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Awards and quality standards

We have achieved a number of awards and quality standards which reflect the high quality of our work. Prominent among these are:

Compact award
The compact awards are designed to celebrate and showcase the most outstanding Compact working across England. MVSC and the Merton Compact have won 15 Compact Awards, most recently the Compact Leadership Awards and Compact Voice Chair's Award in 2013.
NAVCA quality award
To achieve a NAVCA quality award, a NAVCA member will undergo a rigorous assessment process to test that it is indeed delivering quality services to its local voluntary and community sector. The NAVCA approved award is assessed against the NAVCA Performance Standards and once awarded, the Quality Award is valid for three years.
Investors in People Bronze award
We have been assessed by Investors in People and given its Bronze award, reflecting our level of investment in our organisation and our people.
Carbon Smart silver certified
The Carbon Smart awards recognise work in reducing carbon footprint and improving environmental performance through clear, practical actions that are adapted to the business, staff and resources.
London Living Wage employer
MVSC is a London Living Wage employer. This means we agree to pay a salary significantly higher than the national minimum wage.

Merton Compact Change Award
This awards celebrates our way of working and the applied Compact principles we use to negotiate change to the delivery of projects and services. 

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MVSC is delighted to have been awarded this contract and we are pleased we will continue our work with health and social care services within the borough. We work successfully in partnership across all sectors and are looking forward to delivering the best possible service we can for local people.