Articles

Living and working in Lochaber

Lochaber jobs

Well I am sure that most of you might be familiar with Lochaber. Lochaber and Fort William are considered as the outdoor capital of UK. The scenic beauty of this place is worth appreciating. It leaves the visitors awestruck! The relatively less population is also one of the characteristics of this area. The mountainous region and the beautiful countryside steal mesmerize those who visit this area.

Well many people seek jobs in Lochaber. There is good news and there are many jobs available for people in this area. A famous enterprise, Highlands and Islands enterprise runs a graduate placement program which provides the graduates an opportunity to work on some projects. Both types of services Government as well as Community are available in this area. Classroom assistants are required in order to improve the learning skills of the children. For those who enjoy interacting with young children, this job can be fun. It also offers handsome salary! For those who are interested in social care and searching for a permanent job in this field, here is a marvellous opportunity. Such types of jobs are available in Lochaber which provide you smart pay. The key responsibility is to look after the health as well as education for children. There are also jobs available in which you need to train the operational staff consisting of cleaning officers. You need to be able to interact well as well as socialise with people for this job. For someone having excellent interaction skills, Lochaber College provides many avenues. For those who are in search of temporary jobs at Lochaber, there are vacancies for Learning Support Assistant. Their job is to impart education to those pupils who require special educational needs. Basically Lochaber is a tourist spot; hence there are jobs which are available for the people who have a knack for outdoor activities and adventure sports. In fact they also provide with the jobs of leisure assistants along with complete training. Many tourists keep pouring in Lochaber hence the famous hotels like Ballachulish and Glencoe also recruits chefs as well as receptionists. In fact one can also apply as an activity instructor and their job is to lead groups in canoeing and hill walking.

Hence for more avenues in Lochaber you can hop online and search! They not only provide with handsome salaries but also a beautiful and comfortable way of living! Moreover there are a variety of jobs available here. Being a tourist spot, it is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world. Hence efforts are to be made to enhance the beauty of this place and to keep the people satisfied. This involves providing employment to large number of people to meet such objectives. The best part is there are a variety of jobs. They are not confined. One may not need any special qualifications. In some jobs even special training is provided. Most of the jobs demand patience as well as the person to be social and have good communication skills. Lochaber offers multiple benefits to everyone and thus it is becoming popular worldwide, day by day.

Share

schools

Fort William and Lochaber Schools

Searching for a school near Fort William? Our Lochaber Local directory provides a listing of choices. These include all types of schools, public and private.

If your training centre or school isn’t listed, but does serve the Lochaber Region, or if you would like to get listed here, then please use the ADD ME link and we will be glad to assist.

Ardnamurchan High School
Address:   Drimnatorran Anaheilt, Acharacle, PH36 4JA
Tel:   01397700105

Ardrishaig Primary School

Address:   Glengilp Road, Lochgilphead, PA30 8HF
Tel:   01546603695

Caol Primary School
Address:   Glenkingie Street, Fort William, PH33 7DP
Tel:   01397703366

Fort William Primary School
Address:   Achintore Road Gordon Square, Fort William, PH33 6RQ
Tel:   01397702329

Fort William R C Primary School

Address:   Fassifern Road, Fort William, PH33 6BD
Tel:   01397702674

Kilchuimen Academy

Address:   Station Road Station Road, Fort Augustus, PH32 4DL
Tel:   01320366296

Kilmonivaig Primary School

Address:   Glenfintaig Blarour, Spean Bridge, PH34 4DX
Tel:   01397712211

Kilchuimen Primary
Address:   Station Road Station Road, Fort Augustus, PH32 4DL
Tel:   01320366756

Lochaber College
Address:   An Aird, Fort William, PH33 6AN
Tel:   01397874000

Lochaber High School
Address:   Camaghael Road, Fort William, PH33 7ND
Tel:   01397702512

Lochaber Music School
Address:   An Drochaid Claggan Road, Fort William, PH33 6PH
Tel:   01397700766

Lochyside R C Primary School
Address:   Lochyside, Fort William, PH33 7NX
Tel:   01397703377

Mallaig High School
Address:   Mallaig High School Fort William Road, Mallaig, PH41 4RG
Tel:   01687462107

Mallaig Primary School

Address:   Mallaig Road School Lane, Mallaig, PH41 4QX
Tel:   01687462420

The Underwater Centre Ltd
Address:   An Aird, Fort William, PH33 6AN
Tel:   01397703786

Upper Achintore Primary School

Address:   2 Zetland Avenue, Fort William, PH33 6LL
Tel:   01397702059

Share

accommodation

Searching for the perfect place to stay near Fort William? Our Lochaber Accommodation directory provides a listing of all the places to stay. These include Bed and Breakfasts, Camping, Caravans, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels, and Residential Care Homes.

INFO….. ADD ME – f your business isn’t listed, but does serve the Lochaber Region, or if you would like to get listed here, then please use the ADD ME link   and we will be glad to assist.

Places to stay in Lochaber range from a Spartan mom and pop guest house, to four star hotels, generally being priced accordingly. Fort William area accommodations are plentiful, though booking early is recommended, as tourist season is quite busy.

Things to do …. When coming to the Highlands of Scotland, there are a great many reasons to stay in Fort William. Being central to many of the popular sites is just one good reason. All within a short drive include the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, Ben Nevis, Neptune’s Staircase, Mallaig, Morar, Harry Potter’s Hogarwarts Express, the Glenfinnan Viaduct, and much much more.

Where to stay .... Nearly all Fort William Bed Breakfast accommodation offers a taste of what the Highlands are all about. See the Bed and Breakfast, Hotels, Self-catering and Hostels pages. Hosts are frequently long time residents of the area, with delightful insights and stories about what is happening in the area, and reflect the personality of the region.

Fort William is strategically located in the Western Highlands of Scotland, approximately half-way between Glasgow and Inverness. It is small enough of a town to not suffer the big city traffic and issues, while large enough to have plenty of shopping and choices for dining and accommodation.

Bed and Breakfast choices located in Lochaber, either in or near Fort William, and are definitely worthy of consideration in making accommodation choices.

Share