Jobs & Opportunities For Parents

“Jobs for Parents” are family-friendly positions that may be part-time, flexi-time, term-time, temporary contracts or even working from home. You can also find volunteering opportunities on here.

If you have a vacancy to fill that would suit a local parent and would like to advertise the role on Hull and East Riding Mumbler then please contact me here.

Puddle Ducks – Part time Baby and Pre School Teacher

puddle ducks logoAre you looking for a new exciting opportunity? Could you be our new Baby and Preschool swimming teacher – teaching 0-4 year old children? As our business continues to grown and thrive, we are looking for a committed individual to join our Baby & Pre-school team in Hull.

Becoming a baby swimming teacher is an amazing and rewarding job where you can make a real difference! When you work for Puddle Ducks you’re part of such an enthusiastic bunch of talented teachers, both locally here in Yorkshire and nationally, who give you so much ongoing encouragement and support.

We offer highly competitive rates of pay and excellent career progression. No previous teaching or professional swimming experience is required as full training is available (although of course, swimming teaching qualifications already achieved would be a bonus!). We are here to support you with your training at every step along the way. You need to enjoy being in the water and able to swim, have a confident and friendly personality, be flexible and a team player.

Becoming a Baby & Pre-school Swimming Teacher for Puddle Ducks takes hard work and commitment but brings huge job satisfaction and fits brilliantly around family life.

You will be required to work one weekend session, have a car and a clean driving licence.

So if you think you have what it takes to do the best job in the world, as part of the Puddle Ducks family, then we would love to hear from you! For more information, please e-mail

Springfield Healthcare – Care Assistants Needed

springfield healthcare care assistants wanted, jobs for parents on mumblerWe’re recruiting Care Assistants! We have full and part-time vacancies, flexible shifts available including days, nights and weekends.

Springfield Healthcare has 50 years of experience in the care sector and operates community-based care services from local offices across Yorkshire, Humberside and the North East. We believe that great care begins with great carers – we work hard to recruit only the best! We have a great induction and onboarding process to provide all the training, support and mentorship that you need for a great career!

Springfield is forward-thinking, kind and fun to work with! We also have a proven track record for
providing not only quality services but satisfying jobs and exciting opportunities for career progression. We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • 28 days paid holiday per year (pro rata)
  • Fully paid training, uniform and all personal care supplies provided
  • Support to complete qualifications in Health and Social Care
  • Recognition Schemes & bonuses
  • Amazing career progression opportunities & Health Cash Plan

You will need:

  • To be a caring, friendly person with great people skills and a passion to improve peoples lives
  • To be able to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Good availability for early mornings, evenings and/or weekends

Speak to our lovely Hull team and get in touch today by calling 01482 348286
or visiting

Ladies in Pigs Volunteers

ladies in pigs volunteer and help spread the word about british farming and british porkLadies in Pigs needs you! If you have a few days here and there to spare, we would love to hear from you.

We are a non-profit membership organisation who promote and educate about the brilliant food created in Britain. We are looking to increase our team of members so that we can meet the demand of visits we are requested to do.

Members pay £25 a year and in return they get uniform, training and public liability cover when doing events, they also get voting rights ta the yearly AGM. For anyone returning to work or for young ladies who are just starting out with a CV, you can state that you are a volunteer, which is really well regarded by employers. For each full day you are with us, you can claim £80 expenses plus travel costs if applicable. There is also a need to stay overnight sometimes, and these expenses are covered.

We would love to welcome you to the team. Get in touch if this is of interest to you by emailing Debbie, Chairwoman of Ladies in Pigs, on

Find out more about the organisation on their website here.

Or there is more info on Mumbler here about a home-school cook along they did to help educate children at home in the last lockdown.

Hull Fostering – Foster Carers Needed

foster care fortnight 2021, foster carers wanted in Hull, Hull FosteringFOSTER CARERS NEEDED – Could you make a difference?

If you are over 21, have a spare bedroom and live within 30 miles of Hull then you could Foster for Hull City Council Fostering.

There are many different types of fostering to suit you and your family and commitments; this could be full-time (where a child lives with you) or offering regular respite or support to other carers for weekends / a few days at a time.

It doesn’t matter if you are single or in a relationship, you can work, be unemployed or retired, own or rent your home as long as you have the love a time to care for a local child or young person.

You will receive any training needed, a dedication social worker throughout your fostering journey and a fostering allowance of £150-£270+ per child / per week depending on their age and your skill level.

As a Hull City Council foster carer you will receive great support and be joining over 230 other households who foster over 900 local children and young people. You don’t need any special qualifications to foster with Hull, just a loving heart, a safe home and a need to help make a difference to a local child while they are in care.

For an information pack about all the types of fostering available please contact Hull Fostering today:

Visit the website here, contact via facebook here, call 01482 612800 or email

Eco Brite Cleaning Services are looking for Housekeepers in Brough

Eco Brite cleaning company in brough, east riding of yorkshireYour role would be to clean a private residence to make sure that it meets any housekeeping sanitation requirements and provides a comfortable space for residents. Housekeeper Job Duties:

  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/baths, countertops, and sinks#
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rugs
  • Sweeping/vacuuming, polishing, and mopping hard floors
  • Using any cleaning equipment such as vacuums, mops, and other cleaning tools
  • Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces
  • Monitoring cleaning supplies and ordering more as needed
  • Reporting any necessary repairs or replacements

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience in cleaning and sanitising rooms to varying levels to meet requirements, a willingness to learn new cleaning methods and how to use various pieces of equipment. Good Customer Service skills, reliability, organisational skills, integrity and honesty.

Main working days will be Mondays and/or Fridays between 10am and 2pm but the ideal candidate should be flexible to meet the needs of the client. £10 per hour. Brough.

To express an interest in this position please email or call our office on 01482 646770.

Jobs at Sledmere

sledmere house and gardens driffield logoSledmere estate are looking for motivated individuals to fill three full time positions, will include weekend and bank holiday work.

  • Retail assistant – In our busy Farm Shop and Pantry food outlets
  • Cleaner – Duties to be carried out am and pm in Café, Function rooms and facilities
  • Pot wash staff – To work daily, in our busy, newly refurbished kitchen

Full time Chef/cook: Sledmere is looking for inspirational chefs to join our busy team in the on site café and new state of the art kitchen. The successful applicant will need to have:

– Proven experience as a chef/cook

– High standards of hygiene

– Ability to work in a team

– Very good communication skills

For all roles, please apply with CV and covering letter to

The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe – Front of House Assistant

balloon tree farm logoThe Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe is looking to further expand its team and take on a new Front of House Assistant.

This position will initially be based on a zero hour contract, however, we envisage that the average weekly hours will be between 20 to 30. This role includes NO evenings and only SOME but not all weekends.

The successful candidate will work all aspects of the front of house role including but not limited to;

  • Serving and interacting with visitors in a polite & professional manner
  • Managing the flow of multiple tables
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of visitor areas and workspaces
  • Making Barista Style Drinks

We like to think we are operating as appropriately as possible in the current situation, and we need a team which reflect our values of safety whilst providing high levels of customer service for our visitors.

The Balloon Tree cafe is a fast-paced hospitality environment in which a person’s adaptability is paramount to successful and competent teamwork.

Visitor Focused Approach & Attitude: Essential
Previous Hospitality Experience: Essential
Barista Skills: Essential

Contact us to apply:, 01759 373023

Stamford Bridge Road (A166), Gate Helmsley, YO41 1NB (One mile west of Stamford Bridge).


University of York – Bodily Experience in Pregnant Women and New Mothers

university of york mental health research projectUniversity of York Online Experiments examining body experience in pregnant women and new mothers. We have two studies you can take part in:

1. Body awareness task: This consists of online survey and a short mindfulness task that takes about 30 mins. For this study you will need a quiet space and the audio working on your phone /tablet or computer. The other part of the study involves a short survey and some questions about yourself / your pregnancy (if you are pregnant). Find out more information here.

2. Mindfulness study: This study asks you to listen to a mindfulness practice each day for a week and complete two 30 min surveys. You can download the mindfulness exercise on your device or list online and we will send you some reminders during the week so that you don’t forget. Find out more information here.

All responses for both studies are completely anonymous.

Hull University Research Study – Pregnant Women or New Mums Needed


Have you noticed changes in your thinking and memory since becoming pregnant or giving birth? Research participants needed for this important topic.

To participate please contact Louise Anders ( You can also contact Louise to request further information or discuss the study in more detail. Please cite ‘A touch of Brain Fog’ as the research study of interest.

Feel free to pass this information on to anybody who you think might be interested in taking part in this research.

hull universit research study into brain fog after pregnancy

Hull University Research Study – Female Participants Needed

Female participants needed.

Research on thinking and memory, mood, and sleep during pregnancy and following childbirth. Note you do not have to be pregnant to take part in this research.

I am looking for participants to contribute to this important topic. Women who have never been pregnant and women who are pregnant or have had a baby in the last year are eligible.

Please click on the link here for further details to participate.

You can also contact Louise Anders on to request further information or to discuss the study in more detail. Please cite ‘Perinatal Research’ as the research study of interest.

Please also feel free to pass on this link to anybody who you think might be interested in taking part in this research.

Choose Care – Adult Social Care Vacancies

  • Employer: East Riding of Yorkshire Council and privately run social care providers
  • Contract: Fixed Term and Casual
  • Hours: Various
  • Base: Various across East Riding of Yorkshire

choose care east riding adult social work recruitmentMake a difference to someone’s life in these most critical of times.

Choose Care has been set up by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to urgently recruit into both private and council run adult social care providers. This has become especially important with the COVID – 19 outbreak. Work can take place in a variety of settings including residential care facilities, respite care and care in the home, across East Riding of Yorkshire.

We are looking to recruit people quickly into fixed term and casual paid opportunities. You will:

  • help adults with care and support to maximise their independence and wellbeing
  • provide appropriate personal care, promoting dignity and independence, assisting people to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance; and
  • support and enable people to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.

Find information about the roles at If you wish to speak to a member of the team, please telephone (01482) 391200 or email

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

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