The Independent London Newspaper
20th December 2014


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    Coram’s Fields is looking for dynamic Playworkers to take on the exciting challenge of providing high quality childcare for our Out of School Club after school and during the holidays

    We have an exciting opportunity for two Playworkers, one full time, and one part-time to work on Wednesdays and Fridays. We are also looking for Holiday Play workers and sessional playworkers to join our team for occasional play sessions as the need arises.

    Please download the job description and application from our web site

    The deadline for application forms is Friday 2nd January 2015 and interviews will take place on Friday 9th January 2015. 

    If you want to complete an applicationonline please contact for a word document copy of the form. 

    Please address all enquires to Kate on 020 3384 2212 but please note Corams Fields is closed between 22nd December - 2nd January.



    Camden Square is a new Pre-school for children from the age of 2 years with transition into school. We are recruiting the above posts.

    Commencing February 2015, 20hrs per week term time only. Opening hours Mon, Tues and Thurs 5 hours a day from 9.15am to 2.15pm (working hrs 8.45am to 2.45pm each working day plus 2hrs a week administration).

    For information on all posts and to apply visit and download an application pack.

    Closing date 12 noon on Tues 30 December 2014.



    Central London. Permanent jobs, good rates. 

    Please call Graeme at Shorterm on 01895 427 961 (agy) - £



    to start immediately in the WC1N area to work a 2 year old child. 

    Person must have previous childcare experience, be dependable, patient, warm, and understanding. Average 22.5 hours per week exact times to be arranged £9.85 per hour (gross). You’ll be assisting my child with breakfast, personal care, changing nappies/toileting, & walking the child to and from nursery. A clean DBS, NI number, and references are required. 

    Please call 07400 404 111



    21 hours per week

    £24,880 pro rata (Includes LW)

    To run our Volunteer Development Project and to support and train our volunteers.

    For an application pack contact West Hampstead Women’s Centre on 020 7328 7389 or email

    Section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act applies Charity number: 3919511

    Closing date: 16th January 2015 at 5.00pm



    10 hours per week - £25,570pa pro-rata (£7,305)

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Part-Time Finance Assistant to support the Finance Officer at Coram’s Fields. Duties will include processing customer and supplier invoices, weekly wages, processing bank/card transactions, bank reconciliations and general bookkeeping duties using Sage Accounts and Sage Payroll. 

    Relevant experience essential with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work accurately to tight deadlines whilst always paying close attention to detail.

    Please download job description and application form from our website:

    The deadline is 5pm Monday 15th December 2014 and interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th December 2014

    Please address any enquiries to - 020 3384 2200



    for Caversham Nursery (Queen’s Crescent Community Association)

    We are looking for a keen, reliable and enthusiastic candidate that will manage our purpose built nursery in a professional and caring manner.  

    Hours: 40 hours per week plus overtime as required
    Responsible to: Children Services Manager
    Responsible for: Nursery staff
    Salary: £27,000-£30,000 depending on qualification and experience 
    Qualification: Minimum NVQ Level 3 childcare and education or early childhood studies or equivalent preferably Graduate level or Early Years Teacher status or  Early Years Professional

    Job Purpose
    The Nursery Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the nursery and it services for Children aged 0-8 years, ensuring children are exposed to high standard of learning opportunities and complying with ‘The Statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage’ , relevant policies and legislation within the requirement of Ofsted guidelines and QCCA policies and procedures. 

    Your main duties will be to: Build up an extensive learning programme and curriculum for all children, encourage a home school learning initiative, build up a cohesive working team and key person system, and ensure that health and safety and child protection is adhered to and understood by all staff and patrons and to portray equal opportunities for all involved in the Nursery. 

    Please email or call 0207 267 6635 for further information.

    Closing date: 31 December 2014. 



    2 days a week, £25,000 pro rata, Hampstead 

    The Royal Free Charity raises and spends millions every year making possible the extraordinary and the ordinary at the Royal Free Hospital – from pioneering research that revolutionises patient care through to everyday improvements in hospital services and facilities. In the past two years we have grown by over 40%, but we want to grow and develop further. 

    We want to appoint a part-time accounts assistant to process the many invoices and other accounting items to ensure that the Charity’s financial processes run efficiently. 

    Are you the person to join this small vibrant team dedicated to making a difference to people’s lives? You will need have accurate data entry, strong written and oral communication skills and be a team player.

    Please download further details of the position from our website:

    To apply please send a CV and a personal statement to The Royal Free Charity, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 1QG, or email to

    Closing date: Friday 19 December 2014; Interviews: Thursday 8 January 2015



    Required for January 2014. Applications are invited for the post of senior midday supervisor. 

    Hours: 10 per week -11.30-1.30 daily (five lunchtime sittings)
    Salary Scale:  Scale 5, pt 24-25 Inclusive of Inner London Allowance pro rata. Hourly rate: £11.05 (scale 24) 38 weeks Term Time Only

    You must be able to manage a team of midday supervisors and be responsible for the quality of their work - ensuring school policies are fully implemented.  You must hold current first aid certificate or be prepared to attend training.  You must be energetic, love children, be able to maintain a sense of humour and be able to demonstrate very good team-working abilities.  Ability to communicate with both adults and children in a positive manner is essential, as is a very good command of the English language.  Applications from appropriately qualified/experienced parents and carers would be very welcome. 

    For further information and an application form, please contact the school office 

    Closing date: 12th December 2014 at 12.00 noon and shortlisting: 12th December 2014.
    Interviews: 17th December 2014

    Please apply online or e-mail your request to

    Argyle School is committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures.  Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

    If shortlisted for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. 

    Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life.  All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

    Argyle Primary School, Tonbridge Street, London WC1H 9EG. Telephone: 020 7837 4590; e-mail:



    Required at our NHS GP Surgery in Primrose Hill, London, NW1 to work 30 hours per week and become part of our practice team.

    The working hours will be Monday-Friday and flexibility will be required for covering between other Receptionists/Administrator colleagues. 

    Rate will be £9.20/hour + 5 weeks annual leave and public bank holidays paid (pro rata)

    Knowledge & Abilities:
    Good knowledge of spoken and written English (Essential)
    NHS experience (Desirable)
    Knowledge of EMIS Web clinical system and Docman (Desirable)
    Training for the job will be provided to the right candidate.

    Under the supervision of: Practice Manager & Senior Receptionist

    If you are keen to work, well mannered, reliable team player with a high attention to detail, that can work at times unsupervised, flexible, motivated, approachable person, please apply today by sending your CV with a covering letter, to the Practice Manager via the e-mail