BfN2022/11 Midlothian Peer Support Volunteer Coordinator – Closing date 04/07/2021

Vacancy Reference: BfN2022/11

Job Title: Midlothian Peer Support Volunteer Coordinator

Salary: £11.39 per hour

Number of posts: 1

Type of contract: Fixed term to 30/01/2022

Start date: 26/07/2021

Hours of work: 10 per week, to be worked over three days to include Monday and occasional Thursdays (some need for weekend and evening work)

Work location: Home and local area

Responsible to: Scottish Peer Support Service Manager

Closing Date: 04/07/2021

Proposed Interview Date: Week beginning 12/07/2021

Job information:
BfN has been commissioned by NHS Lothian to help them achieve higher breastfeeding initiation rates and higher breastfeeding prevalence at 6-8 weeks. 

We wish to recruit a Volunteer Coordinator that will oversee, engage and motivate volunteer peer supporters at the current breastfeeding support groups in the community and to support the work of the Midlothian Breastfeeding Alliance (MBA).

The post holder will work closely with the SPPS Manager, playing an integral role in the general day to day workings of the volunteer work schedules and data collection. The Volunteer Coordinator will also work closely with the MBA, NHS Lothian, local midwifery and health Visiting Team and the Midlothian Infant Feeding Adviser to ensure the service fits the changing local services. This role can be combined with the Midlothian Volunteer Coordinator (Walk, Talk, Feed Group) role also being advertised presently.

How to apply:
If you are interested in being considered for this position please send an application to

Please be aware that, due to Covid-19 restrictions currently in place, recruitment staff are working from home and therefore we cannot accept postal application at this time.  If this is a barrier to you applying, please contact us as at the earliest opportunity so that we can support you to apply.

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