Support at Baby Café, Gorleston

Hours: 4 hrs per week
GYCT Department or Team: Breastfeeding Support Team, Seagulls Children's Centre
Supported by: Curita Reilly, Midwife (Café Facilitator)

Specific Tasks

  • To help with the setting up and dismantling of the Baby Café. This will involve setting tables and chairs, preparing a play area for mothers and babies, offering and preparation of hot/cold drinks, meeting and greeting mothers/families as they arrive and making them feel welcome.

This role is for you if ...

  • You are passionate about breastfeeding, with a desire to help mothers and support them during this time.
  • Key skills needed are: enthusiasm and a friendly approach, to be approachable, sensitive, diplomatic, non-judgmental and discreet as sensitive issues may sometimes be disclosed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good communication skills are essential.

  • Opportunities and training

  • You will have the chance to meet and make an impact on a person’s ability to care for a new baby during a very emotional and vulnerable time.
  • You may wish to pursue further training in breastfeeding, to be able to support mothers and families.
  • You will gain specific experience to help further a career in nursing, midwifery or social care.

Great Yarmouth Community Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults; successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check, reference checks and any other associated checks relating to identity.

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