BfN2021/58 Community Peer Supporter (Glasgow City) Closing date 24/01/2021

Vacancy Reference: BfN2021/58

Job Title: Community Peer Supporter (Glasgow City)

Salary: £9.30 per hour

Number of posts: 1 or 2

Type of contract: Fixed term to 08/08/2021

Start date: 22/02/2021

Hours of work: 15hrs per week in total, to be worked across five days. Hours can be shared covering 5 days between 2 post holders. Hours must be worked between 10am – 4pm.

Work location: Home – with possible travel to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Responsible to: Scottish PfG Project Manager

Closing Date: 24/01/2021

Proposed Interview Date: 1st/2nd February via Microsoft Teams

Job information:
The Breastfeeding Network is setting up a new service in Glasgow City to train community buddies and peer supporters and to deliver telephone support to local families. The project has a specific focus on targeting families where there may be additional barriers to accessing support and in reaching diverse communities in Glasgow City. The Community Peer Supporter(s) will be responsible for offering 1:1 peer support to families working with BfN colleagues, partner organisations and local volunteers. This is a short term project initially but may be extended depending on initial outcomes.

Suitably qualified applicants may choose to apply for both Glasgow roles currently advertised (Service Coordinator ref BfN2021/57 and Community Peer Supporter ref BfN2021/58) but should note that a separate application and application form will be needed as the criteria for each role is different.

How to apply:
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.