Job title: Young Women’s Specialist Counsellor (Female Applicants Only)

Organisation: Women and Girls Network

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Closing date: 10am on Monday 6th April 2020

Job description: We are looking for an experienced and dynamic practitioner who is experienced in providing direct and dedicated therapeutic support to minority young women and girls (YWG) at risk and / or experiencing all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) and intersectional disadvantage. The successful candidate will provide a wrap around, one to one therapeutic support, complimenting the interventions provided by the YWG’s Integrated Multiple Disadvantage Advocates. You will provide long-term age-appropriate intensive support. You will work within a modal that consists of trauma focused, multi-modal interventions addressing the acute and chronic mental health needs of YWG. The objective of your therapeutic work will be to optimise YWG’s functionality, personal assets and resilience aimed at facilitating sustainable recovery. This post is for 14 hours per week (part-time). This post is funded by the Mayors Office for Policing and Crime. WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, generous annual leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme. Interviews: Thursday 16th & Friday 17th April 2020 Successful candidates will be required to attend 5 days of WGN Induction training – dates to be confirmed. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Enhanced DBS check and evidence of right to work in the UK. WGN is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

Location: This post is based in West London (and includes travel across London)

Type: Part time

Salary: Starting salary £28,000 per annum, pro rata

How to apply: Please download an application pack below.