Jobs For Parents Norwich

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 Norwich Mumbler then please contact us here.

Receptionist, Sprowston Manor

Apply now and you could be working for The Sprowston Manor Hotel & Country Club! Housed within a stately 16th-century English manor, this 94-bedroom hotel features an innovative on-site Golf Course, Health Club & Spa, as well as 2 Restaurants and Bar.

The Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club boasts excellent conferencing facilities. Our 12 conference rooms can accommodate up to 500 delegates that cater from a range of events from Business Meetings to Wedding Receptions. Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit a Part Time Receptionist on to the team.

As Receptionist, you will be required to;

Check in and checkout guests and groups effectively.
Maximise room sales and to promote food and beverage facilities.
Provide information to guests on all hotel products and services.
Carry out cash handling, balancing floats.
Answer telephone enquiries and take messages.

The successful candidate will have previous reception and cash handling experience in hotel. You will be organised, punctual, flexible and well-presented, with excellent communication skills and customer service.

This position offers the opportunity for you to work in an exciting, fast-paced industry!

In return for your commitment, we will support you in this new opportunity, with

Up to 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
Meals on duty (Subject to eligibility)
Uniform (Subject to position)
Accelerated promotional prospects

Closing date: 19/11/2019

Caretaker, Magdalen Gates Primary School

Magdalen Gates Primary School

12.5 hours per week
All year round
Salary Scale C £9.3636 – £9.5507 per hour
Required January 2020

We are looking for a very special person to join us.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone flexible, enthusiastic and energetic who takes a pride in their work to join our friendly and hardworking team.

With Health and Safety management at the core of your role, you will be good organised, good at DIY, have basic IT skills and an ability to muck in to ensure the school is clean, safe and secure. You will have a “can do” attitude and common sense and you will be able to use your initiative. A team player you will also be happy to be a lone worker. You will be responsible for a small team of cleaners.

Hours will be flexible to meet the needs of the school but you are likely to be required 7.00am – 8.00 am and 4.00- 5.30pm pm Monday to Friday during term time. There will be additional evening lettings for community use and we also have some weekend and holiday lettings. 4 weeks holiday to be taken during school holidays.

Please note that working hours may be subject to variation, call-out at weekends and unsocial hours will be necessary from time to time (which can be claimed for).

Closing date: 22/11/2019

Administrative Assistant at UEA

Part-time, fixed-term contract.

Administrative Assistant (Grade 4) 0.4 FTE
Fixed Term until 30 January 2021

£19,612 to £21,814 per annum, pro rata

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our administration team supporting the Faculty of Science.

The workload is varied and you will be interacting with a wide range of staff across the University and with external stakeholders. If you have great administrative skills and like working with people, we want to hear from you!

You will provide a pro-active, high quality administrative service and will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

You will have a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grades A-C (or equivalent qualification/experience), including Mathematics and English, and be able to fulfil all essential elements of the person specification.

In order to meet the demands of this role, you will also have:

• good organisational skills with attention to detail
• experience of working with office procedures and administrative systems
• high standards of customer service

The post is available immediately on a 0.4 FTE fixed term basis until 30 January 2021.

Closing date: 14/11/2019

Apply through the UEA website.

Part-time Cleaner

Magdalen Gates Primary School, Norwich

Salary Scale A £9.00 per hour
Part Time
10 hours per week
Term Time + 3 weeks

We are looking for a cleaner to work at Magdalen Gates Primary for 10 hours a week (2 hours a day).

This is a term time plus 3 weeks contract (additional 30 hours), the additional hours are to be worked in the school holiday period.

Closing date: 22/11/2019

Temporary Christmas pickers and packers

£8.21 to £8.91 depending on shift + overtime available

You will be working in a modern warehouse on the outskirts of Norwich for a minimum of 8 weeks.

Part time hours available for the following shifts:-

5.45pm to 9.45pm – Monday to Friday
Weekend shifts from 2pm to 9.45pm Saturday
9am to 4.45pm Sunday.

Full time hours available for the following shifts:-

2pm to 9.45pm – Monday to Friday
10pm to 5.45am – Monday to Friday

There are a variety of jobs available within the warehouse and full training will be given.

APPLY – please call 01603 763500 to arrange an appointment to register for this work or send a full CV to

Community Catalysts Care Provider

Care provider – help to start your own business

Find a job that makes a real difference. I’m running a free development programme in North Norfolk and Norwich to help people like you to set up and run your own enterprise to provide care to people in your neighbourhood.

It’s so important that older people get the support they need to live the way they want to, with dignity – and with fun and laughter!

So, if that sounds important to you too and you are thinking about going back to work, working while you study or looking for a career that makes a difference – this programme could be perfect for you. You can work when it suits you and your commitments. I will support you to get set up with help to understand the rules and regulations, market your service –and by being a listening ear, so you can concentrate on providing great quality care.

We cover North Norfolk and Norwich but are especially keen to hear from people in Cromer, North Walsham and Norwich postcodes NR1 – NR8.

Contact me, Debra, today to find out more.

My help is free to you because this project is funded by Norfolk County Council and run by Community Catalysts.


Debra Morris

Community Enterprise Catalyst (Norfolk) based in Norwich

07384 835 722


Join the Norwich Mumbler team!

Norwich Mumbler is the go-to place for families in and around Norwich and we’re looking for people who love Mumbler and want to join the team!


90% of what we do on Mumbler is free of charge and I want to keep it that way. It’s free for people to use both the website and the Facebook group and most businesses can have a free listing somewhere on the website as long as there is a relevant area.  This takes a lot of time and upkeep so I’m also looking for volunteers to help with research and checking the listings on the website.

The details of the volunteer roles can be altered based on the applicants own personal passion areas and experience. Anything can be taught but I want to hear from people who love Mumbler and want to make life easier for parents in and around Norwich.


To apply to be part of the team just e-mail with your CV attached and answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to work or volunteer for Norwich Mumbler?
  2. Where’s your favourite family-friendly place to go or thing to do in Norfolk?
  3. How would your friends or family describe you in no more than 10 words?

I look forward to hearing from you!


Tesco – Various

Various roles and hours in and around Norwich.

Click HERE for more details and information on how to apply.

UEA Part-time Cleaners

UEA, Part-time Cleaners

Cleaning & Grounds Department

Estates and Facilities Division£7.85 per hour (full time salary £14,798 per annum)The Estates Division recognises the values of openness, responsibility, respect, positivity and helpfulness.

We are seeking Cleaners who share our values to join our busy teams providing cleaning and support services to the University. The roles involve manual handling and the use of cleaning equipment and machinery.

There are a variety of shift patterns available, including those listed below.  Permanent, 3 month and 6 months posts are available.

Student residences

21 hours per week: 9am to 1.30pm on Monday; 9am to 1.15pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 9am to 12.45pm on Friday.

Non-residential cleaning

16 hours and 15 minutes per week across 3 working patterns:

6am to 9.15am Monday to Friday

7.30am to 10.45am Monday to Friday

6.45pm to 10pm Monday to Friday

8 hours per week: 6am to 10am Saturday and Sunday

Previous cleaning experience would be helpful but is not essential, as training will be given to suitable candidates.

There is no closing date for Cleaner posts as we regularly have vacancies and our recruitment phone line and email are always open. Register your interest in these jobs by phoning 01603 591132 (voicemail facility, you will be required to provide your name and a contact number) or by emailing

Click HERE for more information and for details on how to apply.