An exciting opportunity to make a difference to the experiences of birthing people and families in devon!

Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) Election of Vice Chair 2022

Are you interested in listening to parents and parents to be? Would you like to work with others to review and contribute to the development of local maternity care across Devon?

The Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) are looking to elect a new Vice Chair to ensure the effective engagement of women and families in shaping maternity services in Devon. We are seeking one Vice Chair who will work closely with the North Devon NHS Trust area. We are looking for people who are passionate about improving maternity services for women and families in Devon, who are confident, able and prepared to represent the voices of women and families to providers of maternity care in Devon.

As part of the Leadership Team of two co-Chairs and four Vice Chairs, you will be responsible for growing the MVP in Devon and you will be a public contact point for the MVP and so will need to be comfortable using IT, social media, meeting women and families, chairing/participating in formal meetings and working with the four NHS Trusts across Devon.

would you like to find out more? 

Download our information sheets below:

MVP Vice Chair Role Description

Nomination form

Terms of Reference

Expenses policy

Election process

If you are interested in the role of North Devon MVP Vice Chair, please complete the Election Nomination Form (above) and return to info@devoncommunities.org.uk by 5pm on the 7th March 2022. Please put MVP Vice Chair Nomination in your subject header. 

For a full description of the role please see the role description aboveThe Maternity Voices Partnership Terms of Reference may also be found above. The time commitment will be up to 8 hours (1 day) a month and remuneration and expenses will be as per the NHS Patient and Public Voices Partnership expenses policy (above). The Full Election Process is set out in the final document above. 

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact the current MVP co-Chair George Reed george@devonmaternityvoices.org.uk

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