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New jobs created as Council step up Community Wealth Building plans

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New jobs created as Council step up Community Wealth Building plans

Posted on 11 Jun 2020

NORTH Ayrshire Council is ramping up its Community Wealth Building plans after confirming nine new jobs will be created to help implement the radical economic approach.

The posts are being advertised from today and provide a unique opportunity to support the delivery of Scotland’s first Community Wealth Building (CWB) strategy.

 This new economic model set out by the Council focusses on building a better and fairer local economy where the Council and other ‘anchor’ organisations – including NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Ayrshire College and wider partners – work together to ensure local wealth is kept in the area with local  communities and businesses reaping the benefits.

Councillor Joe Cullinane, Leader of North Ayrshire Council,  said: “Now that we have launched our Community Wealth Building strategy, our attention now turns to delivery and the implementation of our bold ambitions.

 “These roles provide a unique opportunity to contribute to the delivery of Scotland’s first Community Wealth Building strategy and support an inclusive and green economic recovery.

 “We are looking for a range of skills and expertise to work closely with our local businesses and communities to increase economic, social and environmental wellbeing in North Ayrshire.

 “Other jobs within the Council are also being changed to support the delivery of the new strategy and our ambitions to become a  CWB Council.”

 

The job roles include:

  • CWB Locality Business Advisors x3 -
  •  Business Development Management 
  •  Regeneration Officers x2 
  • Development Manager
  • Community Benefits Officer
  • CWB Coordinator (previously advertised)

‘To learn about the Council’s Community Wealth Building Strategy, click here

 To apply and see further information on the roles please go to My Job Scotland – North Ayrshire Council: https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/north-ayrshire-council

 If you would like to find out more about the roles please contact: ResourcingHR@north-ayrshire.gov.uk