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30th May 2016

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    £20,175 pa plus benefits
    Swiss Cottage

    This post is a perfect opportunity for you if you are either already working in a senior care role, or you are looking to take the next step into a role with more responsibility and greater autonomy. Supported by a Home Manager, you will take the lead in supervising a dedicated team of caring professionals, working with them to ensure standards of care are maintained at the highest level and that each resident’s individual needs are met.

    With previous experience of providing direct personal and social care in a residential setting, you will hold a Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care and be able to demonstrate post qualification learning and development. An excellent communicator who understands the level of care needed by people with complex needs, you will also have knowledge of the CQC standards for care homes and extensive experience of working within a team.

    For further information and to apply, please visit

    Closing date: 2 June 2016. Interviews: w/c 6 June 2016.

    C&C is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post you are applying for may involve working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, therefore we require the successful candidate(s) to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services, which will be paid for by C&C. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    You bring the expertise, we’ll provide the inspiration.

    C&C delivers person-centred care services for older people with a variety of care needs. Homely, warm and welcoming, we strive to offer our residents freedom of choice, a respectful community environment and the opportunity to live as independently as possible. Our homes, Rathmore House and Compton Court are now looking to recruit experienced team members.



    Central London  

    £9.40 ph

    Reliable, outgoing and professional candidates are needed at the Energybase gym!

    Starting as soon as possible, we are looking for Lifeguards to work flexible hours (Monday-Sunday), with the possibility of more hours after September.

    Applicants for the position of Lifeguard MUST be NPLQ qualified. 

    They must also be able to perform a 10ft (3.05m) dive, and they will also be required to perform a pool test upon induction.

    Above all, we’re looking for welcoming, sociable, helpful and polite candidates for the team. Student Central is a vibrant and busy place, visited primarily by students but also frequented by people from all walks of life. You will be joining a small and friendly team of Lifeguards, within an even more welcoming group of colleagues.

    Please send applications to (CV and cover letter), or contact for any more



    Islington N1

    We require a receptionist with a confident, professional, caring attitude to strengthen our team and enhance our service to the general public. 

    You will need to enjoy helping people, have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and have good IT skills.

    Working hours are Monday – Friday on a rota basis between 7.30am – 8pm

    20 hours per week with a start salary of £9ph

    Application form and job description are available to download at (CV’s will not be accepted).  

    Closing date 17 June 2016
    Interviews 28 June 2016 Morning



    Would you like to achieve Qualified Teacher Status, and start Teaching? 

    We are offering Funded training and placements. Limited Seats. 

    We are also looking for trainee Health and Social Care assistants, who would like to get trained and start working.  

    Funding Available subject to eligibility and other conditions.

    Please send us your CV with your contact details at or call 0207 307 5951



    St Luke’s Community Centre, EC1

    Full time (37.5 hours per week)
    Salary £25,000 per annum.

    Helping to run the new Growing Connections project. Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

    For more information and an application pack please see:

    Deadline for applications Wednesday 15 June, 12pm.



    £16,467 plus pension for a 28 hour week

    Creating opportunities for parents to stay, play and learn alongside their pre-school children.  

    Based in a brand new community centre just two minutes walk from Mornington Crescent Station. Link to community centre users and to Camden’s Stay and Play team. 

    You’ll need:
    • Level 3 in childcare.
    • Ability to engage children and parents.
    • 2 years experience of group childcare. 

    Packs available from 020 7380 1501 or 

    Completed applications should be posted to SPCA, 67 Plender Street, NW1 0LB, by midday on the 7th June.



    Highgate, North London

    37.5 hours p.w. Incl.weekends
    Salary: £22,707- £24,921p.a.

    Experiencd in all aspects of running a profit-making charity shop, able to lead and motivate a team of volunteers, incl. people with learning difficulties,

    Closing date: Tuesday 7th June at 5pm
    Interviews: Monday 13th June

    Please send an up-to-date CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to

    For more information see our website



    Part-time (12 – 3pm, Monday to Friday)

    Immediate Start

    The Hall School are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the school’s catering department.

    The post-holder will work 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

    Previous experience desirable. Uniformand lunch provided.

    Competitive hourly rate of pay.

    Full details can be found at

    Closing date: 3rd June 2016.
    Interviews: w/c 6th June 2016.

    The Hall is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.



    Required from 1 September 2016

    At Fairseat, Channing Junior School, Highgate, London N6 5HF. GSA: Day : 780+ girls 4-18

    Applications are invited for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join an enthusiastic team of staff in this thriving, caring Junior School. 

    The ideal candidate should have experience of Early Years and NVQ3 in Childcare and Education. 

    Salary will be in the region of £20,000-£22,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

    Working hours are 8am – 4pm four days per week and 8am – 5.30pm one day per week.

    We can offer very good facilities, small classes and excellent working conditions.

    Application forms and further information can be downloaded from our website

    Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

    Closing date for applications: 3 June 2016
    Longlisted applicants will be invited to visit the school on Wednesday 8 June or Thursday 9 June 2016
    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interviews on Monday 13 June 2016



    (10 hours/week)
    £13 per hour (£6,760 per year) -3% contributory pension

    The Community Association for West Hampstead (CAWH) is recruiting a Project Worker - Children and Young People.

    CAWH is an exciting community organisation which has been awarded Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust funding to support local children and young people.

    We are looking for a motivated and proactive organiser with experience of supervising projects to take responsibility in planning, implementing and delivering children’s activities.

    You will enjoy working with children and young people, be aware of their needs, have experience of running classes and events for young people, knowledge of monitoring outcomes, and exceptional organisational and communication skills.

    Application pack in our website: and by e-mail from

    Closing Date: 7th of June 5:00pm
    Interviews: 17th of June 2016

    Community Association for West Hampstead, 17 Dornfell Street, London NW6 1QN
    Tel: 020 7794 3729



    20hrs P/T, 5 days incl. Sats., to help us maintain our community park and buildings. 

    Castlehaven Community Assn has an immediate vacancy for a friendly/reliable Gardener/Handy Person.

    Application pack from 
    or email or call 020 7485 3386

    The Haven, 23 Castlehaven Road, NW1 8RU



    and also
    to teach GCSE.

    ME Languages 020 7607 1372



    required to work in-house.  Piecework.  At least 2 days a week.  SW1.

    07834 477 517



    Central London WC1

    9am – 5pm Monday - Friday

    Friendly 6-doctor NHS General Practice seeks full-time Receptionist

    Patients predominantly in student age group. NHS pension scheme available. Previous experience desirable

    Apply with CV to: Carol Sheils, Ridgmount Practice, 8 Ridgmount Street, WC1E 7AA  Tel: 020 7387 6306

    Closing date 27th May



    Contract: Permanent, Full time
    Salary band: £21,550 -£24,050 (depending on experience)
    Location: Camden, London

    Hi, we’re 10:10 – we bring people together to do bold, beautiful things that help tackle climate change. If you’re a highly organised problem solver able to turn your hand to just about anything from liaising with contractors and supporting our Board of Trustees, to keeping a meticulous eye on our spending and tackling our office clutter, we should talk!


    Day to day you’ll be responsible for:

    • Managing our office and facilities - liaising with the landlord, suppliers and contractors, keeping the work environment tidy and functioning, setting up for meetings and welcoming guests, keeping us compliant with legislation.

    • Finance administration - dealing with payroll, overseeing petty cash, managing expenditure.

    • HR and staffing management - recruiting and inducting staff, administering benefit schemes and monitoring HR policies, monitoring sickness and holidays, coordinating staff training.

    •Governance - providing necessary support to our board of Trustees including arranging meetings, circulating minutes and expenses.

    • Administrative support for campaigns and fundraising as required.

    Please send a CV and covering letter, as two separate attachments, to and ensure that you include ‘Office manager’ in the subject line. Make sure you explain why you would be suited for the role, why you want to work for 10:10, and where you heard about the vacancy.

    We'd also be grateful if you could complete the optional equal ops monitoring form. This form helps us see how we're doing with our recruitment – it's not part of your application.

    Applications must be received by 9am Monday 30th May and applicants should be available for interview week commencing Monday 6th June.

    For more about 10:10:


    Camden Mind Ventures

    The Mind in Camden shop on Camden Road is a busy and successful charity shop whose profits provide important income for our work.  

    We need one or more reliable key volunteers to help our shop manager to run the shop and take responsibility when she is absent. 

    You need to be available a minimum of two days per week (10.00 – 6.00) for a minimum of 6 months, be familiar with retail work or can quickly learn. 

    You need patience, good people skills, be able to work without supervision and a non-discriminatory attitude towards people with mental health issues. Training will be provided in shop procedures.

    If you are interested please contact for more details.  There will be informal interviews on 9th June 2016.



    Temporary Contract (9 months with possible extension)
    £8,798 per annum for 18 hours per week (across 4 days)

    We are seeking a Chef to provide cooked lunches at a local mental health wellbeing and recovery service for a temporary nine-month position. You should hold a food hygiene certificate and have experience of planning and preparing meals for 20-25 people. Catering qualifications are desirable but not essential. You need a personable manner and a positive attitude towards working with people with mental health distress.

    For a person specification and job description please contact Mind in Camden on 020 7911 0822 or email  or download from


    £20 per hour for 6 hours per week on Mondays.

    We are seeking a sessional Gardener to assist Mind in Camden in an exciting new community project at Kentish Town City Farm.  You will assist a Community Development Worker to facilitate two gardening groups on Mondays, supporting people with mental health issues.  One group will be for women who speak Sylheti, although the Gardener is not required to be able to speak this language.

    You should have an excellent all round knowledge of horticulture, with a particularly of growing fruit and vegetables; experience of working with groups, excellent people skills and acceptance and understanding of people experiencing distress.  A horticultural qualification is desirable but not essential.

    Up-to date CVs should be submitted to Mind in Camden, Barnes House, London NW1 9LQ or emailed to by 9.00 am on Thursday 26th May 2016



    required for a mobility impaired gentleman living in the Kentish Town area.

    To assist with personal care, domestic tasks, admin, support out, feeding and changing litter tray of one cat.

    Up to 27.5 hours a week in total: morning calls, lunchtime calls and evening calls required plus domestic hours, to be split between 2 personal assistants. Experience in care and knowledge of ME required.

    £9.81 per hour. NI number DBS and references required.

    Please phone on 07940 088 254 and leave a message with your contact details



    required for a young man with learning disabilities in the Camden area.

    To take out to cinema/shopping/sports centre on Saturday afternoons for 5 hours, 12pm-5pm. 

    Must have experience working with people with learning disabilities

    £11.23 per hour. 

    NI number DBS and references required.

    Phone 020 7391 0614 and leave a voicemail with your contact details.



    Hartwig Care offer our Care Workers free training, flexible hours and competitive pay.

    020 7916 7270.



    We require a hardworking, reliable person to work on the classified section of our three titles, Camden New Journal, Islington Tribune and West End Extra.

    Experience useful but not necessary as training will be given.

    Salary £13,000+ commission OTE £18-20k

    Please email your CV to