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Service Manager - Infant Feeding Service

Service Manager - Infant Feeding Service

  • Location:

    Blackpool, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Community Support Services, Social Care & Housing

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  • Salary:

    £32,000 - £36,000 (£25,600 to £28,800 pro-rated)

  • Contact:

    Gemma Hannington

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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TPP are working with a charity who support a healthy, happy start for children and lay the foundations for a brighter future. They are recruiting a Service Manager within their Infant feeding service.

This role will be based in Blackpool working 30 hours a week. There is flexibility on how you work the 30 hours. This is a contract until 2025. There is a chance it could be extended.

This is an exciting time to be joining this charity. Over the last 5 years they have successfully implemented ambitious plans for growth, and are projecting further growth.

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted face-to-face delivery and accelerated plans for digitalisation, with rapid adaptation of there family support and training activities for online delivery.

As the Service Manager You will lead on the development and delivery of Infant Feeding Service in the wards of Blackpool.

The service provision will include:
1.Infant Feeding Helpline
2.Individual Follow-up Calls
3.New Digital Hub - New parents in Blackpool will have access to new Digital Hub which contains digital and video content to support a great start in life including responsive and nurturing early feeding, introducing solids, parenting tips, looking after parents' own emotional needs, oral health, developing babies' communication skills and more
4.Live Online Themed Group Sessions - We have developed 5 different group 1-hour workshop sessions to support early feeding and we can develop further sessions as needed. Themed sessions help engage parents in a specific topic; the positive experience of the session will then encourage them to access further support from the service.
5.Online Starting Solids Workshops

You will have leadership and operational management of Blackpool services aligned with contractual performance targets and standards. You will be responsible for development of high quality service delivery to families in response to local needs and providing effective person-centred support. You will promote continuous improvement and learning and the delivery of high quality training and support to partners.

Do you have have proven experience of best practice and breastfeeding support? Do you have knowledge and understanding of best practice in relation to infant feeding, including up to date research and baby friendly guidance?

Do you have an understanding of healthy child development?

If this exciting opportunity is of interest please get in touch now for a more detailed job description.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.