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Pharmacy Assistant

Posted: 21 Sept 22

Vicary Pharmacy require some help with Covid reception duties.

it is a paid position and the candidate must be able to use a computer.

If you are interested please email vicarypharmacy@gmail.com

School Administrator

Posted: 16 Sept 22

Haddenham Community Infant School is looking for an approachable and well organised School Administrator to join their team.

Term time only: Yes

Salary details: Bucks Range 2 (£20258 — £22766 FTE) pro rata, depending on experience

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 9.00am — 3.30pm,  (30 minute unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday, term time only

Start date: October 2022, to be discussed at interview

Closing date: 27/09/2022 00:00

Interviews to be held: Monday 3rd October 2022

To find more details, click here

Volunteer Mentors

Posted: 16 Sepy 22

New Leaf — Young People Mentoring

We are looking to recruit volunteer mentors to work with young people across the Thames Valley area (Bucks, Berks and Oxfordshire) including specific areas of Milton Keynes, Maidenhead and Slough.

This would ideally suit people who are interested in supporting vulnerable young people through engaging with them, offering support and guidance.

Volunteers need to be able to commit to meeting weekly with the young person and to be available to them by telephone and be able to travel to meet with them in person. A mobile phone and any necessary equipment will be provided.

Common reasons for young people being referred to the service;

  • Low self-esteem
  • Social Isolation
  • Difficulty maintaining healthy relationships
  • Involved or at risk of becoming involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Poor school attendance, exclusion or at risk of exclusion

What skills & experience would I need?

  • We all use mentoring skills in our everyday relationships, and being able to listen in a non-judgemental fashion is essential.
  • You also need to be encouraging, supportive and positive, and to want to help people who may have significant issues.
  • The process may not always run smoothly, so you need to be determined, reliable and able to work within agreed boundaries.

All volunteering is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references. Thames Valley Partnership will provide the necessary training and support to carry out the role.

We reimburse expenses incurred whilst volunteering. For more information about volunteering or to request an application form, please contact our Mentor Supervisor Karen Marshall:


Business Administration Apprenticeship — Level 3

Posted: 14 Sept 22

Would you like to earn whilst you learn and start your career with a market leading company?

DAF Trucks have an exciting Level 3 apprenticeship opportunity in Business Administration at our Haddenham Head Office. The study element can be online or in college (in a group or one to one at either Aylesbury or Abingdon & Witney).

If you're keen to learn, hard working and enjoy teamwork, please email me for more details at claire.fox@paccar.com.

We're looking for people with Maths & English grade 5 GCSE minimum.

Sales Administrator

Posted: 06 Sept 22

Kubota in Thame

Kubota has been a leading manufacturer of agricultural, turf and construction equipment and Industrial Engines since 1890. With world Headquarters in Osaka Japan, and offices in more than 120 countries, and with over 41,000 employees throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Kubota achieved revenues in 2020 of $17.3 billion. Although machinery equipment is Kubota's primary line of products, Kubota also produces a diverse
portfolio of other products including city wide water filtration systems, irrigation, piping, roofing, housing and large underground valves.

For more information on Kubota, please visit www.kubota.com

We have a great opportunity for an Administrator to join our Supply Chain Sales Admin team to support the Tractor and Ground care dealer network with their orders and queries.

The hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm and we are operating a hybrid model of working of 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.

Here are some of the key elements of the role:

  • Ensure that all Dealer orders, credits, returns, enquiries etc are dealt with in a timely and accurate manner according to the department guidelines
  • Monitor the department inbox to ensure all communication is handled in a timely and professional manner
  • Answer and handle the telephone calls which come into the department
  • Work with the Dealers/Dealer Managers to ensure that the Customer Service function is providing the highest achievable service, in terms of general dealings with the customer and delivery performance.
  • Keep Dealers fully informed of their order status by means of back order reporting and other department reports.
  • To work closely, in a collaborative way, with all internal departments to ensure that the highest level of customer service is achieved both internally and externally.
  • To assist with the investigation and resolution of customer service issues.
  • Respond to customer enquiries relating to availability and pricing of product.
  • Attend shows and/or Dealer visits as/when required.
  • Any other duties required within the department to ensure a high level of service is achieved and maintained.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have general administration experience working in a busy office environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to manage issues to a successful conclusion using empathy, mutual respect and negotiation skills.
  • Posses good numeracy skills and attention to detail.
  • Have excellent IT skills and knowledge are essential (Word/Excel). SAP usage or another ERP system would be desirable
  • Be focused, well organised with a professional approach whilst prioritising to ensure all work is completed to the correct standards and timescales.
  • Ideally have experience of working within a continuous improvement environment.
  • Ideally have knowledge of the market/product groups and a knowledge of working within a dealer network

If you have the skills we are looking for, then please apply to Sarah Phillips at kuk_g.hr@kubota.com with your CV and current salary package/expectations.

We offer a competitive base salary and performance related bonus, generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), employee benefits platform offering discounts at a number of retailers and an employee assistance program offering wellness support, providing information on physical, mental, social and financial wellbeing

Recruitment Administrator

Posted: 06 Sept 32

CPM are looking for a Recruitment Administrator to join our fun loving team.

This is perfect for someone who loves a process and being organised.

You will be supporting the recruitment team in the day to day administration tasks.

This position will be based at our head office in Thame, with hybrid working available

22.5 hrs across 5 days (flexible to work additional hours to cover holiday)

£10.56 p/h

This is a 3 month Fixed Term Contract with the possibility of continuing longer.

If this is something for you click this link to apply

or email recruitment@recruitmentgroup.org

Roles at Little Hoppers Daycare

Posted: 06 Sept 22

We have some exciting job opportunities currently available at Little Hoppers Daycare:

Cook — part time permanent — Mon. — Fri. 8-1

Before and after school assistant — part time, term time only permanent — Monday — Thursday 2.30pm — 6pm & Mon. — Fri. 7.30 — 9.30am.

Welcome to bring own child of school age to the setting too. Will consider job share.

Cleaner — part time permanent — 4-6 Mon-Thurs & 4-5 Friday — ideal candidate will be of school age 14 years +

Childcare assistant — part time permanent- hours / days Flexible — must drive.

Early years Practitioner — Full time permanent — 8 — 6pm Tuesday — Thursday 8-5 on Friday (37.5 hours). Must drive.

No previous experience is necessary as training will be provided. These positions are available for someone to start in September.

All successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check before commencing.

If you are interested in any of these roles, or know someone who might be, please contact us by email:


or by phone: 07813880153

Part-time Casual Work

Posted: 27 Aug 22

Part time, seasonal, flexible, casual work is available in the Apple Pressing Shed at Pasture Farm Juice.

We are a local farm that takes in apples for pressing , pasteurising and bottling.

Various posts are available for September onwards.

Call Sue on 07749 234562 for more information.

Executive Assistant — Events and Partnerships (Part time)

Posted: 26 Aug 22

(Editor's Note: we wouldn't normally post vacancies as far away as Oxford, but in this particular case the job would suit someone who lives in Haddenham very well because only one day a week needs to be in the office and the boss lives in Haddenham)

The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) is the UK's only independent think tank devoted to higher education. We produce influential, authoritative and evidence-based research and events, aimed at policymakers, higher education staff and students and the public.

We're looking for a talented and motivated candidate to join us as an Executive Assistant, with a focus on events and partnerships.

As an Executive Assistant at HEPI, you will have the opportunity to:

  • work in a fast-paced environment;
  • support policy-relevant events that have a real impact; and
  • support and contribute to the growth of the organisation.


  • Assisting the Head of Events, Publications and Operations with event production, such as finding venues, processing documents and contracts, producing guestlists.
  • Supporting the Director of Partnerships to coordinate HEPI's fundraising activities and the management of the HEPI Partnerships Programme.
  • Keeping HEPI's records up to date, such as information on the website and the main HEPI database.
  • Working with the rest of the HEPI staff team as required.


We are interested to hear from self-starters who can demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in different ways. To demonstrate you meet some or all of the requirements outlined below, you can draw from life, education, voluntary and any work experience.

  • An effective communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Numerate and IT confident.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • A demonstrable commitment to HEPI's mission and purpose and an interest in education and public policy.
  • Most of all, we are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is keen to help build a small but growing research institute.

Why should you apply?

  • The opportunity to work in one of the most influential education research institutes.
  • Competitive pay, with generous holidays and benefits.
  • Flexible working — we are based in Oxford and some UK-based travel will be expected for events, which can be outside normal working hours.
  • Opportunities for professional development and working within a highly motivated team.

Terms and conditions

  • Two days a week, ideally Tuesday and Wednesday (but with some flexibility for the right candidate)
  • We support flexible working but expect at least one of the days to be in the office in north Oxford
  • Salary of £30,000 pro rata
  • 8% per cent employer pension contributions into NEST
  • 25 days holiday pro rata

Deadline to apply: Please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this job to admin@hepi.ac.uk by the end of Friday, 9 September 2022.

We expect to hold interviews in the following fortnight at our Oxford office.

As this is a new role, it is likely to be offered on a temporary basis of at least 12 months, with a six-month probationary period, in the first instance.

Sales Support Co-ordinator

Posted: 26 Aug 22

DAF Trucks Ltd have a vacancy for a full time, permanent Sales Support Co-ordinator within the Operations Department of our financial services function, here in Haddenham

Providing administrative support to 12 Regional Business Managers and the DAF Dealer Network.

Raising finance documents for customers and activating finance agreements is the main focus of the role. Checking vehicle invoices and details against various systems, ensuring finance documentation is issued according to company guidelines.

A busy and varied role, the ability to multi task working at a fast pace is essential. Excellent attention to detail and team work are a must for this role.

Experience working in an administrative role is preferred (2 years plus), hard work ethic and strong communication skills both verbal and written.

Competencies required include:

  • Initiative
  • Ability to monitor progress of own work
  • Attention to details
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop.
  • Communicating
  • Relationship-building
  • Customer orientation
  • Team working
  • Integrity
  • Resilience

Applications should be sent to claire.fox@pacar.com in the form of a CV and covering email.

The deadline for applications is 14th September.

Care Assistant

Posted: 22 Aug 22

'All Care' care services provide the on-site domiciliary care at Windmill Place in Thame, this is an Extra Care scheme. We are looking for new carers to join our team.

As a Care Assistant, you have the chance to make a real difference in people's lives, supporting them in our Extra Care Scheme. You will be responsible for meeting the support requirements of our residents, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence.

Pay rate: £10.00 per hour with enhancements for bank holidays and weekends

Contract: Full and Part time hours available

Hours: Various Shifts 0700 — 1400, 1400 — 2200, night shifts 22:00 — 07:00.

Driving is not a necessity as shifts are completed in one building.

  • £300 Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Contracted hours available
  • Level 2-5 Qualifications Enrolment
  • Free Paid Training· Free Uniform
  • Career Progression
  • Flexible Hours
  • Dedicated Management Team
  • Job Security

Call 01844 395382, email nbritnell@all-care.co.uk
Or visit our website for more information

Office Manager

Posted: 05 Aug 22

Site One Ltd are looking to recruit an Office Manager

Site One is a small company engaged in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of radio masts.

We are seeking someone to work in the office on a part-time basis to handle the admin functions such as invoicing, placing orders, scheduling field staff etc.

Hours flexible but could suit someone with children at school.

Location — Notley Farm, between Long Crendon and Chearsley

Start as soon as possible to ensure a handover but this could be worked around existing commitments.

Contact Peter Brannan on 07710 474660 or peter.brannan@siteonesolutions.com


Posted: 01 Aug 22

The Kings Head is hiring!

We are looking for an experienced chef to join our Kings Head team.

Must be available on Saturdays and Sundays. Full or part-time hours possible.

Pay will be dependent on experience.

For all the details, please email:

Warehouse Operative

Posted: 30 July 22

RFS UK based in Haddenham are looking for a Warehouse Operative.

This is a permanent position working Monday to Friday 0800 — 1700 with one-hour unpaid lunch.

Working as part of a team to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction

through excellence in receiving, identifying, dispatching and assuring quality of goods.

Main responsibilities of the role:

  • Unload and load dispatch logistics partners' vehicles
  • Pick and pack goods from stores area
  • Cut and reel bulk cable as part of cut length cable service offered locally
  • Assemble low volume / prototype / pre-production volumes of jumpers assemblies
  • Maintain inventory and storage area
  • Ensure shipments' and inventory transactions' implementation and accuracy
  • Maintain items record, document necessary information and utilize reports to project warehouse status
  • Previous warehouse / low volume manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to absorb and execute manual work instructions
  • Fork lift truck license preferred but not essential

Salary £10.50 — £11.00 per hour depending on experience

Holidays — 20 days + 8 bank/public holiday + 3 days year end shut down

Life Assurance

Please apply with your CV to dave.hutchings@rfsworld.com

Application Engineer

Posted: 22 July 22

Application Engineers — based in Thame: OX9 3UN

Founded in 1890, Kubota Corporation is a leading manufacturer of machinery for agriculture, lawn and property maintenance, construction, and industrial engines. With its global headquarters in Osaka, Japan, with offices in more than 120 countries and over 41,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, Kubota generated sales of approximately $20 billion in fiscal 2021.

In addition to the main production line of agricultural equipment, Kubota offers a diverse portfolio of other products. These include, for example, urban water filter systems, irrigation technology, pipelines,canopies, housings and large underfloor valves.

For more information on Kubota, please visit www.kubota-global.net

It has been 43 years since the first establishment of Kubota Europe in France. Over the last decades the Kubota Corporation has shown a significant growth in the European region; particularly through the acquisition of the Norwegian agricultural implements manufacturer Kverneland Group. With around 4,000 employees and a revenue of € 1.7 billion (2020) in the European region alone, our mission is to make the Kubota Group compete for the #1 position in our markets; not only in sales and revenue, but also in winning the trust and respect of our customers. The European headquarters are located in Nieuw-Vennep, the Netherlands.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Engines Division for an Application Engineer to provide expert technical knowledge and product support while taking ownership of enquiries on engine installation and systems integration from OEM, Dealer and Distributor channels within the Engine Division.

Here are the key elements of the role:

  • Identifying and providing engineering principled, innovated solutions to technical challenges.
  • Provide expert technical and compliancy guidance to Partners and internal Sales, Service and Administration teams.
  • Provide and lead on expert product knowledge with Business Unit Account Managers and customer development teams on powertrain installation, new systems and technologies ensuring complete customer satisfaction exceeding Kubota standards.
  • Conduct in-field Application validation testing, preparing detailed engineering reports, analysis of data, and provide recommendations with a pursuit of excellence.
  • Assist Business Unit Account Managers and Partners on the creation of build specifications or modifications to customer requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of test and prototype sample power units or equipment.Prepare and collaborate on the preparation of sample engine units for testing and evaluation by OEM's.
  • Prepare and maintain customer Bill of Materials within SAP.
  • Ownership and lead on expert guidance and support on any product technical matters relating to C.I and S.I engines from OEM, Partner network and end user inquires.
  • Attend Industry trade shows and exhibitions.
  • Identify and provide Application Engineering training to dealers/OEM's where applicable
  • Support of NPI (New Product Introductions) programs, highlighting areas for opportunity from a comprehensive competitor comparison analysis.

Do you have sound / in depth knowledge of diesel engine or power systems, application/design and performance?

Are you familiar with a manufacturing (OEM) environment, particularly within Construction, Agricultural or Municipal products?

Do you have the ability to analysedata, schematics and use of CANBUS systems?
Are you self-motivated and able to work to high standards and tight deadlines?

An HND in Engineering/Apprenticeship or equivalent is essential for this role.

If so, then please apply to Sarah Phillips at kuk_g.hr@kubota.com with your CV and current salary package/expectations.

We offer a competitive base salary and performance related bonus, generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), employee benefits platform offering discounts at a number of retailers and an employee assistance program offering wellness support, providing information on physical, mental, social and financial wellbeing.

Apprentice Landscaper

Posted: 22 July 22

Are you interested career in landscaping?

Can you work effectively in a team and are willing to learn?

If so, we have an opportunity for you as an Apprentice Landscaper

With Decorare, you will receive ongoing training on-site with senior landscapers and the opportunity to gain qualifications at college.

Please contact:
Karyn@decorareltd.co.uk with your CV.


Posted: 22 July 22

Experienced Decorator wanted

Do you have a passion for decorating and are looking to join an established decorating company?

If so, we are looking, to hire an experienced decorator to join our growing team.

Decorare prides itself in being established for over 20 years and the high standard that work to.

Do you think this applies to you? Then we would love to hear from you.

Please contact:
Karyn@decorareltd.co.uk with your CV.

Driving license is essential, and you will be provided with a van and company pension scheme


Posted: 22 July 22

Decorare are looking to hire a labourer with a passion for landscaping.

Training will be given with an opportunity to further develop a career in hard landscaping.

Driving license is essential, and you will be provided with a van and company pension scheme

This is a full-time role

If you are interested in this role, please contact:
Karyn@decorareltd.co.uk with your CV.

Office Cleaner

Posted: 20 July 22

Office Cleaner in Haddenham — required for immediate start.

Hours of work: Monday — Thursday 5.30pm — 8.15 pm and 5.30pm — 7.30pm

Previous experience in a similar role is preferred however full training will be given.

Salary: £10.10 per hour

To apply please reply to this advert for the attention of Pete Harper at pharper@everbritecleaning.co.uk

Construction Work

Posted: 14 July 22

Little Kimble based R Nayler Construction Limited is a well-established, small, family run construction company and we pride ourselves on providing a reliable and friendly service to our clients.

We work on both domestic and commercial construction projects throughout Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and surrounding counties. We typically work an 8 hour day, Monday to Friday, but additional hours are sometimes available.

We're looking for honest, reliable, committed and hardworking people who want a full-time, long-term job with a growing business. We also need you to be adaptable and willing to turn your hand to various trades as part of the team.

To be considered you need to have

  • at least 5 years of construction experience
  • specialist building and finishing skills (carpentry, bricklaying, roofing, plastering, etc) and willingness to learn
  • good level of spoken English, with good customer communication skills
  • a full driving licence and your own transport to get to jobs

In return, we can offer:

  • £100 to £180 per day — dependent on your level of experience and specific specialist skills
  • 28 days of paid holiday (including public holidays)
  • workplace pension scheme with contributions from us
  • uniform, PPE and all tools/equipment provided
  • reliable work, on interesting projects
  • working as part of a small friendly team
  • training to continue developing your skills

Contact Tara Hopkins for more information — rnayler@hrbytara.com or 01844 317989

Caseworker — Mentor Supervisor — Bucks

Posted: 12 July 22

Salary £12,500 per annum

Part Time 18.75 hours per week

(This post is offered on a fixed term contract 24 months, with possible extension beyond this dependent upon funding)

This two-year project, funded through the (MOJ) Ministry of Justice, aims to improve life chances, personal resilience and wellbeing of offenders by delivering needs assessments and action plans for people on Probation.

The role will be to support service users through providing mentoring support by volunteer mentors to develop strategies to manage emotions and design and deliver skills training to foster self-confidence by knowing how to access appropriate support.

You will also support service users to increase capacity to undertake activities to support daily living and advocate for service users in conjunction with multi-agency partners to engage with treatment and other professionals/services.

This role will involve working in close partnership with delivery partners, HMPPS, Voluntary Sector and other Criminal Justice organisations to promote and deliver our services and achieve the required outputs and outcomes.

Please contact amanda@thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk or call 01844 202001 to request a full job description and application form.

Jobs at Abbeyfield

Updated: 06 July 22

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

Relief Cook
We are looking for someone who can be a relief cook when our cook takes annual leave or is off sick, would include some weekends — hours are 10am — 2pm.

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.

Care shifts

Permanent hours available:

We work a two-week rota basis

Sunday 8am — 2pm + 1.45 — 7pm
Monday 1.45pm — 7pm
Thursday 8am — 2pm + 1.45 — pm
Friday 1.45 — 7pm
Saturday 8am — 2pm & 1.45pm — 7pm + 6.45 — 10pm

Sunday 8am — 2pm & 1.45pm — 7pm
Monday 1.45pm — 7pm
Wednesday 8 am — 2 pm
Thursday 8 am — 2 pm + 1.45 — 7 pm
Friday 1.45 — 7 pm & 6.45pm — 10pm
Saturday 1.45 — 7 pm + 6.45 — 10 pm

Executive Committee & volunteers

Company Secretary — to take minutes at our monthly meetings & AGM. Work with our Chairman to produce any paperwork required.

We are also are looking to expand our volunteer executive committee.

Company Secretary — to take minutes at our monthly meetings & AGM. Work with our Chairman to produce any paperwork required.

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.