BfN2020/30 Peer Supporter Haringey (Maternity Cover) Closing Date 22/09/19

Title: Peer Supporter – Haringey (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £10.55/hr

Number of posts: 1 (but could be separated into two posts – see hours below)

Type of contract: Fixed term to 31/03/2020 (maternity cover)

Start date:  28/10/2019

Hours of work:
10 hours per week spread over Monday and Wednesday, ideally with 5 hour days including a drop in and hospital shift each day.  Exact shifts can be discussed and may be flexible, with potential to appoint more than one applicant and split hours.

Work location:
Welbourne and Rowland Hill Children’s Centres and North Middlesex Hospital.  With occasional cover at Whittington Hospital and other Haringey Community/Children’s Centres. 

Responsible to: Service Coordinator

Closing Date: 22nd September 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 23rd September 2019

Job information:
The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) has been commissioned by Haringey council to provide the Haringey infant feeding peer support service offering mother-to-mother infant feeding support in local hospitals and in the community. 

Working closely with local stakeholders, peer supporters provide a universal peer support service supporting pregnant women and mothers across the borough. 

The newly appointed peer supporter in Haringey will be working flexibly for the BfN to deliver a consistent infant feeding peer support service to women and families living in Haringey. 

Peer supporters provide face to face support via infant feeding groups and in the Whittington and North Middlesex hospitals throughout the week. 

Peer supporter must have completed the BfN or equivalent Helper course. 

How to apply:
1. If you are interested in being considered for this position please send an application to recruitment@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

If you have any questions about the job roles or the application process, please email recruitment@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk or telephone our HR Advisor on 0844 412 0995.