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CLOSED Senior Mechanic / Technician in Haddenham near Thame

Great job for the right person!

A well-established, family run business is recruiting a Senior Mechanic / Technician to join their team as soon as possible.

The company is expanding rapidly and so is the team.

Along with a vehicle hire service, the company supplies vans, minibuses and cars to local companies and individuals.  They have a well-equipped garage offering a full range of servicing, maintenance and replacement tyres.

Where is the job?

Based in Haddenham HP17 the company is an easy commute from Aylesbury or Thame

What’s the pay?

£23,000 – £28,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

What hours will I work?

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00 with an hour for lunch.

What you I do?

  • Carry out services and repairs on cars and light commercial vehicles
  • Diagnose and fix problems on vehicles
  • Fit tyres and check tracking
  • Move vehicles in the yard and collect customers’ cars from the MOT centre
  • Maintain MOT and client records as appropriate using current IT systems
  • Ensure client personal and financial details are handled in accordance with ICO rules
  • Willingly work in a small team, supporting and sharing your experience with junior members of the team i.e. apprentices, trainees or less experienced mechanics, and champion their cause.
  • Support other areas of the business including checking hire vehicles and making deliveries
  • Ensure that the workplace is kept clean and tidy and in line with Health & Safety procedures
  • Use your initiative and experience to suggest and implement policies and procedures applicable to staff to help make it a great place to work
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service as you will be front-facing to our customers, including taking responding to telephone calls, taking messages, follow up client calls and booking in vehicles.

Key Skills & Experience

 We are looking for the following qualities and experience:

  • Recognised qualification as a motor mechanic / engineer; City and Guilds, NVQ or equivalent
  • A track record of working in a similar automotive workshop role
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and a good team player
  • A full current and clean driving licence to drive in the UK (endorsements to be disclosed)
  • Experience in your trade, supported by references, (training, support and guidance will be provided as required)
  • You will have a positive attitude, be responsible and reliable
  • Your time keeping will be exemplary and you will deliver work within specified deadlines
  • As a senior in the team you will work on your own initiative
  • Your literacy, numeracy and IT skills will be at a good level.

 

This post operates a non-smoking environment

No agencies please

Embrace HR Limited is not an agency. We recruit for our clients.

 

For further information please contact Amanda Shons by completing our contact form with your name, telephone number and email address and she will be in touch.

Please quote reference BHJUN2017


Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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CARER IN LONDON N14

VARIOUS CARER ROLES – permanent, night maternity cover, bank workers

The Role

Our client is looking for support staff to assist with their 13-year old son who has complex needs arising from injuries as a consequence of an illness when he was a few months old.The role will be working with the family; mother, father and older brother in North London, N14.

Our client’s needs include cerebral palsy which affects his whole body and developmental delay. He has associated severe learning difficulties, no verbal communication and poor fine motor skills and requires constant supervision and care with all aspects of his daily living, including drinking and feeding, as well as personal care.  He has epilepsy and can present with numerous seizures during a shift.

About you

You will have experience looking after children with such complex needs and also working with physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and other therapy teams.  You will be able to keep records and implement programmes to promote our client’s learning, care and independence in the home and community.

We are looking for happy, lively people with outgoing personalities.  Our client enjoys tactile play and spending time with his parents and brother doing activities which enable him to access the community.  Candidates may be requested to accompany the family on holidays so this should be a consideration when applying for this role.

Pay rates per hour

Day hours: £12 weekdays / £13 weekends

Night Waking hours: £13 weekdays / £14 weekends

Carer – Permanent School Holidays:

40 hr per week, 13 weeks a year

Monday  Friday 8:30 am  4.30 pm

Carer:

Week 1:  4.00 pm  9.00 pm Mon and Thu plus 8.30 am  4.00 pm Saturday

Week 2:  4.00 pm  9.00 pm Mon and Thu plus 8:30 am  9.00 pm Saturday.

Waking Night Carer (maternity cover):

3 x 12-hour night shifts per fortnight (average of 18 hours per week)

Join our Bank Workers list:

To cover roles and hours as above.

Other requirements

You should have a full UK driving licence, be willing to support our clients on annual holidays and whole day activities and we are looking for a confident swimmer.

You will help with domestic tasks relating to the client such as helping with dressing, cleaning his equipment, cleaning up following kitchen tasks and washing. These essential tasks need to be undertaken in order to allow his parents to spend more one-on-one time with our client.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Full Driving licence to drive in the UK
  • Confident in water
  • Flexible approach to working hours (able to accommodate the client’s wishes for start and finish times and accompany on family holidays)
  • Confident working in client’s home and sensitive to their needs and wishes
  • Experience working with children with special needs
  • Experience working with a team of therapists and being a team player
  • Confident supporting the client in accessing the wider community
  • Happy to learn new things in accordance with the client’s programme
  • Aptitude and desire to work with young people with complex needs
  • *Physically fit – even with specialist equipment in place and appropriate training, it is important that you are physically fit. A Handling Management Plan designed to reduce the risk of handling injuries may require you to bend, kneel, squat or lunge to ensure good posture during handling tasks.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Confident and prepared to listen and learn new things
  • Patient, tolerant and with a responsible attitude
  • Ability to work under own initiative show creativity
  • Excellent planning skills and able to ‘risk assess’ activities
  • Excellent communication, social, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent spoken English to assist with speech and language therapy tasks
  • Confident using IT
  • Reliable, trustworthy with a good sense of humour
  • Organised and an excellent time keeper.

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times

Training and support will be provided (outside of normal contracted / working hours)

No agencies please

* The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

For a full job description and an application pack click here to complete our contact form quoting reference JAEMB-MAR2017.

Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports independent case managers, and business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

Embrace HR is not an employment agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

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CLOSED Female Carer in Luton

About the role

The job will involve working with a 16-year-old girl who has learning difficulties.  She is a very happy girl and does not present with challenging behavior. She lives at home in a loving, stable family environment. She has severe physical, cognitive and communication difficulties.

The family home has been fully adapted to her needs and provides spacious  accommodation with new equipment. The post will involve working within the family environment, at the child’s home, as well as with activities away from the home, providing assistance in all activities of daily living, personal hygiene, feeding and dressing. Training and support will be provided.

The existing support team would welcome you and all work well together. All care tasks are completed with two carers so support and assistance is constantly available.

Are you?

  • Confident about working in client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the parents.
  • Happy to learn new things, personal care routine etc (training will be given)
  • Patient and tolerant.
  • Proactive with an encouraging approach.
  • Responsible and able to work under own initiative.
  • Cheerful, caring with a positive attitude.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator.
  • Flexible – to cover other care staff shifts to ensure the smooth running of the care team.
  • Physically fit and well for moving and handling purposes.

Experience:

Experience in caring for children/young people with disabilities is an advantage; however enthusiasm, patience and willingness to learn are key aspects of the role.

Hours:

We have available shifts as follows:

Waking night shift hours:

Thursday nights 22.00 – 09.00 additional overtime is available.

School Holidays:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday 09.00 – 15.30 and 15.30 to 22.00

Remuneration:                                             

You will be paid between £11 and £14 per hour depending on shift worked and experience and National Minimum Wage NMW + £1 for a sleeping night, as well as receiving ongoing training and support.

 

Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A car driver is desirable.

Closing date for applications: 14 March 2017

* The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

COMPLETE OUR CONTACT FORM  for a full job description and application pack – click here  quoting reference EMB-SA-NO-022017.

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

No agencies please.

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Support Worker in Henham, Essex

Would you like to work in Henham, Essex? 

Our client is taking on permanent staff as well as people to join the bank list.

If you have experience working with children with special needs, or can demonstrate a genuine interest in caring in this sector, you have the right aptitude and willingness to learn, we would like to hear from you. We can offer a rewarding job with a bright and enthusiastic 8 year old boy who has Cerebral Palsy and has non-verbal communication needs. He lives at home in spacious accommodation with his mum, and needs  support in all activities of daily living including personal hygiene, feeding and dressing. He enjoys out-of- school outdoor activities such as ice skating, and requires support with these activities.

You will need to be:

  • Confident about working in the client’s own home
  • Keen to learn new things e.g. personal care routines (training will be provided)
  • Proactive with an encouraging approach and able to positively engage with the client
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Able to undertake all aspects of the handling management plan using specialist equipment
  • Computer literate

We offer

A rewarding and enjoyable role
Training and development including the use of Eye Gaze technology

Pay

From £12.00 per hour weekdays

Working time

  • Term time and holidays
  • Sleeping nights
  • Weekends

 

For a full job description and and application pack click here to complete our contact form, quoting reference EMB-RR-JB-2017.
Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A car driver is desirable.

 

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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Bank Special Needs Nanny, Wingfield, Leighton Buzzard

A bright, 8-year old boy, is looking for a new Special Needs Nanny to join his bank team. He has Cerebral Palsy with physical and communication difficulties and lives with his Mum and Dad and younger sister. Would you like to help his Mum to attend appointments in term time and to care for him should he be off school unexpectedly? Can you provide cover before and after school and in the early evenings, weekends and school holidays? If so, then continue reading and send your CV to hr.support@embracehr.co.uk or phone 07767 308 717 for more information.

TITLE: Bank Special Needs Nanny

REPORTS TO: Case Manager

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Parents

PLACE OF WORK: Wingfield, Leighton Buzzard nr Dunstable

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Previous experience of working with children with complex needs, ideally within the home environment and/or the wider community.

WORKING TIME: Bank hours as required, weekdays during term time 7-8.30 a.m. and 4.30-7.30 p.m. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. split shifts : 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

RATE OF PAY: From £11.00 per hour weekdays

You will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and must have proof of eligibility to work in the UK. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from this work.

THE JOB ROLE

You will provide the assistance our Client’s parents require for the care of their son and take sole charge at pre-arranged times. You will help with all activities of daily living as well as enable him to access play, learning, social and leisure activities.

Promoting our Client’s wellbeing and support him in implementing the therapy programmes that his therapists and teachers advise will be important as he is making progress in all areas of his development.

ABOUT YOU

You will have previous experience working with children with complex needs, ideally within the home environment and/or the wider community. You are confident working in our Client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the family. You will easily establish rapport with children and engage them in activities appropriate to their age and functional abilities. You will be able to deliver care competently and be able to provide evidence to demonstrate this. Your outlook will be positive, you will have a great sense of humour and a fun approach. You will also be patient and tolerant, be a good communicator, reliable and trustworthy with a responsible attitude.

You have a flexible approach and use your own initiative when required. You are willing to update your existing skills and learn new skills. You are fit and able to move and handle, using appropriate techniques and equipment.

You can demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy and work effectively as part of a team.

It is desirable if you have a qualification in childcare, teaching or nursing but it is not essential.

Car driver and non-smoker essential.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN DUTIES?

Assist with all aspects of his daily activities including his personal care like bathing, washing, dressing, toileting, feeding and medication.

Liaise with his Mum and Dad, the Team Leader and Case Manager regarding his on-going care.

Follow advice and recommendations made by his therapists such as positioning, feeding, exercises, etc.

Engage our Client in stimulating play under the guidance of his parents and therapists.

Facilitate appropriate social and leisure activities.

Maintain daily physiotherapy and postural management programs.

Assist in the care of the Client’s sister, for instance when the parents are spending time with their disabled son.

Assist with general household tasks as and when required.

Maintain accurate records as required.

Maintain your own records of working hours, including completion of timesheets and records of expenses.

Participate in training to the needs of the Client.

Engage in regular supervision with the Case Manager.

Attend meetings and/or case conferences as required.

Provide cover for care team members during holidays and periods of sickness or absence.

Provide support and assistance on family holidays.

Please send your CV and covering letter to hr.support@embracehr.co.uk or phone 07767 308 717 and we will send you an application form.

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Senior Designer for publishing company based in Harrow, Middlesex

REPORTS TO: Head of Design

PAY: circa £23,000 per annum dependent on experience

Can you demonstrate creativity and visual flair?

Do you have a working knowledge of the entire Adobe CS6 Suite or above?

Do you have publishing/magazine design experience?

Apply here and send us your CV and cover letter.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Our client, an independent publisher, is looking for a Designer to join the busy design team. You will be educated to DipHE, BA, or equivalent level in magazine or graphic design.

The company, a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and electrical retailing industries, are leaders in the field of publications within these industries. You should be a creative person with magazine design experience. If you have web design skills too that is an advantage but is not essential.

You will work across a portfolio of consumer and B2B titles, including print magazines, but also tablet editions, marketing projects and events.

As a small team, you will be creative and show that you can turn your hand to anything such as:

design layouts and graphic material

commission photography or illustrations

prepare production ready pdfs and pre flight advertisement pages

You will:

be detail conscious, organised and reliable

anticipate potential problems and solutions within the planning process

be aware of the importance of meeting tight deadlines and able to prioritise accordingly

show a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and action requests quickly

provide clear and timely information as required

ensure promises are kept by following through on requests

be flexible in your approach to work

work well as part of a team, promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments

provide support and guidance to junior team members

You will:

be MAC literate with a complete understanding of all relevant software

have a full working knowledge of Adobe CS6 Suite or above, and it is desirable to have experience with Mag+

produce well designed artwork and graphics to a high professional standard in the correct required format

have knowledge of web design but this is not essential

Your experience will demonstrate:

your knowledge of Abobe’s Creative Suite

a good command of written and spoken English

your work in a publishing/magazine environment (desirable but not essential)

Conditions:

35 hours per week

Pension scheme

Above Statutory Holiday Entitlement after qualifying period

Central Harrow location close to public transport

Friendly working environment

Apply here and send us your CV and cover letter No agencies please.

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Junior Account Manager role in Harrow, Middlesex

If you have a creative flair, have a DipHE, BA, or equivalent in Art and Design and have a good work ethic, apply for this role in a busy design team with a small independent publisher based in Harrow.

The company, a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and electrical retailing industries, are leaders in the field of publications in these industries.

They are looking for a very organised and creative person who wants a foothold in media design to work across their portfolio of consumer and B2B titles – including print magazines, but also tablet editions, marketing projects and events.

You will report to the Head of Design and will work closely with the Production Manager.

You will mainly be responsible for:

  • The production elements of the design process
  • Producing print-ready PDFs of their magazine layouts and advertising
  • Laying out advertising pages
  • Producing and designing print and online adverts for clients
  • Liaising directly with clients
  • There will be opportunities to do more advanced design work at the discretion of the Head of Design.

You will:

  • Be very creative, with lots of ideas to share
  • Work well as part of a team, promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments
  • Anticipate potential problems and solutions
  • Show a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and action requests quickly
  • Ensure that promises are kept by following through on requests
  • Demonstrate a systematic approach to organisation and administration
  • Have a Diploma in Higher Education, a BA, or equivalent in Art and Design

You will have knowledge of:

  • MAC: All relevant design packages including In-Design, Photoshop and Adobe Distiller + Reader
  • PC: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and scheduling packages
  • Sound understanding of printing processes
  • Ability to produce PDFs

Conditions:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Pension scheme
  • Above Statutory Holiday Entitlement after qualifying period
  • Central Harrow location close to public transport
  • Friendly working environment

Apply here

Embrace HR is recruiting on behalf of their client and is not a recruitment agency.