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Care worker for Breastfeeding Peer Support

Job Title Care worker for Breastfeeding Peer Support
Contract Type Contract
Contract Duration
Location Runcorn
Salary £9.37 per hour
Job Published over 3 years ago
Contact Name Stefanie
Contact Email

Job Description

For our Runcorn based client we are currently looking for a Health Improvement Breastfeeding Supporter.

The role involves:

  • Coordination of appointments for clinics, consultation services and supporting the delivery of Health Improvement Training programmes
  • Providing support to mothers in the early days of breastfeeding and beyond including offering of home visits, peer support group sessions and telephone support
  • Engagement with new mothers on postnatal wards offering support and information, liaising with maternity staff and introducing the peer support service
  • Guarantee adequate levels of stock of information, handouts etc. are available
  • Guarantee all equipment kept centrally is kept clean and in good order and report all problems promptly to the infant feeding co-ordinator

Please apply if you have:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Care or equivalent
  • Training in Breastfeeding Management desirable
  • Knowledge of the benefits of breastfeeding
  • Experience of Breastfeeding Peer Support Work
  • Experience of giving information on a one to one or in a group setting
  • IT skills for using a data base for recording information

Ref: RA-RU-002 | Published: 15th Feb 2018