Jobs For Parents Harrogate

Returning to work after having children can be a daunting prospect however there are jobs 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.

CHARTERED SURVEYOR at Feathers, Smailes Scales

We have an opportunity for a Chartered Surveyor with a minimum of MRICS qualification and a proven track record in this sector to join our surveying team based in our busy Harrogate town centre office.

The role will include carrying out Residential Valuation work, homebuyers reports and building surveys for banks and private clients. Any additional skills such as party wall experience, residential lease extensions, commercial lease renewals, rent reviews, dilapidation reports and any other professional skills would be seen as beneficial, though not essential.

FSS is a multi-disciplined property company combining Residential Estate Agency, Residential Lettings, Commercial Sales and Agency, Property Auctioneering and Surveying.

The successful candidate will need to be commercially aware, have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and be organised and self-disciplined. In addition, as some travel is required within the remit of the job, applicants will need to hold a full UK driving licence and use their own car (which will be re-imbursed at 45p/mile).

The hours of work are completely flexible, from full time to flexible hours outside normal office hours if necessary.
An attractive remuneration package is available including staff and family discounts on property related products.
Please send your CV to and quote REF: CS/ HM

Cook at Saint Michael’s


Location: Harrogate

Salary: £8.78 per hour plus weekend working enhancements

Hours: 15 hrs per week, 2 shifts per week on a rota (1 in 4 weekends)

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 recruiting for a Cook whose main duties will be preparing high quality meals for patients with a variety of differing needs and requirements. You will need to be qualified to NVQ level 2 or above, with a basic food hygiene qualification and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a cook in a catering environment.

A person who is flexible in attitude and who has a strong commitment to confidentiality is required. Ideally with the desire to progress within a catering environment. Full induction and training will be given with the potential to progress their skills via the NVQ catering framework.

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.

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

Interviews and Kitchen trials will be arranged individually.

Cleaner – 20 hours per week Saint Michael’s Hospice


Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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

Hours 20 hours a week over 5 days including a weekend rota (maximum 1 out of 2 weekends)

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 20 per week to be worked over a mixture of weekdays between 11-3pm and weekends 8am to 1pm, 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.

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.

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

Please call the recruitment team on 01423 876086 to book an appointment for an informal interview.

For more information, please click

Supply Chain Administrator at Saltzgitter Mannesmann

A great opportunity has become available for a Supply Chain Administrator to join our small team based in Harrogate. Salzgitter Mannesmann UK is a leading steel importer/distributor and part of Salzgitter AG, Germany’s second largest steel manufacturer. The company distributes a wide range of steel products such as hot rolled coils, heavy plates, hollow sections and heavy sections.

Person specification:
• Previous office administration experience is essential,
• Good interpersonal and communication skills,
• Competent with computer systems including Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel,
• Highly organised and efficient with good ability to manage time and prioritise,
• Excellent attention to detail,
• Clear and polite telephone manner,
• Ability to deal with both clients and suppliers,
• A confident self-starter who is happy working alone as well as part of a small team
• Reliable and flexible in the work attitude and able to use their initiative to solve simple problems but not afraid to ask questions when required.

• Using Excel Spreadsheets to record and maintain stock movements
• Entering and updating information on internal system (full training will be provided)
• Ensuring paperwork for new bookings is received 48hrs in advance
• Ensuring required paperwork is provided to accounts for invoicing
• Using database to match test certificates to deliveries and emailing them to customer
• Maintaining and updating delivery instruction records for customers
• Updating Standard Operating Procedures
• Maintaining a record of stock balances for specific Traded orders
• Checking storage invoices
• Monitor customer call-offs

This is a permanent, full time contract. Hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with 1h lunch break. We are offering a competitive salary together with excellent benefits, including a generous pension scheme. The closing date for applications is 15th June 2018.

Please email

Corporate and Major Relationships Fundraiser at Henshaws

Location: Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre, Knaresborough
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £13.04 per hour/£23,732.80 per year
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 statutory days
Contract: Fixed term for 18 months

An exciting new role making the Arts & Crafts Centre appeal a success, engaging new companies and major donors.

Our charity supports people living with sight loss and an array of other disabilities to achieve their ambitions to go beyond expectations. Our aim is to reduce social isolation and increase independence through empowering disabled people to achieve their ambitions and go beyond expectations.

Henshaws will soon be launching a new fundraising appeal at our Arts & Crafts Centre in Knaresborough. This fixed term role will play a key part in making the appeal a success, engaging new companies and major donors throughout North Yorkshire and beyond.

Key duties will include:

To support the Fundraising Appeal Manager in identifying and cultivating new corporate and major donor prospects to support our new appeal
To successfully manage and develop Henshaws corporate supporter programmes to achieve sustainable long term income for the charity
To work with the Fundraising Appeal Manager to develop and maintain a pipeline for major donor engagement
Experience of corporate fundraising and account management, as well as experience of new business development, is essential. The successful candidate will need to be educated to degree level or equivalent, and ideally hold a qualification in fundraising, or be willing to undertake one.

For further information please visit

We offer a generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and a friendly working environment. We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date: 10am on Monday 25th June 2018

Interview date: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd July 2018

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.  This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

Support Workers at Henshaws, full and part-time

Support Workers – Community and Residential – Full and part time hours available

Hourly rate: £8.20 – £8.40 per hour depending on qualifications
Full and part time hours available
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 bank holidays
Contract: Permanent

Are you looking for a role where you can genuinely make a difference to people’s lives?

Henshaws Housing & Support enables people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to live more independently. Whether in one of our houses, or in their own home, we provide support so that people can build skills, make their own choices and be part of their local community; develop connections and lead a more fulfilling life.

We are looking for full and part time Support Workers to work in our residential and community houses.

Working as part of a team, you will develop sensitive practice in which the rights of the service users are respected and which develop individual opportunities for each service user to lead a valued lifestyle.

You may be an experienced care or support worker, or may be looking for a change in career – previous experience in working in care is not essential as full training will be given. The key to success in this role is that you have an interest in building relationships with our service users and take pride in seeing them take steps towards independent living. You will be a confident communicator and have a strong team ethic.

Henshaws will provide you with a full induction centred around the Care Certificate and will offer further training towards qualifications in Health and Social care. We offer a generous holiday allowance, child care vouchers and a friendly and supportive working environment.

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.

For further information and to apply please visit We look forward to hearing from you

Store Manager Kings Road, Harrogate Saint Michael’s Hospice/Just’B’


Location: Kings Road, Harrogate

Salary: £18,500 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week working 5 out of 7 days including weekends

Saint Michael’s is the local 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 currently looking to recruit an experienced manager with a background in charity, commercial or independent fashion retail to manage our two shops on Kings Road. Leading by example, working with two Assistant Managers and the volunteer team you will be passionate about retail and able to offer the highest level of customer service.

The role will involve developing plans and achieving targets in order to maximize profit across the two stores. You will be responsible for the management of the shop budgets and setting action plans to deal with any shortfalls.

In addition to your retail knowledge and background applicants must be excellent communicators, have an aptitude/passion for visual merchandising, good interpersonal skills, financial awareness, a strong customer focus and IT skills. Knowledge of EPOS and Gift Aid is desirable, but full training will be given.

If you have the tenacity, enthusiasm, collaborative working skills and are looking for a new challenge then we would like to hear from you.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison on 01423 876086.

Completed applications to be received by 9.00am on Thursday 28th June 2018

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at Crimple House


To apply please click Apply.






Admin Officer – Sixth Form @ Harrogate Grammar School

Salary: £15,375 – £17,419 p.a. (dependent on experience) Established, Part- time, 2 days per week (Thursday/Friday)

Term Time only including pro-rata Training Days + 1 additional week

Actual Salary range: £5,258 – £5,957

Occupational pension + access to wider staff benefits package

An immediate start is available for this role to assist in the administration of the Sixth Form and perform general reception duties. You should have outstanding customer service, proven organisational and administrative skills, ideally gained within an education setting. The ability to work positively and effectively with young people, along with strong IT skills, including knowledge of office packages are essential.

We have a large Sixth Form with 580 students and an impressive track record in providing all students with the highest quality of experience and in teaching for success in numerous Advanced Level subjects. The Sixth Form has achieved consistently excellent results with 62% of grades at A*-B in 2017 making us one of the top performing comprehensive Sixth Forms in North Yorkshire. The school welcomes a large group of post-16 students from other schools and there are significant opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills and participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities in preparation for their future. HGS is a great place to work and learn and we are keen to find someone with a passion for working with young people.

To view the supporting information pack please click here

If you would like to find out more, meet the team or discuss the wider Pay & Reward then please contact our HR Team; we look forward to hearing from you.

Harrogate Grammar School, as part of the Red Kite Learning Trust, offers fantastic professional development opportunities for staff; we welcome applicants of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

For more details and access to our on-line application form, please visit

For enquiries please contact the HR team by email

or Tel: (01423) 531127 Ext. 317.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd June at 9am

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.

CEO/Executive Headteacher: Mr R Sheriff


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

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 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?

Closing date for applications is 15th May 2018, I’ll be contacting all applicants

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


Various Part-time roles at The Tithe Barn, Bolton Abbey

The Tithe Barn ( is set within the grounds of the Duke of Devonshire’s majestic Bolton Abbey Estate. The Barn is run by Cripps Barn Group ( an established family – run business with many years’ experience in running wedding venues throughout the UK. The Tithe Barn is almost complete with our first wedding taking place at the beginning of August.

We are recruiting and currently looking for casual BAR, WAITING, KITCHEN PORTERS and CLEANING staff.


The style is relaxed and informal, yet professional. The role is casual, shifts include both weekends and evenings. Work ethic is more important than experience, although some previous bar work would be advantageous. Must be over 18yrs.


This role is casual, shifts include weekdays and weekends. Work ethic is more important than experience.


Morning shifts on all wedding days and the day following. Cleaning experience is required.


LOCATION: The same for all roles:

The Tithe Barn, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX



Start at £7.83 and up to £10.00 per hour

Please send CVs or enquires to


Senior Trust Fundraiser at Saint Michael’s


Salary: £30,000 per annum plus £2k per annum for additional responsibilities during maternity cover

Hours: 5 days (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 experienced Senior Trust Fundraiser to work as part of the Funding Team to maximise the income received from bids and grants against the budget, and providing leadership and management to the team during the planned absence of the Funding Manager. This role will work closely with the Deputy Chief Executive, to contribute to the development of bids, applications and documentation for tenders, contracts and other commissioned opportunities to achieve funding net income targets and positively contribute to income generation by writing applications for trust, foundation and grant giving bodies to achieve fundraising net income targets. Experience of leading on both revenue and capital appeals are essential.

Candidates must be able to line manage and support a team to ensure they contribute demonstrate previous experience of trust fundraising and successful bid applications, be able to work to financial targets, have the ability and energy to think and work creatively in order to build relationships, prepare applications and lead a project at any stage from initial evaluation through application to implementation and measurement of outcomes.

Essential attributes include – excellent research, numerate and analytical skills, strong, positive communication and influencing skills, a passion for learning and professional development for yourself and your team, project management, time management and IT skill as well as experience in this field.

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


Click apply and you will be directed to our recruitment website.

For further information email or telephone asking for Helen Flemming/Alison Gales


Completed applications to be received by 9am on 18th June 2018

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate

Training Manager at Saint Michael’s


Location: Harrogate

Salary: £16,648 per annum

Hours: 24 hours (3/4 days)

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.

Reporting to the HR Director, the Education & Training Manager will be responsible for ensuring the training strategy and activity across the Hospice is appropriate to meet the needs of the organisation. This role will have a high profile within the Hospice, communicating and influencing at all levels and across multiple functions throughout the business. You will be supported by a Training Administrator.

This role will be strategic and organisational; however you should have experience of training delivery.

We are specifically looking for candidates who have the following experience:

* Managing a training function preferably in a Health environment, including staff management, strategy formulation and budgetary control;

* Have the confidence and ability to represent the Hospice’s interests with third party organisations with the presence and gravitas to operate at all levels and influence decisions;

* Negotiating contracts with training providers;

* Operating with a hands-on approach with the ability to quickly assess training needs and formulate the most relevant and workable solutions across a multi-functional business with the ability to design and deliver solutions where appropriate.

* The application of digital technology to deliver development solutions.

* The post holder will be a proactive role model who supports the provision of clinical education, working alongside healthcare practitioners to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and, effective evidence-based care.

Essential attributes include – excellent research, numeracy and analytical skills, strong positive communication and influencing skills, a passion for Education & Training with the ability to take complicated processes and procedures and translate them to a range of blended learning solutions, project management, time management and IT skill as well as experience in this field. You will have a strategic outlook on how to help grow our Hospice through innovative training and development.

Benefits include

• 21 days holiday per year (Based on 3 days per week)

• Comprehensive Induction Programme

• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution

• Childcare Vouchers

• Free Group Life Assurance

• Employee Assistance Scheme (24/7 Confidential support service)

• Dining Facilities with subsidised meals

• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station

• Free DBS/CRB check

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

Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michaels Hospice, Harrogate.

This post is to start on 1st August 2018.

Completed applications to be received by 12noon on 12th June 2018

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st June 2018 at Crimple House

Settlement Officer at Maunby Investment Management

Job Description: Settlement Officer – Currently Harrogate based

Hours: 18 hours (flexible with days but must cover some hours over at least 4 working days)

Job Purpose: To oversee all back office administration work, ensuring that bank accounts are reconciled, stock accounts are reconciled, settlements are managed in a timely manner and client accounts updated correctly from any corporate actions or dividends. Job Duties:

To include the following:

* create cash payments to clients at their request;

* book trades to client accounts and ensure market settlement occurs on time with monies being taken/paid to clients as appropriate and sent out to any relevant third parties;

* set up files for corporate actions, ensures elections are made prior to deadlines, and in turn updates client accounts with any new stock or cash from these events;

* reconcile and post dividends as they are received;

* support the auditors in the annual review of accounts and systems;

* bank client and company cheques and arrange for petty cash for the company as and when needed;

* Reconcile client money on a daily basis

* set up new client accounts and bank accounts;

* ensure transfers in and out are recorded and performed in a timely manner;

* ensure all cash received is reported to investment managers and all corporate actions results reported;

* improve procedures and processes on an ongoing basis;

* improve systems knowledge and scope and strive for best practice at all times; and

* carry out such other duties as may be required from time to time.


* Required: at least GCSE Maths and English, Grade C or above

* Desired: flexibility of hours/days

* Necessary: comfortable with Microsoft Office – at least Excel, Word and Outlook

Please email with your C.V by the end of May to apply.

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) – Rossett Acre Primary School, Harrogate

Headteacher: Mrs C Penhale

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) Part Time (7.50 Hours per week)

Term Time Only, Mon – Fri 11:45am to 1:15pm

Flexibility may be available on working days upon request Salary£2,526 – £2,570 p.a. Actual, plus an 8% recruitment & retention payment. (Full time equivalent salary £15,115 to £15,375 per annum)

Benefits include an excellent Occupational Pension Scheme + access to a wider staff benefits package At Rossett Acre Primary, we are a friendly and vibrant school. We focus on purposeful learning which encourages children to be independent, inquisitive and enterprising, preparing them for life now and in the future. We are a community where we want the very best education for all our pupils.

You will join a dynamic, passionate and committed team – supervising lunch and our organised activities, monitoring pupil behaviour throughout the midday break. Your role is vital to ensuring a caring and safe environment is provided to all of our children, both indoors and outdoors, at our superb school!

Interested in progressing a Teaching Assistant career? Whilst we do not have a current role in school to offer, we may be able to facilitate a place on a Teaching Assistant training course. This superb opportunity would be offered to the right candidate – providing the additional benefit and opportunity to gain some valuable in school experience through your midday supervisor role.

Our school is also proud to be part of Red Kite Learning Trust, offering fantastic professional development opportunities for staff. The Trust provides opportunities to share the specialist skills and knowledge of all Trust staff with colleagues in Key Stages 1 and 2 to add an extra dimension to primary provision. The post holder will join the team as part of Rossett Acre Primary School.

We welcome applicants of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

For more details and access to our on-line application form, please visit our website

If we can help in providing any other information you might need in advance of your application please do contact the HR team: or Tel: 01423 535641

Closing Date: Friday 18th May 2018 at 12.00

Interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing Monday 4th June, for your advance planning. Rossett Acre Primary School, as part of 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.



Executive Interviewer – Part-time – Home-based

The role is a home based, self-employed position which involves chief executive level telephone interviewing on behalf of our clients. There is no selling involved. The role is part time up to 20 hours per week over 3/4 consecutive regular days. This is not a Market Research role nor a Staff Recruitment position.

All our work does however involve conversations with chief executives, so a level of maturity, and the ability to communicate at that level is a key requirement.
If you are looking for Home working, live within1.5 hours commute of Harrogate in order to attend occasional training / update meetings, have a professional background which has involved you previously in talking with senior executives, then this role may be for you.

The vacancy is aimed at those of you that may tick one or a number of these boxes.
• “Professional” background
• Want time to do other things (professional or personal)
• Easing your way back to the workplace
• Taken early retirement, but still looking for a challenge
• Breaking away from corporate life

If any of these are relevant to you, then please read on.

Our company Sintra Limited is an established small business to business company working for clients in a number of markets. Our growth continues, and we are again looking to expand our team, so need new Sintra Associates to help us.

If you would like to apply you must have,
• Reasonable IT skills.
• A landline and a quiet private working environment.
• Applicants must be highly articulate and also have a highly professional, clear telephone manner.
• Some previous senior executive communications skills.

A full induction and training programme is provided. If this is of interest and you have the experience required, please submit your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Please include a landline number.
Rate: £12 per hour with reviews to follow.


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?