Home-Start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside (HOST)

Support and Friendship For Families

Breastfeeding Peer Supporter (Internal Vacancy, Maternity Cover) – 15hr/wk

Breastfeeding Peer SupporterMaternity Cover
15hr/wk  commencing 1st June, fixed-term for a period ending the 31stSeptember 2019.  If funding is extended, the period will be extended until 29th March 2020 or until the postholder returns to work.
NJC Scale 5-6 (Currently £18,795 – £19,171)

Closing date for applications:  9:00am Monday 1st April 2019
Interviews will be on Wed 10th April 2019.

In partnership with The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) we have developed an Infant Feeding Peer Support service across Tameside & Oldham and require 2 new peer supporters to join our team.  These posts are open to internal applicants only, including volunteers.  You must have completed the BfN Helper training course. 

To apply for this position, please download and complete the Application Form and Monitoring Form. and return them to HOST:

Email:  info@homestarthost.org.uk

Post:  Denise Farrow, Home-Start HOST, Ryecroft Hall, Manchester Road, Audenshaw, Manchester M34 5ZJ

You are advised to read the following supporting documents to guide your application:

Breastfeeding Peer Supporter Job Description
Breastfeeding Peer Supporter Person Specification
Application Guidance Notes

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please call Denise on 07836 269210.

A DBS check at enhanced level will be required.  Home-Start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside is committed to equality and diversity and to safe recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

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