The Community Development and Health Network is Northern Ireland’s leading organisation working to empower communities and tackle health inequalities using community development.


Title:   Communications Officer

Hours:   22.5 hours

Location:  CDHN, Mill Street, Newry

Responsible to: Strategic Impact Manager

Salary: NJC Scale 6 (point 26) £23,398 (this is the full time equivalent salary.

You will receive a pro rata amount for 22.5 hours per week).

Report aims to empower communities and improve lives

Working closely with local communities to tackle health inequalities and help everyone live healthier lives is the central theme of a report published today as part of the work progressing under the Health and Social Care Transformation Programme.

Photo caption: Mary Black (Assistant Director of Public Health, Public Health Agency), Seamus McAleavey (Chief Executive, NICVA), Dr Michael McBride (Chief Medical Officer) and Joanne Morgan (Director, Community Development and Health Network) launch the new report – ‘Expansion of Community Development Approaches’.

The Community Development and Health Network (CDHN), in partnership with the Public Health Agency (PHA), is hosting 5 regional Networking Events themed around...

“What Works?”

·     ‘What Works’ Workshop - We want to hear about your local community…

This week, Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) celebrated funding their 800th Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) project.

This milestone coincided with BCPP having invested a total of £5.3 million in grants to bring community and pharmacy together to tackle health inequalities.