Vacancy: Devon Maternity Voices Partnership Chair

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Are you passionate about maternity care? Do you want to play a part in bringing families and health providers together to help shape the future of maternity services in Devon? This is an amazing opportunity to make a difference to women and families in Devon!

The NHS and social care organisations in Devon want to ensure the effective engagement of women and families in shaping Maternity services in Devon and are looking for an exceptional individual to take on the role of Devon Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) Chairperson.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about improving maternity services for the women and families in Devon, who is confident, able and prepared to represent women and families on the Devon Local Maternity & Neonatal Services Board where you will be working alongside senior members of NHS and Local Authority staff.

As Chair, you will be responsible for growing the MVP in Devon with the support of a Leadership Team of four Vice Chairs, each one linked to a local NHS Trust. In the role, you will be the main contact for the MVP and so will need to be comfortable using IT, social media, meeting women and families, chairing formal meetings and working with the four NHS Trusts across Devon.

For a fuller description of the role please see the role description:

 role description

Time commitment will be 32 hours a month. Remuneration and expenses will be paid at  an hourly rate of £18.75, as per the NHS England Patient and Public Voices Partnership expenses policy (see below).

Process of application

If you would be interested in the role please complete the Application form by noon on 12th July 2021. In the form please explain why you are interested in the role, any relevant experience and give an indication of any particular skills you feel you can bring to the role. If shortlisted, you will be asked to attend an interview.

If you would like more information or wish to discuss the role further please contact: hr@devoncommunities.org.uk or telephone Devon Communities Together 01392 248919.

Application form

Working with our Patient and Public Voice (PPV) Partners – Reimbursing expenses and paying involvement payments (v2)