Jobs 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.

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.

Part Time Management Accountant

Part Time Management Accountant ( 6 month FTC) – £35,000 – £45,000 pro rata

Our client is a well established manufacturing business based in the Scarborough area. Due to restructure they are currently looking for a part time management accountant to join their finance team.

Working in a small finance team, you will be preparing management accounts for two businesses within the group. Developing and maintaining the balance sheet reconciliations, analysing the Profit and Loss as well as posting journals of accruals, prepayments, sales, rebates, payroll and petty cash. You will also support with collecting information for R&D claims and the budgets along with collating figures for the external accountants for year end.

You could also be reconciling inter-company transactions, maintain the fixed asset register and processing the monthly VAT, quarterly returns and reconciliations along with preparing the aged debtor report, resolving of aged items and debit balances along with supporting the two junior members of team or covering for them during holidays.

That’s why we are looking for someone who has previous experience as a Management Accountant from within manufacturing or a similar industry, who is either qualified by experience or with their CIMA / ACCA / ACA. You will need to be fully computer literate, preferably with previous use WINMAN or other ERP systems / accounting software.

Our client is looking for this role to be 15 – 20 hours a week, preferably spread out over the week (e.g 10.00 – 2.00 Monday to Friday / 9.30 – 2.30 Monday to Thursday) You will be working from home due to current lockdown restrictions, however they would like you to work one of your days in the office to cover for the phones. There is the expectation that this role will return to the office 100% after the restrictions ease.

This vacancy is being advertised through KD Recruitment Limited who are operating as an Employment Agency.

Due to the volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please assume you have not been short listed for this particular role.

KD Recruitment Limited is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications and we are also committed to protecting your personal data. If you would like to read our privacy policy, please go to our website where you will find all the information you need to know about how we will use and process your personal data.

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Paid Market Research opportunity for babies of 1-6 months

Blue Yonder Research are working with our client to explore the natural body movements of healthy babies. Video clips provided to us will be anonymised when sent to our client, and will be used to inform artificial intelligence on how healthy babies move. This means that when a baby is poorly, it can be recognised.

If you have any questions, please email or more information will be given in the sign up survey and consent form


market research in babies

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.

FREE Introduction to Teaching Assistant Course


Are you 25+, unemployed and considering a career as a Teaching Assistant? This fully funded course will cover the following topics:

  • L2 Safeguarding & Prevent Qualification (Accredited)
  • An overview of working with children in a School environment
  • Return to work skills

The course will be delivered remotely via telephone/video call, digital resources and online training.

The start date and duration of the course is flexible to your requirements.

Please get in touch on 01482 211714 or email or you can find out more on the HBTC website.

HBTC free teaching assistant training course

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.

Survey – Help Shape the Future of Health Visiting Services in Hull

Hull city council logoEvery few years Hull City Council have a chance to change how they run the health visiting service.

They would like to ask some questions about your experiences of those services to help us reshape them. This is your opportunity to improve the services available to you in the community.

This questionnaire is aimed at those Hull families with children who have experience of the health visiting service within the city and wish to express an opinion about the service. Your answers to this questionnaire will be used to inform Hull’s approach to the health visiting services within the city.

All of the information you provide will be stored securely and the answers you give will remain confidential and will not be shared with anyone else. Your answers will not be tied back to you.

Please complete the survey here.

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.

CIPD Parent Returner Programme

CIPD parent returner july 20Are you a parent based in Yorkshire & Humber who is thinking about or currently trying to return to work in this current climate? OR have you already returned to work in a lower skilled/paid job, but aren’t satisfied? If yes, then this could be the programme for you!

The CIPD Parent Returner programme* is helping parents in the Yorkshire and Humber area to get back into work. The future of work may seem uncertain right now, but at the same time there are lots of benefits to returning at this time. Employers who previously weren’t always open to flexible working opportunities, have now had to work in ‘different and more flexible ways which may lead to you finding a role that suits your individual circumstances. Relaunch yourself and your career in this changing world by getting the best support to get you going.

It’s completely free and designed to support your return to work after taking time out to care for your child(ren). You will receive mentoring by a qualified CIPD member who has the right skills and experience to help you rebuild your confidence and self-esteem. They will also provide practical support on job searches, CV writing and interview techniques. All of this can be done in virtually from the comfort of your own home – at a time that suits you best.

The programme is open to both men and women returning parents. Register your interest here and the team will call you with more information to make sure it’s the right decision for you. More info on their website here.

*Funded by the Government Equalities Office

Research Participants Needed – Maternal postpartum self-care with the Alexander Technique

nicola hanefeldIf you have a baby between 4 and 13 months old, you might be interested in participating in this research….

This research aims to explore women’s perceptions of an online self-care package based on videos about the Alexander Technique. Additionally, this study aims to understand how using the self-care package and daily practice relates to some aspects of maternal well-being. There are several parts to this study: an initial telephone call with the researcher, watching five videos as input, practicing daily 10 – 15 minutes and then filling out a survey on your experiences. The research has been set up so that everything can be done online.

Who is doing the research? Nicola Hanefeld, Teacher of the Alexander Technique, member of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, STAT, as part of her PhD in Health and Social Care Studies at the University of Hull.

Who can participate? To participate in this study, you must

  • be over 18 years old and a UK resident
  • have no prior experience of the Alexander Technique
  • have English as a first language (or equivalent language skills)
  • be between 4 and 13 months into the postnatal period
  • have regular internet access

Please contact the researcher via email: and include your telephone number. Full details about the study can be found here.

Hull University Research Study into the HeadStart Services in Hull

hull university research headstart hullCan you tell us what you think to any of the HeadStart Hull services?

We are looking for parents and carers, children and young people (aged 10-16 years old) and professionals to answer a few anonymous questions about the HeadStart Hull services running across the city over the last few years.

The survey website is and the password for everyone is head. 

The services which we are interested in are:

  • Parenting Peer Mentors run by Child Dynamix
  • Parenting courses run by Hull City Council and Child Dynamix
  • KIDS Yorkshire and Humber courses for Parents with a child with a disability.
  • Turn 2 Us
  • Play Rangers
  • Young People’s Peer Mentoring
  • SMILE – Community Based Group Work
  • SMASH – School Based Group Work
  • WRAP – School Based Group Work
  • Emotional Resilience Coaches
  • Counselling Service run by HEY MIND

This is part of an independent evaluation being run by the University of Hull. If you have any queries or need any support with completing the survey, please email Sarah Colley at

HBTC Free Online Learning Courses

hbtc free online learningAre you considering a career working with young people? Or just want develop your knowledge?

HBTC offer a range of free online courses that can help you develop your knowledge of supporting and understanding some of the issues faced by young people, including:

  • L2 Certificate Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People
  • L2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
  • L2 Certificate Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • L2 Certificate Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • L2 Certificate Counselling Skills
  • L2 Certificate Information Advice or Guidance

A selection of other free online courses are available including Business, IT, Health & Wellbeing, Social Care and Working With Young People. Full details on the HBTC website here.

Apply now!

Foster carers – Full time and respite

fostering east ridingEast Riding of Yorkshire Council is recruiting foster carers to care for children aged 0-16 years old.

Foster carers will need to be assessed and once approved you will receive a generous allowance for each child in your care. You will be provided with comprehensive support and training and your own dedicated social worker to offer you practical and emotional support when you need it.

We welcome enquiries from people of all religions, races, genders and sexuality. Our foster carers reflect a wide range of circumstances and life experience – for example, you may be married, single, in a relationship, divorced, widowed, employed or unemployed – we assess every application on an individual basis. You must have at least one spare bedroom at the time of your application and have the time and energy to meet the emotional needs of a child or young person.

For more information please visit our fostering website here or you can email for an information pack.

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We’re looking for local businesses who would like to advertise jobs for mums here. Please contact us if we can help you with your recruitment