Who are Simply Mums

A note from the founder

For parents

Welcome to Simply Mums, a specialist recruitment company, that brings parents and businesses together. Through our job search and featured job sections we can help you get back to work in jobs that suit around family life. Whether part time, job share, flexitime or even working from home, our aim is to showcase jobs with you in mind. Through our jobs hub we offer guidance and support through our Back to Work packages  as well as providing expert tips via our blog.

For employers

Over the years we have grown and built strong partnerships with businesses across a wide range of industries. Through our advertising packages we offer cost effective solutions for job advertising, giving you access to job seekers that may otherwise be unreachable. Plus, we offer a personalised service for your business; our experts will do the work for you, to find exactly the right candidate to join your team.

Whether you are a parent or employer register today to be part of our growing community.

Jessie Bondswell

Jessie Bondswell

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Our Story

Simply Mums was launched in 2013 to offer childcare services for busy parents.

The service proved a big hit and Simply Mums quickly built a large network of childcarers, matching them with parents who needed the support. However, over time it was clear that mums and dads wanted more than just childcare. They wanted to return to work, but were unable to because of their childcare commitments. Other conventional agencies were also not sympathetic to their need to work about family life.

The Simply Mums team got to work building a broad network of businesses as well as a its own dedicated team of recruitment specialists, and the recruitment service was launched in 2015.

Helping parents get back to work is at the core of what we do and it’s what we love to do. We’ve built a great relationship and reputation with businesses, both local and not so local, across many sectors of industry. Our mums and dads love the career help and resources we offer, and we’ve placed parents in hundreds of jobs.

Meet the team

Jessie Bondswell
Prior to setting up Simply Mums, I built up over 15 years experience working in client facing and customer service roles for global financial institutions and law firms after graduating with a Business degree. I help businesses find top talent to fill critical roles, as well as specialising in business consultancy and helping mums returning to work. I am also a mum to 4, in my spare time, my interests (apart from my family) is health and fitness.
Niki Kerr
I have been helping people grow for as far back as I can remember. At Simply Mums I combine the science of psychometrics with the empowerment of coaching to help parents discover their strengths and abilities and how they can put them to work. I love helping people over-come hold ups and achieve their goals. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and walks by the sea, followed by a good meal accompanied by a drink or two.
Keri Aliza Gager
Marketing Manager
I have over 20 years experience in PR and Marketing working with leading global brands, and before joining Simply Mums I was Columnist Editor for the Sunday Mirror. I manage all of Simply Mums social media platforms as well as obtaining PR exposure. My favourite part of the job is connecting directly with our audience on a daily basis. I firmly believe in a healthy balance between work and family life and ensure I spend quality time with my two sons.
Tanya Ces Maneiro
Career & Work-Life Balance Coach
I had worked in HR & Training for 10 years, when I took a career break to spend time with my family before retraining to become a career coach. Working as a Career & Life Coach at Simply Mums, my job is to guide people through the process of figuring out what they really, really want and then help them develop strategies to make it happen. The best part of my job is helping people to achieve their true potential. When I'm not working I love spending time with my family at the beach & building sandcastles.
Rachel Ferguson
Key Account Manager/PA
My job at Simply Mums is very varied from taking care to new business to arranging teambuilding days for the company. It can be very challenging but throw a challenge my way and I’ll take it on! Before I joined the team I worked in hospitality management, sales, and as an executive assistant to a business coach. When I’m not working I’m taking on the great outdoors horse riding, skiing, sailing and hill walking - not all at the same time!
Lisa Newton
Account Manager
Before joining Simply Mums I was an account manager for a major retail giant as well as having over 15 years’ sales experience. I am the first point of contact to all existing and new clients as well as helping candidates find their ideal job. I love travelling to meet with clients and making a difference in someone’s life when they land their dream job. As a foodie, I try and eat out as much as I can with a preference for Mediterranean cuisine.
Mark Preston
Technical Support
After 15 years working in the sales sector I decided I needed a new career direction – enter Simply Mums! As a self-confessed techy, my role at Simply Mums is a perfect pairing for my logical-thinking and diagnostic skills. My responsibilities include taking care of technical issues for the website, email servers and rectifying errors when it comes to customer online experience. When I’m not tinkering with technology, I love spending time with family and friends, or dining out.
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Simply Mums

Simply Mums helps parents back to work with part time and flexible jobs across London and the South East. We also help employers, connecting them with the right candidate.

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