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24th August 2016

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    Busy North London salon needs an 


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    (Minimum 5 years Hairdressing experience)

    Please email C.V’s to or call us on 020 8348 3545.



    (#10-15 hours per week including some evening work)

    The Soho Neighbourhood Forum, SNF, (a business Neighbourhood Forum, NF) is seeking to appoint a part time self-employed project co-ordinator to take a lead role in the process of adopting a Neighbourhood Plan for Soho.

    This is an exciting and challenging part time role in an incredibly complex mixed use central city area that would particularly suit a person looking to work within planning or an individual with planning experience. It requires excellent communication and analytical skills and ability to work with a wide variety of business and residential stakeholders.

    Closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 2nd Sept with daytime interviews planned for Wednesday 7th & 14th Sept

    Applications welcomed by CV with covering letter only. The covering letter should seek to demonstrate how the candidate’s skills and experience match the job description criteria. Please return to Sandra Schembri, details below.

    Method of engagement self-employed, short term contract 8.5 months with possibility of extension

    Fee £12.00 per hour, plus expenses

    Location Based in Soho working from either at the offices of Shaftesbury and/or The House of St Barnabas

    The start date for the post is scheduled for as soon as possible w/c 29th Aug

    For Job Description and Person Specification see below and for any further details: Contact: Sandra Schembri  
    Telephone 020 7437 1894


    · To oversee and carry out all necessary actions in the process for adoption of a Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with the instructions of the officers and other members of the Forum Steering Group (FSG) of the Soho Neighbourhood Forum;

    · To attend meetings of the monthly early evening FSG (4th Wed of the month) as minutes secretary and to advise, update on progress and receive instructions; to also attend as often as practicable the meetings of the 6 topic based working groups with the objective of ensuring that they communicate well with each other and the FSG and can be supported as necessary;

    · To seek to obtain contributory funding from a wide range of sources (including government grants) for the Neighbourhood Planning process and to promote the Plan through local media (including the Forum’s website and social media pages);

    · To prepare for and help carry out any relevant consultation arrangements as part of the Neighbourhood Planning process;

    · To investigate local planning issues and research sources of local data and help build an evidence base for policies. Also to lead or receive training, with the FSG’s approval, to assist in members of the forum achieving the skills required to implement the project;

    · To help prepare reports and publicity documents in relation to the Neighbourhood Plan, as appropriate and to help prepare the draft policies and contents of the plan as agreed by the Forum Steering Group:

    · To liaise with Westminster City Council and any other relevant authority or local group during the neighbourhood planning process and to seek to shepherd the plan through the procedural framework;

    · To have flexibility about when, where and how you carry out the duties mentioned above.

    · Due to the nature of the contract (self-employment) the person will need to use their own equipment to carry out their duties.

    · Any other duties that can arise from time to time that are required to help coordinate the production of a Soho Neighbourhood Plan

    Person Specification

    It is essential that the post holder has:

    · Good Project Management Skills
    · Good communication skills, both oral and written
    · Good organisational skills
    · An ability to work using own initiative within boundaries
    · An ability to work effectively with people across a wide range of levels and responsibilities
    · Good attention to detail
    · Good team working skills
    · The ability to maintain confidentiality
    · Good IT skills

    It is desirable for the post holder to have:

    · Some planning qualifications and/or experience commensurate with the post Soho Neighbourhood Forum is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

    Please return your covering letter outlining why you would like to take on this role and what you feel you would bring to it with your CV to Contact: Sandra Schembri Email



    The Francis Crick Institute
    Crick Lab, Midland Road, St Pancras
    Permanent, Full-time position. Core hours 8:00am to 4:15pm Mon-Thurs, 8:00am to 4:00pm Fri.
    £18,000 - £21,000 per annum, subject to skill and experience.
    Vacancy ID: 3389


    We are offering an exciting opportunity to play a vital support role in one of the biggest and most exciting projects in UK biomedical science as it moves in to its new central London home, close to St Pancras Station.

    The Francis Crick Institute (the Crick) is a research institute, attracting people from all over the world, dedicated to discovering the fundamental biology underlying human health. 2016 is an exciting year for us as the new Lab opens and science operations move from founding member sites around London. Three positions are available to contribute to the success of the project. 


    The Laboratory Operations Assistants are responsible for providing the routine, day-to-day support within laboratories. This includes general laboratory housekeeping and some porterage duties as well as more specialised laboratory tasks. You will work as part of a team reporting to a Laboratory Operations Manager and appropriate training will be given for work within specialised areas. You will have a proven ability to follow agreed procedures but will also be required to work with minimal supervision at times. You will have a pleasant disposition and be able to deal confidently and diplomatically with a range of staff from many different backgrounds.


    If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website

    Closing date for applications: 25th August 2016



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    020 7916 0050