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Mechanic / Technician – Haddenham

Apply now! Expanding garage business in Haddenham needs more staff.

Our client is recruiting a Mechanic / Technician to join their team as soon as possible.

The company is a friendly, family business with a wide variety of work.

The company provides hire and supplies vans, minibuses and cars to local companies and individuals.  The garage is well-equipped offering a full range of servicing, maintenance and tyre replacements.

Where is the job?

The company is in Haddenham HP17. An easy commute for anyone in Aylesbury, Thame and surrounding areas.

What’s the pay?

£15,000 – £25,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

What hours will I work?

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

What’s the job?

  • 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
  • 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 deadline
  • Your literacy, numeracy and IT skills will be at a good level.


The company in Haddenham 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.


Part-time Administrator

Part-time / Job Share Administrator

based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Are you looking for a part-time job-share role?

Are you an organised administrator with an eye for detail?

New year, new challenge?

Yes? Then please read on …

About us

We are a small, but busy HR consultancy. We have an office in a lovely business centre in Smeaton Road, Aylesbury. Are you looking for a part-time office administrator role? Would you like to join our on-site admin team. We provide services to a range of SMEs in the south east. We have clients in all sectors and in particular in the private care sector. We manage the full range of HR services for our clients.

Our part-time administrator will report to the MD on a day-to-day basis.  You will be happy to work as part of a job-share team, and confident to work on your own, managing your time effectively.

What skills, knowledge, experience are needed?

  • Experience in, or willing to learn, HR admin processes – pre-employment checks and maintaining personnel records
  • You know the importance and security for client-sensitive personal and confidential information
  • An experienced MS Office user, your Word skills are at an advanced level to format or amend documents. You know how to generate table of contents, use cross referencing and automatic numbering
  • In order to produce, review and proof-read documents, you have a good command of English, including grammar and spelling
  • You have an eye for detail to present documents to a pleasing, professional and high standard. You carry out tasks that require you to follow processes and procedures
  • Working on your own is not a problem and your time management, planning and organisational skills help you prioritise the many tasks our clients require in a timely manner
  • You are comfortable and confident on the phone or face-to-face. You have a friendly but professional approach to clients or suppliers
  • We use software and apps so you are IT-literate with the ability to quickly learn different software packages
  • You will manage stationery, arrange cleaning, printing, and various other tasks, all within budget.

Who are you?

A happy, person with a responsible attitude to work, trustworthy, reliable and punctual. You are a people person and comfortably speak with anyone at any level in a business. You are not afraid to tackle jobs that are mundane or complex, or that require creativity. You follow through tasks to completion. You easily prioritise important from urgent tasks. Your telephone manner is professional, confident but friendly. You enjoy working with people but when faced with a difficult situation, you remain professional and firm. You understand the need for confidentiality at all times.

What are the terms?

Working time : 3 days a week – 9 am to 5:30 pm with an hour for lunch (flexible approach can be discussed)

Salary : £19,500 p.a. pro rata dependent on experience

Statutory holidays :  5.6 weeks pro rata inclusive of bank holidays

How do I find out more?

Click here to send a message leaving your name, mobile number, email address and quote EMB-AdminJAN2018 and we will contact you.

This post operates a strictly non-smoking environment

Closing date : 9th February 2018


No agencies please

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


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.


Gloucester – carer / buddy


Please contact us now and quote GL-CW2017.

This is a full-time position with a fixed term contract for one year, for a Rehab Assistant/ Carer / Buddy in Gloucester who has a cheerful and positive outlook, is proactive, reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator.


Working Time

School Term : 30 hours per week (split shift): Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 9:30am / 3:30pm to 7:30 pm

School Holidays: 40 hours per week: Monday to Friday – times to be mutually agreed and flexibility required for these hours and additional hours when required.

Additional hours when accompanying family on holiday, for supervision and training



£11.00 per hour – Sunday to Friday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

£13:00 per hour – Monday to Friday 8:00 pm to 7:00 am (this rate applies to overnight on family holidays).  Sleeping nights at NMW or National Living Wage will apply


About the job

Our client is an adolescent boy who has Cerebral Palsy and lives at home in Gloucester with his mum, dad and younger brother.  He has a physical disability and is a wheelchair user.  He is dependent for all aspects of his care.   He has good day to day understanding and communicates by vocalisation, facial expression and via an Eye gaze communicator.

You will work within the family home, as well as supporting him with activities in the community and on family holidays to assist with client care, this could be outside of the UK and for up to two weeks.

A current, clean driver’s licence is a requirement as you will be expected to drive the client’s vehicle.


You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a team, to attend team meetings, supervisions and training as appropriate, and to ensure a safe and consistent approach to the client’s care.

You will assist our client in all aspects of daily living, (personal, domestic, social/leisure and vocational, this will involve the use of a range of specialized equipment for example, hoists, postural seating systems and communication aids etc,) with the object of assisting his parents to meet his care needs, carry out his therapy programmes and in enabling him to pursue a fulfilling lifestyle.  You will also prepare meals and drinks for the client when required.

  • You will also assist our client during Hydrotherapy sessions, so confidence in the water is a requirement of the role.
  •  It is of prime importance for the Rehab Assistant/Carer/Buddy to facilitate our clients independence at all times, respecting confidentiality and privacy of our client and his family at all times.

We are looking for the right person and will provide supervision, guidance and required training, you will be comfortable working in a home with two small family dogs.


About you and your experience

  • Confident in water.
  • Clean UK driving license
  • Availability to attend family holidays, supervision and training when required.
  • Happy to work in a home with pet dogs.
  • Proactive, encouraging approach and aptitude to work with young people with complex needs.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator, sensitive to the needs and wishes of our client.
  • Able to work flexibly, use initiative and learn new skills through training and instruction as agreed with the client/his parents/case manager.
  • To have a positive outlook, cheerful disposition along with a sense of humour
  • * Physically fit – even with specialist equipment in place and appropriate training, it is important that you are physically fit and able to use a hoist. 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.
  • Responsible attitude with a respect for confidentiality and client/family privacy at all times.
  • Some experience in providing care and carrying out therapy programmes is desirable
  • An Enhanced DBS is a requirement of the post. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed


This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.


Are you the right person for the job? Is the job right for you?

We would love to hear from you so send us your CV and covering letter.


 No agencies please.

*The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

Send your covering letter and CV, quote reference GL-CW2017 to recruitment@embracehr.co.uk or contact us here for an application pack.