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Plastering Apprenticeship

Posted: 21 Sept 2020

BH Plastering Services, based in Haddenham, is offering a plastering apprentiship for someone who wants to learn the trade.

The individual has to be a hard worker, reliable and trust worthy.

Hours will vary, depending on the jobs.

The work is mainly based in and around west London/Buckinghamshire.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Billy Hill via either of the following:

Email: bhplasteringservices@outlook.com
Mobile: 07919 208401

Training Executive

Posted: 18 Sept 2020

Defaqto is a respected, data-driven financial services software provider. We're based right here in Haddenham and we're a great place to work — just take a look at our Glassdoor reviews!

For more information about these roles, to apply for any of our vacancies, or to register your interest for future opportunities at Defaqto, please visit our website: www.defaqto.com/careers.

Defaqto Engage is a market-leading software solution that provides financial advisers with access to comprehensive data and functionality regarding financial products, platforms and funds.

In anticipation of significant growth in our user numbers, we're currently looking for someone to join our Customer Success team as a Training Executive.

Your primary role will be providing customers with telephone based training on Defaqto Engage. You'll answer incoming calls, respond to incoming emails and contact customers requiring training support. You'll also provide cover for the Customer Support Consultants as and when required.

To be considered, you must have previous experience of telephone-based contact with customers — ideally both inbound and outbound calls — plus experience of training other people in new skills. A high level of IT literacy is also essential.

You don't need to have worked in financial services or software training before, but you need to be a quick learner who's prepared to swiftly develop an in-depth knowledge of how the financial advice market operates in the UK and how our software and services support advisers to deliver professional, efficient and compliant advice.

In return, we can offer an interesting role, supporting a market-leading product, within a flexible and collaborative work environment.

This role offers a salary of £16-20k (dependent upon skills and experience), plus our generous benefits package.

This is an excellent entry level role for anyone interested in starting a career working in IT and or financial services.

At Defaqto, we have a commitment to employee wellbeing that includes a flexible, collaborative and engaging working environment; 5 weeks' holiday (plus the option to buy more); a generous pension scheme; a comprehensive insurance package (including Life, Critical Illness, Private Medical and Dental insurances); contributions towards gym/sports club membership; fitness classes on site; annual Wellbeing Weeks; and free tea/coffee/squash in our kitchens.

This role is based at our offices here in Haddenham.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website: www.defaqto.com/careers

School Midday Supervisor

Posted: 18 Sept 2020

Job title: Midday Supervisor

Contract type: Permanent

Main Duties:
To supervise and maintain positive behaviour of pupils during the midday break in dining areas, about the school premises and in play areas.

Bucks Pay Range 1a point 5 (£8.72 per hour)

Hours/Time Allocation: 12pm — 1.15pm. Monday — Friday, term time only.

Please contact Tasha/Emma at:
office@haddenhaminfant.bucks.sch.uk for an application form.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Haddenham Community Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Temporary Work Opportunity

Posted 17 Sept 2020

Mitchell and Ness International Ltd, based at Westcott Venture Park, are looking for two people who are able to work in our warehouse for one month only, ideally five days a week 9-5pm, but we can be relatively flexible.

We would need these people to be available to start from next week, commencing 21 Sept 2020. Candidates with no experience will be considered.

The warehouse is located in Westcott, approximately eight miles from Haddenham in the direction of Bicester, therefore the candidates must be able to drive.

If you or anybody you know may be interested then please get in touch with Aimee Stewart at: aimee.stewart@mitchellandnessintl.com.

We are currently working from home but we will provide a contact mobile number in response to any enquiries made via email.

Juicing assistant/labourer

Posted 15 Sept 2020

Temporary casual flexible labour wanted at Pasture Farm juice, HP27 9QX. Would suit a fit, active person, accustomed to heavy lifting, with legible hand writing.

Available to begin immediately.

Phone 07749234562.

Email: bucksfarmersclub1@gmail.com

Bank Staff — Haddenham Day Nursery

Posted 13 Sept 2020

We are currently seeking Level 2 & Level 3 qualified and unqualified Bank Staff to join our team at Haddenham Day Nursery- flexible hours available.

The setting is located on the premises of Haddenham Community Infant School on Woodways. We're less than a mile from Haddenham and Thame Parkway railway station (10 minutes on foot or 3 minutes by car).

Our Haddenham / Thame nursery is purpose built with large rooms and lots of natural light and specially created features. Our bright and airy rooms give our children lots of space to explore, play and learn.

The ideal person will...

* Be able to work as part of a team
* Hold a level of pride in themselves and their work
* Be able to work from their own initiative
* Be reliable and friendly

Key Responsibilities:

* To promote a fun, high quality environment for the children aged from babies to pre-school.
* Ensuring that at all times the Welfare and Learning development requirements are met.
* Work in partnership with parents and carers.
* Undertake a shared responsibility for health and safety throughout the nursery.
* Ensure the general cleanliness of the children at all times.
* Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
* Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures relating to the nursery.
* Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
* Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by management

What we can offer YOU!

* A friendly supportive team
* A competitive salary

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role please contact us today, we are waiting to hear from you!

Call us on 01844 292678

WASPS Deputy Play Manager

Posted 09 Sep 20

Contract type: Permanent

Location of role: Haddenham Community Infant School

Contracted Hours: Term time contract.

Breakfast club (8am — 9am) and After School Club (3pm — 6pm), Monday — Friday.

In addition to your contracted hours you will be required to cover the Play Manager during any absence in the school holidays, these hours and any other additional hours will be claimed as overtime. The hours for holidays club are 8am — 6pm (1 hour unpaid lunch), (Monday — Friday).

Start date: January 2021

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 2 (£10.09 — £11.34 per hour, depending on experience)

WASPS is a wraparound care provider based at Haddenham Community Infant School for school age children between from Reception to Year 6. This club provides a quality play provision for children from Haddenham Community Infant School and our wider community in a secure, caring and happy environment.  The many choices of activities will be closely linked to the ages and needs of the children and there will be opportunities for relaxation as well as play.

The role:
Working under the guidance of the Head teacher, you will be leading play workers to enable them to supervise groups of children and run activities such as arts and crafts and sports. The children attending the club are of primary school age (4-11).

To facilitate creative play opportunities allowing for safe risks and challenges for all children.

To maintain children's safety at all times during attendance and inform the Play Leaders/other play workers of any likely causes of danger.

To actively work as part of a team and support other team members to fulfil their roles.

To work within appropriate administrative systems for the setting ensuring legal and regulatory requirements are met.

Person specification:
Experience of working with children is essential as is a relevant qualification in childcare. Other training such as first aid and safeguarding is desirable although training will be provided.

Please email Tasha Alleyne at wasps@haddenhaminfant.bucks.sch.uk for an application pack.

Haddenham Community Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Sous Chef

Posted 09 Sep 20

The Seven Stars at Dinton hast a full-time vacancy for a sous chef. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self motivated individual to join the team. We have live-in options available and salary will be competitive and based on experience.

This is a great pub with a small team so we need someone who has good team work experience.

Please send us your CV with references if you are interested in joining us.

Email: steph@sevenstarsdinton.com

Local Work Sought

For a 15 year old lad who is keen to earn his own money doing jobs from walking the dog, mowing the lawn, cleaning cars or a reliable local babysitter. Anything that's needed. Please contact his Mum, Claire if you can think of anything on 07909 907066

Cleaning Staff

Enthusiastic and reliable cleaning staff required in Haddenham for part time evening work on a prestigeous site.

£9.50 per hour.

Call us on 07737 822435 for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Cleaners

Lord Williams School in Thame is seeking cleaners

15-30 hours per week (mostly term time)

Some posts operate mostly during the school day & some after school cleaning posts available

Full training will be provided with the option of gaining a recognised cleaning qualification (BICS)

Grade 1, £9.00 per hour plus holiday pay

For further job details and an application form please click on the links below or email Ms Mandy Sturdy, Premises manager, a.sturdy@lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk or call 01844 210708.

https://www.lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk/cleaners/168078.html

Bookkeeping & Admin Assistant

Decorare, based in Haddenham, is looking to recruit a Bookkeeping & Admin Assistant to work in their office.

Sixteen hours per week, £12 per hour.

Please copy-and-paste the following link for more details and how to apply.

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Muddy Stilettos is the UK's No1 digital lifestyle platform helping smart, fun-loving, urbane women living outside London make the most of where they live. Under one brand with a single editor-in-chief, Muddy Stilettos runs across 25 counties helping its readers make more of their precious time.

Duties
* Entering purchase invoices and expenses into Xero
* Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and chasing overdue invoices
* Reconciling the bank, credit card, and petty cash transactions
* Preparing monthly management accounts
* Preparation of sales and cost analysis spreadsheet for management review
* Contributing ideas for efficient costs management
* Calculate and invoice quarterly franchisee commission
* Report to the Founder with timely and accurate financial information

Successful candidate
The successful candidate will have gained appropriate accounting qualifications and good communication, computer, and numeracy skills. Experience using Xero accounting would be helpful. A full understanding of processes and legislation around payroll processing is required.

The Package
The present requirement is for a flexible 2 day week on a freelance contract basis.

Location
The position is home-based.

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Immediate start

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Email your CV to Hero Brown, Founder/Editor-in-Chief at hero@muddystilettos.co.uk

Parenting Mentor

The Family Support Service in Bucks is looking for a Volunteer Parenting Mentor to join our Parenting Advice and Support Service to provide support, motivation, encouragement and advice to vulnerable parents enabling them to create a stable positive environment in which their children can thrive.

As a volunteer you will be able to:

  • Visit families in their own homes at least once a week to help them achieve identified personal and family goals
  • Encourage, listen and support parents to identify and work towards solutions
  • Build a committed, time limited, trusting relationship with a family.
  • Provide suggestions and advice where appropriate

Families will have an initial assessment with a Project worker at which they will identify three clear goals they would like to achieve with the support of the Parenting Mentor. This could include;

  • Support families to enhance their skills, knowledge and resilience
  • Supporting parents to build self esteem and confidence in their parenting role, increasing parental wellbeing
  • Connect families to local services and support, building supportive social networks
  • Support parents to identify children's needs and how to met those e.g. healthy meals, GP and dental appointments/creating routines
  • Provide guidance, advice and support for parents and carers to enable children to learn necessary skills to build their own resilience, stay safe and access learning opportunities and education

Connection Support will provide volunteers with:

  • In depth induction, training and on- going support
  • Paid travelling and out of pocket expenses
  • CPD accredited training
  • Reference

Connection Support feel that nobody can do everything but everyone can do something so volunteering is flexible to suit you.

For a chat about becoming a volunteer befriender with Connection Support please contact our Volunteer Coordinator in Buckinghamshire on 01296 484322 or email via volunteers@connectionsupport.org.uk

Jobs at Abbeyfield

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

Permanent Contracts:

Training given and holidays accrued.

Hourly rates on application. All subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

Bank Staff: If you are interested in joining a small team of carers, willing to cover a variety of holiday/sickness shifts, then please give us a call and we will get an application form to you.

Executive Committee & volunteers

We are looking to expand our volunteer executive committee especially anyone with HR experience.

We are also looking for a volunteer activities coordinator.

Abbeyfield Haddenham Society Ltd
Stonehill House,
106 Churchway
Haddenham HP17 8DT
Tel: 01844 290028

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

Cleaner in Haddenham

The Haddenham Dental Centre located next to the community library is seeking a cleaner

The role will be for 4 evenings per week for 2 hours, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Please call 01844 292188

Or email info@haddenhamdental.co.uk

Or pop in for more information

Library Trustee

Could you

  • Think strategically about the long term interests of the Library?
  • Listen to others' views and contribute your own to help reach decisions collectively?
  • Promote the library and help find new supporters and sponsors?
  • Support and collaborate with the Library staff and volunteers?

If so, why not offer your time, energy and skills to your local community library as a Trustee?

As a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, Haddenham Community Library has a Board of Trustees/Directors who are responsible for the management, well-being and effectiveness of the Library.

Besides thinking about its services and facilities, its trustees/directors must ensure the library looks after its assets, meets its financial obligations and functions within the legal framework of a charity

We are looking for a new, energetic and committed trustee to join the Haddenham Community Library Board. You would be joining at a critical and exciting time as we are currently developing our Strategic Plan for the future development of services, funding sources and income generation.

Our aims include raising the library's profile, better targeted service to the local community, increased participation in cultural and entertainment activities and growing our income especially through sponsorship and donations. We would particularly welcome enquiries from those with a legal or property management background, but enthusiasm is the most attractive qualification.

Haddenham Community Library since its inception in 2012 has worked in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council to uphold and deliver the traditional role of a public library service. All its current trustees are passionate about its relevance and continuation. You would be joining a group of local people from all walks of life who are committed to ensuring that the library remains at the centre of the community providing a unique space for connecting and learning.

All trustees are expected to be willing to engage in a constructive and collaborative manner with all the challenges affecting the library and to act as an advocate in the wider world.

Your time commitment would be attendance at the six annual daytime library management meetings, some occasional meetings with other organisations and agencies and participation in trustee working groups. If appointed to the post you can expect to receive support and advice to assist you with your role.

If you would like to know more about Haddenham Community Library, its history and what we do, please visit our website at www.haddenhamcommunitylibrary.org

If you are interested in applying and would like an informal talk with the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Stephen Sharp, before submitting an application, he can be contacted at: stephsharp@aol.com or by telephone on: 01844 290897

Job descriptions for this post are available from the Chair. Applicants should email expressions of interest and their CV to the Chair or if preferred, hard copies addressed to the Chair of HCL trustees can be handed in at the Library.

Applications will be acknowledged and interviews arranged as soon as applications are processed and the interview panel can be convened.

Citizens Advice Volunteers

Thame Citizens Advice is seeking volunteers to help with reception or to train as an Adviser.

For more information, please email Liz Johnson: thame@osavcab.org.uk

Childminder's Assistant

Little Hoppers Daycare is a small, home-based setting providing childcare and early education to children between the ages of 6 months and 4 years, and out-of-school care for school aged children. Graded 'Good' by Ofsted in our last inspection, we are dedicated to promoting self-esteem and independence and providing children with the confidence to solve problems themselves.

The setting offers children a family atmosphere and the opportunity to spend considerable time outdoors in local parks and woods and exploring the wider community.

We offer all staff the opportunity for CPD and support to gain further, relevant, qualifications.

The job:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Childcare Practitioner to join our dedicated team. Duties will include

  • Being a proactive member of a team who provide a safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which babies and young children are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential.
  • Assisting with the implementation of individual learning/behaviour plans and personal care programmes
  • Assisting in the setting up and clearing away of activities as required
  • Assist in taking children to and from school when required
  • Assisting in the preparation, serving and clearing of meals and snacks
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all children
  • Encouraging children to interact with others and engage in activities
  • Helping maintain a purposeful and supportive environment
  • Promoting positive behaviour in line with established policy
  • Being aware of and complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection and confidentiality reporting any concerns to an appropriate person

The successful candidate will:

  • understand and respect the need for consistency of care for children, to include assistance in providing a safe, supportive & caring environment.
  • be a good communicator with children, parents and other staff, using appropriate language in line with the setting ethos and being polite and courteous at all times.
  • be aware of and support difference and ensure all children have equal opportunities to play, learn and develop
  • be able to establish constructive relationships with the children and interact with them according to individual needs
  • maintain confidentiality about all issues relating to children and their families; their own and other staff members issues & any other management or operational issues.

Formal childcare qualifications or prior experience are an advantage but are not as important as a genuine desire to work with children

2 days per week, 8am to 6pm

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences.

This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.21 per hour

To apply, click here

Casual Playworkers

Re-posted: 18 Sept 2020

Bucks Pay Range 1A — £9.86 per hour.

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 and holiday club 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.
Please contact Natasha Alleyne at: wasps@haddenhaminfant.bucks.sch.uk for an application pack.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Haddenham Community Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Jobs at The Hundred

Located in Ashendon, 5 miles from Haddenham, Hundred is an award-winning pub with a Bib-Gourmand in the Michelin Guide. We are featured in this year's Good Food Guide and have been in the Top 50 Gastropubs list, and we've appeared in the national press on several occasions. It's a great place to eat, drink and work, so come and join our happy team

We are looking for a new full time Front of House member to join our award winning team. Also part time positions front of house and in the kitchen. If you are friendly, hardworking, experience is preferred but not essential, then we'll offer competitive rates, and an equal share of tips. Candidates must have their own transport as the pub is in a village where public transport is limited. If you're interested in finding out more, then send your CV to info@thehundred.co.uk or call the pub on 01296651296

Farm Shop Supervisor

Haddenham Garden Centre is a family owned business which has been established for over 40 years. Building on our past success, we have recently opened a new extended farm shop which offers a meat counter (run by a local butchers Beef Olive), deli counter, freshly baked products, local and regional food, condiments and drinks.

We are currently looking to recruit a Farm Shop Supervisor to work alongside the Farm Shop Manager to help develop our offering and manage the day to day running of the department. The position is full time and will include working alternate weekends.

To be successful you will need to have a love for food and be inspired and motivated by a passion for quality and exceptional service. If you are ambitious with a desire to progress within a growing company, now is the time to join our team

Purpose of the role:

To ensure product quality and guarantee superb customer satisfaction, whilst maximising the departments profitability and following the company's policies

The role will involve:

Managing day to day operations of the Farm Shop, consisting of:

  • Supervising staff in the absence of the Farm Shop Manager
  • Food stock management, replenishment and ordering
  • Processing stock and resulting paperwork via our EPOS and Stock Inventory systems
  • Ensuring displays are innovative, practical and maintained, and that these are refreshed on a regular basis
  • Ensuring the customer experience is second to none and is consistently achieved
  • Resolving all customer queries in full
  • Achieving all store and individual KPI's
  • Working to financial budgets and shop targets as required
  • Working to all HR, HSE, Food Safety, Environmental and Fire guidelines in line with company HR and Compliance Managers guidelines
  • Providing support to the Farm Shop Manager
  • Looking to maximise all retail sale opportunities

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of food retail and product merchandising
  • Have good understanding of date coding, stock control and stock turn
  • Possess excellent people skills and ideally have previous people management experience
  • Be competent and confident with computer work with basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Be a real foodie and a great show person, must be able to sell and be passionate about the products

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday per year inclusive of public/ bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Staff discount after completion of probationary period
  • Uniform provided
  • Staff training and development

If you feel you are the right candidate, please email your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role, highlighting any relevant experience, or any enquiries to sasha@haddenhamgardencentre.co.uk

Haddenham Garden Centre often has a range of staff vacancies available for the right candidates. To view an up-to-date list, please see here

Personal Assistant

Like to chat about films, TV, music and nonsense? Why not earn and chat?

Must have car/own transport available as the client lives in a village with no public transport. Location is between Wheatley and Thame.

What would you be doing?

Personal assistant to an independent young woman, who needs some support:

  • Cooking/Cleaning
  • Helping with the day to day
  • Assisting in running errands

But in all honesty...

  • Watching TV/Chatting
  • Making cups of tea!

Is this you ...

  • Reliable, trustworthy, conscientious, friendly, caring, enjoy having fun and open minded?
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Aged 17+

Hours range from morning, mid-afternoon and evening shifts

£9.50/hr

Mon — Sun shifts available

Weekend and evening shifts urgently need help with.

Ideal candidates are those who are students, and anyone who is flexible to cover weekends and evenings but the vacancy is open to all.

Women only, due to the nature of the role.

For more information contact: ljmerry@hotmail.com

Delivery Driver

Delivery driver required for Haddenham area full time & part time evenings only. Must have knowledge of the roads in the area. Wages & benefits to be discussed.

Contact Abul on 07545 860 786

Or Email:
finediningthameltd@gmail.com