Jobs & Incentivised Opportunities Scarborough & Whitby

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 Scarborough & Whitby Mumbler then please contact us here.

3-4 month old infants and their families wanted for a fun study

The Universities of York and Durham are looking for mothers and infants to take part in a new study looking at children’s development of early language and emotions. We are looking to understand how infants start to communicate and understand their socio-emotional world in two different cultural contexts: the UK and Uganda.

We are looking for interested parents with infants who will be either 3 or 4 months old in August or September 2021.

We would like to visit you in your home when your baby is 3 or 4 months old for one hour. We would then visit you again when they are 16 months old for approximately two hours. During the visits, we would come to your home (covid-19 restrictions permitting) and play a fun set of short games with you and your child. You would also answer a short online questionnaire about your child’s vocabulary. Safety measures will be in place to minimise Covid-related risks to all participating families. We will flexibly arrange visits to suit the individual routine and needs of each family and will compensate you for your time with vouchers at the equivalent rate of £10/hour. You can choose from a range of vouchers. Our most commonly requested include Amazon, love2shop and various high street brands.

Below are statements from some of the mothers currently participating in a similar longitudinal study – the Baby Babble/Babble Buddies project – which is run by members of the same team:

“My daughter loves visits from the team. The visits are always fun, engaging and bring a smile to her face.”

“It has been fascinating (and sometimes very surprising) learning more about our child as he grows. We are proud to be involved and to be helping further research in this important area.”

“It’s a great way to see my daughter’s development, and also know you are contributing to a bank of knowledge about child development too!”

“Being involved in Babble Buddies since my son was a little baby has been a totally fascinating and rewarding experience for us both. The games we play with the team are always engaging and fun and have provided me with a bit of an insight as to how different aspects of my son’s communication and social development might have progressed”

“The team have always been polite, friendly and calming, especially when visiting us at home. It has been fascinating to watch and share the development of our daughter.”

“I have found being part of the project an incredibly valuable experience – I’ve learnt things about my son that have surprised me (in a very positive way!) – words I didn’t know he knew and stages of development that I hadn’t realised he had reached. The team is professional, supportive and always willing to be flexible with dates/times of visits. I highly recommend getting involved.”

If you would like to participate or to find out more information, please contact Ellie via:
Text or WhatsApp: 07973174087

We will then send you more information about the study: if you are interested then we will arrange a phone call to check that you and your child will be eligible to join the study. To minimise travel we are particularly keen to hear from families who live in York, North Yorkshire, County Durham, Sunderland and Gateshead, particularly the following postcode areas YO, TS, DH, DL, HG, SR and NE1-11. However, if you live just outside of these postcode areas, please feel free to contact us and we can see if it is possible for us to visit you.

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Looking for a new direction? How about fostering?

Home Instead

Join our team and make a difference to local people in Scarborough


Come join our family of CAREGivers who together make a positive difference every day. In our mission to be the UK’s most admired care company, we’re always on the lookout for new CAREGivers who will help us continue providing an outstanding service. All of our visits to clients last at least one hour so the clients you visit will get to know and trust you.


What does it mean to be a CAREGiver?

Our clients are people from all different walks of life who use our services in different ways. With some clients we provide companionship, spending time with clients doing what they love best. With others we deliver more hands-on care or support with more specific needs such as dementia, with duties including assisting with bathing and getting dressed.


Who can become a CAREGiver?

Whether you’ve worked in the care sector before or want to make the move into care, we have a role for you. We prize a warm heart and caring nature above previous experience, providing training and support to help you reach your full potential.


Our rate of pay is £10.40 per hour and we offer a range of other benefits including award-winning training and development and access to our company holiday home in Northumberland.


If you would like to learn more about opportunities to join our team then call us on 01723 263263 or email and mention Scarborough Mumbler.

You can also find more information on our website

Sledmere Chef / Cook

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

Please apply with CV and covering letter

Sledmere Jobs

Sledmere 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

Please apply with CV and covering letter

Retail Manager at Cedarbarn Farmshop

Now recruiting
Farm Shop Manager
Pickering, North Yorkshire
(Full Time – including 1 weekend day)
We are looking for a Retail Manager to join our fantastic Team in our newly extended Farm Shop.
Must have previous experience managing within a retail environment is essential and have a keen interest in local, quality food and its provenance.
Ideally, you must be…
• Experienced in managing a retail environment (including the production and service of quality food, selling & stock control)
• Naturally able to inspire and mentor people to deliver exceptional customer service in a friendly, approachable manner.
• Efficiently manage rota’s and scheduling and provide training to ensure the team have the capability and confidence to deliver their role
• You will need to be a good communicator who can work with the other department heads to build effective relationships across the whole business
• Manage epos systems to evaluate information regarding products and suppliers.
• Take pride in delivering excellent customer service and develop an active role
with the community
• Creative and confident in shop merchandising
• Able to bring to life new idea’s, products & lines
• Knowledge of all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety compliance (this can be provided during training)
• Confident with using IT and Social Media for marketing
• Listen and respond to our customers feedback and react accordingly
Good Salary for the right candidate with the experience to help take the business to the next level.
Staff benefits – Lunch provided, generous staff discount, company pension scheme and uniform.
To Apply, Please email your CV and covering letter to

Maternity Voice Partnership (MVP)

Maternity Voice Partnership (MVP) 
Parent and family representatives are working in partnership with midwives, doctors and other health professionals to help improve future maternity care to women, partners, families and babies. Coast & Country Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) covers Scarborough, Filey, Whitby and Ryedale. 

Volunteers Wanted to Support the Programme  
For the programme to work successfully we would like to recruit some volunteers to gather information from other families.

This could be done in lots of different ways – through asking for feedback at meetings/groups you already attend, through looking at the results of the ongoing questionnaire, or through visiting clinical areas and feeding what you have found back into the main meetings.

We are aiming to collect feedback from all sorts of people who represent the wide variety of families across Scarborough, Filey, Whitby and Ryedale.

This will be an exciting time to raise awareness around the importance of the maternity services, to make sure that seldom heard voices are heard, and to contribute to future developments in maternity services.

If you would like to feed back, find out more about what is being discussed or would like to volunteer to help:

Please contact Ria Machin and SJ Barker on


Hungry Little Minds digital champion

A Hungry Little Minds (HLM) digital champion is a key volunteer who volunteers their time to share the campaign messaging, digital resources, and activities and events happening in their local communities. The HLM central team, alongside the local delivery partners, are recruiting a cohort of digital champions who can boost the campaign and the reach of the local delivery partner messages online, with a focus on the social media environment.

Key responsibilities of a digital champion are:

  • Active use and confidence of all social media platforms with a particular focus on promoting the campaign through localised Facebook pages / groups
  • An understanding of how to share, promote and spread key campaign messages online and within your local community
  • Enthusiasm for the literacy development within the early years, and support for the key Hungry Little Minds objectives

For more info, and to apply, please email Jo Laking at

The Utility Warehouse

The Utility Warehouse can do everything remotely now so no need to leave home…

Plus they are offering £50 off the next bill for any customer that refers someone who takes all our services. There’s no limit to the number of referrals so customers can wipe there bills out completely.


Life is throwing more than enough at us right now. Maybe there’s one thing we can help you simplify………

The Utility Warehouse – ‘Which?’ Magazine multi-award winner – is the only business in the UK to combine your gas, electricity, landline, broadband, mobile and insurance on to ONE single monthly bill. They have hundreds of UK-based call centre staff working remotely with state-of-the-art equipment to give you friendly, efficient service.

They have the best value energy deal in the UK for multi service customers as well as 100% green electricity.

A mobile SIM only deal that is second to none with unlimited Data, Texts and calls.

And with the Cashback card you never have to pay full price for things you buy ever again.

They offer:-

– A brief one to one phone call to show you a simple and clear website where you can assess the savings for yourself totally free.

– A genuine opportunity to earn immediate and ongoing income from home.

James Harris is available to walk you through what we have when you ring me on the number below.

I wish you and your family good health at this extremely challenging time.

James Harris 07971 203465


Mumbler Reviews

From time to time, I am asked to review classes, days out and other wierd and wonderful things!

This comprises of attending, taking photos, enjoying whatever it is and then writing a short review afterwards for the website which is then shared on social media.

I am hoping to get a few volunteers together that may like to do a few reviews for me? Your review will be published on the website. There will be no payment for your time but you will get whatever you are reviewing for free.

If you think this is something that you may like to get involved in, please do contact me HERE telling me how old your children are, where you live, any specific interests and what you use on Mumbler. Do send any questions you may have.

It is quite a good way to get back into work, keep your hand in during maternity leave or just experience some really cool things that you may not normally do.