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Employers looking to recruit in Cherwell and forthcoming employment and careers events.


Get ready for the chance to meet with local employers and recruiting businesses at Bicester's Spring Job Fair. This free event is open to all. It will be held at Bicester library on Thursday 6th April between 4pm and 7pm. There will also be opportunities to find out about training courses and apprenticeships, get expert help with CVs and talk to people about your next career move.

For more information and to register your interest, call 01295 221863 or e-mail


March 2017: Futures in Revenues and Benefits - recruiting now!

This is an exciting time of change for Cherwell District and South Northamptonshire Councils with the establishment of a joint local authority owned company to deliver a Revenues and Benefits service to the Councils.

We pride ourselves on delivering an effective and efficient service to our customers and partners as well as developing a commercially minded approach to our service delivery.

We are looking to recruit to the following new entrant roles:

The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to understand complicated government legislation and possess good verbal and written communication skills.

If you could play a role in transforming our approach to delivering Revenues and Benefits and are looking for a career in this field we want to hear from you.

The closing date for all applications is 27 March 2017. Please return completed application forms via email to

For further information about all these roles and to apply please click here


March 2017: Project Leader sought for "SUM" (Support to Understand your Money) project

"SUM" (Support to Understand your Money) is a 2 year project that will commence in January 2017.

The aim of the project is to support unemployed or economically inactive individuals to improve their financial capability and tackle out of work poverty which will enable them to be more job ready and in the longer term, move into work.

Citizens Advice North Oxon and South Northants is seeking a project leader who will support the Operations Manager in the delivery of the project objectives. The project leader will co-ordinate the project, working with internal staff and volunteers to deliver client support and liaising with external agencies as required. The project leader will also be responsible for maintaining project statistics and evidence. The Operations manager will carry out the project management aspects.

"SUM" project leader

Salary: £18,730 pro rata + optional pension

Fixed term contract: 1st January 2017 to Dec 31st 2019

Part-time: 9 hours p/w

Based at Citizens Advice Banbury office. Hours: flexible to suit

Contact for more information and application form:

Closing date: Thursday 13th April


March 2017: Book your place now at the Motorsport and Automotive Jobs Fair at Silverstone on Tuesday 21 March

Are you...

  • thinking about a career in Motorsport or Automotive?
  • an engineering student and want to know which route to take?
  • an experienced professional willing to take the next step in your career? 

Join the MIA MOTORSPORT & AUTOMOTIVE JOBS FAIR and meet your next employer.

With over 25 high profile companies exhibiting from the motorsport and automotive sectors, there won't be a better opportunity to get your foot in the door. A wide range of roles and opportunities will be available on the day, including jobs in engineering, design, manufacturing, sales & marketing, motorsport events, motorsport courses and apprenticeship schemes.

Get advice from the experts, meet with key companies and take the next step in your career.

Several job seekers found their dream job at the previous Jobs Fair. You could be like them, come along with your CV, show your skills and enthusiasm and don't miss this opportunity to impress your potential employer.

For more information and to book your free ticket click here


January 2017: Evolution Sport, Banbury - Finance Manager/Assistant to the Accountant

Evolution Sport is a leading supplier of production services at major sporting events across the globe including Formula 1, Tennis, Golf, Football and Sailing.

As part of our expansion and growth programme, we are looking for an experienced accounts person to manage our purchasing system, sales and purchase ledger and support the accountant in producing monthly management accounts.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years Sage experience, be methodical and level headed and enjoy working as part of a team across all of our departments, managing and reporting on costs including project management, design, purchasing, production, delivery and installation.

This is a permanent, full-time role and the salary ranges between £25-30k per annum depending on experience. Working out of our office on the outskirts of Banbury the hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm with an hour for lunch and 23 days annual holiday.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to To find out more about Evolution Sport visit our website at


January 2017: Kuehne + Nagel, Bicester. Professionals sought.

Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world's leading logistics providers. Today, the Kuehne + Nagel Group has more than 1,200 offices in over 100 countries, with around 69,000 employees. Our key business activities and market position are built on the company's truly world class capabilities

The global logistics network is our strongest asset. Dedication, integration and innovation are at the heart of our business philosophy. Focused on our customers' needs we provide integrated logistics solutions of outstanding quality and operational excellence.

We are currently seeking to fill two roles at our Bicester site;

  • HR Advisor
  • Continuous Improvement Facilitator

For further details and to apply for these exciting roles visit Kuehne+Nagel or find the vacancies on


January 2017: Dematic - Banbury. Great opportunities available!

Dematic is a global leader providing a comprehensive range of intelligent intralogistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4300 highly skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide its customers a unique perspective in world class materials handling solution design.

Whether you are a professional seeking greater challenges or a recent graduate embarking on an exciting new career, Dematic is interested in hearing from you. In addition to a great work environment, we offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package.

We are currently seeking to fill vacancies in the following areas:

  • Senior Project Manager (Warehousing and Automation). Home based
  • Project Financial Analyst
  • Project Buyer (Engineering)
  • Bid and Copy Writer
  • Senior Controls Engineer

For details of these and other great opportunities, visit


January 2017: Career Coaching - supported by Sanctuary Housing

Are you thinking about a fresh start for your career? Do you want to make the most of your potential? Do you realise how many opportunities may be out there for you?

If you're currently not working and unsure about how to take your next steps regarding learning, training or employment, with our help and guidance you could be on the path to success.

If you are a resident of Sanctuary Housing or live in the Neithrop, Ruscote or Grimsbury areas of Banbury we can offer you one-to-one support and help direct you to the services that you need, whatever your situation.

For an initial chat about how we could help call Michael on 01295 221863 or e-mail


January 2017: Catering Assistant sought, Savoir Fare, Bicester

An exciting opportunity to join an independent Eco Café located within beautiful surroundings in Bicester.

Fresh local produce and passion is at the heart of all we do. We are looking for a Catering Assistance for breakfast and lunch service, someone who wants to be innovative with the desire to build and grow our reputation for great food and service.

  •     Assist Chef Manager during busy periods delivering Breakfast and Lunch Service
  •  Assist Front of House service, taking orders, operating till system, delivering food orders
  •  Deliver Breakfast and Lunch service in absence of Chef Manager
  •  Maintain a high standard of Kitchen cleanliness and hygiene practice.
  •  Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with the rest of the team and customers.
  •  Report equipment faults and defects.
  •  Show willingness to take on additional responsibilities when necessary.

The Ideal Candidate

  •  Current experience of working as a Breakfast Chef/ Chef de Partie, Front of House would be ideal.
  •  Able to deliver a high level of customer service
  •  You should be able to work in a flexible, motivated manner with a positive, can do attitude.
  •  Excellent organisation and time management skills, with an eye for detail and the ability to use your own initiative is essential for this role.
  •  You must be enthusiastic, flexible and willing to learn with a professional, prompt and caring attitude.
  •  The ideal candidate also enjoys working within a fast-paced environment and is competent in multi-tasking and responding to business needs.

 Required Qualifications

  •  Level 2 Food Hygiene

As the company grows there will be opportunities to grow with us. If you are interested and believe you fit the role, please apply by sending us your CV and a covering letter telling us a bit about yourself. Email:


January 2017: Hunt Bespoke Kitchens and Interiors Ltd, Bloxham are seeking a Personal Assistant to the Designers.

The successful candidate will be a well-presented professional person with excellent interpersonal skills who will enjoy working in our small but dedicated team. A keen eye for detail and confident communication skills are essential. They will provide organizational and administrative support to the Directors and Designers and serve customers and liaise with clients in the Showroom at Hunt Bespoke Kitchens and Interiors Ltd, The High Street, Bloxham OX15 4LT. They will also represent the Hunt Bespoke brand in a courteous and professional manner at all times and maintain excellent standards consistent with our products and services.

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with alternate Saturdays (9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.).

For further details about this role and what it entails and to apply, please click here:

Hunt Bespoke Kitchens & Interiors Ltd - Bespoke Kitchen Makers and Joiners, Showroom: High Street, Bloxham, OX15 4LT.

Telephone: 01295 721111


December 2016: Sanctuary Care, Yarnton - Become part of something special!

At Sanctuary Care we believe our mission of keeping kindness at the heart of our care starts with our team. Working for us you will not only get the opportunity to brighten a resident's day, but we will make you smile too with our range of benefits and job opportunities.

Situated amongst rolling fields, Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home is a beautiful home located in a rural village on the outskirts of Oxford between Kidlington and Woodstock. The home provides residential, nursing, dementia and palliative care for 60 residents. We are currently seeking a Senior Care Assistant, Care Assistants, Catering Assistants and Domestic Assistants.

If you love the job you do and want support to be the very best you can be, or you are starting a career with the hope of progressing up the ladder, share our ethos for keeping kindness at the heart of our care and we will welcome you into our family with open arms!

For further information about our current vacancies and to apply visit our careers web pages here;


December 2016: Commis Chef sought - The Bell at Shenington

We are seeking a Commis chef for our busy new business venture in a picturesque village close to Banbury. We are a family run, food led pub committed to providing our guests with quality food and drink.

Applicants will be enthusiastic, hardworking and looking to progress their career in the hospitality industry. They will have a knowledge of fresh ingredients and some experience in catering. Hospitality and Catering students looking for first positions in a professional kitchen may also be considered.

This is a full-time position working 40 hours over 5 days per week. In return we offer excellent training and a competitive salary as well as tips. Salary dependant on experience - in the region of 12-15k per annum.

Candidates require own transport due to location.

If interested phone Mike on 07789 075854 or e-mail


Jobs in the Care sector

There are very many opportunities to use your experience, skills and caring approach to others in a variety of settings across the Banbury and Bicester area. Why not check out the organisations listed below and discover the different roles and flexible opportunities they can currently offer? Don't worry if you feel you don't have the precise experience you think is required - the employer will be delighted to chat with you about the kind of person that would suit these roles. You could just be what they're looking for!

Cherwell Care - At Cherwell Care we are dedicated to providing the best care and support for our clients in the comfort of their own home. Our care programmes are tailor made and personalized so that every client receives as much or as little attention as they want.

As a team member we expect compassion, dedication, enthusiasm and passion. Flexibility and great time keeping are an essential quality. We are always looking for Carers who feel they can add to our excellent service. If you are not a qualified carer but have a keen passion for helping others then we want to hear from you.

For more information about current vacancies and to apply, please visit the employment pages of our website here, call us on 01869 243839 or call in to our offices at 50 Bucknell Road, Bicester OX26 2DG.

Home Instead - Specialising in non-medical care of older people in their own homes, helping people remain at home where they're most happy while giving their families the freedom to relax in the knowledge that their loved ones are in excellent hands. Use the following contact details to find out more;

· For the North Oxfordshire branch in Deddington call 01295 237237 or visit

· For the Oxford branch based in Kidlington call 01865 841362 or visit

LifeCarers - Do you love working with people? We are recruiting people just like you to join our client support teams caring for people living in their own homes in situations such as dementia, rehabilitation and loneliness.

At LifeCarers we know great care comes from hiring great people who share our passion for quality care and putting clients first. Our care teams are committed, caring and reliable and they deserve our commitment in return. This is why we offer full and part-time guaranteed working hour contracts to all our carers (subject to availability and the usual pre-employment checks).

Call the Cherwell Branch on 01295 675071 to find out more or visit here to see details of current vacancies and apply

Day and Nightcare Assistance - We are looking for people who are passionate about people, treating them with dignity, providing care to the highest standard, and adding a touch of sunshine to their day. If you are trustworthy, reliable, happy to work on your own initiative and, preferably, have access to transport then we'd love to hear from you.

If you would like to join our team, please visit here and either fill-in our online application form, download & print the PDF application form, email or get in touch with our Banbury office at 13 Market Place, Banbury, OX16 5LG, Tel: 01295 252 277: our staff will be delighted to tell you more.


The Employment Shop at Activate Learning

The Employment Shop is Activate Learning's on-line resource on which to find local employment vacancies, apprenticeships, volunteering opportunities and local recruitment events. To find further details and for more useful careers, training and employment advice and guidance, visit their website here:

Activate Learning runs Banbury and Bicester College.


Retail jobs in Castle Quay

Please follow this link for a number of retail jobs in Castle Quay, Banbury:  


SIA Security Guards jobs

If you are an SIA licensed Security Guard seeking work, call 01295 275073 or visit the website of Thames Security to see details of the very latest vacancies in and around Banbury and Bicester:


Would you like to work for the council?

Cherwell is a busy district council in a beautiful rural area. Its main centres of population are Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington. We now share a joint management team with South Northamptonshire council and we advertise vacancies on their behalf too.

We have a comprehensive range of pay and benefits which includes competitive salaries, excellent holiday and leave arrangements, flexible working hours, pension scheme, relocation scheme, childcare voucher scheme and an on-going commitment to your training and development.

Vacancies are listed here.


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