SCDC & CHEX Recruitment
SCDC, incorporating CHEX, has recently undertaken an organisational review to ensure that we are fit for purpose for the challenges and opportunities ahead for community development in Scotland. As a result of this review and as part of our ongoing succession planning, we are now seeking to recruit new staff to the organisation on both a permanent and temporary basis.
There a four positions open for recruitment:
- Head of programme (two posts)
- Development Manager (temporary)
- Information and Communications Assistant (temporary)
The closing date for all posts is 13th May 2015. More information and job descriptions are available here.
Community Health Exchange
CHEX is short for Community Health Exchange. We promote and support community-led health -where local communities identify the issues that are important to them and organise to take collective action to address these issues and improve their health.
Paul Gray, Director General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive of NHS Scotland:
If you are a local group or organisation in Scotland working to improve the health of your community, or if you are in the statutory sector supporting this type of work, you can register with us for information, advice, networking and training opportunities.
Find out more about CHEX and our network of local community-led health organisations by selecting from the buttons below, or for more about what we do, use the menu on the left.
What is community-led health?
Want to know more about community-led health? Watch a short clip of our film 'The Picture of Health' below featuring some of the local organisations CHEX supports.
*further chapters of the film can be accessed here along with subtitled versions*
Health, hands and heart report
This new report from the Health Foundation in England considers the merits and challenges of using asset-based approaches in health care.
Community capacity & resilience fund
This pilot funding scheme offers the opportunity to develop your community based organisation’s ability to tackle welfare reform and poverty with a grant of £1,000–£5,000.
New Scottish Parliament video on Community Empowerment Bill
In this video, Kevin Stewart MSP, reflects on the changes his committee has made to the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - all based on suggestions from and engagement with people and community groups the length and breadth of Scotland.
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