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We're recruiting - Join our team!

Due to increased demands for our services we're currently recruiting for 2 members of staff to aid us in our early years and family service provision across Scotland.

Want to join our team

F/T Early Years Support Worker - Based in our support centre in Dullatur, Glasgow but with travel throughout the locality.

P/T Children and Young People's Worker - North East of Scotland. Home based but working with children and families across the region.

For both posts you must be qualified to SVQ3 level or equivalent in a relevant field and you must be 18 years or older.

These are 2 very special roles within the charity and further details, including job description and closing date can be found HERE.

If you've got the skills we'd love to hear from you.

Baby Bella inspires family to raise £1,500 in Kiltwalk

A Banchory dad, whose three-month old baby daughter, Bella, has spina bifida and hydrocephalus, is part of a team which raised nearly £1,500 for our specialist charity to help other babies with the same condition.

The McDonald Family raised £1500 in the Aberdeen Kiltwalk

Martin McDonald, along with Bella's aunt and uncle, Anna and Grant, were sponsored to complete the 26-mile walk Aberdeen Kiltwalk from Duthie Park to Portach Green.

Spina Bifida occurs early in pregnancy and Martin’s daughter Bella was born in April with the condition which led to two operations in her first week of life, one to close the hole in her back, and one to fit a medical device to drain fluid which had built up in her brain as a result of Hydrocephalus.

The McDonald Family raised £1500 in the Aberdeen Kiltwalk

The money raised will be used by us to provide personalised home and hospital support for families in the North of Scotland with new born babies who have spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus

Cumbernauld 10K celebrates 10 years with SBH Scotland

First held to mark the 50th anniversary of Cumbernauld new town in 2007, the Cumbernauld 10K race is now a popular event on the athletics calendar with over 650 runners registered last year.

The 10th anniversary event takes place on Sunday 18 September at Broadwood Stadium and we're delighted to have been chosen as the nominated charity for a 10th year.

New for this year are a toddler dash and a 400m run for P1 to P4 children.

There will also be 1k races for P5 to P7 children, a 3k race for S1 to S5 pupils and a Victory Mile Walk (for those of all abilities), as well as free family entertainment and activities.

“The Cumbernauld 10k is firmly established as one of our most popular events with runners coming from across Scotland, and we’re aiming to make this year the best ever,” said Councillor Allan Graham, Chair of Campsies Centre (Cumbernauld) Ltd.

“With events for toddlers and P1 to P4 kids and the Victory Mile Walk open, there is now something for everyone, no matter their age or ability. It’s a real family occasion.

“To mark the event’s 10th birthday we’d love to welcome back anyone who has taken part over the last decade to help us celebrate.

“So help us get the party started, and sign up now for the event of 2016.”

You can register for all the races online at and enjoy an early bird discount. BUT, if you fancy fundraising fof SBH Scotland give us a call on 03455 211 600 or email us as we have some special team places.

Last year, the event raised £3,675 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland. We are the only specialist charity in Scotland providing a lifetime commitment of support services, training and projects for everyone affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. One of the highest incidences in Scotland is in Lanarkshire.

The Cumbernauld 10k is organised by North Lanarkshire Council and North Lanarkshire Leisure Ltd, in partnership with NHS Lanarkshire, Campsies Centre Cumbernauld Ltd, Strathmore Spring Water and the Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle.

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In photo: Pupils from Westfield Primary School celebrate the 10th Cumbernauld 10k event with Robert Robertson and Ashlin McKinnon from North Lanarkshire Leisure: from left Rebecca Donald, Zachary McIntyre, Emma Berney, Ethan Cunningham, Kiara Moore and Luke Ramsay.

Trekkers tackle the Italian Alps for SBH Scotland

5 men (pictured below), including SBH Scotland Board Member Robert Carachi, will be taking on the Sentiero Delle Orobie, a famous Trek in the Italian Bergomo Alps, all in aid of SBH Scotland.

Could you be the new Folic Acid Man?

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland are looking for the next Folic Acid Man to be the face of our national health awareness campaign. Do you have what it takes

Model Aron supports launch of Folic Acid Man Competition

Held in association with The All Talent Agency, we're looking for physically fit men (18 and over) across Scotland who would like to be the model leading our important campaign forward for the next 12 months. So if you fancy a future in modelling or you'd like the opportunity to work in tv and film then apply today.

Get your families and friends involved! Once we've chosen the semi-finalists we'll be asking everyone to go online and 'like' their favourites to help us chose the finalists.

The competition

The lucky winner of this competition will be the face of the new 'Are you getting enough?' campaign but they'll also win:

  • A modelling contract with All Talent Agency
  • A photo shoot with award winning photographer Alan Peebles
  • Being the face of SBH Scotland's important folic acid campaign
  • £100 Slater Menswear Vouchers
  • 1 month Glasgow Nuffield Health Gym membership plus 2 personal training sessions
  • Hair cut and style at the Rainbow Rooms International

To Apply

Fill in our Application form attaching a current photo of you (without sunglasses or hats).

Deadline for entries is Wednesday 11th May at 5pm.

The winner will be announced live at the SBH Scotland Ladies Lunch on Sunday 5th June 2016 in Glasgow.

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