Peer Champion- Breastfeeding Support
Be rewarded and have new experiences, volunteer with us as Breastfeeding Support Volunteer.
- Have completed Breastfeeding Support training
- Have experience in Breastfeeding
- Have a willingness to keep up to date
- Work within a team
- Hold up to date DBS checks
- Communicate effectively and sensitively with parents/carers and their children
- Be non-judgemental, approachable and have a friendly manner
- Enthusiastic, committed, trustworthy and reliable
- Maintain confidentiality
- Are willing to adhere to Action for Children’s policies and procedure
What you can expect:
- Supporting breastfeeding mums
- To give accurate breastfeeding support network information.
- Supporting other breastfeeding professionals in different settings
- Working within a team of breastfeeding supporters
What we can offer:
- Develop skills and experience in this area
- Gaining confidence in a professional environment
- Being welcomed as a part of the team
- Attending Volunteer Meetings, which include training and group supervision
- Regular support and supervision
- Learning new skills and knowledge
- Improving your CV and employability
- Making a real contribution to supporting children and families within the local community
Action for Children does what’s right, does what’s needed and does what works.
0 to 19 Torbay is now part of the Family Hubs and the Start for Life service.
Family Hubs are a new way of bringing together all the support a family may need and provides a welcoming space and a 'front door' for families from pregnancy through to young people turning 19 (or 25 if they experience SEND)
Please click here for information and advice for parents and carers, young people, volunteer opportunities, finding childcare and the SEND local offer.
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are working with Action for Children, The Children’s Society, Torbay Council and other partners as part of Torbay Family Hub
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