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Infant Feeding Team Support Worker

  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/21/149551
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,312-£19,698 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Westgate Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service within an award-winning council in Barnsley that is about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities?

 

We are looking to recruit an Infant Feeding Support Worker who is innovative, resourceful and passionate about supporting women to breastfeed and who is enthusiastic to support their infant feeding choices.    

 

 

Your role in our journey


You will be working within the Infant Feeding Team as part of the Barnsley 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service to support and maintain our accredited UNICEF Baby Friendly Standards as well as provide excellent evidenced based support in infant feeding choices. You will have a varied and exciting role working in partnership with a range of services in Barnsley with opportunities of making a lasting, positive impact on people’s lives. 

 

 

What you’ll need

 

To join us, you will need to have a level 3 qualification and have the desire to provide Barnsley mothers with excellent care and support to achieve their breastfeeding goals. You will need excellent communication skills and be a team player. The successful candidate should possess knowledge of lactation, how breastfeeding works and the willingness to further develop themselves professionally including undertaking training and education to fulfil the duties of the role. Your ability to plan and prioritise your own workload and the ability to travel to a range of venues and settings is essential.  You need to be enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated Infant Feeding team and resilient and able to work under indirect supervision.

 

 

A lot to look forward to

 

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. Our Public Health Nursing Service is at the forefront of providing care to our children, young people and families and therefore we are seeking individuals who are passionate about improving outcomes for families and communities.

 

If you would like to discuss this post further please contact Anne Amott, anneamott@barnsley.gov.uk, mobile: 07853085647.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/21/149551
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,312-£19,698 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Westgate Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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