Domestic Abuse Practitioner(s) (Housing First)

  • Full time
  • £23,142 – £25,892
  • Fife
  • Closing 6th February 2023

  • Advertised from 13th January 2023
  • position on scale dependent on experience. 2 x 36 hours per week.
  • REF: HF130136


Fife Women’s Aid are delighted to be launching a new service for women experiencing domestic abuse and are looking to recruit two full-time support workers to develop this service.

The roles will involve providing ongoing flexible support to women in their own accommodation, with a focus on harm reduction and tenancy sustainment within the community. The service will work in accordance with the Housing First and will enhance our existing service provision for women who have experienced domestic abuse.

Applicants should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse.

The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification.

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team.

Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA women’s services. This will be at 6.30pm on Wednesday 14th December..

Please confirm your attendance to and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.

Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.

Application notes

If you would like further information about the post, please contact Kate McCormack at to arrange a time for a call.

For further information about the role and to make an application, please visit

Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted.

Closing date: 4.30pm on Monday 6th February 2023

Interviews will be held: Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February 2023

Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Fife Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.