in Nailsea or nearby


to advertise here go to contact page or email

New posting May 2021
M&D Building and Refurbishment Ltd
Family-run business with more than 40 years experience in the trade
We have an opportunity for a young apprentice to start a carpentry course in September to join our team. We are Nailsea-based company carrying out all aspects of building and refurbishment work in North Somerset
Applicants must be:
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Happy to get stuck in with any job at hand
Please message Dan at via Facebook page
Night Support Worker Vacancies
at Sycamore Lodge, Nailsea


£9.99 per hour. 12 hour shifts 8pm until 8 am.


Full training provided

you just need the passion to care


Please contact the service on

01275 858000 for more information

Nailsea Auto Electrical sponsors of Nailsea People
Breaking News page is looking for skilled technician to join team
Mechanical and electrical skills preferred
Get in touch on 01275 261005 or send a message via Facebook or Instagram
Nailsea Physio has just opened new consulting rooms
at Kings Court
They are looking for a skilled physiotherapist who is motivated, has good bedside manner and is able to empathise with the clients. Must have HCPC registration, chartered with CSP and minimun of three year post grad experience
Email CV and cover letter to 

The Royal Oak

High Street Nailsea
is recruiting:
  • Front of house
  • Kitchen staff
Start from Monday, May 10 for reopening on Monday, May 17.
Great company benefits​
New postings April 2021

Pertemps Bristol Commercial

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Ring O'Bells, Nailsea
Looking for cook/chef to join its team.
Preferably someone who lives locally with experience.
Full or part-time hours available.
Contact Rebecca on 01275 790009


for Nailsea

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) encourage aspiring on-call firefighters to ‘have a go’ at upcoming events.

The ‘have a go’ sessions, to be held at Nailsea, Paulton, Chew Magna and Winscombe stations, will give those interested in becoming on-call firefighters the chance to try some of the tests that trainee firefighters complete during the recruitment process.

We are currently prioritising recruitment at six of our on-call fire stations: Nailsea, Yatton, Chew Magna, Paulton, Blagdon, and Winscombe. If you’re interested, and live within five minutes of any of these on-call stations, we’d encourage you to come and ‘have a go’.

Next month, we are holding three sessions at each of the fire stations below, with only 12 places per day available, we’d urge you to book your ticket today:

  • Nailsea Fire Station – Tuesday, May 18

  • Paulton Fire Station – Wednesday, May 19

  • Chew Magna Fire Station – Thursday, May 20

  • Winscombe Fire Station – Saturday, May 22

There will be a range of 2-hour sessions available at each fire station and attendees will take part in a number of activities, including:

  • Equipment carry

  • Ladder climb

  • Casualty evacuation

  • Breathing apparatus circulation

  • Strength and fitness (only available at Nailsea and Chew Magna)

The events come ahead of the next two training schools, which begin on at the end of July and mid October.

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.What to expect on the day:

  • Any required PPE/Fire Kit will be provided

  • Please wear fitness clothing and bring a water bottle with you

  • Arrive at the station at your allotted time

  • Attend a safety brief and a chance to ask any questions about the session

  • You will have a chance to complete every exercise with an instructor

  • You will complete each exercise individually and move round all exercise until they are completed

  • You may be asked to provide feedback to inform future events

Please be reassured that covid-19 regulations will be in place to ensure the safety of both visitors and AF&RS staff, including social distancing measures, PPE and regular sanitizing of equipment. You will be required to wear PPE where necessary and adhere to social distancing during the event.

If you have any questions about the event or would like to get in touch with the on-call support officers team, please contact:

On-call firefighters live within five minutes of the on-call station and train to the highest standard to help protect their local communities while earning a second income.

Find out more about the role of an on-call firefighter, read stories from current firefighters and how to prepare for the recruitment process on our careers website HERE.

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Backwell House



Backwell-Dragons' Den company


is looking for summer staff.
The business has part-time and full time vacancies in its warehouse.
Roles will ideally suit university students on summer vacation.
Email for more details
WANTED: 2 X Kitchen Porters
Part-time evenings and weekends aged 16+
Call 01275 462770 if interested
New postings March 2021
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WE'RE HIRING: We are currently looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team in Nailsea as a Support Worker. For further information please click on the below link to each role we currently have available. Alternatively call on 0758 568 0957 or email



WANTED: Builder's mate(s)


Two general labourers needed for housing project at Bristol BS4 (Keynsham) for a fortnight;s work 7.30am-4.30pm.

Duties will include all types of general labouring and assisting different trades.
Good work ethic and attitude are a must.
Please call Richard if available on 0741 577 9663
Building a House

The Original Factory Shop at 61-63 High Street, Nailsea which sells discounted homewares, furniture and electrical goods, plus toys and clothing has vacancies for temporary sales staff. Must be flexible and able to work weekends. Please pop in store for an application form.

The Rising Sun at 91 West Town Road, Backwell has vacancies.

The pub reopens on Monday, April 12, for outdoor dining and drinks. On offer will be offer a reduced menu featuring its rustic pizzas and burgers menu. The intention is to fully reopen on Monday, May 17 with indoor dining and accommodation.

The pub is looking for some amazing people to complete its team.

Check out its job ads HERE.

New postings January and February 2021

All vacancies filled therefore ads removed

New postings December 2020
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Avon Fire & Rescue Service opens its recruitment doors looking for aspiring and diverse firefighters

People from across our vibrant communities are being encouraged to apply to become a wholetime firefighter, as Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) once again opens its doors, looking for those who want to make a difference to join the service.

During the next three months, AF&RS will be hosting a range of recruitment activity to explore the role of a firefighter, give an idea of what it is like to be part of the Service, as well as provide insight into what is required throughout the application process.

It is hoped that applications will be received from members of our communities across our Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset communities, as well as from our more under-represented communities.

AF&RS are planning to raise awareness through recruitment outreach, which will begin late-December. 

More information regarding the selection stages of this recruitment campaign can be found on our ‘Yes You Can’ website at

New postings November 2020

Nailsea & District Community Transport

Nailsea and District Community Transport
  • Nailsea Town Council has three staff vacancies. A new appointment of communications/social media officer, replacement finance officer and maternity cover assistant clerk. Call 01275 855277 for more details

New postings October 2020
Nailsea School is looking for a
Pastoral Mentor
37 Hours a week – term time only
Salary: JG5 – £18,120 (actual salary)
To read more go to Pastoral Mentor – Overview
Deadline: Monday,November 2, midday
Kebab Kitchen
Crown Glass Place, Nailsea
Immediate Start

Currently recruiting delivery driver for Wednesday and Thursday evenings 5-10pm with some flexibility

Additional shifts or change of days may become available in the future

Driving experience and previously working in a takeaway would be an advantage but not essential
We are looking for a trustworthy and reliable person who can work in a fast-paced environment.

You will need to have your own transport and access to a Sat Nav

You will have to FUND your PETROL but we do pay a very good rate of £50 each evening

Plus you keep your tips and get free food and drink while on duty

'A great little job if you’re looking for work or some extra cash'
Kebab Kitchen is one big family and the ideal candidate is a person who is respectful, bubbly and a team player
If you’re interested message Megan Lawlor on Facebook or pop in the shop and ask for Deniz or Megan

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New postings September 2020
looking to recruit 


• Part time, including weekends and evenings

•  £9.30 per hour


Nailsea Town Council is seeking to recruit a Caretaker to ensure the Tithe Barn, 65 High Street and their facilities are prepared and maintained to a high standard for hirers.

We are seeking someone who will be a day to day presence and who will take a pride in our wonderful community buildings.

Duties will include opening and locking the buildings for hirers, ensuring that the insides and outsides of the buildings are kept tidy, setting out and putting away furniture for hirers and carrying out safety and maintenance checks.

Applicants should live locally as they will be the responsible person and key holder for the buildings.

For further information or to apply for this post please contact Nailsea Town Council office by telephoning 01275 855277, emailing or by dropping in to the Tithe Barn during office hours.

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO)

Avon and Somerset Police

£26k–50k per year

The role of a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) is career like no other, it is a unique opportunity for you to join a forward thinking organisation that is there 365 days a year to engage, support and serve the communities of Avon and Somerset.
In your career as a PCSO you will be on your feet out and about every day, meeting with the public, talking to businesses, schools, colleges and other organisations.

You may start your day walking the local cycle track where there have been complaints reported of individuals causing trouble. You then receive a radio message calling you to the scene of a car accident where you need to control the traffic. Later on in the day you then are out at a local college, talking to the students about speed awareness.
Engagement with the public is another key element in this role, you will be a good listener, someone who is happy talking to people, listening to their concerns and providing solutions. In this role you will not have powers of arrest, instead you are talking to individuals to find resolution.
One of our key values is inclusivity, we value the difference in perspective our people bring, and we work together with our colleagues to ensure they reach their potential.
We will provide you with the skills and resources needed to perform in the role, we are driving technology into all areas of our organisation, from physical kit including laptops, phones and radios, through to online training courses so you can continue to learn remotely.
Our offices, stations and vehicles are all kitted out with a wide range of technological solutions including Wi-Fi to ensure our staff are fully connected wherever they go.
Check out our website for full details by clicking HERE.

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part-time permanent

Sansum Cleaning Solutions Ltd

is a provider of

Commercial Cleaning Solutions

throughout South West of England

Its mission is to 'Employ great people delivering a fantastic service to our valued customers'

Hours Monday to Friday 4.15-6.15pm

10 Hours per week

Term time only £9.30 per hour

Training, Uniform, Equipment and DBS provided through company

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      is looking for an experienced cafe manager


Duties include:

  • Ordering

  • Stock control

  • Cashing up and banking

  • Rotas

  • Staff relations

  • Cooking/serving and cleaning.


Busy cafe/coffee shop and is looking for a bubbly personality to take on the role of manager. Knowledge of food a must as food served or made that day will be down to the manager. Hours 8am-5.30pm Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week. Serious applications only please. Rates from £10.75 per hour or possible salary to be discussed. Contact Greens at Colliers Walk, Nailsea

Dr Gelato

Backwell kitchen 



. Call 01275 856927 if interested.
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Hairdresser to the seniors

A Nailsea care home needs an

in-house hairdresser


Sycamore Lodge is in leafy Lodge Lane, and caters for people needing nursing and respite care at its 78-bed facility

They are looking for someone who can help residents some of whom have mild dementia to look their best

This special person will be able to offer their seniors either a cut and blow dry or shampoo and set as well as being a bit of a barber for the gentlemen!

This is a very rewarding vacancy - call 01275 858000 for more information 

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Postings August 2020 and earlier
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Experienced therapists to help both add to and fulfil the demand for our existing services at Kingshill, Nailsea. If you’re enthusiastic, and a passionate about your work and would like to work in a fun, friendly environment - then please get in touch








Call Gina on 0779 207 3417 or email

Full or part time considered

Self employed, daily rate or commission based available

8-10 Dark Lane

Backwell BS48 3NP

01275 408737

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Ooh! Chocolata
is recruiting
Full time, permanent position available making things with chocolate at its Nailsea factory
Email if you are interested

Cafe 119

Looking for two new staff to:

  • run front-of-house

  • take orders;

  • make drinks;

  • cleaning; and

  • washing up.

Full-time including some Saturdays and Sundays.
Contact via Messenger
Rates of pay to be discussed, depending on age and experience
Warehouse Staff Required In Backwell
A perfect summer job if you’re at school, college or uni, or even for those currently on furlough. 16+, no experience necessary
Role available initially until September
Due to growing volumes, Tru-Tension is looking for additional warehouse staff for the summer
Tasks include daily order packing for motorcycle and cycle product’s and assisting the warehouse team with incoming/ outgoing stock requirements
To apply, please pop us an email at or message Chris directly on social media
Tru-Tension designs, manufactures and sells a range of high quality maintenance solutions
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India Cottage takeaway at 53 High Street, Nailsea, is looking for a delivery driver for weekend work
Must have clean driving licence and own car

Hours 6-9pm on Friday and Saturday evenings

Rate of pay to be discussed
Call 0792 971 2033 for further information
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12 Backwell Hill Road, Backwell,
Bristol BS48 3PL





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Lego team building interview challenge

It wasn't that long ago the standard interview question was 'where do you see yourself in five years time?' and the standard answer was 'sitting where you are'.

But two men have clinched jobs as IT developers with an online energy switching business Flipper by demonstrating their skills with Lego building blocks.

James Brown and Ollie Spires,pictured, are now working at the headquarters of energy auto-switching service Flipper, based at 1 Clevedon Road, Nailsea.

They impressed the bosses at an unusual interview aimed at finding out how they worked together and solved problems.

Instead of being subjected to the normal question and answer interview process, all the candidates for these roles were challenged to work in groups of three to create a Lego house in just 20 minutes.

Flipper head of technology Tim Genge devised the challenge.

He said: “The qualifications listed on a CV only tell you so much about a person, which courses they have attended and the technical knowledge they might have.

“We wanted to test their softer skills.

"See how they work with others, if they are leaders or followers, how good are they at problem solving and explaining their ideas to others.

"And, very importantly, if they would fit in with the rest of our team.”

The groups were given details of an imaginary Lego family and their requirements for a home. Flipper management team then watched each group as they discussed and constructed the house to a tight deadline.

Having successfully completed the task, James and Ollie now work as web developers and are part of the team who constantly improve the Flipper platform, which searches out the best gas and electricity deals and manages the switching process for households signed up to the service.

Flipper managing director Mark Gutteridge said: “There are more and more tech firms basing themselves in Bristol and the South West which has created a really dynamic market with lots of roles and lots of people applying for each one.

"By taking an innovative approach to recruitment we make ourselves memorable to the candidates and ensure we attract high calibre people – like James and Ollie.”

Every person who joins Flipper is presented with their own Lego minifigure, which not only looks like them but is also used as part of a fun staff incentive programme.

Each week outstanding employees from across the business are presented the ‘Flipping Fantastic’ award which sees their Lego figure promoted to stand on a special Lego plinth and given a Lego trophy at the company’s headquarters.

Many Nailsea civil servants remember the team building technique with Lego as part of their London induction training back in the 1970s. 

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Nailsea & Backwell RFC
needs bar staff
at its West End clubhouse
If you are enthusiastic, aged 18+, have bar experience and want to join a great team they want to hear from you
Email Tony Warren at or message 0776 509 2674.
Competitive rates of pay
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Monday and Tuesdays 3-8.30pm plus occasional extra shifts


Vacancy due to  maternity cover

Ideal candidate is someone who is confident, self motivated and great with customers


To start there will be a two week training ASAP

Email or call 01275 464591

Tyntesfield the National Trust property near Nailsea has a number of vacancies.
Included are:
  • food & beverage assistant manager; and
  • visitor experience assistant
Click HERE for more information 

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport currently employs approximately 4,000 but it is looking to employ even more.

The job fair is for all the franchises and on-site companies based at the airport looking to fill vacancies.

With more than 40 employers, there’s a whole range of jobs available.

Whether you’re looking for a job in security, retail, catering or check-in - you’re sure to find the perfect one for you.

The job fair will be joined by employers such as:

  • ICTS

  • Money Corp

  • SSP

  • Sixt

  • WDF

  • Dufry

  • Warrens Bakery

  • Thrifty

  • TRG

  • Bristol Airport

It’s easy to get there too – just £1.50 each way on the A1, A2 and A3 Airport Flyers – plus free parking.

Sat nav details are BS23 2AL.

Come along with your CV and meet some of the

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10am-1.30pm
Weston College Conference Centre

employers looking for people like you.

Everyone who joins will need to satisfy the requirements for an airport security pass.

“When I arrived at the event, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. Everyone I spoke to was really helpful. They told me all about life at the airport and made me feel at ease. Within a few days I was interviewed and offered a job in the PCV team.” - Tracey, PCV driver

Beat the queues on the day, and pre-register by clcking HERE and following the link.


United Response registered manager Kate Harvey said: “We are hiring all across North Somerset, especially in Nailsea.”

Full time/part time/relief and waking night positions available, full training provided, join our team and make a difference


Nailsea School
current vacancies
Nailsea School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteer to share this commitment. 
A satisfactory enhanced DBS will be required.​
View all available vacancies on the TES website by clicking HERE
Backwell  School
current vacancies

  • Science technician

  • ​Senior teaching assistant

  • Student services office manager

  • Drama teacher

Backwell School has established a reputation as one of Britain's best performing comprehensive schools at GCSE and A Level. To learn more click HERE.

Golden Valley Veterinary Hospital

Head Nurse – maternity cover

commencing May 2020


We are a leading independent veterinary hospital in North Somerset and have the highest RCVS accreditation and two ‘outstanding’ PSS awards for our service.

We have all the necessary facilities in house and on hand 24hrs a day including advanced CT and MRI imaging.

We are looking for an experienced RVN to lead our team of 14 nurses and 3 animal care assistants in providing our clients with exceptional care and clinical excellence.

The right candidate will have strong leadership and communication skills as well as clinical coaching experience.

You will be required to work closely with the practice manager and clinical director to efficiently oversee all aspects of the day to day running of the practice.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead an enthusiastic team and still practice day to day nursing.

Please email your CV with covering letter
Closing date Friday, March 6



Couple living in bungalow
near Nailsea & Backwell railway station seek cleaner
Two to three hours weekly
No ironing, mostly floors, cobwebs and top of cupboards 
£10 an hour.
Friendly dog also lives on site!
Immediate start
Call 01275 853495 for more details
Trainee Duty Manager

full training provided to L3 Standard.

Backwell Leisure Centre


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join bespoke training programme, delivered in partnership with Lifetime Training, to complete an accredited Leisure Duty Manager L3 Standard.

This develops and nurtures the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for Junior Management leadership roles.

This is a full time position.

Closing date is Friday, January 31


Email or call  01275 463726


You can work here too!

Noah's Ark is looking for new staff.

The North Somerset zoo farm is expanding and is looking to recruit more than 30 seasonal and permanent staff to its team.

Job opportunities range from animal keepers, park rangers and welcome assistants through to roles in catering, cleaning and gardening.  

The zoo farm near Nailsea needs enthusiastic and committed people with a keen focus on customer service.

Even better, for every member of staff they hire, the zoo will plant a tree as part of its Go Even Greener initiative.

The zoo will be planting a variety of tree species, including oak, hornbeam, beech and silver birch which will be planted in the conservation area at the zoo.

During the past 20 years, Noah’s Ark has planted more than 20,000 trees as part of its conservation work to encourage wildlife and to provide a sustainable source of browse for feeding its animals including African elephants and giraffes.

Noah’s Ark is expanding with a new leader at the helm, Larry Bush.

The son of the owners, Anthony and Christina, Larry brings experience from a 25 year career in international business and most recently as a director of fair trade organization, Traidcraft.

He returned to the west country to become the new managing director in September 2019 and has plans for growing the zoo in the future.

Larry said: “We’re delighted that so many people already love coming to Noah’s Ark as visitors, members, schools and volunteers.

"Our plan is to extend our welcome so that even more people can enjoy getting up close to our amazing animals and experiencing the fresh air, countryside and adventurous play that we offer.

"Part of our plan to be more accessible is to be open seven days a week from April through until the autumn school half-term.”

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm will be opening seven days a week from Sundays, April 5-November 1, that is an extra 31 days during 2020.


School lollipop person wanted

North Somerset Council is looking to employ a school crossing patrol person at Backwell Junior School. £9 an hour, uniform + full training 
For more information click HERE 
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