Domestic Abuse Practitioner - Fylde & Wyre

Support Worker (Children's Social Care)
220003ZF Requisition #

| Salary £25,927-£30,095 Per annum | Fixed Term,  Full Time, until  30/07/2025,  37 hours per week | Domestic Abuse Practitioner - Early Help | 


This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Children and Family Wellbeing Service in this specialist role.


We are looking for a full time worker for a domestic abuse practitioner, this excellent opportunity, for any experienced support worker who has knowledge and an interest of working 1:1 and with families providing family intensive support where domestic abuse is identified.


The post will be situated in:

  • Fylde and Wyre


Domestic abuse practitioners are specialist operational frontline delivery staff in our 'Family Intensive Support' (FIS) team and will work with Family Support Workers providing specialist support to survivors, and perpetrators of domestic abuse and those in crisis, to support them to be able to live safely and free from violence and abuse.


The successful candidates will work with children, young people, and their families, using a whole family approach and where appropriate identify and implementing evidenced based therapeutic approaches which will facilitate the repair of family relationships. As part of the FiS team the postholder will deliver and signpost to evidenced based programmes such as Freedom, Freedom for Children, DASH Safe Lives, Perpetrator programmes, Escape the Trap and RYPP Respect programme.


Flexible working is required, and some evening, early mornings and weekend delivery may be required to meet the needs of families.


For more information, please contact:

Karen Exell 07500065533 email


Wenda Tyrer 07795222729 email




Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.


This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.


In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here


We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.


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