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Are you searching for flexible or part-time work to fit in around your kids? In this post, you’re sure to find part-time jobs for mums through one of these listed agencies.

Recently, I was reminiscing about when my children were younger. “Part-time jobs for mums” was a regular term I searched for online.

I remember having to physically visit a number of recruitment agencies because not many of them advertised available jobs online. Thankfully, the internet has evolved and there are many agencies which specialise in part-time jobs for mums online. A number of them specialise in finding jobs just for mums.

The truth is that as much of a blessing as it is to have children, the wheels of life keep on turning and bills need to be paid! Financial worries can make you overwhelmed, and detract from the joys of motherhood.

Unless you have, ahem, a rich husband, you have some of your own dosh stashed away, or you have a business which makes you money while you sleep, chances are you will be considering going to work after a few months to make ends meet.

It may be that you enjoy working, and are not under obligation to work due to financial constraints. Let’s face it, us mums need a break from our children from time to time!

I’m going to share with you 23 of the best agencies I have found, which help mums to find part-time work. Let’s dive straight in!

Recruitment Agencies That Provide Part-Time Jobs For Mums

2 to 3 days

2 to 3 Days specialises “in providing opportunities for high calibre professional women and giving employers a platform to connect capable women with career flexibility.” 2 to 3 Days defines flexible working as “all types of part-time work, including compressed or staggered hours, flexitime, job shares and even remote working. The definition of flexible work also allows for agile working practices in larger firms, output-based contracts and virtual teams.”

Ably Resources

Ably specialises in finding work in Engineering, Oil & Gas and Drilling, Marine & Subsea and Architectural and Structural Engineering. They provide jobs worldwide. They not only provide full-time opportunities, but they also provide flexible work for women.


Adzuna is a search engine for job adverts. They list jobs in a variety of industries. They provide smarter search options and powerful data about the job market, giving you the information you need to take control of your career. A prominent feature on the home page (as of the date of this post), is a link to the remote jobs being advertised, perfect for mums who would like to work from home.

Afina Partners

Afina Partners are “the flexible working specialists, ” as they call themselves. The recruitment agency was created to help people achieve work-life balance; perfect for mums.

Some of the flexible working solutions provided include part-time work, flexi time, working from home, compressed hours, job sharing, and staggered hours.

Capability Jane 

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Capability Jane is focused on sourcing talented, high calibre executives on a flexible working basis. They join innovative, growing businesses with exceptional professionals looking for flexible jobs.

Career Builder 

Career Builder features jobs from a wide variety of sectors. It is a large online job site in the UK, which helps match the right talent with the right opportunity.


Flexy is a smartphone app with a variety of jobs, at some of the best companies in the UK. They pride themselves in a fast registration process and shifts can be booked to fit your schedule. They match workers and employers for short-term contracts and shift work.

FD Recruit

If Finance is your thing, then FD Recruit’s ‘part-time FD hub’ is the agency for you. FD Recruit also provides full-time, senior-level finance professionals with work.

Inclusive Recruiting

Management Consultancy that matches consultants and projects, work can be done flexibly and from home, looking for experienced consultants in Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Change Management and Business Development. Operate UK wide

Mum and Working 

Mum and Working provide part-time and flexible working jobs, franchise opportunities, work from home positions, party plan / direct selling and businesses for sale. They also provide career advice, interview tips, and guidance on training.

Mummy Jobs

Mummy Jobs is a resource for mums who are navigating maternity leave, career breaks, career changes and requesting or searching for flexible working. They provide events, online courses and a career portal, with the aim of getting as many mums as possible back into careers they love.


Mumbu is a ‘middle man’ between businesses and mums looking for flexible work local to them. “Whether full-time, part-time or just a few hours a week, Mumbu lets you manage your availability at all times giving you the flexibility to fit around family life.”


Mumsnet is the UK’s biggest network for parents, with opportunities to work part-time or flexibly. There are jobs across a wide range of industries including Education, Finance, Graduate, IT, Legal, Marketing, Public and Secretarial and more.

Sapphire Partners 

Sapphire Partners is a head hunter with a strong focus on female talent for executive and non-executive positions across financial and professional services. While they are champions for women, they provide opportunities to all talented professionals, whatever their gender.

Successful Mums

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Successful Mums was created in 2014 after the founder struggled to find fulfilling, flexible work that would fit around her children. They provide training and advice for mums returning to work, taking their first steps in business or looking for a better work-life balance.


Training and recruitment organisation that specialises in finding work for women in technical professions. They offer training and coaching to support women back to work in Science, Technology and Engineering.


Helps women find flexible and part-time jobs. Ten2Two was launched in April 2007 as a flexible recruitment agency, exclusively specialising in professional part-time, remote and flexible jobs. Ten2Two provides jobs to local communities of professionals and businesses across London and the south of England. 

The Return Hub

The Return Hub is a recruitment firm which finds work for professionals wanting to relaunch their careers after a career break or transfer their careers with employers in the Financial Services Sector. They advise on and implement strategies that companies can use to target, assess, hire and support this talent.

Timewise jobs

Timewise Jobs is a job board specialising in flexible part-time jobs and roles, although jobs provided are not restricted to just women.

We Are the City 

This is a job board for women, with an extra focus on flexible and part-time jobs. We are the City was founded in 2008 to help women progress and excel in their careers by providing easy access to career-related resources, networks, jobs and development opportunities.

Where women work

Where Women Work showcases the work and achievements of women while shining a spotlight on the organisations supporting them. They also motivate women to achieve their potential and apply for careers with progressive and supportive employers.

Women Returners

Women Returners is a purpose-led consulting, coaching and network organisation. It was founded with the mission of removing the ‘Career Break Penalty’ by making extended career breaks a normal part of a 40-50 year career. Women Returners works with employers and career returners to enable professionals returning to work after an extended career break. Women Returners gives them advice, support and information.

Working mums

Working Mums have lots of part-time jobs across a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, charity work, marketing, banking and finance. They offer access to flexible and family-friendly employers in the UK, who understand the benefits of offering flexible options to their employees. They connect mums and employers, offers full-time, part-time and work-from-home jobs.

In Conclusion

Many of the agencies listed provide specialised, well-paid jobs for mums and women generally, making it easier for you to remain in your chosen career. Most of them are suitable for mums returning to work after having a baby.

I hope one of the agencies listed above will provide you with your perfect, flexible, part-time or work from home job.

Are there any good agencies you know of that I’ve left out? Please comment below.

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12 thoughts on “Part-Time Jobs For Mums: 23 Of The Best Agencies”

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    This is such a great, helpful post. It’s so difficult to find a job that is flexible and fits around your children. I’ll definitely be checking these agencies out.

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