As a working mum or dad it makes a big difference to work for a family-friendly employer. Inclusive organisations understand the challenges of balancing work and family commitments, which in turn boost their employees’ wellbeing and motivation.
Lots of companies today recognise the life skills and commitment they find in working parents, and our role at workingmums.co.uk is to connect talented people with supportive employers.
Below are family-friendly organisations that are advertising vacancies with us this month.
If you’re in the North East of England and are looking for a role where you can really make a difference, take a look at the opportunities with the North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
There’s a lot more to Ambulance Service jobs than collecting patients and taking them to hospital. There are roles for people with all kinds of skills, both healthcare related and back-office focused. Flexible working hours, overtime and team diversity are very much the norm in this organisation.
Typical roles include emergency call handlers, IT support, vehicle servicing as well as clinical jobs for nurses, paramedic and pharmacists.
A role as a paramedic is both challenging and highly rewarding. It’s popular among people looking for a new career path as well as those leaving higher education. If you’re quick-thinking, empathetic and resilient this could be a fantastic career choice for you.
There are lots of paramedic job and ambulance care assistant opportunities nationwide, particularly with the North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust at the moment.
If you’re looking to retrain, there are various paramedic apprenticeship opportunities, allowing you to gain both work experience and qualifications in a paid role. Once qualified, you’ll find paramedic and ambulance care roles to be highly flexible with opportunities for well-paid overtime and unsocial hours payments.
Starbucks is one of the world’s best-known coffee companies. It sees its people not as employees but as “partners” with shared common goals for mutual success.
The focus is on serving ethically sourced coffee, caring for the environment and giving back to the communities where Starbucks does business.
Many Starbucks jobs are shift based, so there is lots of flexibility for working mums and dads. Typical roles include Baristas, with apprenticeships available, Shift Supervisors, Assistant Store Managers and Store Managers. With Starbucks’ extensive network of stores across the UK, there’s sure to be an opportunity near you.
Pizza Hut is one of the best known restaurant brands in the UK and actively welcomes working parents to a variety of roles. It doesn’t matter if you have no hospitality experience, as a thorough induction programme will give you all the skills you need for success.
Working parents enjoy the flexibility of a role with Pizza Hut, where a wide variety of shift options allow you to work around your childcare arrangements or school hours.
Typical Pizza Hut job vacancies are for team members, who deliver great service to customers, plus kitchen roles, deputy manager and manager positions. Pizza Hut offers excellent rewards and benefits including discounted gym membership, free meals on longer shifts and 50% off when you bring your family in to dine. Take a look at opportunities near you now.
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