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School Governor — Voluntary Role

Posted: 09 Jun 21

The Governing Body at Haddenham Community Infant School is made up of Governors from all walks of life. They come to us by a variety of routes and with a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences but are all volunteers working together for the benefit of the school and the community it serves.

We want you

We are looking for new Governors to join our friendly Governing Body and would be delighted to hear from anyone having:

  • An interest in the performance of the school
  • A desire to contribute to and represent the community
  • An open and enquiring mind
  • The ability to look at issues objectively
  • The confidence to ask questions and join in debate
  • A willingness to listen and make informed judgements
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Time to spare

If you match the above description, you may be the very person to become a Governor at Haddenham Community Infant School. Everyone has something to offer and we want people from as many backgrounds and with as wide a range of interests as possible.

What can we offer?

  • A chance to develop your own personal skills
  • Access to a programme of free training in respect of education and governance matters, plus the support and guidance of fellow governors
  • The opportunity to work with our team of governors and staff in improving our school
  • A sense of achievement in making a difference to our school
  • The pleasure of helping our children reach their potential

If you are interested — or know of someone else that would be — then please contact me via the school email address below and I will be more than happy to call you for an informal chat.

Governors are essential for the effectiveness and success of the school and it is an extremely rewarding and fulfilling role.

Do have a look at the school website for a taste of the school ethos.

Hilary Conboy
Chair of Governors

Part-time Pre-school Assistant

Posted: 09 Jun 21

Haddenham Puddleducks Pre-school has a vacancy for a Part-time Pre-school Assistant starting September 2021.

Ideally, we would like a level 2 qualification or above within the early years development and childcare sector however a willingness to undertake training and experience with young children would be considered.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

For more information or an application form please contact, Sandra Reynolds, Administrator on 07821 581668 or Pam Robins, Manager on 07857 966788

Or you can email us at: puddleducks.hadd@btinternet.com

Closing Date Friday 2nd July 2021

Warehouse Operative

Posted: 08 Jun 21

PDX Logistics is looking for a warehouse operative to help with the picking and despatch of stock from their warehouse based on the Haddenham Business Park.

The person would also need a Bendi forklift licence.

If you are interested then please contact Richard Hunter on 01844 295155 for more details

Trainee Dental Nurse

Posted: 04 June 21

Thame House Dental Practice is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hard working Trainee Dental Nurse to join its team

This is a full-time role

Full training will be given!

If you are interested please drop your CV in or telephone 01844 218060


Posted 02 June 21

We are looking for an experienced cleaner to join our team cleaning a Beauty Salon in Thame.

Cleaning Wednesdays after 8 pm for 2 hours and either after 4pm on a Saturday or sometime on a Sunday for 2 hours (total 4 hours per week).

The rate of pay is £8.91 per hour and paid monthly through payroll

To apply or for more information please contact our office Prestige Cleaning 01296 641775

Personal Assistant

Posted: 27 May 21

Like to chat about Films, TV, Music and Nonsense?

Why not earn and chat?!

Nature of Role:

Personal Assistant to an independent young woman, who needs some support.

  • Cooking/Cleaning
  • Helping with the day to day
  • Assisting to run errands
  • Working alongside my Assistance Dog

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. (Training is included) Aged 17+.

Hours range from morning, mid-afternoon, and evening shifts. £9.50/hr (weekdays) & £11.70/hr (weekends)

Fri — Sun shifts urgently need help with.
Mon — Sun shifts available.

Location: Near Wheatley

For more information contact: lmerry13@outlook.com

Childcare Assistant

Posted 25 May 21

Little Hoppers Daycare is looking to recruit a Childcare Assistant. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974. A DBS check will be carried out along with suitability checks.

Our setting is dedicated to providing the best possible learning experience for children in a loving and friendly home-from-home atmosphere.

Little Hoppers Daycare is a rapid growing group of Childminder settings, which aims to be the best in the industry.

Your role will be supervising children of all ages (0 — 11 years) while encouraging their development and ensuring their safety. You will have responsibility for the development of your own key children.

You will have a full UK driving license Paediatric first aid, safeguarding for all and a knowledge of the EYFS preferred but not essential as training will be given. This role will begin asap and salary is dependent on experience. We are based in Haddenham, HP17 8

This position is for 34 hours per week 8.30am — 6pm Tuesday to Thursday, 8.00am — 3.30pm Friday with a total of 34 hours per week. We can also consider a term time only contract. Flexibility and able to cover staff holidays is essential.

You will be reporting to the Lead Practitioner at our Haddenham Setting

Role & Responsibilities:

· Work as a team member alongside the setting team.
· Promote our vision and ethos to ensure a child-centred, safe and stimulating environment is provided, meeting the needs of every individual within a group setting.
· Show positivity and professionalism.
· Take part in the day-to-day operational aspects of the setting in line with policies and procedures, safeguarding, Ofsted requirements, local authority guidance, health and safety and equal opportunities.
· Follow EYFS guidelines encouraging Early learning goals and participating in activities.
· Develop positive relationships with staff, colleagues, parents, children and outside agencies.

Key Skills & Experience


· Able to demonstrate ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload.
· Able to work effectively as a team member.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to work at short notice to cover staff absences.
· Eligible to obtain Enhanced DBS Reference and able to provide original copies of required qualifications.
· Enthusiasm and passion for working with children.
· A friendly manner with the ability to communicate on a child's level.
· A positive attitude and gentle approach

Full UK Driving Licence


· Knowledge of EYFS and Ofsted requirements.
· A childcare qualification.
· Experience of working in an Early Years setting

Expected start date: 5th July 2021

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £16,000.00 per year plus benefits. Performance based pay rise available.

COVID-19 considerations:

We are working hard to maintain a safe environment for all children and staff at the setting.

You will be given exact details of this when interviewing

For more information, email: corinne@littlehoppersdaycare.co.uk

Legal Volunteers

Posted: 23 May 21

Are you a law student or sixth former about to study law, looking for work experience?

BuDS is offering work experience on two exciting live projects dealing with mental health and social entitlement law.

This is real frontline legal work which will look great on your CV. We also give references and certificates.

To express an interest, please email volunteering@buds.org.uk or leave a voicemail on 01494 211179.

We particularly welcome disabled students.

Part-time Child Minder

Posted: 21 May 21

I am looking for an experienced part-time nanny/childminder for 7 month boy (will be 1 year old in September). Start date will be September. Based in Haddenham.

Please contact Cass:
07944 290267

Chief Executive Officer

Posted: 21 May 21

Aylesbury Youth Action (AYA) is a local charity (1165882) that aims to improve life chances for young people aged 14-24 years through Youth Volunteering opportunities, enabling them to make a positive contribution to their community.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead the premier youth volunteer movement in Buckinghamshire. A unique opportunity for a strategic and commercially minded leader to launch the organisation's new growth phase in youth volunteering and community service.

The role would suit a candidate who is innovative, youth focused and willing to lead by example. Together with a collaborative nature who will be able to work closely with the Board of Trustees to expand the charity's impact, and funding sources.

AYA are based in Aylesbury and parking is available.

Please be advised that all applicants need to complete an AYA Application Form which is available by request at the AYA office or to download from our website.

AYA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. We regret that the office is currently not wheelchair accessible, but interviews will be held in accessible rooms.

Please note that as AYA deal with vulnerable children and adults, a DBS check will be requested of any successful candidate. This post is exempt by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemption) Order 1975. You are therefore requested to disclose any convictions or information regarding criminal activity including convictions that would otherwise be considered spent.

Application Deadline: Fri 18th June 2021

See here for more information and to apply online.

Teaching Assistants

Posted: 19 May 2021

Lord Williams's School is a thriving and popular comprehensive school in the market town of Thame. We promote high quality teaching and learning, attracting talented, committed and conscientious teachers who produce stimulating and challenging learning activities helped by experienced support staff. Teamwork is a key feature of our work.

Are you a graduate considering a future in teaching? We have Teaching Assistant vacancies, which could give you hands on work experience in the education sector, prior to applying for teacher training. Or, would you like a change of direction from your current job and the opportunity to work with students in a friendly and nurturing work environment?

Grade 5 £10.01 to £10.41 per hour

Actual salary of £13,312 — £13,850 pa

based on 30 hours & 25 minutes per week (30.42), term time only

5 days per week — 8.15am — 2.50pm* / 3.45pm*

*includes an unpaid lunch-break

For further job details and an application form: visit the website or contact Personnel on 01844 210599

Completed application forms to personnel@lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk

by Monday 24th May 2021, 10am

Follow us on Twitter @LordwilliamsJob

Lord Williams's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory medical, reference and DBS clearance and The Asylum and Immigration Act ID checks.

All emails received will be acknowledged; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted prior to interview. In order for us to contact you we need your consent to collect, process and store your data. You have the right to withdraw any or all data we have collected from you at any time. Further information can be found in our Privacy Statement for Applicants: www.lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk.

Lord Williams's School is an academy managed by Thame Partnership Trust, registered company no. 8154932

Family Centre Leader

Posted: 18 May 2021

Part time: between 24 and 30 hours per week across a minimum of 4 days, year-round

Salary: £31,346 — £33,782 (full time equivalent), dependant on skills and experience

Start date: September 2021

Are you passionate about family support and improving the lives of young children in the local community? The Red Kite Family Centre in Thame are looking for a dynamic person with a passion for Early Years to lead and manage the Centre and help us achieve our ambition of 'being there for every family.'

Why work at the Red Kite Family Centre?

  • You'll be working at the heart of the community in an incredibly rewarding role, building relationships with families and making a real difference to the lives of young children
  • You'll have the opportunity to shape and develop the services the Centre offers to local families in response to their needs
  • You'll be surrounded by inspiring colleagues who all share the same goal, and create a workplace which is vibrant, inclusive and rewarding

Primary Activities:

There is no typical day at the Red Kite Centre; you can expect to find yourself doing a huge range of different things to make the centre the best it can be, including:

  • Leading the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of a range of services to meet the needs of babies, young children and parents in the local community
  • Working in partnership with parents and carers to help them identify needs, make informed choices and respond in ways that promote the health and well-being of their children
  • Recruiting, managing, training, developing and motivating the team of part time staff and volunteers
  • Maximising community participation by raising the profile of the centre and actively addressing barriers to participation through publicity and outreach work
  • Working in partnership with County Council Family Support Services and other relevant statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Identifying and pursuing fundraising opportunities
  • Managing the Centre's building and facilities including responsibility for health and safety compliance
  • Acting as the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the Centre, keeping the welfare and protection of the child as paramount

Key requirements

Warm, welcoming and friendly person who families can relate to
Ability to build relationships with the team, families, other professionals and organisations in the local community
Qualified to at least Level 4 in the field of Education, Social Care, Health, Early Years or community work
Passion for family support and children's development
Sound professional credibility, from previous experience working within a relevant role
Strong communication, leadership and people management skills

The Red Kite Family Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants will be expected to undertake employment checks, a Disclosure and Barring Service check and provide previous employment references.

More information and our application form can be found here.

Engagement Officer

Posted: 07 May 2021

RNID (the national hearing loss charity) is looking to recruit an Engagement Officer.

This is an exciting role, essential to the development of the service. You will be raising the profile of the service through developing and maintaining a network of contacts in the statutory and voluntary sector. You will also be supporting the team in sourcing, planning and attending promotional events and activities.

You will be taking a lead role in the recruitment and support of volunteers in order to support the promotional aspect of your role and the development of the service.

As part of your role, you will be supporting the service with essential administrative tasks which underpin it's smooth running.

For all details on the role and to apply, please follow the link to our website.

This role is a Fixed Term Contract, ending 5th December 2021 (with the possibility to extend).

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (Currently working remotely due to Government guidance)

Interview Date: 10th June 2021

This post is also subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Library Trustee

Posted: 21 Apr 2021

If you enjoy using Haddenham Community Library and would like to help it to continue and grow, think you could work with a group of local people to make this happen; then why not offer your time energy and skills to the library as a Trustee?

For further details, see here


Posted: 17 Apr 2021

PDX Logistics (based on Haddenham Business Park) are looking for a Cleaner, for 2 hours per day, and paying £10 per hour.

Contact Steve on 01844295155 for more details

Jobs at Abbeyfield

Updated: 21 Apr 2021

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.

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.

Community Home Support Worker

Posted: 01 Mar 21

Autumn Years Care is seeking a Community Home Support Worker. No experience necessary as full training will be provided.

About Us:

Autumn Years Care is a friendly, professional business offering a dedicated bespoke care service to people in the community (Thame, Princes Risborough, Chinnor and surrounding villages), living in their own homes, who may require help and assistance, to maintain their optimum health and well-being, whilst maintaining their independence, dignity and respect.

Due to high demand for high quality care and a client base that continues to grow, we are looking to recruit Community Care Support Workers on a full-time and part-time basis.

Whether you're an experienced Carer or new to care, Autumn Years Care wants to hear from you.

Role Summary:

To provide personal care, home care and/or domestic duties to individuals in their own homes working to individual personalised care delivery programmes.


  • Our morning shift runs from 7am-2.30pm
  • Our evening shift runs from 5-11pm

Candidate Requirements:

  • To have a genuine interest in caring for and working with people.
  • To have good communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to varying working situations.
  • Must have a driving license and own transport
  • Must be available to work alternate weekends


  • Full and Part-Time Opportunities available!
  • Flexible Hours! Weekend and Evening work available!
  • Best hourly rate in the area! £12-15 per hour!
  • NVQ Diploma level 2/3/4/5 Training
  • Full accredited training
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Mileage Allowance

Everyone here at Autumn Years Care works as one team, with one goal in mind, to provide the very best Home Care around, so if you would like to come in for a chat and a coffee to discuss working at Autumn Years Care, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by calling 01844 447026 or send an email to rhiannonwaters.autumnyearscare@gmail.com

General Assistant at Ivor Miles

Posted: 26 Feb 21

We at Ivor Miles Garage are excited to be creating a new role within our ever-expanding business, and are looking for the right person to blend in with our existing team. In return we offer a competitive salary with benefits in an excellent working environment.

Salary: TBC

Working Hours: Flexible 40 hours per week which includes every 3rd Saturday

Contract: Permanent, Full-time


As the General Assistant you will have a key role supporting every department:

  • Forecourt
  • Car Sales
  • Service & Parts Reception
  • Workshop
  • Head Office Functions


You will require certain skills .........

  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Answering external phone calls
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to support others
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of the team
  • Attention to detail with problem-solving skills
  • Willing to adapt quickly supporting departments ad-hoc

Full training and support will be given on our systems

A driving licence is essential for this role as you will be required to collect and deliver customers cars.

Please apply initially by either emailing info@ivormiles.co.uk or dropping in your CV at Reception.

The interview stage will be in two phases.

Domestic Cleaner

Re-posted: 28 May 21

Pam is looking to employ someone once a week for general cleaning of a relatively small house. No heavy work involved. Probably 2/2.5 hours per week

Please contact her on 07445725875

Magazine Deliveries

Posted: 21 Feb 21

Magazine delivery person required for a community magazine.

A few hours every other month.

For more details please email salesprv@live.co.uk

Skilled Toolroom CNC Programmer / Setter

Posted: 17 Feb 21

Reporting to: Production Manager

Hours: 39 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

As a precision engineering company, Thame Workholding is unique in that, as well as being a design house for special projects, we also have our own range of standard manufactured products that have been produced in our own workshop for almost 75 years. We have exported to more than 27 country and we serve a wide range of industries including energy, marine, oil and gas, transport, medical, aerospace, furniture, motorsport (particularly F1) and many more.

Thame Workholding is at the forefront of design and innovation, with an impressive array of both modern multi-axis, multi-pallet, auto-loaded precision metal cutting and finishing machines, as well as a selection of 2, 3 and 4 axis CNC lathes and milling machines, both vertical and horizontal. The company also has CMM measuring, laser marking and 3D Printing, with further technologies planned for the future.

Job summary
Our special products section requires a skilled CNC programmer/setter to become a senior member of the team. The successful candidate will also be working within our expanding and demanding R&D programme.

The successful candidate must:

  • have served a traditional apprenticeship or show that their previous experience and skill base are adequate to fill the position on offer
  • be able to demonstrate quality, precision and speed as well as the ability to embrace the ever-changing technologies within our industry
  • have experience in machine tool controls and possibly CAM software
  • have experience in Fanuc or Mazatrol programming
  • have drive and ambition
  • have experience in working to tight deadlines


  • salary from £18:00 per hour
  • 25 days holiday
  • 3% company contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance after successful completion of probationary period
  • Onsite parking

Send a CV and a covering letter to vacancies@thameworkholding.com


Posted: 09 Feb 2021

Are you an experienced Plumber and heating engineer and looking for a new challenge with guaranteed full-time work and income?

Heatwave Plumbing & Heating Services Ltd are expanding rapidly and are urgently seeking a talented full-time Plumber to join our installation team.

We are a highly regarded and successful plumbing and heating company, operating in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

Jobs will be included supporting other members of the team you will complete all plumbing work for our bathroom installation projects, as well as carrying out some more general heating system, boiler and cylinder changes, general plumbing, repairs/maintenance as well as 1st fix, 2nd fix and finals on site.

You must currently be a qualified full-time plumber / bathroom fitter with at least 2 years plumbing experience — It is essential that you have current bathroom installation experience to be considered for this role and ideally be Gas Safe qualified (although NVQ/C+G level 2 would be considered for the right candidate)

The successful applicant will be flexible and willing to work as part of a team. You will be conscientious, methodical and solutions minded with a positive 'can do' attitude. A customer friendly manner.

After an initial qualifying period of 3 months, we will provide a fully expensed company vehicle — Initially your own transport and tools would be needed. Uniform will be provided.

Full time: 5 day per week (some weekend work will be required occasionally)

Job Type: Permanent, Sub-contracting roll

Salary: POA


* 40-hour week — Monday to Friday 07.30am — 16.30pm with 2 x ½ hour breaks
* Weekends available — Over time paid


* GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)
* City & Guilds/NVQ Level 2-3 (Required)


* Bathroom Installation: 2 years (Preferred)
* Plumbing: 4 years (Required)
* Site work 2 years (Required)


* Driving License
* C.S.C.S Card (Required)
* Unvented Cert
* Gas Safe Certs (preferred)

Send CV to heatwaveplumbing0@gmail.com

Job Wanted — Administrator/Personal Assistant

Posted: 26 Jan 2021

I am looking for work in an Administrator/Personal assistance role.

I have just moved to Haddenham and been looking for jobs on Indeed and reed and thought I would try on here.

If anybody knows of any places or people looking for someone with the above experience, please could you contact me on my email:


Part-time nanny / childminder

Posted: 08 Jan 2020

A part time nanny/childminder is sought to look after 4 year old boy currently not in school due to the lockdown. We can be flexible on the number of hours worked and days.

Please contact Laura


Part time Childminder &/or Housekeeper

Posted: 31 Dec 2020

A part time childminder and/or housekeeper is required, based in Haddenham

Looking after two children, ages 3 and 8.

To start in January

Please contact Kate on oclw@wolfson.ox.ac.uk