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We are recruiting, on behalf of RAFAKidz, a wholly owned subsidiary of the RAF Association, a passionate and enthusiastic Nursery Room Leader to join our team at RAFAKidz in Odiham.

Key Responsibilities include

  • To deliver and ensure a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
  • To manage the day to day activities to ensure the smooth running of your room
  • Ensure that children’s developmental records reflect up to date individual’s progress.
  • To act as a Key Person to a group of children.
  • Implement and support others in delivering the EYFS in line with current practise and guidelines
  • Ensuring appropriate planning is in place to maintain required standards consulting with the Nursery Assistants
  • Provide leadership, support and supervision to playroom staff
  • Identify and address individual training needs of playroom staff

Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent.
  • Paediatric First Aid (full)
  • Previous recent experience, working in an early years setting
  • Excellent proactive team engagement and involvement
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current legislations in Health and Safety, Environmental Health and Food Standards Agency
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and current Ofsted statutory guidance
  • An understanding of the safeguarding legislation, GDPR in practice and the ability to translate these areas into practical processes and systems

This post requires a satisfactory, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on appointment and every three years thereafter.

To apply for the role please forward your CV to . A full job description and person specification is also available upon request from

Closing Date – Monday 2nd December 2019
Interviews will take place on 9th and 10th of December



Permanent  Full Time  37 hours per week
Salary: £9.25 –  to  £9.50 per hour (depending on qualification)
Closing Date: Monday 2nd December
Interviews: 9th and 10th December

We are recruiting, on behalf of RAFA Kidz, a wholly owned subsidiary of the RAF Association, passionate and enthusiastic Nursery Assistants to join our team at RAFA Kidz in Odiham.

We are looking for two permanent Nursery Assistants for an immediate start. Nursery opening hours are 0730 to 1730.

Rates of Pay

NVQ Level 2 – £9.25 per hour
NVQ Level 3 – £9.50 per hour

Key Responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
  • To actively participate in specific areas of nursery activity including working and playing with children
  • To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • To ensure that the preschool nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others.
  • To ensure the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting

This post requires a satisfactory, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on appointment and every three years thereafter.

To apply for the role please forward your CV to  A full job description and person specification is also available upon request from

Closing Date 8am  Monday 2nd December 2019
Interviews will be held on 9th and 10th of December 2019



Salary: *£17,600 – £18,525 (*Starting Salary) pro rata
Hours of work: 22.5hrs   Monday to Friday
Morning Shift 9am – 1.30pm  1 position – Maternity Cover – Up to 12 months contract
Afternoon Shift 1.30pm – 6pm  3 positions
Location: Leicester   

When one of the Royal Air Force family needs support, they turn to the RAF Association. We do our utmost to make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel (and their families) get the help they deserve.

We have an exciting opportunity for Customer Care Advisors to join our small friendly contact centre supporting our members, donors, beneficiaries and volunteers via multi-channel inbound and outbound enquiries.  Our team delivers outstanding customer service on a wide variety of subjects including membership, welfare, fundraising, events, volunteering and trading. The role is busy and varied and requires excellent communication skills and the ability to convey a genuine desire to help, assist and support as required.

The ideal candidate will be educated to A-Level/NVQ3 in a relevant subject or have equivalent experience within a busy customer service environment, experience of handling a high volume of inbound and outbound telephone calls, live chat and email correspondence, competent in Microsoft Office and Outlook (to be tested prior to interview) and demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience of using CRM systems, data bases and the ability to work accurately with good attention to detail.

We offer an attractive benefits package including 10% employer pension contribution, an equivalent of 36 days of holiday per annum and excellent further development opportunities.

To apply for the job please kindly send in a completed application form to Application packs are available to download from our website.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

** We do not accept Cvs **

Closing Date for receipt of all applications is 8am Friday 22nd November
Online IT Testing will take place on Monday 25th November
Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th November

Armed Forces Housing Outreach Officer

Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £26,999 – £28,785
Location: Cambridge Shire Hall
Closing date: 22 November 2019 at midday
Hours: 18.50
Working Pattern:Fixed Term
Reference: 19098

We are looking to employ a dedicated Housing Outreach Officer to support the housing needs of the Armed Forces Community across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough within a wider Armed Forces Covenant project. This is an exciting role with many aspects, taking the successful candidate from working with individuals in the community to working collaboratively with partner organisations, gathering data on the housing issues of veterans in the county and influencing policy and practices to improve their experiences. The position is funded for an 18 month period by a Ministry of Housing Grant but will be hosted by Cambridgeshire County Council and covering the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough area.

We are looking for an individual who has a good understanding of the needs of the armed forces community and preferably a housing background. You will need to be a multitasker who can demonstrate strong communication skills and be able to work both independently and collaboratively with partners to deliver the project.

The role is based in Cambridge and will involve travel across the county, but we are happy to discuss preferred office base at interview.

We would particularly welcome applications from people who have previously had experience of working within the Armed Forces.

If you would like additional information on the post please contact Vikki Barr on 07776679592 or for a friendly chat.

Interviews for this post will be held week commencing 2nd December

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