“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.

Your Travel Partners – Build Your Own Travel Business

your travel partners logoIf you want a business that can give you a great lifestyle through making other’s travel dreams come true then read on…

Working independently as a Travel Partner (with the Independent Agent arm of Beverley Travel), you will have the flexibility & independence of running your own travel business from home but also the freedom to develop your own brand should you choose, with help at every step of the journey.

We are a forward thinking travel company and are intentionally different in the way we operate from the traditional travel and ‘home-working’ businesses. When you work as a Travel Partner with Beverley Travel, you will enjoy independence to work anywhere and grow your business flexibly, yet have the support of our in-store and online training should you wish. In addition, our unique brand sets you apart from the competition. As an innovative company, we have the drive and enthusiasm to support you in building your own successful business.

You don’t need any previous experience in the travel industry, full training is provided. If you do have previous experience we are also happy to hear from you. Find full details and how to apply on the Your Travel Partners website.

VCare24 Limited – Children’s Residential Support Worker

VCare24 Ltd is a placement for vulnerable children aged 8-18 years old based within the East Riding of Yorkshire. Picture of their logoVCare24 Ltd is a placement for vulnerable children aged 8-18 years old based within the East Riding of Yorkshire. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment and service for vulnerable children usually on a 2:1 basis (with a view to reduce 1:1 depending on each individual) in a dignified manner.

Support Worker Role​
VCare24 Ltd are looking for highly motivated and dedicated Support Worker to join our friendly yet professional team. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude to working within a team, be caring and compassionate with good communication skills who wants to make a difference to the lives of young people and provide the highest quality of care and support for them individuals within our placements.
The selected candidate will preferably have a Level 3 Diploma or Equivalent in Children and Young Person’s Residential Settings, they must be reliable, self-motivated, well organised. Although experience is not essential it is preferable. The selected candidate needs to be a Positive Person, Hardworking, Available to work a shift pattern, preferably have previous experience working in Childcare and/or Mental Health, have good communication skills, and work well within a team.​

We offer a 42-hour contract, paid holidays, a pension, other bonus schemes, the opportunity to progress both with your own professional development and within the company with clear pathways to success. In addition to this we work in partnership with another company which allows us to offer the opportunity to complete further vocational qualifications including the Diploma Level 3 (if you currently do not hold the required qualification).​

Shift pattern is 2 days on, 3 days off. This includes two sleeps which is a £50 sleep rate on top of your usual contracted pay.​

How to apply: For more details of this role and how to apply, please visit the Job Openings page on our website here, where you will find further details plus and “Apply for this job” button.

VCare24 Limited – Secure Transport Support Worker

VCare24 Ltd is a placement for vulnerable children aged 8-18 years old based within the East Riding of Yorkshire. Picture of their logoVCare24 Ltd is a placement for vulnerable children aged 8-18 years old based within the East Riding of Yorkshire. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment and service for vulnerable children usually on a 2:1 basis (with a view to reduce 1:1 depending on each individual) in a dignified manner.

We are looking to recruit a Secure Transport Support Worker. The purpose of this role is to provide a safe and secure transport service for vulnerable adults and children in a dignified manner. VCare24 offers a bespoke service to our clients to meet each individuals’ requirements. Our Secure transport service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and operate nationwide.

Shift pattern: 2 days on, 3 days off. You are essentially on call for them two days and can be called out at any time with appropriate rest breaks.

Applicants must hold a full driving license and be over the age of 21 (for insurance purposes).  A full Enhanced DBS will be completed.

Full details of the job requirements can be found on our website here.

How to apply: please visit the Job Openings page on our website here, where you will find an “Apply for this job” button.

Muddy Boots Nurseries – Nursery Cooks (20 hours – 5 mornings)

muddy boots nursery job vacanciesWe are on the hunt for experienced cooks for our friendly nurseries which are open all year round in Upper Poppleton, Stamford Bridge and Wilberfoss.

Swim Academy Teachers

swim academy from puddle ducks hull, logoSwim Academy – bought to you by the experts at Puddle Ducks. Swim Academy teaches primary school children up to the age of 10 to swim beautifully and efficiently, as well as developing essential water safety and lifesaving skills.

  • We help children learn the right technique, in the right environment, with the best people
  • We give them the courage to be fearless, make friends, swim strongly and have fun.
  • Then we see where those skills might take them.

Could you be a Swim Academy teacher? Our business is totally dependent upon having the best teachers. Commitment, passion, loyalty and the ability to create a good rapport with children is absolutely essential. There will be contact with parents on the poolside before and after lessons and so customer care and excellent communication are needed. The customers need to know their teacher loves their job and this will be reflected in the way they teach and communicate with children and parents alike.

The role is very demanding, with high expectations of teaching standards and interpersonal skills. Customer care is foremost, as well as a clean, smart appearance. You also need a pleasant and outgoing personality as we would expect you to be able to develop a relationship with your customers; to lead them as a group as well as understand and respond to each individual child’s needs. You will need to be assertive to gain class respect and discipline when teaching as children are in the water on their own.

We would expect you to work as part of a team at all times. You need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Your verbal skills will ensure your teaching is excellent and your verbal and written skills will ensure you maintain good communication with the wider Puddle Ducks team. You will need a flexible approach to working hours. You will be responsible for Puddle Ducks customers and equipment so need to have a responsible and trustworthy disposition.

The Role: After school and weekend work is essential. Full training is provided however an approved teaching qualification would be a bonus (STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming or Swim England Level 2 Award in teaching Aquatics) . It’s essential that you attend our in house Swim Academy training course so you must be willing to travel. No previous experience is required as long as you have the right attributes.

  • Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
  • Part-time hours: 6-8 per week
  • Salary: From £17.50 per hour

Benefits: Company pension, Employee discount, Health & wellbeing programme, Profit sharing.

To apply email ellie.cawdell@puddleducks.com

Puddle Ducks – Baby and Preschool Swimming Teacher, Hull

puddle ducks logoExciting opportunity to join the Puddle Ducks family!

Are you looking for a new exciting opportunity? Could you be our new Baby and Preschool swimming teacher – teaching 0-4 year old children in the Hull area? Becoming a baby swimming teacher is an amazing and rewarding job where you can make a real difference! As our business continues to thrive, we are looking for a committed individuals to join our Baby & Pre-school team.

We offer highly competitive rates of pay and excellent career progression. No previous teaching or professional swimming experience is required as full training is provided. (although of course, swimming teaching qualifications already achieved would be a bonus!)

We are looking for people with the following attributes:

  • Enjoy being in the water and able to swim
  • Passion to teach babies and young children a skill for life
  • Confident and friendly personality
  • Flexible, reliable 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.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 email york@puddleducks.com and we will be in touch.

Long term impacts that feelings about the body have on mother and baby – University of York

university of york mental health research projectWe are inviting mothers during pregnancy to complete a survey with the option of also completing two follow-up surveys in the postnatal period (3 and 6 months after your due date). The aim of the research study, which is to explore the long term impact of how mother’s feel about their bodies during pregnancy on postnatal outcomes, including levels of attachment (body with baby), mood and breast-feeding choices and behaviours.

To take part in the study and read more information please follow this link.

If you have any questions please contact Dr Catherine Preston email: catherine.preston@york.ac.uk or Lydia Munns email (PhD student): lm2016@york.ac.uk

Taking part in these surveys gives you an opportunity to enter into a prize draw to win internet vouchers.

Uni of york research study