Current opportunities to get involved

Patient and Public Voice PPV Partner needed for Maternity Transformation Workstream

Are you interested in the development and transformation of maternity care for women, babies and families?

NHS England is seeking to recruit a Service User Representative for the Maternity Transformation programme’s Sharing Data and Information Workstream – Workstream 6. This is a key role in providing the views of people who use maternity services to the Sharing Data and Information workstream.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to women and their families in England, with the impetus of Better Births and the Maternity Transformation Programme supporting change. The Service User Voice Representative should have either personal experience of using maternity services or be in close contact with service users through a local Maternity Voices Partnership or the national Maternity Voices Partnership network. It will be an incredibly interesting and varied role for someone who is committed to improving maternity services for the benefit of the whole community.

This role requires:

  • leadership and strategic planning skills,
  • knowledge of maternity services issues and solutions,
  • an understanding of maternity-related evidence,
  • experience of service user engagement and coproduction,
  • enthusiasm for innovation and continuous improvement.

We estimate that the role will require a commitment equivalent to 9 days per year, which can be worked flexibly, aside from scheduled meetings. Under NHS England’s Patient and Public Voice policy, this is an Expert Advisor Role (Level 4) and therefore can receive an involvement payment of £150 per day and out of pocket expenses for travel and childcare. The tenure is until 31 March 2021 and will be reviewed thereafter.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact either:

Paul Cockerill, the Sharing Data and Information workstream lead by email paul.cockerill@nhs.net or call him on 077024 10652. Alternatively you can contact Lisa Ramsey, Service User Voice, Maternity Transformation Programme, email lisa.ramsey1@nhs.net.

To apply and to receive the application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form please e-mail: england.maternitytransformation@nhs.net

Deadline for application is midnight 28 June 2019.

Interviews are planned for the week commencing 15 July 2019 and will be offered in person or via teleconference/Skype.

 

Patient and Public Voice PPV Partner for Neonatal Implementation Board

Are you interested in the development and transformation of neonatal and maternity care for women, babies and families?

NHS England is seeking to recruit a Service User Representative for the Neonatal Implementation Board. This is a key role in providing the views of people who use neonatal and maternity services to the NHS England and NHS Improvement delivery groups for Specialised Commissioning and Supporting Local Transformation and the Maternity Transformation Board.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and support babies to get the right care, in the right place, at the right time, with the impetus of Better Births the Maternity Transformation Programme, the Neonatal Critical Care Review and the NHS Long Term Plan supporting change.

The Service User Voice Representative should have either personal experience of using neonatal services or be in close contact with people who have through a local Maternity Voices Partnership or the national Maternity Voices Partnership network. It will be an incredibly interesting and varied role for someone who is committed to improving neonatal and maternity services for the benefit of the whole community.

This role requires:

  • leadership and strategic planning skills,
  • knowledge of neonatal and maternity services issues and solutions,
  • an understanding of maternity and neonatal related evidence,
  • experience of service user engagement and coproduction,
  • enthusiasm for innovation and continuous improvement.

We estimate that the role will require a commitment equivalent to 8 days per year, which can be worked flexibly, aside from scheduled meetings. Under NHS England’s Patient and Public Voice policy, this is an Expert Advisor Role (Level 4) and therefore can receive an involvement payment of £150 per day and out of pocket expenses for travel and childcare. The tenure is until 31 March 2021 and will be reviewed thereafter.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact either:

Verity Hawkes, Programme Support Manager, Maternity Transformation; email Verity.Hawkes@nhs.net or Lisa Ramsey, Service User Voice, Maternity Transformation Programme; email lisa.ramsey1@nhs.net.

To apply and to receive the application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form e-mail england.maternitytransformation@nhs.net

Deadline for application is midnight 12 July.

Interviews are planned for week commencing 22 July and will be offered in person or via teleconference/Skype.

 

Patient and Public Voice Advisers needed for NHS England national access review national advisory group

The Improving Access to General Practice team at NHS England is looking for a Patient and Public Voice Adviser to join their national advisory group. All applicants must have a commitment to improving patient experience and to developing excellent public participation, as well as an understanding of national strategy development. Applicants will bring board level experience, with a strategic healthcare focus, strong intellect, commercial and political astuteness, and a willingness to challenge. Knowledge of primary care is desirable but not essential.

The purpose of this groups is:

  • To ensure that the programme delivers its objectives, manages risk, and that there is a comprehensive and effective approach to stakeholder participation and involvement.
  • To support the development of partnerships with other organisations where appropriate.

National Advisory Group meetings will be held over a video conference between Leeds and London. Representatives will need to commit to attending one of these locations in person as teleconference facilities will not be offered. Advisors will also be invited to attend events or meetings across the country where relevant.

As this is a strategic national role, PPV Advisers can receive an involvement payment of £150 per day (for those people not representing or supported by an organisation) for an estimated time commitment of 10 days per year. This is in line with the NHS England Patient and Public Voice Expenses policy. Membership of the group is until December 2019 initially, at which point membership will be reviewed.

For an information pack and details of how to apply please email: claire.parker10@nhs.net, call 07710 152370. The closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 17 June.

Interviews will potentially be held in London on 1 July.

Non-executive vacancies for NHS Trusts, and Independent Chair posts for Integrated Care Sysems / STPs across England

At the current time there are a number of vacancies available on the NHS England and NHS Improvement website

  • 18 – Non-executive director posts
  • 5 – Associate Non-executive director posts
  • 1 – STP / ICS Independent Chair post

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