Jobs For Parents Wharfedale

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 Mumbler then please contact us here.

Nursery nurse /play worker to cover maternity leave

Dradishaw house day nursery
Nursery nurse / playworker maternity cover

Apply via indeed website
Job Summary

1 position to start in February 2019
1 position to start April 2019

Both positions on a maternity cover basis over 6 – 9 months.

Nursery nurse /play worker to cover maternity leave in our out of school club with a possibility of a permanent position at the end

The candidates must hold NVQ level 2 or 3 in childcare and education or equivalent. This position is 25 hours per week term time and 40 hours during the school holidays working in the out of school club split shifts are required. Extra hours maybe required in the nursery to cover holidays and sickness cover.

The main role is to work in our in the out of school club with additional hours in the nursery rooms with children aged 0-12 years, (experience of this age group essential) meeting children’s individual needs, providing a clean, safe and stimulating environment by providing educational activities through observations and individual planning systems, organising school runs.

We are looking for someone who is kind, caring, enthusiastic and can work their own initiative and who is also a team player.

Person Specification:

• Level 2 or 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification

• Recent and relevant experience in an early years setting

• Experience of working with children aged 0-12 years

•Experience of working with babies (essential)

• Knowledge of Record Keeping, Key Person Systems, Observations and Planning for new experiences and for individual children

• Excellent Knowledge of the EYFS and Ofsted’s legal requirements

• Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

• Paediatric First Aid


Position will be subject to satisfactory references.

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure.

Disclosure expense will be met by employee.

Job Type / Category

Dradishaw house day nursery

Its a temporary contract to cover maternity leave

Hours from 7am till 6pm with split shifts required and additional hours in the nursery if required

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in childcare and education with experience of working in all age groups


Training programme provided via noodlenow

Full time, Part Time & Bank Care Staff, Various Sites

Abbeyfield the Dales are a charity providing housing and care to the over 55’s and we’re recruiting. We are recruiting full time, part time and bank staff in various roles across various sites in Yorkshire. Salaries start from £8.65ph for all staff including under 25’s. Generous pension scheme and sickness pay, 29 days paid holiday per year (pro rata). Paid to attend all training and further career development opportunities available. Interested? Come along to our open evening at Fern House, Bingley or see our website for current vacancies and our online application form.

Mechanic / Vehicle Technician, Ilkley

Glovers Autocare are looking for someone to join their friendly team. Candidates will need an NVQ level 3 in Automotive Maintenance or similar/ equivalent and a clean driving license.

To apply email your CV to

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence

Head Chef, Askwith

The Askwith Arms are currently recruiting a Head Chef to run the newly reopened kitchen. Situated midway between Ilkley and Otley.

For further information please call 01943 850363

Askwith Village, Otley LS21 2JQ

Part-Time Sales Assistant, Otley

Stephen H Smith’s are recruiting a part-time sales assistant for their giftware department & shop.

16 hours per week on Thursday & Friday.

Please apply by email to

Nursery Cleaner, Bramhope

Cliffe House Day Nursery is seeking to recruit a nursery cleaner to work within the Bramhope setting. If you are interested please call Vida on 0113 2843004 for more information.

Saturday Position, Otley

JOB VACANCY – Fancy becoming a member of the For The Home team

Part-time Saturday job vacancy available with a chance of more hours, the applicant must be reliable good with customers and sales minded available for start ASAP, inbox us if your interested must be over 18 and available to work every Saturday.

27 Manor Square Otley

Junior Administrator, Otley


We are looking for a confident, organised individual with a professional phone manner to join our team. You will be working as part of a small but expanding dynamic team in our Prestige Vehicle Finance division.

8.30am – 5.30pm Mon – Fri.

Previous experience of working in an office environment is preferred but not essential.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £13,000.00 /year

Various Roles at Tealbeck House, Otley

Tealbeck House Care Home Otley are recruiting
Join our team to make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people.
We are currently recruiting for:
Care assistants days or nights
Team leaders days
Catering assistants
Deputy chef (covering maternity leave )

If you are interested call in with your cv

Marketing & Admin Assistant, Keighley

1st Class Travel is looking to recruit a Part-time Marketing & Admin Assistant.


  • Knowledge of Office 365; Publisher, Powerpoint & Excel
  • Confidence in communication over telephone, email & social media
  • Ability to create interesting marketing materials
  • Previous experience in customer service
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Attend events & meetings locally
  • Knowledge of the travel industry an advantage
  • Enthusiasm

Salary & package negotiable depending on experience.

Please email CV and a covering letter to


£23,866 – £26,470 PRO RATA (NJC SCALE 26-29)

A permanent part-time post (20 hours per week) supporting the Clerk to the Council. The successful candidate will have good organisational skills, be able to communicate effectively with members of the public, councillors and local government officers, attend evening meetings, work unsupervised, attend training as required and be computer literate. Previous local government experience is preferred but not essential as training can be provided.

For further information and an application pack please contact Clerk to the Council, Ilkley Town Hall, Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB. Tel: 01943 436212 or email

Closing date for applications: 12 noon 10th January 2019
Interviews to be held week commencing 21st January 2019

Commis Chef, Bramhope

Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, Otley Road, Leeds.


As Commis Chef, you will work within an experienced kitchen team, assisting in providing high standards of food preparation and superb presentation in a consistent manner and in line with Company specification.

The Commis Chef will ensure that customers needs are met at all times especially when serving on the hot and cold table and adhere to all health and safety regulations.

To succeed as Commis Chef you will have a good eye for detail, ability to keep a clean, tidy and organised work space and be a team player.

Professional Cookery Level 2 / Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard qualification (or similar) would be desireable together with previous experience within a similar role such as Apprentice Commis Chef, Commis Chef, Chef, Cook, Breakfast Chef, Morning Chef, Kitchen team member, Grill chef, School / Nursery cook, School / Nursery chef, kitchen lead, Army / Navy / Military Chef or Cook, Armed Forces chef, Ship Cook, Ship Chef.

We also have live in accommodation available for the right canidate

To say thank you for your hard work and commitment we offer ad hoc rewards, i.e. shopping vouchers alongside monthly recognition schemes and an Annual Awards ceremony. You can develop your kitchen career through training courses and structured development programmes including ‘Jupiter Chef Academy’. We also offer wide-ranging employee benefits including enhanced annual leave after one year’s service, special discounted rates across our Jupiter Hotels and Accor Group (subject to qualifying criteria), Employee Assistance Programme and Healthcare Cash Plan to name but a few.


Nursery Practitioner, Otley

Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Otley

Do you like to give hugs and squeezes? 💖
Do you encourage the use of thank yous and pleases? 🙏
Are you patient, gentle and kind? 😊
Do you start each day with an open mind? 
Are you mature but a child at heart? 👦👧🏼
Are you good at telling twins apart? 👬👭
Do you like to play with food? 🥫
Are you always in a happy mood? 😁
Can you handle a major strop? 😤
Are you handy with a mop? 💧💧💧
Are you ok with getting messy? 🖌
Do you cope well when things are stressy? 🤯
Do you like to play, laugh and giggle? 🤣
Can you see a ‘Picasso’ in a child’s squiggle? 🖍
Would you dance around in the rain? 🌧💃🕺
Can you ease another’s pain? 😘
Do you work well as part of a team? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️
Is working with children your ultimate dream? 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓


Then it sounds like you’re just what we’re looking for!
There are just a few other requirements…
• Level 3 childcare qualification or above
• Clean enhanced DBS
• Experience working with babies and young children
• 2 great references

Send your CV to us at and we’ll get an application form to you straight away. Interviews available week commencing 10th December 2018.

1st Line IT Support Technician, Ilkley

Ilkley IT Services is currently looking to add a 1st line IT Support Technician to our existing support team. You will be required to provide our customers with a high level of professional and friendly IT support. Our success is built on 1st class customer service, delivered in a friendly approachable manner.

The role is an opportunity to join our busy service desk where customer care is paramount with opportunities to excel and grow within the business. You will work alongside experienced IT support technicians and have access to industry standard training.

About the role

Providing end-user desktop support
Supporting and maintaining Office 365 solutions.
Escalate IT issues within the team where necessary.
Setting up and configuring new laptops and desktops.
Installing authorised software to laptops and desktops.
Troubleshoot desktop and system problems, diagnose and solve hardware/software issues.
Provide professional and friendly support to our many clients.
Provide solution(s)/work around(s) to incidents and problems.
To occasionally visit customer sites to fix problems, that cannot be resolved remotely or install new equipment
Contribute to policies, processes and procedures.
Establishing a good working relationship with our clients and colleagues.
Keep up to date with advancements in technology.
Systems monitoring.
Performance monitoring.
Antivirus installation to desktops and laptops.
Updating documentation software.
About You

Desireable Behaviours

Good communication skills.
Has excellent attention to detail.
Remains calm and clear-headed under pressure.
Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
A proactive approach to work and to continuous improvement.
Works within the team and assists others, where required, to achieve a common goal.
Listens to and is open to ideas and suggestions from others.
Use initiative to ensure that high importance deadlines and SLAs are met.
Takes every opportunity to go the extra mile for the company.
Demonstrates enterprise by continually enhancing themselves and their workplace.
Demonstrates enterprise by suggesting ways to develop the business processes and by being proactive.
Always willing to cooperate and assist.
Desirable Experience and Skills

A strong understanding of Microsoft products, including:Windows 7, 8 & 10.
MS Office products including Office 365.
Windows Server 2008 /2012 / 2016.
Active Directory & Group Policy.
Office 365 administration.
Network troubleshooting, TCP/IP and general WAN/ LAN troubleshooting.
A minimum of 1-year work experience on an IT support desk or closely related IT position.
Use of own car required. Expenses paid.
Salary up to £22k dependent upon experience and qualifications.
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.

If you are genuinely interested in IT and are looking for a rewarding career in IT technical support, then please forward your CV to


Ilkley IT Services Ltd
4 Strathmore Road, Ilkley,
West Yorkshire, LS29 8PQ
Tel: 01943 601601

PE Teachers, Sports Coaches & Dance Teachers, Skipton


COULD YOU INSPIRE STUDENTS OFF ALL AGES through sport and the Performing arts?

If you can we want you!!!!

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to work with our expanding team across Craven, Harrogate and Bradford.

Initially a part-time role but for the right candidates, there is an opportunity of full time.

Competitive rates of pay!!!

If you are interested send your CV to

Kanga Sports, Wharfeside Avenue, Skipton

Pregnancy and Postnatal Mental Health Ambassador

Leeds Ambassadors: Job Description
Role overview: What is an Ambassador?

Pregnancy and postnatal mental health ambassadors are a small team of people who work to promote the resources related to emotional health in pregnancy and beyond and support the plan for improving perinatal mental health in Leeds.

Ambassadors take on various roles, including

  • Promoting and raising awareness about the services available for pregnant
    people, their partners, and post-natal services (including promoting online
    information about these services), e.g. attending public events
  • Promoting the ‘emotional health during pregnancy and beyond’ anti-stigma
  • Working with the press and local networks to promote the above, including
    online social media platforms
  • Supporting other people in the city to have their say and feedback on services
    which support emotional health for people in pregnancy and post-natally
  • To advise on and develop content which is relevant and engaging for parents-to-be
    and parents
  • Attending some professional meetings in the city to represent the ambassador team and making sure people’s voices are heard

About you

  • You will have an interest in mental health service improvement for parents-to-be
    and parents
  • You need to be self-motivated, and confident to work with other people and
    professionals in the city
  • You will be happy to work independently and travel to different parts of the
  • You will be passionate about reducing stigma related to mental health issues

We strongly encourage people to apply who have personal experience of mental health issues who may have used or attempted to access mental health services in Leeds.
We strongly encourage people to apply who have personal experience of being pregnant or being a partner to someone who has been pregnant.

How we will support you

  • You will be line-managed and supported by Common Room
  • You will receive a full induction including safeguarding and Data Protection
  • You will get support to carry out tasks within the role in ways that suit your skills, experience and circumstances.

Terms and conditions of employment – summary

  • You will be employed by Common Room on a 12-month fixed term contract for
    a minimum of 1 day per month at a rate of £80 per day (plus holiday pay).
    Additional hours negotiated will depend on the duties agreed and your
  • Your contract will be subject to review and successfully completing a
    probationary period of 3 months.
  • You will be employed by Common Room Consultancy and managed by Liz
    Neill, Common Room Consultant

If you are interested in applying for this post please email for an application form.
Closing date for applications 5 p.m. 6th December 2018

(Interviews will be held on 12th and 14th December)

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Healthcare Assistant, Yeadon

Are you currently seeking a new and exciting job role working independently with full support?
Are you flexible, passionate and up for a challenge?
well we have the job for YOU!

Come and join our dedicated team that you will feel valued and respected in the health sector throughout Leeds.

We offer full and part-time hours covering am, pm…. alternate weekends and 8am starts are a must.
Experience is not essential as full training is provided through in house and also specialised leeds city council courses.
Excellent rates of pay
Enhanced sunday rates
Paid holidays and training
Bonus scheme

Driving license is essential and you must have access to your own vehicle.

Responsibilities will involve assisting clients and supporting with their immediate needs with all aspects of personal care as well as helping with basic day to day activities.

We are a NHS nurse-led company that cover throughout the north of Leeds and based in Yeadon.

If you interested please call 0113 8343787 between 9-5 Monday to Friday and speak to a member of one of our friendly admin team or email

Bar & Restaurant Team Member, Otley

We are looking for team member to join our team at Stew & Oyster Otley. This is a permanent position with an immediate start. Experience working in retail or hospitality is preferred but not necessary as all training needed will be given.

• Producing the finest drinks to each of our guests
• Amazing table service and communication skills
• Opening lots of oysters (training is provided – do not be scared)
• Expert and safe food handling in the kitchen
• Always keep the bar and venue clean and tidy
• Multi-tasking and cash-handling skills

If you are thinking this sounds perfect for you – get in touch via facebook or apply via our website:

Barista / Front of House Position, Otley

Sift : Cafe & Bakery

Sift: Café & Bakery has been open for almost a year now, and the time has come to grow. We’re looking for a friendly, fun staff member with barista experience to help, approximately 24 hours a week, over three days (including one weekend day).

The role is a predominantly Front of House/Barista position. We need a staff member with a positive, can-do attitude, who’s happy to get involved with everything going on. As a constantly developing business, we need a person with experience who can roll with the punches and help out with any situations. We pride ourselves on our customer service, and knowledge of our product, so need someone who is as passionate about the business as we are. There’s a lot of potential for more hours, and being involved in other aspects of the business if desired.

The right candidate needs:
– Barista experience
– Front of house experience
– A willingness to participate in everything, from food prep, serving customers, clearing tables, and anything in between
– Interest in baking, vegetarian and vegan food, or kitchen experience is beneficial but not essential

Salary will be dependent on experience. At the moment we are only considering people with barista experience. Successful candidates only will be contacted for a trial shift and interview, which will take place w/c 19th November.

A bit about us! We’re a unique combination of cafe, gallery space and bakery. Since opening in December 2017 we’ve been getting busier every month, with fantastic reviews all round, including being 5* on Tripadvisor. All our cakes and bakes are made on-site, along with our simple and tasty vegetarian and vegan menu. We currently wholesale to two local businesses, and make birthday, wedding and celebration cakes to order.

We currently only occupy the ground floor of our building, but works are almost complete for our upstairs space and this will double our seating capacity. We’re planning to open the upstairs in early December, so will need someone to start the week commencing 3rd December 2018.

If you think we’d be a good fit, and send in a quick cover letter alongside your CV to or better yet, drop it into the shop so we can meet you!

Manor Square, Otley

Various Roles, La Casita Skipton

**OPENING 30th November**

Various roles available at La Casita, Skipton. Email your CV to

10 Mill Bridge, Skipton. 

Level 3 Qualified Nursery Nurse, Addingham

Nursery Rhymes Day Nursery – Addingham

We are looking for a Level 3 Qualified Nursery Nurse who is a motivated team player and passionate about providing high quality care routines and experiences for children aged from birth to five years. We are a forward thinking setting who embrace the ever-changing world of early years offering philosophies such as the curiosity approach and loose parts play all of which is embedded within our delivery of the EYFS.

The position is for 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will work alongside a well-established team and have the opportunity for regular continual professional development to enhance their role.

Please contact Rachael or Leoni on 01943 839000 or on for an application pack.

Dradishaw House Day Nursery, Silsden Job vacancies

Dradishaw House Day Nursery, Silsden
Job vacancies
Senior nursery nurse in pre school room 35 hours per week over 4 days @£8.20 per hour
Nursery nurse in our baby and toddler floor 30-35 hours per week @ £7.50 -£7.83 per hour
2x maternity cover nursery nurse for out of school club and nursery 30 hours per week term time and 40 hours per week in school holidays @ £7.50-£7.83 per hour
To apply for any of the positions please apply via the indeed website please note all positions are for NVQ Level 3 in childcare and education or equivalent

Abbeyfield the Dales, Various Roles

Abbeyfield the Dales are a charity dedicated to making time for older people and we’re recruiting. We have sites across Yorkshire and are looking for full time, part time and bank staff in care, housekeeping, catering and administration. Salaries start at £8.65ph for all staff including under 25’s. Generous pension scheme and sickness pay, 29 days paid holiday per year (pro rata). Paid training and further career development opportunities available. Interested? Come along to the open days at Fern House, Bingley or see our website below for current vacancies and our online application form.

Hub Business Manager, Harrogate

Northern Star Academies Trust

Hub Business Manager
Required as soon as possible
37 hours per week
Salary range – Band 15 points 43 to 46 (£39,002 to £41,846pa)

Northern Star Academies Trust (NSAT), is an innovative and growing multi-academy trust. Its operational model is based around a centralised executive management function and 3 geographical ‘hubs’ – Harrogate, Skipton and Keighley – enabling the sharing and managing of resources in support of the local hub schools. The Business Manager role is critical to the effective and efficient running of the schools, working closely with the senior leadership teams, leading budgeting and financial planning and control processes, and leading and/or supporting trust wide initiatives as appropriate.

Based at Harrogate High School, we now have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and organised individual Hub Business Manager to provide support to the Chief Finance Director.

A full Job Description and Application Form are available on our website or contact Sally Evans, NSAT HR Manager by email:

Closing Date: Noon, Monday 5th November 2018

Please note that only completed school application forms will be accepted (no CV’s).

We expect all staff to share the school’s commitment to the protection and safety of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1QL
Tel: 01756 707600



Full Time Housekeeper, Ilkley

Full-Time Housekeeper
The Wheatley Arms
Full-time · £7.83 / hour

Full-Time Position Available, 30+ hours – Must be able to work weekends

We are looking for someone to join our Housekeeping Team. This role requires a keen eye for detail as you will be maintaining the standards of cleanliness in our stunning accommodation as well as the Restaurant and Bar areas. Previous experience in a similar role is preferable although not essential as full training can be given. The successful candidate must be available to work weekend mornings from 8am and work as part of a small team to the required standards.

To apply please call Jonathan or Steve on 01943 816496 or email a CV to

Wheatley Lane, LS29 8PP Ben Rhydding

Part Time Housekeeper, Ilkley

Part Time Housekeeper
The Wheatley Arms
£7.83 / hour

Part Time Position Available, 16-25 hours – Must be able to work weekends

We are looking for someone to join our Housekeeping Team. This role requires a keen eye for detail as you will be maintaining the standards of cleanliness in our stunning accommodation as well as the Restaurant and Bar areas. Previous experience in a similar role is preferable although not essential as full training can be given. The successful candidate must be available to work weekend mornings from 8am and work as part of a small team to the required standards.

To apply please call Jonathan or Steve on 01943 816496 or email a CV to

Wheatley Lane, LS29 8PP Ben Rhydding

Motor Mechanic, Pool in Wharfedale

Motor Mechanic needed at Classic Car Lab.

Apply by sending CV to

Riffa Business Park Pool-in-Wharfedale LS21 2RZ

Sales Executive, Skipton

Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival
Funkirk Farm, BD23 3AB Skipton
Apply Now
Fancy a job working on the best Food & Drink Festival in Yorkshire? We are looking for an experienced Sales Executive to join our team! To find out more visit here –>

Helpdesk Support Assistant / IT Helpdesk Support, Otley

Location: Otley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £Competitive Salary

Closing Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018

Who are networx?

networx is the UK’s leading online recruitment solutions provider, with a reputation for the delivery of innovative products and pioneering services to the HR arena.


In addition to celebrating over 10 years as market leaders within our industry, networx have been officially recognised as one of the Best Companies to Work for, receiving the highest possible 3 star accreditation.

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a customer focussed individual to provide technical support to both internal and external customers. Dealing with queries from users, you will act as the first point of contact, assisting with our software, resolving issues where possible and escalating them if necessary.

You will also be responsible for system testing, identifying faults and bugs and informing the Developers in a timely manner to ensure they are resolved as quickly as possible. You will be required to provide first class customer service across the business.

Our ideal candidate will be confident when communicating at all levels and will ideally have some experience of providing IT support within a busy environment. Highly organised, you will be capable of planning and prioritising your workload and you will understand the importance of rectifying problems as quickly as possible. You must be able to take ownership of tasks and follow them through to completion, keeping users informed of progress and setting appropriate timescales to work towards. You should have a good level of general education (GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths).

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to kick-start their career within a company that truly values its people. In return for your hard work, we can offer you a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive environment to develop your knowledge and skills.

Apply here

Bar Manager, Otley

Bar Manager required at The Otley Tap House.
Bar work experience essential
Great place to work with fantastic clientele.
Call 01943 466755 for further details.

66 Boroughgate, Otley

Experienced Travel Consultant, Skipton

🌎Would you like to work for an award winning Travel Agency? ✔

👍Do you have the drive to succeed and passion for travel? ✔

Then we need to hear from you!

🌞We have a full or part time vacancy for an Experienced Travel Consultant at our Spear Travel Skipton Branch, following our most successful year ever.

😎If you would like more information on this role or to be considered for an interview,
📞call or 📧email your C.V. to.
Jacquey on 01756 700900
Email –

Experienced Sewing Machinist, Silsden

Job Vacancy

Snugpak Silsden Requires

Experienced Sewing Machinist

Good Piece Rates + Attendance Bonus

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Hours of Work

Monday – Thursday 07.30 – 16.00
Friday – 07.30 – 13.00

Please apply by email only including a C.V if possible to:

Full Time Cook, Addingham


We are looking for a full time cook to join our busy nursery team. The successful applicant will be confident in planning, preparing and providing a range of meals and snacks for babies and children. The position is for 36 hours a week all year round. A Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate and an awareness of the Safer Food Better Business Guidelines would be desirable however full training will be offered. Please contact Rachael or Leoni on (01943) 839000 or at for further details.

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