I retired from paid employment in 2011 with the NHS in Procurement. At first I wondered what I would do with my time but now I wonder where all my free time is! I volunteer with the local community-run shop, serving behind the counter and also dealing with the admin for the newspaper and magazine orders. I also volunteer with the local library, delivering books to an elderly housebound lady of 94! I write short stories mainly but am also trying to write a book. I play tennis, cycle and walk. My wife and I run a local board games session monthly and are members of a local U3A games group.
I have spent the last 32 yrs in IT, covering everything from technology to sales. I currently build websites and manage SEO & social media at VERY competitive rates. I am also very reliable and always finish what I start.
I do online comms for a county charity & have increased Facebook following from 60 to 1770+. I utilise the demographic data and targeted ad capabilities of FB to reach, and retain, the desired follower demographic. Let me help you optimise your social media presence. See bit.ly/MeAtLinkedIn
I am a people-person with many years experience in sales and recruitment. I have compiled training and development manuals for Blue Chip and SME organisations. I am fully IT literate, possess excellent attention to detail and thrive on research and investigation projects. I have published 3 novels.
Assuming I live to 110, I am a middle-aged journalist, writer, horticulturalist and techie anorak. Qualities? Reliability, imagination, resourcefulness and amiability. Why Blume? Because it makes sense.
A personable and conscientious “portfolio careerist” with extensive experience of successfully providing exemplary levels of service to a wide cross section of clients within diverse cultural and business environments. Industries include event management, venues, charities, not for profit, heritage, tourism, management consultancy and TV networks.
I am a freelance researcher and would be delighted to help with any project, however small, involving searching for information or data, research, analysis, presentation of results, drafting of reports... I have significant writing experience. Please do contact me to discuss your needs.
I worked as a Legal Secretary and Document Production Specialist for most of my career. I can help with transcription, copy typing, document conversions, amending, formatting, proofing, administration and clerical tasks. I am an active person and enjoy helping people generally.
Experienced Account & Admin Manager worked in blue chip & SME's, more recently opted for a quieter life in part time roles including blog writing & ad hoc admin tasks. I enjoy reading, walking our dogs & currently doing a fiction writing course.
I specialise in UK English communications. When you need your words fine-tuning, I can offer 15 years' writing/editing/proofreading experience. You are hiring someone with extensive knowledge of the English language and its successful application within the business environment.
I'm now semi retired having been self employed in the electronic security industry most of my working life. Recently I worked as a Business Adviser part time for local enterprise agencies and helped new start up businesses create business plans. I now provide small business support online.
Initial career as a nurse, children's nurse then health visitor
Second career as a senior lecturer teaching mainly at post graduate level mainly doctors and nurses.
Excellent communication and literacy skills. Reasonable IT skills. Very practical and inventive
Voluntary roles at different levels
Highly effective professional with 30+ years’ experience in operations, office, finance and business administration, characterised by consistent progression in diverse environments, including start-up, charities / not-for-profit, legal and property management and Higher Education.
I am an experienced business researcher and have experience of writing blogs and using social media. I have joined Blume to be able to participate in activities and to utilise my skills to assist others.
I undertake Academic Research at different universities. I tend to spend periods of inactivity between projects and I hope I can do something productive by making myself available to those that may need that extra-pair of hands during spells of professional inactivity.
Retired person looking for a temporary or part-time job. I bring with me over forty years of experience working in a range of roles, mostly within the British Civil Service. These roles have included: Administration; Team Management; Research and Development; IT Training and Policy Development.
I have lived and worked in Enfield for over twenty years. I currently work part-time as an administrator for a local charity based in Enfield. Previously, I worked for a local authority as a Senior Admin in a children's centre for babies & under 5's. I have typing, IT and minute taking skills.
I am a Chartered Engineer, running my own business since 1999. Prior to that I worked in civil engineering contracting & as a senior manager in a major building materials company. I have good analytical & presentation skills and the ability to find the most efficient way to complete a project.
I have many years experience working as a PA/Secretary for various chartered surveyors in London. I have a bright, bubbly character and get on well with people on all levels. I live with my husband and cat in Essex, love all things vintage and enjoy musical theatre, photography and gardening.
As a versatile office admin person, my experience includes Invoicing, report writing, credit control, secretarial/ PA, proof-reading, reception, design forms, telephony etc.
Now older and needing change, I can garden, paint walls, pack cupboards, clean premises, walk your dogs etc. I do drive.
I am a kind, friendly, passionate and experienced Higher Learning Teaching Assistant presently working at Harrow College and am committed to the welfare of the students. I am looking to tutor students as well help in business support work.
I am a former accountant turned international film and media event producer who has lived on several continents. I am confident, highly creative, have great customer facing skills, patient, great at marketing and copywriting, very strong internet & social media skills, charming phone manner.
Experienced and versatile ICT professional with forty years of experience in change and service delivery across a wide range of public and private sector bodies and industry sectors. Strong skills on providing practical and sustainable governance, assurance and operational assistance.
I am looking for all types of support, fix or repair jobs. I can work on any household or tech items, just ask. I have 20 years IT experience and 20 years business management experience and 30 years maintaining my 150 year old house and garden.
A keen, energetic skilled worker with a proven track record in Security. I have also built an outstanding portfolio in Crafts and Dress making.
I need to stress that I proudly hold a significant number of testimonials for being a reliable and trusted worker with a friendly yet business-like approach
I have worked as an administrator for best part of my working life. I am computer literate. I keep myself fit and have a can do attitude. I have joined Blume for the flexible and lucrative opportunities they can provide for older people like myself. I enjoy chatting and meeting new people.
Hi, I'm retired and enjoy all kinds of DIY. I have made items from reclaimed wood and upcycled furniture which has sold at a local shop. I have a lot of experience using computers as I worked for British Gas. I read a lot and often see mistakes in books and magazines. I can put my hand to most thing
I am a Virtual Personal Assistant with almost 20 years experience. My skills lie in helping clients to stay organised in whatever way they need. I also help with their client relationship management and research information they need.
Consultant Project Manager. Worked in central and local government, HO, FCO, MoD and police. In-depth experience of data transformation, migration, IT project health checks, plans and finance. Written Investment Propositions, Business Cases, and successful bids. Produced training and lecture videos.
I am 59 years old and am just emerging from a 7 year period of caring for elderly loved ones - and feeling a little lost. Prior, I worked in Corporate Lending, Marketing and Research and more recently Grant making (Not for profit sector). I would love to connect with Blume to help re-light my fire!
A hard working, dedicated individual with vast experience in the public and private sectors. Examples of this include product and project management, staff management, strategic and financial planning and budgeting. Trained proof reader and recently educated to Masters degree level (with Merit).
Advanced computer user, handy with a saw and drill! Administrative / financial; building / repair. Renovated 3 houses: rewiring, central heating and plumbing. Career lecturer, module leader and performing arts practitioner with extensive skills, tutoring in singing (Choral Director) and GCSE maths.
Having owned & run several businesses my skillset is extremely wide. I trained as a Chartered Accountant but I have worked with both very large & very small clients with a very hands on approach. I have also had years of experience of Direct Selling and marketing. Oddly I hold a forklift license!!!
I previously worked in the NHS and social services, and now as a PhD researcher. I am keen to offer my research skills and experience working in health and social care. I am unable to do physical tasks, although I am keen to do dog walking (I use a powerchair), and any computer-based work.
I am a mature professional, top-level foster carer for over 17 years experience, have 15 years experience in housing sector and building and construction. experienced in court reports, preparation in all areas of housing/building litigation and advocacy/coach for children mother/baby placements.