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.

Water Babies Teacher – Market Weighton & Hull

water babiesWater Babies is the leading swim school for babies and toddlers, we are excited to be able to offer a new position to join our teaching team in the area.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and committed individual to join our team. No previous experience is required, just a passion for Water Babies, the majority of our fabulous team are Water Babies parents who fell in love with what we do and went on to join us.
You can find more information about Water Babies at or on their facebook page here.
If you are excited by this opportunity and want to know more please get in touch ASAP: email

Build Your Business Training – Half Price January

Want to start your own business but: Not sure where to start? Lacking business confidence? Looking for advice and support? We can help you!

Build Your Business Training run workshops to help you start, grow or improve your business in Hull. This Taster Session is ideal if you are thinking ab0ut starting a business. Usually £35 per person, it’s half price this month. Book a place direct online here, or for more info email or visit their website here.


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CIPD Parent Returner Programme

cipd parent return to work programAre you a parent based in Yorkshire & Humber who is thinking about or currently trying to return to work? 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* will help 150 parents in the Yorkshire and Humber area to get back into work.

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 person or online from the comfort of your own home – whatever suits you best.

As a programme participant, you will receive a free ticket to Pregnant Then Screwed Live in York on Sunday 15th March 2020, where Rosie Ramsey, Brummy Mummy of Two, Candice Brathwaite and many more will be discussing parenting and work. The day is also jam-packed with workshops and the opportunity to meet employers from the region with live flexible job opportunities, details here.

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 information on the CIPD website here.

*Funded by the Government Equalities Office.

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!

University of York Research Participants Required

Please email for more info and to take part in this new study –

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FREE Teaching Assistant Course

HBTC are delighted to offer this FREE Teaching Assistant course for unemployed, 25+ year olds (subject to eligibility).  This course is ideal for parents considering returning to work in a career that fits around family life.  The introductory course will offer a fabulous insight into being a Teaching Assistant, covering topics such as safeguarding, SEN, teaching techniques etc.

The course will run for 10 weeks, with further support beyond this.  The sessions are in Hull city centre on Mondays and Tuesdays, 10-2pm.  Travel and childcare subsidies may be available (subject to funding). For more info and to book a place please contact Chris on 01482 211714 or

More info on their website here.

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Farm Manager at The Balloon Tree

balloon tree farm logoThe Balloon Tree are looking for a passionate and dynamic Green Fingered Farm Manager to run our Pick Your Own Fruit and Vegetable Farm.

Over the past 30 years we have developed a highly regarded reputation for our home grown strawberries and asparagus, and the ideal candidate would be an individual who would pride themselves on continuing this reputation and move the business forward.

As Farm Manager you will be responsible for all farming activities including but not limited to; management of staff, operating farm equipment, ensuring the farm is effectively irrigated, crop maintenance and forward planning for the coming seasons.

We are looking for candidates who have previous farming and horticultural experience, although some training will be given, however drive, ambition and passion for farming is paramount. Full time hours and permanent position.

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

Contact for info and to apply – 01759 373023,

Visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

Volunteer Retail Assistants required – Dove House

Dove House Hospice has 36 stores across Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, including Anlaby, Beverley, Cottingham, Driffield, Goole, Hessle, Hornsea, Howden, Hull, Market Weighton, Withernsea and our on site shop on Chamberlain Road, Hull.

We need YOU to come along and join our friendly volunteer team!

You will be providing invaluable help with the running of the shop, keeping it stocked and attractively displayed. You can get involved with as much or as little as you like by:

  • sorting out stock and donations
  • pricing stock
  • putting your own stamp on shop displays
  • serving customers at the till
  • customer service
  • keeping the store clean and organised

We are looking for volunteers who are friendly, polite, committed and able to work as part of a team. We can offer flexibility to suit your needs, full induction training and a reference upon request. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinators to apply or to find out more: call 01482 785747, email Or for more info visit our website here.

dove house hospice volunteers

Didirugby – Lead & Assistant Coaches

did rugby east yorkshireWe are looking for Lead and Assistant Coaches to work within the much loved didi rugby brand during our launch phase in North Yorkshire and East Riding. We are making a name for ourselves for improving activity levels and skills of young people, whilst also developing self-confidence and self-esteem through the tool of rugby!

The coaching opportunity itself which will be challenging, enjoyable, meaningful and suit your own healthy lifestyle and schedule. In the delivery of our sessions, you will ensure that didi rugby kids get involved, and will play a key role in coaching and promoting respect, teamwork, discipline and most importantly enjoyment. You will also be helping to develop technical skills such as core skills, balance, coordination & agility.

Opportunities exist for Lead and Assistant Level Coaches, part time hours TBA e.g school hours, after school and weekends to suit. Full training, all equipment and support provided. This will look great on your CV as didi Rugby is endorsed by a number of top level athletes.

You will have a recognised coaching or leadership certificate or qualification related to sport or child development. However, we do hire people based on attitude and crucially you will show self-motivation, enthusiasm and a passion for developing children. Basic numeracy, literacy, IT and administration skills are also required for minimal but necessary paperwork.

Please contact Emma Cutress with you CV at or call 07730 596663 for more information or to apply.

Footy Tots Coaches Wanted

Footytots is a local company dedicated to delivering fun activities and sports sessions to children aged from walking to 12 years old. The programme hones a child’s motor skills through activities using a ball, while enhancing their self-esteem and confidence. Footytots creates an optimum environment for children to develop their physical fitness and mental agility. Footytots also helps children learn numbers, the alphabet, colours and body parts, and reinforces positive aspects of their personality. The result is a healthier child whose motor skills and fitness are boosted. Perseverance, concentration, memory and general cognitive abilities are also enhanced.

We are also multi-sport and activity provider; focusing on fun energetic games, whilst introducing aspects of many sports, encouraging team work and support for each other in a non-competitive environment. I believe we have a unique fusion of different disciplines and our sessions are well received by kids and parents alike.

I provide all the sports equipment and all necessary training in the Footytots methodology. We are ideally looking for individuals with their own transport, level 2 in sport and experience with working with young children. Skills match:


  • Experience of working with 5-12s in a sports coaching, education or community setting
  • An NGB sports coaching qualification or equivalent in at least 1 sport
  • A valid First Aid qualification
  • Driving license
  • A passion for sports and developing children
  • Excellent leadership and organisational skills
  • Vibrant, fun, confident personality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to high quality customer service to parents and children
  • Team player with a willingness to adapt
  • Experience in collecting and storing sensitive participant data


  • Studying towards or already completed a degree in childcare, primary/secondary teaching, sports coaching or PE qualification

Job Type: Part-time (mainly weekends). Salary: Competitive

To apply please contact Sarah by emailing

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.

Love Children and Music? Join the MUSIC with MUMMY Team!

music with mummyMUSIC with MUMMY is a music education programme for children from birth to school age. Running successfully since 1992, the business has been tried and tested by children all over the UK. We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated music teachers to run our franchise in the Yorkshire Humber region. The MUSIC with MUMMY franchise is:

🎵 AFFORDABLE with no large outlay. It will cover a Comprehensive Distance Learning Package plus business starter pack which will provide you with all our original music and everything you need to get your music classes up and running.

🎵 FLEXIBLE – You can run as many classes as you like during school term-time to fit around your family.

🎵 REWARDING – There is potential to earn a good income with plenty of job satisfaction and no targets. You will have the privilege of watching children grow in musical confidence as they take part in our small and friendly weekly classes!

Our franchisees must love working with small children. We are looking for people who can sing in tune and have a passion for music. You will need energy and determination to succeed.

For more information about running the MUSIC with MUMMY franchise in an area near you, please contact You can also request a Franchise Information Pack from

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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