Band 7 Infant Feeding Coordinator WACS job in Watford at NHS Jobs

Band 7 - Infant Feeding Co-ordinator, WACS

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Watford Hospital, Watford UK

Date Posted:Apr 28, 2018

A part time 30 hours per week opportunity has arisen for an experienced Midwifery Practitioner with an interest in Infant Feeding to join our Infant Feeding Team, as a Band 7 Infant Feeding Co-ordinator.West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has achieved stage 1 Baby Friendly accreditation.For this role it is essential that you are a Registered Midwife with evidence of ongoing professional development. You will be self-motivated, innovative and willing to undertake any additional appropriate training as required for the role.This person will take the lead in the implementation of the UNICEF UK, Baby Friendly Initiative; have strategic lead for the initiative, clinical/ breastfeeding experience, experience in auditing, experience in delivering breastfeeding training. Deliver hands on baby-friendly like training and practical support to help staff to achieve baby friendly status. This person will be responsible to:Promote and support breastfeeding to improve the breastfeeding Initiation and Breastfeeding rates at discharge. Give appropriate advice to mother who have made informed decision to artificially feed their babies to ensure safe and responsive bottle feeding. Supporting breast milk feeding for special needs infantsEducation and TrainingLead and facilitate the education of staff as required by the Baby Friendly InitiativeDevelop midwifery practice within the service, ensuring that staff are trained and developed to meet UNICEF/BFI standards and their own personal objectives.Facilitation of Mandatory Training programmes that deliver the UNICEF/WHO/BFI Standards to all levels of staff, including Obstetricians and Pediatricians. LeadershipMonitor West Herts progress towards the achievement of local and national targets for initiation and maintenance of breast feeding targetsInnovate and implement new initiatives relevant to infant feedingDevelop monitoring tools to assess and audit efficacy of service provision and quality standardLead in the collection of relevant statistical information and deliver at clinical governanceCollaborate and work closely with departments within Primary Care, Family Centre Programmes and Breastfeeding Support NetworksCo-ordinate activities that promote National Breastfeeding Awareness Week.Effectively liaise with senior midwife managers on current issues relating to Baby Friendly Initiative and any other matters arising from its implementation For further details / informal visits contact:Dr Benedicta Agbagwara-Osuji: Consultant Midwife-Public Health on telephone 01923217966; Email: Benedicta.agbagwara-osujiwhht.nhs.uk View full job description
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