Senior Practitioner, Lochaber Women's Aid

Lochaber Women's Aid

  • Contact: Lorraine Revitt
  • Reference: LWA/SP/SEP 19

The successful applicant will have experience in social care, social justice, or education sectors working with children and young people who have experienced challenge or difficulties in their family due to living with domestic abuse.

If you have a good listening skills, are caring and patient and can advocate on behalf of service users to make sure they receive the best support and outcomes then we want to hear from you.

The Senior Practitioner will have additional responsibility for some of the monitoring and evaluation of the service helping to ensure both our children's and women's service meet their strategic objectives.

Post is 28 hours per week over 5 days (Mon - Fri).  LWA operate a flexible working policy.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government and funding is currently in place until June 2020.  Funding will be reapplied for prior to this date.

Closing date for Applications:  Sunday 22nd September at 1 pm

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Thursday 3rd October 2019



The successful candidate will have a SVQ Level 3 award in Health, Care and Social Science field.  They should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in dealing with one to one support for children and young people, be familiar with Child Protection procedures and be able to work creatively in a person-centred approach.

They will have the ability to allocate and manage caseloads, complete support plans, and monitor progress of  service users.  Good IT and organisational skills are essential.  A clean, current driving licence and access to a car is required.

In addition they will be required to monitor internal procedures associated with service delivery in an objective way within the whole support team and liaise with the Service Manager in implementing deadlines, gathering information and completing reports.

The successful applicant will also have to undergo a PVG check prior to taking up post. 


Lochaber Women's Aid strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.  Women only need apply as these posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1 - occupational requirement.

Lochaber Women's Aid Charity No SCO34484

A Company Limited by Guarantee - Registered in Scotland No SC330605 

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