle purchases at over 200 highstreets and online retailers
* Subsidised gym membership
* On site free car parking
* Employee childcare discounts
* In-house training & career development opportunities and CPD opportunity's
* Company pension scheme
* Staff social events
* Annual Christmas subsidised event
* Opportunity to support with fundraising events

Full Time Positions / Part Time Positions

Working hours: 8 hours per day plus 1-hour lunch break, shifts between the hours of 7.45am — 5.15pm. We work 44 weeks per year term time, including half terms and 2 weeks' summer club during the first 4 weeks of the 6 weeks' summer holiday. Holidays are taken when the nursery is shut.

If you feel that you meet the requirements or would like to have an informal discussion about the role in more detail, please apply today. Contact Debbie Styles, Nursery Manager on 01844.260231 or email lwsnurserymanager@lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk

Food Production Operative — Cookie Dough Mixer

Bens Cookies 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 (OX44 7RW) — about 24 minutes drive from Haddenham.

Job Type: Permanent

Please contact Keith Bird:
keith.bird@benscookies.com or call 01865 400575 for further details

Tickety Brew — Front of House

Tickety Brew Cafe is seeking a Front of House person

Thursdays, 2.30pm — 5.00pm

Position includes all front of house duties from serving, making coffee to end of day clear down

A family owned business with a friendly atmosphere

Applicants must be 17 or over, experience a bonus but not essential.

Call Tracey on 07738827252 or pop in to Tickety Brew Cafe

Jobs at Abbeyfield

Abbeyfield (Stonehill House) is a residential care home located in Churchway, Haddenham.

The manager is offering permanent contracts for the following roles described below.

Training will be provided and holidays accrued.

Hourly rates on application.

All subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

Carer

We work on a two week rota:-

Week 1
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Fridays :- 6.45 — 10pm

Week 2
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday :- 6.45pm — 10pm
Wednesday 1.45pm -7pm

Bank carers

Required for staff sickness and holiday cover

Cleaner

Week 1 — Alternate Wednesday's — 8am — 12 noon (hours could be flexible)

Executive Committee Members & Volunteers

Abbeyfield is looking to expand its executive committee especially anyone with HR experience.

Volunteer activities coordinator

If you have an empathy for the elderly please get in touch with the Manager, Lindsey McGibbon

Tel: 01844 290028

Email: abbeyfield.haddenhamsocietyltd@btinternet.com

Abbeyfield Haddenham Society Ltd
Stonehill House,
106 Churchway
Haddenham HP17 8DT

Registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014No 23635R. An exempt charity.

Pre-school Assistant Posts

Little Oaks Pre-School in Waddesdon has a vacancy for a pre-school assistants

Start date: Asap

(Min 26 hours per week term time only ✤)

We have a permanent contract opening for a Pre-school Assistant to join our fun and friendly sessions, working within a team of experienced, and professional caring staff.

The position involves: setting up and clearing away resources at the beginning and end of our sessions, caring for the children and encouraging them to 'learn through play', keeping the children's records up to date and setting targets for them to work on. A cheerful and caring disposition and a willingness to work hard and learn are essential!

The ideal candidate MUST hold a Level 3 qualification in childcare or above.

Rate of pay: dependent upon qualifications and experience.

✤ Please note working hours may change due to demand for our service.

For further details, please e-mail your CV to: littleoakspreschool@yahoo.co.uk

We will then forward on an application form to prospective candidates.

If you have any queries please contact our Manager, Sally Warren on 01296 655162.

This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; vetting and CRB clearance is required prior to starting work.

Little Oaks Pre-School has an Equal Opportunities Policy and we encourage applications from all sectors of the community

For further details, please e-mail your CV to littleoakspreschool@yahoo.co.uk

We will then forward on an application form to prospective candidates.

If you have any queries please contact our Manager, Sally Warren on 01296 655162

Closing date for application form submissions: ASAP.

This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; vetting and CRB clearance is required prior to starting work.

Little Oaks Pre-School has an Equal Opportunities Policy and we encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Freelance Sales Staff

A Haddenham-based business is looking for Freelance Sales Staff

Sales Targets
You will be contracted to work on a freelance basis as per your Letter of Engagement, therefore you will not have any specific sales targets to reach. However, in order to qualify for commission, successful applicants will be required to attend a 3-day training course on our services/products in order to successfully sell to potential customers.

You will be reimbursed £200.00 for your time during these 3-days and payment will be made on completion of your first sale.

Commission Structure
Commission is payable retrospectively each month on invoiced sales as per the table below:

Commission on 'Websites':

Target Commission
0 — 4 Websites £100.00 per website
5 — 8 Websites £200.00 per website
9+ Websites £250.00 per website
Additional Services £50.00 per service

For Example:
Selling 10 websites & 3 SEO packages, you would receive: £1,850.00

A detailed monthly commission report will be generated
each month.

* All the above figures exclude VAT

For further details, Email Samantha Carnell, Managing Director at: sam@getyourcompanynoticed.co.uk

Tel: 01844 291765
Mobile: 07984 134954

Website

Vehicle Technician / Mechanic

RCP Service Centre based in is based in Milton Common, near Thame OX9 2NP has a vacancy for a Vehicle Technician / Mechanic

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year dependent on experience and skills (plus additional benefits and bonuses).

Required for busy independent vehicle repair garage

We are looking for an experienced Mechanic / Technician to work within our team, to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for a high calibre candidate to work within our busy reputable garage

Our garage is equipped with the latest diagnostic machines and computerised four wheel laser aligner. We have a four ramp workshop, a separate ATL MOT bay and a three ramp additional workshop / tyre bay.

As a vehicle Mechanic / Technician you should have a good knowledge of working on different vehicles. Ideally you will be fully qualified to level 3 or equivalent ( however this is not essential) with at least 3 years' experience of working in a garage environment. You will have worked on a wide range of vehicles and should be competent and able to work on your own projects. The ideal person will take pride in their work which must be of a high standard.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills both verbally and written and have a strong technical knowledge and work ethic. You will be confident in your ability but be courteous to other staff members and the general public. Candidates with an MOT licence will be at an advantage, but this is not essential. For the right candidate we are prepared to put you through the test if required / interested in development.

Full Valid UK Drivers licence required.

In the first instance please email your CV and/ or call Kim on 01844 278177

Office Manager

Location: Haddenham

Salary: £25,000

Position: Full time, permanent Hours: 09:00-17:30

If you're a great organiser with excellent administration skills and have a flair for getting things done, then you could be just the person we're looking for.

As a fast-growing full-service marketing agency, based in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, we are looking for an all-rounder with a strong 'can-do' attitude. As an Office Manager, you will be responsible for organising all administrative duties and activities that facilitate the smooth running of the business.

Reporting to the Finance & Operations Director, as a self-starting Office Manager you will be required to work alongside our Operations and Account Management team to ensure the successful and timely delivery of projects for our portfolio of clients across print and digital platforms.

The Role:

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years in a similar role, will be highly organised, have excellent communications, with a strong sense of accountability and ownership. It is important you have the confidence and capability to to work within a fast-paced, time-critical environment — most importantly you must be happy to get 'stuck-in'!

Your responsibilities will be varied but will include the following:

* Overseeing the day-to-day running of the office ensuring all jobs/tasks are allocated and that no staff members are under/over worked.

* Operate internal project management system and so key deadlines are met

* Develop and implement new administrative systems as required.

* Use a range of office software including email, excel spreadsheets and databases

* Manage online and paper filing systems

* Assist with the distribution of promotional articles, press releases, adverts and other marketing collateral to the industry press and accurate

* Maintain an internal archive of all marketing collateral

* Keep stakeholder details up-to-date.

* Record office expenditure for budgeting purposes

* Generate print/production estimates

* Arrange training and provide support for new and existing office staff.

* Coordinate new staff paperwork and personnel info.

* To arrange staff and prepare boardrooms for meetings, providing refreshments when visitors are present.

* Organise and chair meetings including taking minutes as required.

* Booking of travel and hotel as required for staff members.

* Office maintenance including kitchen/stationery orders, liaising with cleaners etc.

* Holiday requests and appointment management for staff.

* Payroll info — absence, new starters, leavers

* Review and update health and safety policies

* Assist Directors with email/telephone management

* Any other office administration duties as required.

Benefits:

* Competitive salary

* 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays + in-between Christmas and New year

* Training and personal development

* Pension scheme

* Annual company events

If you are excited by this role then please send your CV and 150 words (max) explaining why you would suit this role to Managing Director, Louise Francis louise@mananltd.com