HENRY Early Infant Feeding Practitioner, Waltham Forest

(will consider trainee Infant Feeding Practitioner)

Full time or part time fixed-term contract to 31 March 2025

 (minimum 22.5 to full time 37.5 hours a week)

For a trained practitioner the full-time salary of £26,078 per annum, increasing by annual increments to £27,132 per annum.   Actual pay will be prorated, ie 0.6fte (22.5 hours) will be £15,646 and 0.8fte will be £20,862  

For a trainee Infant Feeding Practitioner the full-time salary of £24,092 per annum while training (expected to take around 3 months), increasing to the trained practitioner rate on successful completion of training.  Actual pay will be prorated, ie 0.6fte will start at £14,455 and 0.8fte will be £19,273, increasing to £19,273 on qualification.  Salaries are pending a pay review.

Are you passionate about babies and helping support families with their early baby feeding journeys?

We are seeking an Early Infant Feeding Practitioner to provide excellent infant feeding support to families in Waltham Forest.   

With an empathic and caring approach, you will support families with both breastfeeding and bottle-feeding through face-to-face support in hospital settings and through delivery of virtual and face-to-face workshops.   You will be able to build and maintain good relationships with our health and infant feeding partners to share our offer to help more local families find out about the service.  

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who are from or represent our local community.

Do you have the passion but haven’t picked up the qualifications? HENRY can provide accredited training through partners and a high quality trainee pathway in order to support your development into the Infant Feeding Practitioner role.

HENRY is a learning organisation with a strong culture rooted in development, self-reflection and partnership working.  Our teams have a shared sense of unity, support and community building at the heart of what we do.

Click here for an application pack which includes a job description and person specification for both a qualified practitioner and trainee, along with details of how to apply.

Please note, that although you can apply via NHSjobs the information that is shared with us puts you at a disadvantage in comparison to completing our application form.

Closing date for completed applications: 9am Wednesday 5th June 2024

Interviews: week beginning 10th June 2024