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.

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).


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.

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.

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!

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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