Jobs For Parents Harrogate

Are you looking for a part time or flexible job in the Harrogate area?  Are you looking for a job that fits in around school hours? Returning to work after having children can be a daunting prospect however there are flexible jobs in Harrogate & Knaresborough that can fit around the needs of your family.

“Jobs for Parents” are family-friendly positions that may be part-time, flexi-time, term-time, temporary contracts or even working from home.

If you have a vacancy to fill and would like to advertise the role on Harrogate Mumbler then please tell us about it here. Your first job listings is free, after that one it’s just £30+VAT per role per month.

Looking for a new direction? How about fostering?

Fostering North YorkshireLooking for a new direction?

Could you help a child or young person with complex problems turn their life around?

Fostering North Yorkshire wants to recruit foster carers with previous experience of working with children or young people with a range of complex issues.

Could you help a young person reach their full potential in both home and school life?

In return we offer a great package of training and support, plus development opportunities and tax free payments.

For example, our advanced level foster carers can receive over £25k per annum, based on a 52 week placement, for a child aged 11-15.

Want to know more?


Plant Area Assistant

Crimple Hall, Garden Centre, Leeds Road, Harrogate

Plant Area Assistant

Working primarily in our busy plant area. The successful candidate will be required to approach and advise customers encouraging sales of plants and goods. They will be required to keep the plants well maintained and the plant area tidy and well presented. They will be involved in merchandising to help present the plants etc. in the best possible way to maximize sales. Receiving deliveries of plants, checking off and pricing of goods will involve some heavy lifting. They will also be involved in making up seasonal planters, baskets and customer orders. Weekend work is essential. Horticultural qualifications would be an advantage, and or a keen interest and or experience in gardening. The candidate should be able to work independently or as part of a team. Competitive salary. Please apply by sending your CV to

Evening & Weekend Gymnastics Instructor

Do you LOVE working with children? If you are looking for a genuinely FUN and REWARDING role using your gymnastics skills, sports teaching experience or childcare experience we would love to hear from you!

The Little Gym is the world’s leading motor skills development programme for children aged from 4 months to 12 years old with more than 300 franchises worldwide. Our gym is located in Harrogate and opened in 2010 and has experienced steady growth since, it now has over 550 children attending every week and we have opened further gyms in Leeds and York will be opening later this year! Exceptional opportunities for career development in our Harrogate, Leeds & York gyms and the franchise worldwide!

We’re looking for a committed team member to teach exceptional classes in our first class setting. Our classes are taught by rigorously trained staff who have a genuine love of children. Fun is an integral part of our lessons with children learning in a challenging yet safe environment. Children at The Little Gym are encouraged to develop individually in a non-competitive environment. This environment nurtures self-confidence and an ingrained enjoyment of physical activity,contributing to success in many aspects of future life.

This role would suit a physically fit, energetic and enthusiastic team player. The successful applicant will join a dynamic and committed team of instructors during an exciting time of growth in our Leeds gym. We are looking for a part time and full time instructors with excellent communication skills who will spend the majority of the time teaching curriculum based classes to children. With the rest of the time dedicated to growing our enrolment numbers through excellent customer service, marketing to potential members and assisting with the day to day routine of the gym. We are looking for a person who ideally has previous gymnastics experience and has a HUGE love for working with children of differing ages.

Gymnastics and/or a background working with children are desirable. Experience in communicating the benefits of a programme/product to customers and/or marketing would be an advantage. You will need to be available to work at weekends or after 3pm during the week so this role would suit a student looking to work around their studies! Their is the opportunity for additional hours if available.

Competitive Salary available dependent on experience.

If your interested in applying please send your CV & covering letter to

Beckwith Head Road

Front-End Web Developer(s)

PEMCO Creative are currently looking for both freelance and fixed term Front-End Web Developers (flexible working hours available) to join our small but continually evolving Creative Digital Media company with big aspirations in Harrogate. You would be based within our friendly team of developers and would be involved in developing bespoke software and blended digital learning products across a range of clients.

Role Requirements
Working collaboratively to develop engaging, bespoke eLearning courses using HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Maintaining and improving our existing eLearning courses and LMS

Working with the Clients to understand their needs and requirements to develop a tailored product

A commitment to delivering projects on time, with pace and to the highest standards.

Skills and Experience
At least one year working in a Front End web development role

Good working knowledge of HTML and CSS

Experience with JavaScript/JQuery and/or ASPX is desirable

An understanding of Learning Management Systems

An eye for design and usability

Passionate, curious and excited by new technology and want to develop your skills. As part of this role you will be supported and encouraged to learn new technologies.


Job type
We are currently looking for both freelance, fixed term and permanent employees.

Full time or part time (21 to 35 hours)

Closing Date for applications
Friday 20th March 2020

Stating Date
As soon as possible

web development: minimum 1 year

Administrative Assistant


£9 per hour

Host a Foreign Student in your home with Centre for English Studies


Homestay Families in Harrogate

Centre of English Studies in Harrogate is looking for friendly hosts for our international students who come here to
study English.

CES heads up a group of eight British Council accredited language schools in the UK, Ireland and Canada and has been established for more than forty years. Students come to our school from all over the world and stay
for periods of one or two weeks up to a year. We teach both juniors and mature adults who study English for a variety of reasons.

Hosting can be rewarding, interesting and in many cases provides the opportunity to make lifelong friends.
Hosts gain a weekly income which is due to increase in June 2020.

If you are interested in finding out more , please call Tina on
01423 531969 or email

Part Time Receptionist

Part time waiting staff

Stump Cross are hiring!
We are on the hunt for  Part Time Waiting Staff (particularly over the weekend).
Driver essential due to location.
If they could call us on 01756752780 or email their CV to
Great rates of pay, unique and exciting place to work.

Kitchen Porter

Stump Cross are hiring!
We are on the hunt for a Kitchen Porter
Driver essential due to location.
If they could call us on 01756752780 or email their CV to
Great rates of pay, unique and exciting place to work.

Apprentice Chef

Stump Cross Caverns Pateley Bridge

Stump Cross are hiring!
We are on the hunt for an Apprentice Chef.
Driver essential due to location.
If they could call us on 01756752780 or email their CV to
Great rates of pay, unique and exciting place to work.

Health Care Assistant – Nights

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £7,665 circa per annum
Hours: Average 13.5 hours per week

2 Week Rota – Week 1 – 1 night (9 hrs.), Week 2 – 2 nights, (18 hrs.)

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Health Care Assistant looking to be involved in providing excellent palliative care? Do you wish to join a team dedicated to enhancing the provision of services within a multi-disciplinary approach for End of Life Care?

As part of the Inpatient Unit team the role will involve providing agreed programmes of care to patients, maintaining high standards of comfort and hygiene, assisting with additional needs and supporting patients’ families.

Candidates will need to have experience of the care environment, and have an understanding of patient centred care. Knowledge of infection prevention and control, note writing, and health and safety will also be required in the role.

Benefits include

• 10.5 paid days holiday per year
• Free on site Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• 4 participatory training days per year (fully funded)
• Comprehensive Induction Programme with Continuous Professional Development
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Dining Facilities with subsidised meals
• Free DBS/CRB check and Uniform
• Employee Assistance programme

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.

To apply please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our Recruitment Website.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 18th March 2020

Interviews will be held on 24th March 2020 at Crimple House.

Cleaning Operative

Location: Chippindale Foods (part of Morrisons Manufacturing) Flaxby
Hours: 12 hrs per week pref over 3 days – flexible to suit between 07:00 – 19:00

Our Cleaning Operatives work really hard to ensure our colleagues have a clean, safe and hygienic working environment. Working to a schedule they maintain clean, stock and supply designated facility areas and non-operation areas including offices, toilets and external areas.

Other tasks include: carrying out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects (when needed), stock and maintain supply rooms, comply with company policy including Health & Safety; security; and hygiene standards, using chemicals appropriately and safely according to the COSHH regulations and manual handling as required.

To apply please contact Amy on:

Shop Manager

Martin House Children and Young People Hospice

Salary: £17,590 – £18,315 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week

Have you got ideas on a charity shop display? Passionate about fashion and retail? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Shop Manager to join us in Harrogate! The vacancy is closing this Sunday – so go ahead and APPLY NOW!

Martin House provides care and support to children and young people with life limiting illnesses, and to their families. The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Shop Manager to run our Harrogate shop. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop our retail offer in the area, bringing your creative flair, business acumen and people skills together to make our shop really stand out from the crowd.

You will be required to manage an Assistant Manager and team of volunteers in order to maximise the income raised through sales of donated goods. The ideal candidate will be required to form good relationships within the local community in order to acquire good quality stock, demonstrate fantastic customer service skills and be an ambassador for Martin House Children’s Hospice.

We are a team of enthusiastic and friendly people looking for somebody who enjoys a challenge and loves working in a family-like environment.
Our benefits include but are not limited to:
– 32 days annual leave + 8 statutory holidays
– Recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered)
– Health Cash Plan

If you are interested in this position, please complete an Application Form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification available on Martin House website or contact Sandra Zinkeviciute or Rachel Sherbourne at Martin House, Grove Road, Clifford, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6TX or by telephone on 01937 845045.

– The closing date for applications is 23:59pm on Sunday, 1st March 2020.
– The interview date will be 6th March 2020.
– Email applications should be sent to

We try to keep our postage costs down so if you have not heard from us by 5th March 2020, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Registered Charity No. 517919
Company Registration No. 2016332, England

Removals Driver

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £16,185 per annum, £8.30 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours/5 days per week (including weekends)

We are seeking a Removals Driver to join our existing Retail team to undertake driving and collection duties for the group of Saint Michael’s shops. The successful candidate will ensure that stock is safely transported including furniture, between shops, customer’s homes and other locations paying attention to health and safety at all times.

Other tasks include working with the appropriate Retail Manager on the arrangement of stock in the retail stores unit, basic maintenance on the retail vehicles, ensuring that they are road-worthy and clean inside and out at all times, testing of electrical items and completing minor repairs to furniture donated.

The post holder must possess excellent customer services skills and be confident liaising with customers ensuring they are informed of any delays or changes to collections/deliveries.

Due to insurance criteria for our vehicles candidates will need be over the age of 21 and have a full clean driving licence including the provision of driving a 7.5 tonne tail lift vehicle, ideally with experience of removals and dealing with furniture delivery. Good communication and interpersonal skills and knowledge of health and safety and safe lifting techniques are required.

Benefits include:-

• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free DBS/CRB check

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure (DBS Check). Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.

Please click Apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website.

For further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 10th March 2020

Interviews will be held on 16th March 2020 in Harrogate.

PR Administrator- Harrogate

PR Administrator – Harrogate

Space PR is an established property PR agency representing high-profile UK-based and global clients on a range of projects across the country from offices in Harrogate, Leeds and Manchester.

We are seeking a PR Administrator to be based in Harrogate and a range of flexible options apply.

The consultancy position would be suited to an individual with previous PR or PR administrative experience seeking part-time or flexible hours. Social media experience would be advantageous and the ability to liaise confidently with clients and media is essential.

Responsibilities include; liaising with clients and journalists, PR process administration, publication contact management, meeting organisation, press release production and distribution management, social media management, event entry submission support, client report preparation and working alongside the Managing Director on a number of key accounts.

Please submit your CV with a covering letter to

Childcare Recruitment

An established childcare recruitment company is seeking a capable, reliable person with a positive attitude and a passion to succeed. We are a small friendly team who work in a collaborative fashion and can provide training. Great opportunity for anyone interested in a varied role within a supportive team.

The role will involve allocating staff to shifts and managing the communication between nurseries and temporary staff. Working in part of a team the candidate will use excel to track and manage the staff’s shifts and then email out confirmations to nurseries. The role will also involve meeting nursery workers and supporting the recruitment process. Full training will be given to the right candidate. The candidate must have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel, alongside familiarity of Gmail and a good general knowledge of using Microsoft windows.

The role will involve some elements of general recruiting, speaking to potential candidates on the phone and also with managers of nurseries, therefore a good level of English spoken and written is required. Working in a small team, you must be able to adapt and work in a flexible manner.

Hours – Monday Thursday and Friday 8-4 or 9-5 pm with flexibility to discuss
Job Type: Part Time/ Full Time
£9.00 per hour

Please email across a copy of your full CV to to apply for the role or contact Georgina for more details

Centre for Educational Neuroscience Questionnaire.

Would you be willing to complete a questionnaire and have a chance to win £25 or £50 Amazon voucher!  To find out more visit their website here



Marketing Lead

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, positive and intellectually curious marketer looking for their next challenge.

We’re not conventional head-hunters, instead we prefer to work with CEOs of fast growing companies in digital, retail, fashion and consumer. We are growth architects who use original thinking to audit growth potential, optimise capability and headhunt exceptional leaders.

The role offers flexibility to work around childcare and we provide a supportive, fun and friendly culture in which to develop and commit to provide on the job development, third party courses and the mentorship from industry leaders in our network.

Email for further information and to arrange an informal chat.

Little Movers Franchise Opportunity

Forest Play Session Leader – Born of the Forest – Follifoot –

Location: Old Gate Woods, Pannal Road, Follifoot. HG3 1DP

Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience and qualifications
Hours: Negotiable

Børn of the Forest is a classroom without walls where children learn from nature, within nature.
Our ethos is based upon both the Reggio Emilia and Forest Schools Approach and we pride
ourselves on offering inclusive, child centred and open-ended provision.
Presently, the business offers woodland play sessions for pre-school aged children midweek
as well as sessions on weekends for families and children up to the end of primary school age.
We also offer birthday parties and school holiday care, events and private bookings for
Nurseries and School trips.
We are looking for a Forest Play Session Leader to deliver sessions to enable us to offer more
sessions and increase visitor numbers.

More information about the job and how to apply can be found at

Gino D’Acampo – Harrogate – front of house staff

Gino’s are looking to expand the front of house team.

We are currently recruiting a part time Receptionist  & Waiter/Waitress.

We have plenty of staff incentives including 30% off food & drink in any restaurant under the Individual Restaurant umbrella.

If you feel you have what it takes to be a part of our Gino’s team please send CV with covering letter to

Competitive industry wage to be discussed at time of interview.


1 Year Temporary Post to Start April 2020

Location: Harrogate
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary £18,714 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced administrator to provide a comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the HOME Service in order to enable us to provide an effective and quality service to patients and their families/visitors.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience of administration including setting up administration systems, letter writing, and filing and will have excellent IT skills including word processing and experience of using different types of software including databases and spreadsheets.

Candidates will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as being organised, focussed and with the ability to work on their own initiative as well as manage their own workload. Numerate and confident in dealing with figures and other information, flexible to meet the needs of the service and have tact and sensitivity in dealing with a variety of different situations. As for all areas of the Hospice it is essential to be able to work effectively as part of a team which includes volunteers.

The successful candidate will ideally need to have experience of or an appreciation and understanding of working in a clinical setting and a strong commitment to confidentiality. Understanding of GDPR guidance and good practice is required as part of this busy and exciting role along with a willingness to work flexibly including occasional evenings and weekends to support the on call function.

Benefits include:-

• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking
• Free DBS/CRB check
• Flexible working/ working from home considered

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.

Please click Apply to be forwarded to our recruitment website.

Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR team at Saint Michaels Hospice.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 3rd March 2020.

Interviews to be held at Crimple House, Harrogate on 10th March 2020

Could you help run a local Scouts Troop? Volunteer desperately needed.

Could you (or someone that you know) step forward to help run a local scout troop?
It could be one of the most rewarding decisions of your life- for yourself and for the scouts that you’ll be helping.
10th Harrogate Walsh’s Own Scouts meet on a Tuesday night at St Wilfrids Church on Duchy Rd 7.30-9pm and they desperately need another warrented leader to join Phil Scurrah.
You don’t need to have been a Scout yourself, nor do you have to be a master at knots. You need to be enthusiastic & willing to get stuck in.
The position is open to all adults- from school leavers to grandparents and everyone in between.
To find out more contact

Harrogate Mumbler Volunteers – various roles

Harrogate Mumbler is growing at such a rate that I need your help!

We have big plans for 2020 and it’s essential that we keep everything on the website bang up to date, as well as creating new areas and reporting on the best of Harrogate & Knaresborough’s events and activities for families – so we can help as many parents in our area as possible.

We are therefore looking for a number of volunteers who love Harrogate Mumbler and want to be a part of helping it fulfil it’s potential.

We have opportunities for a range of skills and a variety of time commitments from one-off jobs to a more regular (5-10 hours per week) commitments.

Currently we have the following volunteer roles (these could be individual roles or a combination of a few)

  • Researcher – we are creating new areas of the website and need to ensure that we have captured all the information available – this will be mainly computer based research but will also involve calling relevant people / organisations and making lists of the information ready to be included in the website. (expenses will be covered)
  • Facebook Admins – directing people to the relevant areas of the website for their question / enquiry and helping keep our lovely chat page on track.
  • Guest Blog Writers – this includes reviewing local attractions, restaurants or shops etc for Mumbler as well as other useful and interesting blogs for the parents of Harrogate & Knaresborough.

All roles will be entirely flexible – working from home around the needs of your family.

To apply to be part of the Harrogate Mumbler Family just e-mail and answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to volunteer for Harrogate Mumbler?
  2. Which of the role(s) are you interested in?
  3. How would your boss (past or present) describe you in no more than 10 words?
  4. How many hours per week would you ideally like to volunteer for?

Thanks and I’m looking forward to hearing from you!