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.

General Teaching Assistant / Midday Supervisory Assistant

Western Primary – Nursery

Fixed term initially until August 2020 Working hours: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The following working pattern will apply;

Monday to Friday – 8:45am – 11:45am – GTA

Monday to Friday – 12:15pm – 1:15pm – MSA

Monday to Friday – 1:15pm – 3:15pm – GTA

Salary – General Teaching Assistant (GTA) FTE – £17,711 to £18,426 FTE per annum

Actual on 25 hours per week – £10,213 – £10,626 per annum

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) – 5 hours per week £17,711 FTE per annum Actual based on 5 hours per week – £1,974 per annum

Do you have proven Early Years’ experience? Are you passionate and committed to providing outstanding learning and play to provide a varied & sensory curriculum? If so, this could be the ideal role for you!

With a proven early years’ mindset, you will plan and contribute to an enjoyable first experience of learning through play. Our Early Years curriculum has been carefully developed to offer our youngest children a stimulating introduction to learning, in a fun and safe environment that includes plenty of indoor and outdoor play. A close interaction with the rest of the school ensures that when the Early Years children are ready to move up to Key Stage 1, they are familiar with the environment, prepared and confident.

Within Western, the members of the Early Years team plan together and each term there is a different theme. Play is an essential part of learning in the Early Years, and activities are planned to encourage the children’s natural curiosity, sense of fun and educational development. The weekly topics are chosen by the children’s interests and the learning is focused around that interest. Our expectations are high because we believe that our children deserve the very best we can offer. In return, you will have the opportunity to work with enthusiastic and motivated children and colleagues who want to be the best they can be.

Western Primary, as part of Red Kite Learning Trust, is a fantastic place to work and learn and we are confident that our school will not disappoint you! If you would like further information regarding the post please contact Mrs Ali Knott, School Business Manager, by email: or tel: 01423 502737 For more details about our school, please visit:

Further details can be found in the supplied supporting information here

To apply for the role, please complete the online application form on our website Closing date – Monday 16th December at 9am Interviews – Wednesday 18th December

We look forward to hearing from you!

Tea Time Help – Harrogate

I am looking for support with my sweet 91 year mum who lives at home with me. I need help at teatimes (4.30pm – 5.30pm) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – that help is just companionship really plus making a cup of tea and a sandwich but you need to be able to be reliable as she can’t be left alone for very long.

You have to drive as we live just outside Harrogate (near Ripley) and you must like dogs (we have a bouncy and enthusaistic labrador/german shepherd).

We can offer £12.50ph. If you are interested can you email me on before the 6th December 2019. Thank you.

Benchworker / Jeweller / Goldsmith Required at Famous Jewellery Workshop – Harrogate

Ogden of Harrogate Ltd

A wonderful full-time opportunity has arisen for a Working Jeweller to join the workshop team at Ogden of Harrogate Ltd.

Our heritage stretches back more than 100 years, with a long and illustrious history behind us – and our success continues to be built upon the high calibre of staff whom we employ.

Our culture is one of honesty and trustworthiness, and we employ like-minded people who share our values of integrity, drive, passion and commitment, with which we are imbued. In return, we offer opportunities for personal development, and offer good opportunities for career progression and competitive salary packages.


Our historic workshop, which was recently placed in the centre of the first floor behind a glass screen, is nationally renowned, and has been the subject of many features in the trade and consumer media.

The successful candidate will become a valued member of the workshop team and will possess skills which will complement the activities of this busy workshop, which range from customer repairs through bespoke commissions to restoration of the finest Antique jewellery.


Excellent rates of pay
Commission Scheme
Please respond with a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to Yvonne Nightingale,

Health Care Assistant – Harrogate

Salary: Circa £10,881 – £18,100 including enhancements
Hours: From 3 – 5 shifts per week (22.5 – 37.5 hours)

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.

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 :

• Competitive rates of pay
• 21-35 days holiday per annum
• Support in Training and Development
• Comprehensive Induction Programme with Continuous Professional Development
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Free Group Life Assurance
• Employee Assistance Scheme
• Dining Facilities with subsidised meals
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free Uniform
• Free DBS/CRB check

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

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

We welcome any potential candidates to visit prior to application, please call 01423 876086 to arrange a mutually suitable appointment.

Completed Applications to be received by 9am on 3rd December 2019.

Interviews will be held on 12th December 2019 at Crimple House.

Midday Supervisory Assistant – Oatlands Junior School – Harrogate

Part Time (either 5 or 10 hours per week options available)

Term Time Only

Mon – Fri 11:45am to 1:45pm,

£17,711 FTE Salary £1,974 Actual – based on 5 hours per week £3,948 Actual – based on 10 hours per week

Immediate Start Available Benefits include an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme + access to a wider staff benefits package.

Welcome to our World of Learning: We are Oatlands Juniors, we’re amazing! With flexible options available on daily working hours to suit your personal circumstances, we can offer between 1 and 2 hours per day (Monday to Friday). You would work as part of a committed team – supervising lunch and organised activities, and monitoring pupil behaviour throughout the midday break – to ensure a caring and safe environment is provided. You will work both indoors and outdoors when supervising the children.

For the full information pack please click here

We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. We create a community where children are empowered to unlock their full potential and one which celebrates independence, tolerance, success and excellence. Our main aim is to provide the highest quality learning opportunities for all of our children, to enable each child to achieve their full potential, and prepare them for adult life in a safe and stimulating environment.

Our school is proud to be part of Red Kite Learning Trust, offering fantastic professional development opportunities for staff. We welcome applicants of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. For more details about our school, please visit: Candidates are encouraged to complete our online electronic application process. To access our on-line application form please select the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Closing Date: 12noon on Tuesday 26th November 2019

Red Kite Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Headteacher: Mrs E Scarth.



Food & Beverage Service Assistant – Ripon

Food & Beverage service assistant required by Ripon City Golf Club.

Hours to suit and work round your school run etc.

Pay rate above minimum wage.

Contact Dave on 07950579433 or Email :

Event Operations Manager – Harrogate

Yorkshire Event Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Job Purpose

Working as part of a small team you will prepare, liaise and assist in the smooth and safe running of the events in the venue.  This will require the highest levels of customer care, organisation, flexibility and commitment to maintain and raise the standards already achieved.  This is a practical and physical role.

Post Holder Basic Requirements

  • Preferably some previous experience in a similar environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and face to face.
  • Able to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • Flexibility in approach; the post involves evening and weekend work.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to think on your feet use your initiative and problem solve.
  • Some knowledge of the technical aspects of event production would be very useful.
  • Some experience of operational health and safety.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for the health and safety of the organisers, contractors, exhibitors and visitors.
  • To greet clients and offer exceptional customer service.
  • To monitor and manage the contractors directly employed and assist with clients sub-contractors.
  • To prepare the venue for the arrival of each event, checking cleanliness, helping to build stages, set out furniture, install cables, data points etc.
  • Driving company vehicles and plant equipment to prepare for events. This will include forklifts, telehandlers, and working at height using MEWPs.
  • To liaise with internal and external teams efficiently – including electricians, plumbers, car parking attendants, cleaners and caterers.
  • To liaise closely with and support the organiser, and/or their production team, both in the pre-planning and during their tenancy.
  • To answer all clients and visitor requests in a polite confident and efficient professional manner.
  • To deal effectively with any complaints.
  • To handle all matters with a fair and even response in accordance with the standard practises.
  • To properly communicate and feedback to all the team during shift changes and post shows on all aspects of the events.
  • To clean and clear spaces – this is a hands-on role and we need someone who will ‘muck in’ and get the job done.
  • To be responsible for the security of the buildings and grounds when opening and locking up.
  • By the very nature of helping to run a venue with a huge range of different events this list cannot be conclusive and so an adaptable, can-do attitude is essential.

Relevant personal skills/experience

  • Ability to work on own initiative, yet have strong team working skills.
  • Physically fit to undertake the numerous practical tasks required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (CAD would be beneficial).
  • Familiar with Event 500 software (or similar).
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Flexibility to work with customers to satisfy their needs whilst balancing practical requirements.
  • Experience of operational health and safety.
  • Ability to portray a positive confident corporate image.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations/customers.
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.
  • Cheerful disposition and a good sense of humour.


  • An Event Management related qualification would be useful but not essential.
  • A First Aid Qualification would be useful but not essential.
  • A Health & Safety Qualification, e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH would be useful but not essential.
  • Personal licence holder.
  • Fire Safety Training.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Driving Licence essential
  • Fork lift licence/Telehandler Licence.
  • IPAF Licence 3a and 3b
  • An understanding of electrics or electrical safety would be useful.

Training for the right candidate, will be provided.

Special Requirements

  • Weekend, Evening and Bank Holiday working.
  • Lone Working

The right candidate might not have all of the experience outlined in the description – full training will be given. We are looking for a hard working candidate who is friendly, reliable and a good team player.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and covering letter with current salary details to

Part Time PR Assistant (c.22.5 hours per week- open to discussion) – Harrogate

Reports to: PR Manager (Acting)

Yorkshire Cancer Research is a leading funder of cancer research in the region and has a track record of supporting ground-breaking projects and clinical trials to help prevent cancer and increase survival. Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering an exciting period in its development. As part of this we are expanding our team at our Head Office and a number of new roles are being created. We are currently looking for a part time PR Assistant on a fixed term contract for 6 months.

The PR Assistant helps raise awareness of Yorkshire Cancer Research. They;

· extend the charity’s reach to new audiences across Yorkshire by researching and writing

press releases and blog content.

· support the charity’s brand building by researching and developing case studies that

demonstrate how the charity helps people in Yorkshire avoid and survive cancer.

· help raise income by publicising and reporting on fundraising activities across the region.

Key responsibilities

The PR Assistant will:

· Work with the charity’s PR Manager (Acting) to proactively identify, prioritise and optimise

opportunities to publicise the (brand aligned) work of the charity through owned digital

media and third party partners and media channels.

· Seek formal approval for PR content, evaluating comments and amends and making

those changes which are applicable.

· Write press releases, case studies and other PR content – for both the charity and third

parties – in a timely manner.

· Support the PR Manager (Acting) at media events, helping ensure colleagues and media

are thoroughly briefed and those who are presenting have received and commented upon

their speech/content in advance (timeframe to have been agreed by the presenter).

· Maintain a work plan/schedule and share with line manager for their input and


· Collaborate with the digital engagement, marketing and events team and other departments to understand, create and deliver the PR component of campaigns. · Monitor the charity’s media coverage and produce a monthly media clippings report. · Keep aware of industry news and regularly updating colleagues on key developments (weekly cancer/health related news update). · Undertake other duties relevant to the purpose of the role as requested by line manager.


· As a minimum educated to A Level or equivalent.

· Evidence of continuous professional development relevant to the role and level.

Knowledge and Skills

· Attention to detail, ensuring communications are well constructed and demonstrate

exceptional literacy skills.

· Demonstrate high levels of discretion, maintaining confidentiality and sharing

information appropriately.

· Seeks to create understanding, alignment and eliminate confusion and negativity i.e.

positive internal PR.

· Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Highly resilient, recognising that feedback on work is intended to be value-adding rather

than criticism.

· Be able to demonstrate good organisational skills.

· Have an appreciation of media needs and media relationships.

· Be proactive, reliable and responsible.

· Have a good tactical understanding of primary social media platforms that support PR


· A good team member, who can be relied upon to add value and to deliver on time and


· Be self-motivated and self-sufficient, with a proactive approach to self-development and



· Must be able to demonstrate practical experience of working in a similar role within PR.

· To have worked, and built trusted relationships with, third parties to ensure content,

messages and quotes are fully approved.

· Used to having work reviewed, edited, amended and approved by others.

· To have worked, in a PR capacity, in a charity/not-for profit environment is highly

desirable but not essential.

Other requirements

· Proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

· Professional qualification check and DBS check (to be undertaken once role is offered and


To apply please send a copy of your CV to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner at or call 01423 501269 for further information.  Closing date for applications 29th November 19.

University of York Research – PJ Heroes

Have you ever been concerned about your child’s language development? Did they seem late to learn to talk or understand speech?

If your child has suspected or confirmed speech,language and communication needs then researchers at the University of York would love to hear from you!

Children aged 4-6 with English as their only language are invited to take part.

Families who volunteer can be seen in their own homes.


For more details including how to take part contact:

Marketing Officer (Arts & Craft Centre) – Knaresborough

Location: Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre, Knaresborough
Salary: £10,778.04 per annum/£9.87 per hour
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 statutory holidays (pro-rata for part time/term time roles)

Our marketing team are responsible, among other things, for the effective marketing of our successful Specialist College in Harrogate and thriving Arts and Crafts Centre in Knaresborough. Further information on these inspiring places can be found on our website.

This position is required to support all the Arts & Crafts Marketing activities and events as well as function as an integral support for the marketing team as a whole.

Key responsibilities will include:

– Support with all Arts & Crafts based digital content to ensure that it is on brand and on message with other marketing communications
– To provide brand, editorial and budget support to both the marketing and Arts & Crafts teams
– Support PR plans for Henshaws Arts & Crafts, writing and distributing press releases for all Arts & Crafts events and campaigns.
– Relevant marketing experience, either through a work placement or a full time role, as well as strong communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to summarise complex issues, is essential. Experience or understanding of working in the charitable sector is desirable but full training will be given.

For further information please view the job description. To apply please complete and submit an application form.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Staff Nurse – Harrogate

Staff Nurse – Saint Micheal’s Hospice – Harrogate

Hours – 22.5 to 37.5 hours per week (3 to 5 shifts per week)
£13.28 per hour plus enhancements

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.

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated registered nurse 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?

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in palliative care and will ideally have post registration experience although preceptorships are available.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• Enhancements for Saturday/nights £17.26 Sunday/Bank Holidays £21.25
• 21 (3 shifts) – 35 (5 Shifts) paid days holiday
• 4 participatory training days per year (fully funded)
• Assistance and guidance for revalidation
• Support from a Clinical Practice Educator
• 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 on site Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free DBS/CRB check and Uniform
• Employee Assistance programme

Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website via email.

We welcome any potential candidates to visit prior to application, please call 01423 876086 to arrange a mutually suitable appointment.

Interviews will be arranged upon application at Crimple House, Harrogate.

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

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

“Centre of English Studies”, Harrogate


And earn around £140 per week per student.

We are looking for friendly local families to host our adult and junior students on a short or long term basis. Twin rooms are also required for Junior students.

This can prove a most rewarding experience. Full back up and support is provided. We have a dedicated Accommodation Officer and we are British Council accredited.

If you think you could provide a comfortable, friendly home for our students and would like more information, please contact Vicky, Centre of English Studies, 8a Royal Parade, Harrogate, HG1 2SZ.

Tel: 01423 531969″

Make Care Matter – Harrogate Recruitment Event

Get into Care – Harrogate Recruitment Event

Do you need a job that can be flexible to fit around your other commitments?

Are you passionate about helping others to live independent, fulfilling and fun lives?

Do you want a career where you can really make a difference?

If you are compassionate, dedicated and enjoy working alongside others, a career in care could be the route for you!

Come and have a chat with us at St Peter’s Church, Harrogate, on Thursday 31st October & Thursday 7th November between 10am and 2pm to find out how you can make care matter! No appointment necessary, just drop by for a much needed break from the cold and we’ll be here to answer any questions and let you know a little more about working in care.

We are working with care service providers across Harrogate to bring you a range of opportunities. Whether you’re seeking full, part time or relief hours; a role within a Residential Care Home or providing care within people’s homes and the community; working in a variety of care settings including, elderly care, dementia care and learning disability care – even if you know you want to care but you’re not sure how, we can help!

In care, every day is different as your work revolves around the people you’re helping. You’ll be assisting with daily living, providing support and companionship – and sharing great moments and memories too. A career in care requires hard work and commitment, but it’s a chance to bring your dedication and compassion to a fulfilling environment. Make a difference to someone’s life, Make Care Matter

There has never been a better time to consider a role within care.

No previous experience is necessary; we are seeking people who have a genuine commitment to helping others.

Full training will be provided to enable you to become an outstanding Care worker and opportunities are available to study your NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care to enable you to progress into senior positions. We have a variety of vacancies with flexible working hours so pop along to see how we can help you find a flexible role with hours to suit you!

Time: Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm

Location: St Peter’s Church Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB

It would be great if you could pop in and see us on one of the days we are there!

If you have any queries or can’t make it on the day, please give us a call on 01609 533121 or email

Together we can Make Care Matter. #MakeCareMatter #EverydayisDifferent #WorkinCare #Harrogate

Make Care Matter works in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

Your data is being collected for the purpose of recruitment. For more information about how the County Council uses your personal data for this purpose please see our privacy notice here:

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?


Harrogate Mumbler Volunteers – various roles

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

We have big plans for 2019 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!