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Breast feeding Peer Supporter

Provide a regular support group to all breastfeeding mums, offering the benefits of peer support and reduced isolation.

Promote breastfeeding in a friendly and sensitive manner, in accordance with the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative.

Be enthusiastic about breastfeeding and have a positive attitude towards breastfeeding.

Provide a listening ear to breastfeeding mums (referring to a member of staff where necessary).

Skills

This role would suit a mum of any age, who has breastfed, or is breastfeeding, and wants to support other mothers to have a positive breastfeeding experience. 

The aim of the role is to promote, protect and sustain breastfeeding in their local area, by providing support and guidance to all breastfeeding mothers.

 

Full training provided

 

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Essex Child & Family Wellbeing Service

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Volunteer Essex

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Interests

  • Children
  • Families and Parenting
  • Health and Social Care

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • DBS check required
    Photo ID
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 04/06/2019 - 04/06/2020

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Northlands Park Children\'s Centre
Devants
Basildon
Essex
SS13 1QX

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