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Could you be our new neonatal engagement lead?

Connecting with Buscot parents and working to improve the neonatal experience


Neonatal Engagement Lead

Do you have lived experience of being a parent to a neonatal baby? Are you passionate about improving experiences for Buscot parents?

We are committed to representing all voices and will continue to invest in becoming a Maternity and Neonatal Voices Partnership in 2024. To do this we are recruiting for a Neonatal Engagement Lead based locally to work on a self-employed basis 2 days a month (15 hours), paid at £20p/h.

In this role you will be the Neonatal Engagement Lead and feed into all MNVP workstreams, offering your service user voice and representing the families you hear from. You will:


  • Developing relationships with the RBH neonatal team and external stakeholders

  • Co-create surveys specifically for neonatal parents

  • Help build the MNVP Parent Rep Network

  • Gathering feedback, report on trends and find areas for improvement

  • Co-produce information for neonatal parents

  • Sharing updates on social media and increase the MNVP reach

  • Attending meetings including Parent Advisory Group (PAG) Meetings, RBH Steering Groups and Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS) Groups


We offer flexible-working and are looking for a proactive and confident communicator. An interest in the challenges faced by neonatal parents is a must and the drive to stay up to date with current research and findings is an advantage. The successful candidate is someone who can listen with empathy and is keen to engage with families and seldom listened to groups. If this sounds like you, download the full job description below.

Could this be the role for you?

To apply, email your CV and a short paragraph of why you would be a good fit for the role to:

We want to increase the diversity of the MNVP and ensure we are representative of the community we advocate for. We particularly welcome applications from people of the global majority, LGBTQIA+ people, neurodivergent people and disabled people. We will use positive action under the Equality Act 2010 to appoint from these under-represented groups if two candidates are equally qualified.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, email us to arrange. Suitable applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis so apply as soon as possible. If you need time to prepare your application, please let us know so we can ensure you have the opportunity to be considered.


Get up to speed before your interview


Explore our website or read more on the National MNVP site

read the Neonatal Critical Care Transformation Review

chat with us

If you'd like a chat before applying please get in touch

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