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.

Sales Executive Harrogate Mumbler (part-time)

Part-time Local Sales Executive, Mumbler HQ based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Flexible working and opportunity for term-time or reduced hours during school holidays if required. 

Who Are We: Mumbler is a network of 19 hyper-local parenting websites with a strong & engaged social media community. We are looking for a Mumbler sales executive, based in Harrogate, to take the lead selling website, social media and newsletter marketing campaigns to reputable businesses that want to engage with the local parenting market. Although based in Harrogate, you will be initially selling advertising across 3 Mumbler locations (Harrogate, Poole & Oxford Mumbler).

As the company grows, you will have the opportunity to expand the role and cover sales in more areas and potentially head-up a sales team.

This role is flexible, with the opportunity to work flexibly from the Mumbler HQ office & from your own home. You should be adaptive, flexible and have a positive “can-do” attitude. We’re a small tight-knit Mumbler family and we have ambitious growth plans. You will be instrumental in helping us grow and achieve our company targets.

You must be extremely confident with the sales process and you must also passionately care about your local parenting community and want to help make life easier for local & visiting parents. At Mumbler we only ever partner with reputable businesses and it is vital that you share the same values and only approach customers with a great reputation, who can provide a top notch product or service to our followers.

The Role: Initially working 15 hours per week you will be required to:

  • Sell! Your main responsibility will be attracting & retaining advertisers on initially 3 Mumbler websites
  • Generate new leads- you must be able to identify & prioritise new business opportunities, pitch and close sales with new clients.
  • Engage with & build great relationships with prospective B2B customers via phone, social media, email and face to face.
  • Follow up warm sales leads provided regularly by the Mumbler staff in each location
  • Maintain excellent business relationships with existing clients
  • Create engaging presentations & “one pagers” using existing Mumbler case studies
  • Report campaign results back to the client
  • Represent Mumbler as required, which may include business networking, press trips, PR events etc
  • Chase up unpaid invoices
  • Report regularly to Mumbler’s commercial director


  • Sales & marketing experience
  • Friendly & approachable, you must genuinely care about your local parenting community & want to make other parents lives easier.
  • Outgoing & highly organised
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated & great at time management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to collaborate with a team virtually
  • Confidence to build relationships & develop sales relationships locally
  • Social Media experience (Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office & Teams


  • £12ph basic salary
  • Generous commission structure
  • Flexible hours, working from home if desired.
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave
  • Option to work term time only or reduced hours during school holidays (if required)
  • Laptop & phone provided

Applications close on Monday 31st January 2022

Click here to apply for this role

Care Support Worker Recruitment Open Day

Forest School Assistant / Play Leader

Location: Old Gate Woods, Follifoot, Harrogate, HG3 1DP

Børn of the Forest is a classroom without walls where children learn from nature, within nature. Our ethos is based upon both the Forest Schools and Reggio Emilia Approach and we pride ourselves on offering inclusive, child centred and open-ended provision. We operate from our secure 3.5 acre site in Follifoot which is part of Rudding Estates. We started running in April 2019 and we are now looking to build on the success of the past 3 years by increasing visitor numbers and offering more sessions.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, creative addition to our team who loves nature, can embrace all of our Great British weathers (and the mud and puddles it creates), enjoys playing outdoors and will be fully committed to our family business. Your main role will be to support Forest School sessions under direction from the Forest School Leaders.

For more information:

Forest School Assistant 2022

Apply online.



Job Coach

Henshaws College, HarrogateClosing date: Friday, 28th Jan 2022

Salary £11.43 per hour/£10,303 per annumHours 20 Hours per week (Hours to be agreed, Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm/ Mon-Fri 9:30am-3:00pm)Weeks 39 weeks (term-time only)Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays (pro-rata for part time / term time roles)Contract PermanentDBS Enhanced with child barring

Post Fixed term until November 2022

Henshaws Specialist College is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower children and young people living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want. Whether that’s preparing for employment, making friends or learning to live more independently, we enable our students to make their aspirations possible and goals a reality

We are currently looking to recruit a Job Coach .

Job Summary

The role of Job Coach will be to support a member of staff to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to completing an apprenticeship. The role will include providing accessible training materials for the member of staff. The successful candidate will liaise with the awarding body and their mentor on a regular basis. The role also includes supporting the staff member to complete all administration tasks and training.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To support staff member on all aspects of their apprenticeship including support in administrative tasks and training
  • To make work accessible resources for the staff member/ apprentice
  • To manage relationships by liaising with all those involved in work: the apprentice, the College staff, external awarding body, mentor, etc
  • To promote inclusion and participation, encouraging staff/ apprentice independence
  • To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
  • The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Experience of completing risk assessments and task analysis
  • A strong commitment to giving people with learning difficulties and disabilities the opportunity to work
  • Have, or be willing to work towards a Job Coach specific qualification

Closing date Friday 28th January 2022 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

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

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?


Evening SEN Care support worker

Henshaws College, HarrogateClosing date: Wednesday, 26th Jan 2022Salary £9.65 per hour (Over-time paid at £10.65 per hour)Hours 12-10pm/4-10pm- Full & Part time hours availableWeeks 38 (Term time only)Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata for part-time/term time)Contract PermanentLocation HarrogateDBS Enhanced with child barring

We would love to hear from you with or without care experience – We have a full training Induction programme which includes shadowing our experienced Care team, completing all relevant training and the Care certificate.

No travelling between clients

No Uniform

Parking on site

What is Care Work?

It’s nothing like the adverts … ‘Making cups of tea’, ‘Stroking hands’, sadness’…

Here at Henshaws it’s about ‘FUN’, ‘LIFE’ and ‘LIVING!’

Our 16-24 year old students have an amazing social life away from their day to day commitment to our education programme! All they need is your help to make it happen!

Is Care a Career?

In one word “YES!”

Many of our Care Support Workers go on to become Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Educators, Instructors, Job Coaches, College Principal and it all starts with ….. CARE!

Is Care a ‘Skilled’ job?


Care is a highly skilled vocation, you are fundamental support to help a person live a full, happy, inspiring life! You look after medication needs, personal health needs that makes a person feel dignified. You are a sounding board, a role model, a life giver!

Henshaws was open through COVID we kept all staff and students safe throughout the pandemic and this was recognised by the NHS Inspector as an example to other SEN Colleges.

If you share our values and want to be part of an amazing skilled care team please read the Job description and person specification to gain a full understanding of the role and apply by uploading your cv or by completing a quick application form. If you want to call us for a chat 01423 814510 we would love to hear from you!

At Henshaws we understand that a work life balance is central to all of our happiness and wellbeing. Supporting positive mental health is key to our ethos and we are proud to be certified as a ‘Mindful employer’ putting the emotional wellbeing of our staff and students central to our activities. Our staff support our students, Art makers and clients but also we are proud to support each other!

Henshaws 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.

Communications Executive

Type of Post: Permanent, Part time (17.5 hrs a wk, Mon – Thurs 9:30 – 1:30pm remaining hours flexible)Reporting to: BID Manager

We are looking for a talented new member to join us; a naturally enthusiastic team player with fresh ideas and a strong creative eye, capable of contributing to the delivery of effective marketing campaigns.

You will work alongside the BID team in the creation of all communications for Ripon BID. A multi-disciplinary position, you will be involved in delivering fully integrated campaigns including collateral creation, PR, reporting and analysis. You will have responsibility for developing all digital communications, producing engaging and high-quality content to drive awareness.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Proactively plan, write and deliver communications across social media platforms• Delivery of the social media strategy including evaluating and monitoring performance• Keep Ripon BID website up to date• Plan and write and be involved with the delivery of the Ripon BID e-newsletters and printed business newsletter. Support in writing and the production of the annual report and update of business plans.• Assist with the delivery of marketing projects and events in the annual marketing & projects plan successfully to deadline• Attend board meetings, and take board minutes.• Record and report marketing and online activity and communications to enable campaigns to be monitored and evaluated and provide up to date data on regular basis to inform strategies and campaign successes• Administer the photo/image library• Work across teams to ensure information is promoted and communicated via appropriate channels• Contribute across Ripon BID projects and services as required• Respond in a timely manner to external, internal and stakeholder enquiries• Actively seek out and present best practice and ideas to contribute to the company’s overall aims• Ensure all collateral, design assets and digital marketing activities are aligned with brand guidelinesThis should not be considered an exhaustive list of responsibilities

PERSON SPECIFICATION Essential• Experience in social media marketing• Good communicator, both written and verbal, including ability to write creative, clear, succinct, engaging and accurate copy and use the appropriate tone of voice for specific audiences. Comfortable interviewing and profiling local business content.• Self-motivated, resilient character and an excellent team player with a hands on attitude and enthusiastic approach• Confidently able to work independently and drive own workload• Excellent organisational skills and able to manage multiple projects and prioritise work• Competent with Microsoft Office Suite, CRM systems and website software and knowledge of data protection standards• Problem solving approach, positive, flexible and takes pride in strong delivery• Online content management and website experience• Confident photographer and videographer (by mobile phone)• Knowledge and understanding of BIDs and the challenges and opportunities for town and city centres• Knowledge of Ripon city centre and/or Ripon BID would be desirable• Some weekend and evening working is required

Submit your application by 21st January by sending your CV and a covering letter (up to 2 A4 sides) on why you think you are suitable for this position to interview will be held on 27th January, second interview will be held on 3rd February 2022. Starting date will be 1st March 2022.

Marketing and Communications Officer

Home-based / Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire districtssaint michaels hospice logo

£25,750 per annum

37.5 hours per week including weekend or evening work as necessary (22.5/30 hours per week considered for the right candidate).

Permanent contract

Closing date: Monday 24 January 2022

As an organisation growing rapidly in response to the needs of our community locally, regionally and nationally, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced marketing and communications professional to join our growing team at an exciting time. As part of the role, you will use your skills, knowledge and experience to plan and deliver communications and marketing activities across a variety of channels and key stakeholder groups.

This role will research, plan, manage, deliver and evaluate communications and marketing campaigns to support Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’ and Saint Michael’s Hospice to raise awareness, engagement and funds, both internally and externally.

You will have opportunities to lead on a range of communications and marketing activities including PR, B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, internal communications, issues management, brand, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement.

You will be responsible for ensuring all activities are managed in line with budgets, negotiating costs at each stage to achieve maximum effective use of resources.

The role requires a creative and innovative individual who has effective collaborative work skills but is able to work independently and proactively and make confident, independent decisions, where appropriate.

No day is the same working as part of our Communications Team. Here’s a taster of what your working day could look like:

  • Developing your skills and experience in a supportive environment across a range of projects and the communications and marketing mix.
  • Communicating organisational messages to our workforce of 200 staff and over 500 volunteers.
  • Collaborating with colleagues internally, partners, supporters and agencies to produce eye-catching, high-quality collateral to support our objectives.
  • The opportunity to make your mark and put your stamp on things, working autonomously on your own projects, as well as part of the team.
  • Using your skills and experience to provide creative and innovative advice.
  • Using a range of on and offline tools and software to support exciting projects and opportunities.

This role is predominantly home-based, with travel to our sites and across the community in the Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire districts of North Yorkshire required.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive induction programme.
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (35 in total).
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of up to 8% and variable employee contribution.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and internal staff support offer.
  • Free on-site car parking at our bases and offices within walking distance from public transport.

You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and which recognises the importance of investing in our staff through ongoing training and development.

The successful applicant is required to undertake a DBS Check, the cost of which is met by the employer.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained.

North Yorkshire 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. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Please click Apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website where you can also download a full Job Description for the role.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on Monday January 24 2022.

Initial telephone screening interviews will take place shortly after application, with Interviews taking place in Harrogate (subject to Covid-19 guidance) following this.

Busy Bees Pannal ash

We have various roles available due to an increase in occupancy. If you are interested in applying or just a chat about what we can offer please call Fiona on 01423 501 492 or email on

PR and social media for photographer business

Part time, flexible and remote work. Approx 10 hours per month.

Established family photographer looking for a professional and experienced marketing and social media manager.

Candidate must have: –

A marketing background with experience in branding and contentSocial media expertise across platformsContent creation and scheduling experienceA flare with wordsReferences from previous employees

Perfect for someone who needs flexible and remote work

Initially approx. 10 hours per month with potential to grow. £30 per hour.

Contact Andrea on

Administrator – Part Time Fixed Contract

Due to the continued growth of the business and the expansion of The Electric Broker, we are looking for an Administrator to join the team. You must be self-motivated and well organised, with a can do attitude. The ideal candidate will have a personal approach, be diligent and able to apply common-sense when getting things done. You will be expected to offer a friendly and professional experience to all customers and suppliers. The position is initially for a part-time position for a 6-month contract.

Ethos, are a well-established, independently owned Asset Finance Company based in North Yorkshire. Here at Ethos, our customers receive more than just the expected service. We offer a uniquely experienced pair of hands, an ear for the very best rates and a head for even the most complex payment structures.

We enjoy creating a smooth, hassle-free process for our customers. At the cutting edge of today’s market, we take a traditional approach to lending working together with our customers and funders to reach an outcome that works for everyone.

Responsibilities:Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft office 365.Handle incoming and outgoing telephone and email enquiries.General office administration support duties supporting a busy sales environment.Organise, record and file documents using online systems.Maintain filing and other office systemsLiaise with staff in other departments and with external contactsOrder and maintain stationery and equipmentAd hoc support with basic online marketing

Why Join the Team:Daily Hours: 10am-3pmGreat team dynamic.6 month fixed contractFull in-house training & support20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays – Pro RataModern working environmentSalary: £10.50 an hour

Please contact to apply

Procter & Gamble – Sales Business Support

P&G have an exciting opportunity for a hard working, motivated individual to join our Sales Business Support team based in our Sales office in Harrogate.

You will administer and manage the data relating to product listings and promotions between our sales teams and our external customers. Working closely with our Sales Account Managers, you will be responsible for identifying and delivering process improvements as well as delivering regular core processes with excellence.

We work in a hybrid way combining working in the office with some days working from home.  There is also an opportunity for flexible or part time working for the right candidate.

For more information and to apply click here.


Do you know someone energetic and fun who is looking for a new part-time opportunity working evenings and weekends? We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who enjoys sports such as gymnastics, parkour or acrobatics or is particularly good at turning their hand to most sports! The successful applicant will be trained to teach our gymnastics based curriculum to children. For the right individual, this could even turn into a full time job with a great career progression working for an international franchise. Most importantly, we’re looking for someone with a great can-do attitude and a love of children.
Here at The Little Gym of Leeds, Harrogate & York, we’re committed to providing a safe, clean environment for children of all ages to burn energy, build confidence, make friends, and most importantly have FUN!Is this the role for you? We’re hiring for part-time staff in Leeds, Harrogate and York!  Click the link below to get in touch!
Leeds  Join The Team Form | The Little Gym Leeds | LS17 5NY
York Join The Team Form | The Little Gym York | YO32 9AF
Harrogate Join The Team Form | The Little Gym Harrogate | HG3 1RY

Harrogate Mumbler Volunteers – various roles

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

We have big plans for 2022 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!