Jobs For Parents Wharfedale & Craven

Returning to work after having children can be a daunting prospect however there are jobs that can fit around the needs of your family.

“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 and would like to advertise the role on Wharfedale & Craven Mumbler then please contact us here.

1st line Service Desk / Help Desk / Support Desk Consultant, Otley

Vacancy Salary: Competitive Salary
Vacancy Location: Otley, Leeds, West Yorkshire
This is a permanent, full-time vacancy that will close in 21 days.

The Vacancy
Networx provides industry-leading recruitment software to our customers and you will be responsible for providing our users with expert help and support using our software.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a customer focussed individual to join our 1st line Service Desk Team to provide help and support to our customers and users. You will act as the first point of contact, resolving issues where possible and escalating them if necessary. We are looking for an experienced problem solver with a passion for customer service and the ability to work using their own initiative.

Previous experience of ITIL and working on a Service Desk / Help Desk/ Support Desk in a 1st line role is an advantage but not essential. We are an ITIL aligned Service Desk Team and work to predefined SLAs.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to challenge their problem-solving skills and to start or progress their career in IT Service. Full on-the-job training will be provided.

What we are looking for?

Essential Skills

Excellent problem-solving skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to continuously learn
Computer literate and tech-savvy
Desirable but not essential

Knowledge of ITIL
Experience supporting users in a similar Service Desk/Help Desk role
Your primary responsibilities will be to;

Log, facilitate and solve all tickets and queries raised within SLA
Be an expert user of all our systems
Provide excellent customer service
Provide Telephone Support
Maintain the Knowledge Centre
Maintain the Candidate Help Hub
Maintain processes
Assist the Technical Operations Manager with any service issues raised with clients
Assist other teams where needed to carry out work on client systems
Manage the support email inbox
Assist with system testing as required
A drive and passion to self-learn new skills is vital! We will give you the time to develop your skills, all we ask is for a willingness and drive to learn.



Competitive salary
Friendly and supportive environment
On the job training
Personal Development Time
Free parking
Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday, gym membership discount, cycle scheme, etc.
Flexible working (37.5 hours per week)
We offer and encourage in house career progression through the service desk levels, so with the right passion and initiative you can progress your career in a supportive and progressive team environment.
The Company
Since our establishment in 2001, Networx have been at the forefront of the recruitment industry.

Today we are recognized as market leaders providing the latest recruitment software (ATS) and an agency style recruitment service that supports over 450 companies across the UK to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their recruitment processes.

With a wealth of flexibility and advanced level of functionality to choose from, our recruitment software can be configured to reflect the needs of any organization; regardless of size or recruitment process.

Our Benefits

Personal Development
Gym Membership Discount
Pension Scheme
Free Parking
Cycle to Work Scheme

Fraud Manager for a maternity cover contract, Ilkley

Fraud Manager for a maternity cover contract, Ilkley.

The Role will work within the Legal and Regulatory Department, reporting to the Senior Compliance Manager and will have Team management responsibility for the work of the Fraud Team dealing with the day to day monitoring, investigation and fraud/financial crime prevention relating to customer accounts, in line with company polices and procedures. The Fraud Team are responsible for all customer disputes, contentious recalls and the reporting of suspicious activity to the MLRO.
Handle a wide range of requests, transactions, enquiries and concerns, in an efficient and professional manner
• Provide subject matter expertise, direction, guidance, support and clarity to the team on a daily basis, ensuring full delivery of service by them in accordance with company policies and procedures and within strict deadlines
• Ensure effective resolution of investigations, adhering to relevant security standards, internal and external procedures and legislative requirements
• Provide subject matter expertise and appropriate reporting on performance of the Team to the Senior Compliance Manager
• Coordinate and prepare monthly MI submission reports to the Senior Compliance Manager
• Understand and evaluate potential fraud indicators and the impact of current internal/external fraud trends. Communicate with the Senior Compliance Manager in order to implement mitigation measures
Knowledge / Skills:
• Strong background in a Fraud Prevention/Monitoring/Analytics role
• Strong background in a management role
People/team development
• Excellent organisational and decision-making skills and a keen eye for detail – Essential
• Financial Services Sector or banking experience would be an advantage
Interested? Please send your CV to

Team Member, Guiseley

Slice Guiseley are looking for someone to join our hard-working team.
Applicants need to be flexible and able to work Saturdays.
Experience working in the food industry and with great customer service skills is preferred.
You will need to be able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment, under pressure whilst using your own initiative.

Nursery Nurse, Ilkley

Westville Woodlands Nursery which is part of Westville House School is looking for a nursery assistant


We are looking to hire an energetic, fun, enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our great team at Woodlands. For more details on the available position please contact Mrs Nikki Hammond at for more details.

Westville House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the position including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.

Experienced Landscaper, Otley

Experienced landscaper required to carry out long term/permanent domestic projects in and around the North Leeds area.
Yorkshire Pro Paving & Groundworks Limited is a family-run paving, groundworks and hard landscaping business based in Otley near Leeds. We are approved contractors on the Marshalls Register and have built a strong reputation in the local area during the 12 years we have been operating.
We are looking to add an experienced landscaper to our workforce at what is an exciting and extremely busy time for the business, as we expand further into both the domestic and commercial markets.
Applicants should be competent in running and delivering driveway, patio and landscaping projects to a high level of workmanship. You must also be a hard worker who is able to integrate into an established workforce.
Van and tools will be supplied. All applicants must hold a full, clean driving licence.
Applicants should apply via email, detailing relevant experience, skills and contact details for any references. Evidence of previous work will be required to demonstrate levels of workmanship
Rate of pay dependent on experience.

Chef, Ilkley

Cook / Chef – based in Ilkley.
Love food? Love being inventive with food? Love making people happy by making food? Then we have just the job for you!!!
We are on the search for a creative, passionate, and hard-working individual to join our ever-expanding Deli, in the heart of Ilkley
Five months ago, we opened our beautiful new Deli. Due to the support of our local town and beyond, we are expanding our team.
We have big plans and ideas for the future So, this is such a fab opportunity for the right person.
Working predominantly in our kitchen you will be responsible for preparing and cooking our freshly made locally sourced food. From sandwiches and soups to goat curry, or even our now famous Friday hot specials. Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and compliance with food safety laws.
Therefore, previous experience working in a kitchen setting would be preferable.
We need someone flexible, that has innovative and fresh ideas to give our customers exciting new food to enjoy.
We are a friendly, fun team! Nights out (when allowed) are a given, and you might need to get accustomed to Radio 2!
So, if you feel you could be the missing piece to our jigsaw, then send us your CV. We would love to hear from you
Approximately 34hrs p/w including weekend work (potential for extra hours).
Salary dependent on experience.
Please forward CV’s to

Full-time Dispenser, Otley

We are looking for an experienced full-time dispenser to join the team at Otley Pharmacy. To apply please send your CV either by email to or drop in at the pharmacy.
35 Kirkgate, Otley

Part-Time/Casual Event Catering & Bar Staff, Otley

Shifts mainly on weekends with the occasional midweek shift. The role will involve evening work.
**shifts will be limited until lockdown restrictions start lifting**
Successful candidates will be organised and hard-working, good communicators and quick to learn for this hands-on physical role.
Hospitality experience an advantage but training given. Competitive wage rates and conditions. Access to transport required due to the rural location and shift times.
Due to the nature of the position applicants must be 18 years or older.
Please email your CV and cover note to Lucy on

Fish Fryer, Otley

The Wharfe Fish & Chip Restaurant require full-time fish fryers, good rates of pay and flexible hours available.

Call 01943 462120

17 Bridge Street, Otley

Commercial Account Handler, Guiseley

Job Available – Motorsport Insurance – Guiseley
‘MIS Motorsport is an insurance broker that specialises in the placement of risks for people involved in motorsport.
An opportunity has arisen to join a small but expanding team dealing with Motorsport teams. The ideal candidate will have a rounded knowledge of insurance including Liability, Property and Motor and be able to adapt that knowledge to the risks put in front of them.
You will be responsible for handling all aspects of an existing book of business and developing new enquiries.
Although predominantly an office-based role, once the world starts moving again, there will be opportunities to visit clients and to attend events.
If you think this could be you, please send an up-to date CV to

Junior Administrator, Otley

Here at Blue Octopus, we’re looking for a Junior Administrator to join our team, based in Otley, Leeds (Homeworking during COVID-19).

The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating all administrative duties whilst delivering exceptional, award-winning customer service to candidates.

Bathroom Fitter, Leeds

SR Kitchens & Bathrooms Ltd
Due to the ongoing expansion of the business, we are looking for a bathroom fitter to join our team, on a permanent basis. You will be employed full time by SR Kitchens and Bathrooms Ltd.
The applicants must be proficient in all aspects of fitting bathrooms, with plumbing and tiling experience essential.
You must be highly motivated, a team player and able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
If you would like a job that is paid monthly, with good rates of pay, excellent prospects and continuous employment, please forward your CV to: or alternatively call Heidi on: 07367588331.
You will need to be able to proved a minimum of two references and examples of previous work.
▪️Immediate start.
▪️Salary based on experience.
▪️You will be given a company van so a driving licence is essential.
▪️Based in Leeds.

Joiners, Semi-Skilled Joiners & Apprentices, Otley

Smart Modular have positions available for Joiners, Semi-Skilled Joiners and Apprentices.
We Design, Manufacture & Install Industry leading Garden Rooms, Offices & Sports Studios.
Otley based, but national projects, includes travel and overnight stays.
Only interested in talking to people with a strong work ethic, positive attitudes and a willingness to develop.
Our business values are Smarter.Faster.Better – we only want the best on our teams.

Full-time New Business Sales Executive, Guiseley

JM Glendinning Insurance Broker are on the lookout for a full-time New Business Sales Executive to join our North East team to develop new business. Office-based could either be Guiseley or Newcastle.
The person we’re looking for will come from a commercial insurance background, ideally with experience in a broker environment with experience of dealing with inbound customer enquiries over the telephone. Should be proficient in Combined Liability, Commercial Combined, Professional Indemnity and Packaged Commercial. Acturis experience would be highly beneficial.
We’re looking for someone with excellent communication skills, who is organised, methodical, a good time manager, and can work calmly under pressure. They will need to be able to work on their own initiative and also as an integral part of a team.
To apply, please send a CV and covering email to
No Agencies need apply
Closing date: 2nd March 2021

Full-time Regulatory Compliance Officer, Guiseley

JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers are on the lookout for a full-time Regulatory Compliance Officer to join our Group Operations team. Although our head office is based in Guiseley we would consider candidates outside this area.
The role is to support the Compliance Director in ensuring the business is compliant with relevant regulation and legislation, and in assuring the quality of advice and service provided to clients. You will act as a point of contact for all other business areas.
It is essential that the role holder can work both with direction and on their own initiative and manage their own workload to achieve tight deadlines. They will also be able to influence those around them and maintain a positive outlook whilst working under pressure.
The role holder should have the ability to think commercially and strategically and appreciate the wider implications of decisions made, and how they are communicated across the business.
The person we’re looking for will ideally have previously worked in a regulatory environment and understands the regulatory requirements of the insurance broking industry and the FCA.
To apply, please send a CV and covering email to
No agencies need apply.
Closing date: 5th March 2021

Market Research for Froebelian School

Let Us Know Your Thoughts and Win an Amazon Voucher

The Froebelian School, Horsforth, is conducting research to explore the school selection process and we’d really appreciate your participation in this short survey.  We’re keen to hear from parents whose children have recently started at a prep/primary school or will be starting in the next couple of years.  The survey will take 3-4 minutes and as a thank you for your participation, you’ll be entered into a free prize draw to be in with a chance of receiving a £20 Amazon voucher.

Complete the survey here

Terms and conditions

Shop Assistant, Otley

Bondgate Bakery is recruiting for a Shop Assistant. 2-3 shifts per week plus holiday cover.

Smart, cheerful and good customer service skills required. Literacy & numeracy is also important.

Email a CV to

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 😊

Landscape Gardener, Otley

Wharfe Valley Home & Garden are looking for 1 possibly 2 people to join the team on a full time, self employed basis. Previous experience is an advantage but not essential as long as your willing to learn but Must have a good eye for detail as work to is to be completed to a very high standard. Also the applicant must be good with time keeping, be polite and well presented.

Driving licence and own transport would be good.

The job will involve fencing, flagging, walling etc (landscaping) and will also involve hard manual labour and heavy lifting. If this isn’t the job for you please don’t waste my time or yours. Wage will depend on experience and will be discussed before starting.

Looking for someone to start ASAP. Apply here

Office Adminstrator

Office Administrator

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm (negotiable)

Harrogate Timber are a friendly family run business who are looking for someone to join the team to support the depot manager in the running of day-to-day business.

Main Responsibilities

Answering calls and emails, fielding enquiries, responding to incoming queries.

To be the first point of contact for queries relating to customer account information and purchase queries

Data Entry

General office administration duties including banking, printing and filing.

Job Requirements

Previous Administrative experience is an advantage

Ability to multitask

To be Highly organized as the role is fast paced

Excellent communication skills

IT Literacy and confidence in using/willing to learn company system.

If you are interested please send your CV to

Painter / Decorator – Short Term, Bramhope

Britannia Leeds Bradford Airport Hotel (Bramhope) are looking for a short term painter/decorator to join the team with an immediate start.
Project is expected to last 2 months, 40 hours per week at NMW.
If interested please drop an email to or call 0113 2027 400 to register your interest. Experience preffered.

Cafe Staff, Burley in Wharfedale

Cock Pit Farm Tearooms are looking to employ an enthusiastic, capable and flexible staff member with a willingness to learn and develop new skills and excellent relationships with staff and customers alike.
At present we need someone who will learn the ropes and develop their knowledge and skills. We can only offer 10-15 hours a week currently but for the correct candidate a full time job will be forthcoming and rewarding.
We are looking for someone with customer facing experience and a background in the service industry. If you are a school leaver, this will not be necessary as full training with be given.
When COVID is over we will need people to take a supervisory role within Cock Pit Farm.
If you are up for a challenge and can see a brighter future after covid, please contact Sue, Beth or Mimi at; with a cv and covering letter.
Please note this is for immediate start, you must be available Thursday-Monday and be happy to work regular weekend shifts in the future.

Child Carers / Early Years Educators, Otley

The Little Green Frog Nursery & Pre-school: Come and join our friendly, inclusive and dedicated team of child carers and early educators at Otley’s only Ofsted rated “Outstanding” setting!
Phone:01943 466230
Call in: The Little Green Frog Nursery and Pre-school, Weston Lane, Otley, LS21 2DF.
We want someone who….
🌟Offers warm hugs and can be calm and soothing at emotional times (for grown ups as well as children)
🌟Enjoys singing and dancing – enthusiasm is more important than being in tune or time!
🌟Has enough imagination to enjoy a pretend cup of tea
🌟Sees everyone as an individual and will work with other grown ups to bring out them best in each of our wonderful little children.
If this is you, please get in touch – we can’t wait to hear from you!

Cleaning Assistant, Sedbergh Sports Centre

Cleaning Assistant (340876)

1 x 14 Hours per week
Based in Sedbergh Sports Centre


Band 1 SCP 1     £9.30 per hour


An opportunity has arisen within Catering and Cleaning Services for a Cleaning Assistant to work at the above site.


All varied cleaning duties are to be undertaken within the specified location.

Experience is preferred but not essential as successful candidates will be supported through an induction training programme. In return, you will receive opportunities to develop within the organisation and other benefits which you would expect from a Local Authority.


Hours quoted are per week. Permanent unless stated

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Working pattern:

4 days on 3 days off


Working times:

5am – 8.30am


For further details please see the attached JOB PROFILE.doc


Closing Date: Monday 18th January 2021


From October 2016 Central Government will be introducing a new Code of Practice as part of the Government Immigration Bill, which specifies that all public sector workers in a “customer facing” role will have the necessary level of fluency in English appropriate for the role they will be undertaking.  This includes social workers, teaching staff and assistants and council employees.  This will require that a person working in a “Customer Facing” role can speak, listen and understand Basic English as a minimum.


HGV Driver, Otley

Yorkshire Pro Paving & Groundworks Limited are looking for a driver to start in the new year.

Job role to include driving our 7.5t tipper delivering/collecting materials to and from our various sites around Yorkshire, but mainly north Leeds. Role to also include keeping our yard in check, also monitoring/recording our small plant from the yard to sites.
Must hold a clean driving license. If car driving test was passed prior to 1997, then grandfather rights should allow driving this size vehicle, if not then an HGV cat c1 is required.
Please message us via Facebook for more details, job to start mid jan.

Sales Assistants, Ilkley

Cooplands Bakery is recruiting for their new Ilkley Store.

Sales Assistants *New Shop* Ilkley
Business Area: Retail
Work Hours: Less than 20 hours
Address: 4 Station Plaza, Ilkley
Salary: £8.80 ph aged 21+
Job Description

Sales Assistant: Ilkley

Business Area: Retail

Work Hours: 16-20 hrs per week between 6.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Sunday

Address: 4 Station Plaza, Ilkley, LS29 8DA

Salary: £8.80 ph aged 21+

Join the Cooplands family:

We are the largest family-owned bakery chain in the UK and though the size of the business has grown in recent years, Cooplands still maintain a family spirit and atmosphere. We have ambitious plans for expansion in the coming years, aiming to grow together to provide fresh, good value and quality food as well as excellent service to our customers.

People are the heart of everything we do here at Cooplands. We aim to provide a friendly and positive place to work where there are always possibilities for progression. We are committed to training and helping our staff develop the skills they need to fulfil their potential.

Pay Rate

£8.80 per hour from age 21+.

Enhanced rates paid on progression into a supervisory role


30% staff discount

28 days holiday (including bank holidays) to start, rising up to 33 days with long service (pro-rata)

You will automatically join our pension scheme which is a great way to save for retirement and benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages.

Shift Pattern

Hours:16 – 20 hrs per week

Shift: 4 Shifts Monday to Sunday between 6.30 am – 5.30 pm. Each shift between 3.5hrs and 6.5hrs

Contract: Permanent

About the role

Become part of a team that works together to achieve targets and provide a fantastic shopping experience for our valued customers.

The ideal candidate must have a passion for making customers happy, take pride in preparing and packing our much-loved products and keeping the shop clean and tidy.

You will be working in a varied and high energy role which will involve preparing food, serving on the till keeping displays vibrant and the shop clean and tidy.


Legal entitlement to work in the UK (e.g. Valid VISA or Work Permit for non EEC residents)
Some flexibility in your availability for working hours would be an advantage (you may be required to work different shifts each week, or asked to work overtime).