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.
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
I'm a qualified Care Assistant with 6 years experience. Previously worked in the retail sector for 15 years including Health, and entertainment areas. I write plays and short stories in my spare time, and currently studying counselling, psychology,spiritual healing, and advanced philosophy.
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.
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 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.
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.
I am a retired Project Manager. I worked overseas for 25 years, building and equipping factories in beverage sector. I now volunteer at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and a local charity transport service. I am also a member of Men in Sheds.
Happily married, retired from range of professions, soldier, physiotherapist, HR manager, lecturer and childminder. Now a part-time carer and advocate for man with autism and epilepsy. Just general household diy skills (not a tradesman). Looking to keep busy, enjoy outdoors and walking. Thank you.
You can book David (Dave) for the following tasks:
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.
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.
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.