Jobs For Parents Ripon and Nidderdale

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 Nidderdale Mumbler then please contact us here.

Food & Beverage Service Assistant – Ripon

Food & Beverage service assistant required by Ripon City Golf Club.

Hours to suit and work round your school run etc.

Pay rate above minimum wage.

Contact Dave on 07950579433 or Email :

Assistant Shop Manager (Relief) – Northallerton

Herriot Hospice Homecare

Location: Based at Northallerton but travelling within the Richmond & Hambleton Area
Salary: £9,945 per annum (£8.50 per hour)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (3 out of 7)

Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for the role of Assistant Manager, ideally with some back ground in commercial or independent fashion retail to assist in the support of our 6 Retail shops on a day to day basis. Supporting the Shop Managers, you will be passionate about sales and working with a volunteer team to provide the highest levels of customer service to maximize profit.

This role is an exciting initiative introduced to enable individuals to learn and develop retail Management skills whilst working across our retail stores throughout the Herriot Hospice Homecare Area. If you have the enthusiasm, energy and ‘can do’ approach that will ensure you meet the challenges and expectations of charity retailing, we want to hear from you now.

This post will support the recruitment, training, management and motivation of all volunteers as well as assist in the management of the premises on a day to day basis, ensuring health and safety standards are maintained. An essential part of the role is travelling between the various stores so a clean driving license and use of your own vehicle is essential, the role will be based at Northallerton but you will be expected to cover any of the other 5 stores within the area.

In addition to your retail knowledge and background applicants must be excellent communicators, have an aptitude/passion for visual merchandising, good interpersonal skills, financial awareness, a strong customer focus and IT skills. Ideally knowledge of EPOS and Gift Aid is desirable, but a full training programme will be in place. If you have the tenacity, enthusiasm, team working skills and are looking for a new challenge we would like to hear from you.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• 21 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free DBS/CRB check
• Mileage Expenses

Please click apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison at the HR Team at Saint Michaels Hospice, Harrogate.

Completed applications to be received by 9am 28th November 2019

Interviews will be held on 5th December 2019 at 18 Omega Business Village, Thurston Road, Northallerton

Event Operations Manager – Harrogate

Yorkshire Event Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Job Purpose

Working as part of a small team you will prepare, liaise and assist in the smooth and safe running of the events in the venue.  This will require the highest levels of customer care, organisation, flexibility and commitment to maintain and raise the standards already achieved.  This is a practical and physical role.

Post Holder Basic Requirements

  • Preferably some previous experience in a similar environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and face to face.
  • Able to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • Flexibility in approach; the post involves evening and weekend work.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to think on your feet use your initiative and problem solve.
  • Some knowledge of the technical aspects of event production would be very useful.
  • Some experience of operational health and safety.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for the health and safety of the organisers, contractors, exhibitors and visitors.
  • To greet clients and offer exceptional customer service.
  • To monitor and manage the contractors directly employed and assist with clients sub-contractors.
  • To prepare the venue for the arrival of each event, checking cleanliness, helping to build stages, set out furniture, install cables, data points etc.
  • Driving company vehicles and plant equipment to prepare for events. This will include forklifts, telehandlers, and working at height using MEWPs.
  • To liaise with internal and external teams efficiently – including electricians, plumbers, car parking attendants, cleaners and caterers.
  • To liaise closely with and support the organiser, and/or their production team, both in the pre-planning and during their tenancy.
  • To answer all clients and visitor requests in a polite confident and efficient professional manner.
  • To deal effectively with any complaints.
  • To handle all matters with a fair and even response in accordance with the standard practises.
  • To properly communicate and feedback to all the team during shift changes and post shows on all aspects of the events.
  • To clean and clear spaces – this is a hands-on role and we need someone who will ‘muck in’ and get the job done.
  • To be responsible for the security of the buildings and grounds when opening and locking up.
  • By the very nature of helping to run a venue with a huge range of different events this list cannot be conclusive and so an adaptable, can-do attitude is essential.

Relevant personal skills/experience

  • Ability to work on own initiative, yet have strong team working skills.
  • Physically fit to undertake the numerous practical tasks required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (CAD would be beneficial).
  • Familiar with Event 500 software (or similar).
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Flexibility to work with customers to satisfy their needs whilst balancing practical requirements.
  • Experience of operational health and safety.
  • Ability to portray a positive confident corporate image.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations/customers.
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.
  • Cheerful disposition and a good sense of humour.


  • An Event Management related qualification would be useful but not essential.
  • A First Aid Qualification would be useful but not essential.
  • A Health & Safety Qualification, e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH would be useful but not essential.
  • Personal licence holder.
  • Fire Safety Training.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Driving Licence essential
  • Fork lift licence/Telehandler Licence.
  • IPAF Licence 3a and 3b
  • An understanding of electrics or electrical safety would be useful.

Training for the right candidate, will be provided.

Special Requirements

  • Weekend, Evening and Bank Holiday working.
  • Lone Working

The right candidate might not have all of the experience outlined in the description – full training will be given. We are looking for a hard working candidate who is friendly, reliable and a good team player.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and covering letter with current salary details to

Staff Nurse – Saint Micheal’s Hospice – Harrogate

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