Jobs For Parents Harrogate

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 contact us here.

Domestic Cleaner required in Harrogate

Domestic cleaner required immediately for family house in Harrogate near to the Grammar School – 2 hours per week, ideally on a Friday.

Are you brilliant at that you do? I need a really good cleaner who will do a proper job and not cut corners. You must be reliable and willing to work hard.

£10 ph if you use my cleaning equipment/ products £12ph if you bring your own.

Contact Sally on 07930 401251 or email sallyhaslewood@gmail


Accountant (flexible hours) at Wild & Co Chartered Accountants

Are you an accountant looking for a job with a bit more flexibility? Hours to fit around the family and a rewarding role that puts you in front of clients rather than behind a desk?

We are Wild & Co Accountants in Harrogate and we’re recruiting.

Give us a call and discover the Wild & Co difference.

Contact Liz on 01423 222710 or email liz@wildandcoaccountants.co.uk.

Visit www.wildandcoaccountants.co.uk to find out more about us


Content writer & social media manager

Are you a great content writer? Then Harrogate Mumbler needs you!

We are looking for an extremely organised and motivated individual to join the Harrogate Mumbler team. The role is primarily to plan, write & curate interesting pieces for our website including researching local events, attractions and news items. You will be an ace at social media and will be able to create beautiful, engaging posts quickly and with minimal supervision.

You might have previous experience working with WordPress although we can teach you this if needed. Marketing & digital marketing experience would be ideal however a huge dose of common sense, enthusiasm, confidence to try new ideas, chat to customers and develop great business relationships in Harrogate are a must.

I am looking for someone who loves Mumbler and understands what we are trying to achieve. Do you use Mumbler but think that you can help improve it? If so then get in touch!

The role is freelance and will initially be for 2-3 days a week 9.30am-2.30pm in our Mumbler HQ office (close to Harrogate Grammar School) however there is potential to grow the role. £8.50-£10ph depending on experience.

To apply email sally@mumbler.co.uk with details of why you would like the role and any relevant experience.


Part time Kitchen Assistant at Western Primary School

General Kitchen Assistant Part-time 16 hours per week, initially Fixed Term to 31/08/2019. Salary £6,050.51 (actual) per annum. £8.50 per hour. Immediate start available.

Working Hours: Term Time Only including Training Days.

Mon & Tues 10:30am – 2:00pm, Weds, Thurs & Fri 11:00am – 2:00pm

A passion for delivering an efficient catering service operating to the highest standards of food safety? We believe that healthy eating is an important aspect of education! Fueling our children with the knowledge and inspiration to eat a balanced diet runs right through our school.

Come and support our Catering Team by delivering daily catering and food preparation tasks, whilst engaging with our children and staff teams over lunch service times. From healthy snacks served daily, to competitions for healthy packed lunches – we encourage all our children to eat well. Our hot lunches are an excellent source of nutrition, very good value and are prepared on site every day, with fresh local ingredients where available. Lunch is available for all children in nursery through to Year 6. We are proud to say that more children than ever before are now enjoying our hot school lunches.

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Kitchen /

General Food Service Assistant who can work

alongside our Lunchtime Manager to carry out basic

catering tasks such as weighing-up food, sandwich

preparation, preparing fruit and vegetables for cooking,

making sauces, and removing items from ovens prior

to service. You will assist in maintaining the kitchen

and service areas: putting out and storing dining

furniture as needed; performing general daily tidying

and cleaning to Food Hygiene and Health and Safety

standards.

This really is a great place to work and learn and the post would be ideal for you if you are customer service focused, courteous, energetic and looking to extend your skills into an education setting.

For further details and access to our on-line application form, please visit: www.rklt.co.uk/vacancies

For further details, to request a paper based application form, or to speak with a member of our HR team, please call: 01423 535222 or email: recruitment@harrogategrammar.co.uk

Alternatively, please call into Western Primary School reception and collect a paper application form from our staff team.

To view or download the supporting information pack, please click here.

We welcome applicants of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

Western Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Mrs. Cheryl Smith – Headteacher


Saint Michael’s Recruitment Open Day – Thursday 24th January

Fore more information and for current roles available please visit our recruitment website

 


Senior Digital Communications Officer at Saint Michael’s

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are affected by the work that we do.

Looking for a new and exciting challenge?

Join our expanding dynamic communications team where you will lead on the creation, maintenance and development of the digital media platforms and tools used by Saint Michael’s to ensure strategic objectives are achieved, and awareness, engagement and income are maximised across websites, online marketing, direct e-marketing, online engagement, social networks, e-commerce, online fundraising, video and SMS.

The successful candidate will work together with the marketing and communications manager to create an effective digital sub-strategy, and will subsequently implement this digital sub-strategy, including maximising search engine optimisation, SEM, accessibility, UX and optimization, as well as designing, building and maintaining online platforms through a variety of different digital media. The role will involve liaising closely with teams across the organisation, ensuring all activity meets corporate identity and legal guidelines.

Saint Michael’s is seeking an individual with experience of both developing existing third party platforms to maximise reach, effectiveness and engagement, as well as creating new platforms to meet the needs of the organisation. Please note, this is not a content-creation focused role, however the successful candidate will support the marketing and communications team to optimise content to reach and engage key audiences.

The role is based at our offices on Hornbeam Park, just a few minutes’ walk from Hornbeam Park train station and well-located for commutes from Leeds, York and surrounding areas via train or car.

The successful applicant will have:

• A recognised qualification at A level or equivalent along with relevant experience of developing, maintaining and analysing the performance of digital channels to meet organisational objectives.
• Experience growing online communities
• Practical experience developing and maintaining online platforms including, but not limited to, websites, blogs, email marketing, payment and form-building software.
• Strong IT skills including the use of databases, Microsoft Office, HTML, email marketing platforms.
• An awareness and understanding of developments in digital technologies and design, and a commitment to ensuring Saint Michael’s remains up to date with new ideas, capabilities and best practise.
• An awareness and understanding of marketing communications theory and practice.
• The ability to build and maintain relationships with key third party suppliers, agencies and online influencers as well as nurturing relationships colleagues across the organisation.

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

Please click Apply or use the following link: Saint Michaels Recruitment Website

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison, in the HR Team at Saint Michaels Hospice on 01423 876086.

Completed applications to be received by 12 noon 25th January 2019

Interviews will be held on 5th February 2019 at Crimple House.

We have a Recruitment Open day on Thursday 24th January 2019 @ Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue from 2pm to 7pm, call in to discuss this and other roles.


Part time Tax/Accounts Senior at Smith McBride

We are looking to recruit a part time person (24 hours per week). We are very flexible on what days these hours are worked so it could be 3 full days or spread over 5 days to work around school run times etc.

We are a firm of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers based in Knaresborough. We are looking for a person who is either qualified by exam (ACA, ACCA, AAT, ATT, CTA,CIMA etc.) or someone who is qualified by experience. The role would include the following:

* Preparing personal, company and partnership tax returns

* Year-end accounts preparation for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.

* Company secretarial work – filing confirmation statements at companies House etc.

The role is very varied so would ideally suit someone who has previously worked in a smaller firm where they have been involved in most of the above areas of work. For more information please e-mail gavin@smithmcbride.co.uk or send your CV and we will get in touch.


Afterschool Club Manager

Would you like to make a difference to children’s lives and become part of an established local business?

Are you looking to return to work after having children or a career break?

Do you need work that is family friendly and offers a free place for your school age child?

Do you want to work in a fun, fast paced and rewarding environment?

We have been providing Out of School Care for children in Harrogate for 20 years and we are looking for a Level Three Childcare Qualified Manager who will be responsible for the day to day running of one of our Out of School Clubs based in the Bilton area of Harrogate.

The position also includes working as a Midday Supervisory Assistant at Bilton Grange School.

The successful candidate must have relevant management experience, be able to work independently, be flexible, be able to motivate a small team, use their own initiative and be willing to learn our administrative processes.

Hours of work Monday – Friday term time only

7.15am – 9am and 2.45pm– 6pm

Free childcare for your children available during these hours for children aged 3 years and over

11.45am – 1.15pm as a midday supervisory assistant

Gross Annual Salary from £10,000 – £10,500 dependent on qualifications and experience

Additional hours during the school holidays available if required.

The applicant will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS check as well as qualification and reference checks.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10,000.00 to £10,500.00 /year

Contact us by email moira@thegrangepartnership.co.uk , phone on 01423 509333, or Facebook www.facebook.com/Biltongrangers/


Playworker at The Grange Partnership

Would you like to make a difference to children’s lives and become part of an established local business?

Are you looking to return to work after having children or a career break?

Do you need work that is family friendly and offers a free place for your school age child?

Do you want to work in a fun, fast paced and rewarding environment?

We have been providing Out of School Care for children in Harrogate for 20 years and we are looking for a playworker who will be part of a team caring for children at our Out of School Clubs based in the Bilton area of Harrogate.

The position also includes working as a Midday Supervisory Assistant at Bilton Grange School.

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, desire to work with children and use their own initiative. No experience necessary, full training will be given.

Hours of work Monday – Friday term time only
7.15am – 9am and 2.45pm– 6pm

Free childcare for your children available during these hours for children aged 3 years and over

11.45am – 1.15pm as a midday supervisory assistant

Hourly rate of pay starting at £7.83 dependant on experience. Pay rise pending in April 2019.

Additional hours during the school holidays available if required.

The applicant will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS check as well as qualification and reference checks.

Contact us by email moira@thegrangepartnership.co.uk , phone on 01423 509333, or Facebook www.facebook.com/Biltongrangers/


Fundraiser at Saint Michael’s

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are affected by the work that we do.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and driven individual to join Saint Michael’s Community Relationships Team. The individual will be working with our dynamic sales team supporting and delivering against agreed sales plans and targets for various aspects of Saint Michaels Fundraising strategy.

These areas will include lottery, regular giving, events, promotion of Saint Michael’s various business products and any other fundraising activities working with a variety of different audiences including business and individuals.

Candidates will use a range of selling techniques including face to face, telephone, presentations/pitches. Candidates will work closely with colleagues in the Community Relationships Team as well as within the wider organisation making the most of opportunities to cross sell and will also be responsible for reporting on sales figures and plans to achieve budgets and targets.

Candidates will need experience of sales, ideally with a proven track record in achieving and exceeding targets whilst providing excellent customer service. They must be able to work on their own initiative, be self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free DBS/CRB check

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

To apply online please click Apply or see –

Alternatively please call Helen/Alison on 01423 876086.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 29th January 2019

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th February 2018 at Crimple House

We have a Recruitment Open day on Thursday 24th January 2019 @ Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue from 2pm to 7pm, call in to discuss this and other roles.


Communications Officer at Saint Michael’s

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £23,690 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people with terminal illness to live and die well. We do this by offering specialist care, comfort and support, free of charge, to patients and their families.

An exciting opportunity is currently available to join the expanding Communications Team and contribute to a variety of communications activities supporting all aspects of Saint Michael’s. The role is based at our offices on Hornbeam Park, just a few minutes’ walk from Hornbeam Park train station and well-located for commutes from Leeds, York and surrounding areas via train or car.

With a recognised communications based qualification at degree level, candidates will use skills, knowledge and experience developed across a wide variety of communications specialisms, including PR, B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, internal communications, issues management, brand, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement to plan and deliver activity that supports the development of positive relationships with key groups such as our service users, supporters, volunteers, staff and donors. The post will require strong IT skills including the use of databases, Microsoft Office and design related software packages, and email marketing platforms. It will also necessitate strong communication skills, creativity, planning, project management and organising skills.

They will independently research, plan and deliver communications and marketing campaigns to raise awareness, engagement and funding designing developing and uploading content on websites, blogs, social media and in publications using design skills, organising or taking photos and footage as necessary. With other members of the team you will respond to queries from journalists and media organisations and provide support to other departments involved in media or communications activities.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free DBS/CRB check

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

Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our recruitment website. Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR team at Saint Michael’s Hospice.

Completed applications to be received by 12 noon 22nd January 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st January 2019 at Crimple House


Administrative Assistant (1 Year Temporary Post) at Saint Michael’s


Location: Harrogate
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (3 days, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
Salary £10,242 per annum

We are currently looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to work under the guidance of the Assistant to the Director of Community Relationships to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to provide an effective and efficient administrative support service to the Director of Community Relationships and wider Community Relationships Team.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience in administration including maintaining current administration systems, letter writing, minute taking and filing and will have strong IT skills with excellent word processing skills and experience of using different types of software including databases.

Candidates will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be assertive, organised, and be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workload. Strong telephone skills and the ability to deal with a variety of queries in a professional and empathetic manner is essential. Candidates will be 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.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• 21 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free DBS/CRB check

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

Please click apply here and you will be forwarded to our website, alternatively please contact Helen/Alison by email on recruitment@saintmichaelshospice.org or telephone 01423 876086.

Completed applications to be received by 12noon on 18th January 2019

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29th January 2019 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.


Part time communications, marketing & social media role

Part Time, Flexible Hours to be agreed. 15-20 Hrs Per Week – £15 Per Hour
(Circa £15,000 Per Annum Part Time)

We are a young media business based on the Rudding Park Estate in Harrogate. We build world class conference events and publications and we are looking for a professional and motivated individual to help us launch a new part of our business.

To begin with, this will be a 3 month project role with many areas of flexibility that can be accommodated for the right person. It is fully intended that this role will become a permanent role at the conclusion of these launch activities in April/May 2019.

Ideally this role would suit a professional person who understands the corporate world from within. It’s a proactive role requiring direct communication by e mail, phone and social media activity to ensure that our target audience and existing client base is aware of our new service offering.

This is not a sales role, it is a communications and awareness role, sales will come as a result of this activity but there is no selling to be done directly.

People from a marketing, sales, communications or recruitment background may be well suited to this role. You will be well supported on a one on one basis but a pro-active approach is key.

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity for someone who wants an increasingly autonomous, flexible role in a growing, entrepreneurial company.

To apply for this role please send a CV and Covering Letter to Ben Cooper at Travel Risk Media (a McMillan Cooper Limited Company), at ben@mcmillancooper.com 

Duties include 

Market research and feedback analysis
Mapping & prioritising potential client organisations
Social Media Activity around this launch service
Outreach ‘Awareness’ and ‘Introductory’ calls to potential clients of this new service, many of these will be our existing clients in other areas.
Follow up communication to interested parties
General administrative support to the wider business


Part time marketing/advertising designer with SC Nutrition

We SC Nutrition (UK) Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic marketing/advertising designer.

The individual must work hard and be self-motivated, excellent communications skills are a must.

Also being able to keep time and complete work on or ahead of schedule.

The position is on a part time basis and could be done from home.

A expert knowledge of marketing and advertising is required, and also being able to use software accordingly.

Covering letters, CV’s and references via email to Stephen stephen@sc-nutrition.co.uk

The closing date is Friday 18th Jan 2019.

stephen@sc-nutrition.co.uk
www.grass-science.co.uk
www.sc-nutrition.co.uk


Event Sales Specialist at De Vere


Do you want to part of something amazing, working with a NEW team and a brand you can proud of? Are you passionate about Sales as well as delivering exceptional customer service and creating extraordinary experiences for guests?

We’re building a brand new team here at our De Vere head office in Harrogate and are therefore looking for experienced, passionate sales individuals to come and join us!
De Vere Solutions is our central reservations and conference sales team which services De Vere hotels and venues across the UK. For single and multi-venue conference and event enquiries across all of our De Vere properties, the teams quote based on live availability for smaller enquiries and work with the hotels to convert larger scale bookings.

As one of our Event Sales Specialists you will deliver a first class, professional booking management service, whilst maximizing revenue and achieving budgeted targets.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a “best in class” sales operation, through striving to exceed customer expectations by demonstrating true passion for our business in order to deliver great guest experiences, whilst ensuring our company mission, vision and values are at the heart of everything we do.

The ideal candidate

We are looking for someone that ideally has previous sales/customer service experience and can demonstrate the skills required in the handling of enquiries from various sources including Web Chat, Email, Web Enquiries, 3rd Party Websites, Field Sales teams and Phone.

You’ll have strong communication skills, the ability to manage high volumes of calls/enquiries and be confident in promoting our brand in a professional manner with all types of customers whilst maximising all sales opportunities.

Full and part time hours available.

Benefits

• January start available
• A competitive salary
• 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)
• Access to our Exclusively Yours, Voluntary Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
• Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our hotels
• Long service awards
• Excellent training and development opportunities within the Company and our online e-learning portal
• Financial rewards for delivering sensational service

Please email your CV to laura.pattison@dvcompany.com or contact me for further information.


Cleaner – 16 hours per week Saint Michael’s Hospice

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Salary: £8.00 per hour, plus enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays

Hours: 16 hours a week over 4 days including a weekend rota (maximum 1 out of 2 weekends)

Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.

We are looking for an effective part time cleaner to join our existing friendly Housekeeping Team to undertake domestic and cleaning duties in our patient and office areas in Crimple House. This role will follow weekly and daily cleaning schedules maintaining high standards of hygiene and meeting all infection control requirements. The hours are 9 per week to be worked over a mixture of weekdays 9.30am to 2pm and weekends 8am to 12.30pm, although there is some flexibility in these hours.

Applicants ideally will have previous experience in a cleaning environment but full training will be provided on all aspects of the job. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently but still enjoy being part of a team.

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

Please click Here where you will be directed to our recruitment website.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate on 01423 876086


Part time Bookkeeper at CCF Accountancy Ltd

Bookkeepers are the very foundation of outstanding accountancy and provide the building blocks from which a fantastic practice can grow.

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in the New Year? If so we have just the role for you!

CCF Accountancy Limited is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to work on a part time basis in its busy office in central Harrogate.

Duties will include:

* Bookkeeping on Sage, Xero, Quickbooks and FreeAgent

* Assisting in converting clients from spreadsheet records to a software package

* Develop good working relationships with clients and team

* Dealing with client queries on their bookkeeping and software

* Assisting in management accounts preparation

* Assisting with the preparation of VAT returns from source information

* All other duties as required

 

Successful candidates will have the following:

* AAT qualified or similar

* Working knowledge of bookkeeping software including Xero, Sage, Quickbooks etc

* Current VAT knowledge including zero rated, exempt, EU and flat rate schemes

* Willingness to teach clients how to do bookkeeping on software

* Ability to work to tight deadlines

* Ability to manage multiple jobs at various stages of completion

* Ability to work under pressure but to know when to ask for help

* Practice experience is preferable

If you would like to register your interest, please email Leigh (leigh@ccfaccountancy.co.uk) with your CV and take the next steps.


Part time office admin at Dunnington Electricals

 PART TIME (APPROX 25 HOURS OVER 5 DAYS)

 

Dunnington Electricals Ltd is a well established Electrical Contractor based in Harrogate who in 2018 were recognised as one of the fastest Top 50 growing Companies in the Yorkshire region. Due to the continued growth and success of the Company we are now looking to recruit a part Time admin assistant to help in our busy administration department.

 

The role is varied and offers different challenges on a daily basis – previous office administration experience would be useful but not essential as training will be given.

Salary negotiable

 

The role requires the following attributes and skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Clear and polite telephone manner.

Competent with Microsoft Outlook Word and Excel. Organised, efficient and have excellent attention to detail. Ability to use own initiative but not afraid to ask questions. Have a good sense of humour.

If you are interested in the above role please contact the below for further details.

Nikki Milburn

Dunnington Electricals Ltd, Unit IO Cardale Court, Beckwith Head Road, Harrogate, HG3 1RY

 

 

 

Phone: 01423 771017


Part time cleaner at Pemco Creative, Starbeck

Location: Starbeck, North Yorkshire
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.

PEMCO Creative is a Creative Digital Agency based in Starbeck. We design and develop blended digital learning and business software for corporate clients across the UK.

We are looking for a part time cleaner to clean our studio in Starbeck. Hours of working will ideally be Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. However, hours and days are negotiable for the right candidate.

Applicants ideally will have previous experience in a cleaning environment and be able to work independently. Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

• Provision of office cleaning service to the required standard
• Cleaning of male and female toilets
• Cleaning of kitchenettes

To apply please send your Covering letter and CV to shelly.thornton-hodgson@pemco.co.uk


Part-time Hair Stylist required at The Hair Studio, Rudding Park, Harrogate.

Join our fabulous salon located within the beautiful surroundings of Rudding Park Spa
With flexible days and hours to suit plus amazing staff benefits, apply today by sending your CV and cover letter to
Rebecca: rebeccamorrice@googlemail.com

Newsletter Editor and Communications Officer – British Thyroid Foundation (BTF)

Location: Harrogate

Salary: £22,911 (pro rata) – NJC payscale (scale 24)

Hours 15 hours per week (flexible Monday – Friday)

The BTF was founded in 1991 and is dedicated to providing reliable information and support to people affected by thyroid disease and their families and carers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person with strong writing skills to join our small friendly team. You will be happy to work as part of a team and on your own initiative to produce a 16-page newsletters 3 times per year. You will also be using a variety of social media platforms to help promote, develop and contribute to the BTF’s long term future.

Key tasks:

• manage and implement the production of the BTF News (and electronic version of the Newsletter) three times per year and deal with any associated matters in connection to the BTF News
• liaise with the designer, printers and mailing house as necessary
• co-ordinate all information for BTF News to go onto the BTF website
• deliver social media activity – identifying what appeals to patients and creating posts which deliver engagement
• general administration and other tasks of a similar nature that arise from time to time

Skills required:

• excellent communicator with strong writing skills and research skills
• strong IT skills, including managing social media platforms
• a proactive, self-motivated person but also someone who enjoys working in a team
• good organisational skills and attention to detail
This presents an ideal opportunity for a talented individual to get experience of all aspects of the work of a small national charity and to make a positive contribution to its long-term future. The BTF is interested in receiving applications from individuals who can demonstrate the necessary attitude and skillset requirements.

Practical information:

• hours are flexible but ideally 3 days per week between 10am and 3pm
• based at our office at Hornbeam Park, Harrogate
• induction and training will be given with ongoing support

Closing date for applications forms is 11 January 2019 and interviews will take place in late January 2019.

Position to start – as soon as possible

If you would like any further information regarding this role please ring 01423 810093 and speak to Cheryl.

How to apply:
If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV along with a cover letter to

c.mcmullan@btf-thyroid.org


Bank Cleaner at Saint Michael’s Hospice

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Salary: £8.00 per hour, plus enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays

Hours To cover holidays and staff shortages, hours flexible.

Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.

We are looking for an effective part time cleaner to join our existing friendly Housekeeping Team on a bank basis to undertake domestic and cleaning duties in our patient and office areas in Crimple House. This role will follow weekly and daily cleaning schedules maintaining high standards of hygiene and meeting all infection control requirements.

Applicants ideally will have previous experience in a cleaning environment but full training will be provided on all aspects of the job. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently but still enjoy being part of a team.

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

Please click Apply where you will be directed to our recruitment website.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate on 01423 876086.


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?

www.northyorks.gov.uk/fostering

www.facebook.com/fostering

email: fostering@northyorks.gov.uk


Harrogate Mumbler Volunteers – various roles

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

We have big plans for 2018 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.
  • Competition Co-ordinator – to organise, plan out and execute Harrogate Mumbler competitions for 2018.
  • 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.
  • Marketing – to plan and execute a plan which will help publicise the Harrogate Mumbler website to all parents in 2018
  • Jobs for Parents – to publicise the incoming Jobs on the website & FB page as well as seek new opportunities to get part time / flexible / parent friendly roles on Harrogate Mumbler Jobs page.

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 sally@mumbler.co.uk 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!

Sally