Job title: Navigator (Sexual Violence Services) (Female Applicants Only)

Organisation: Women and Girls Network

Website: www.wgn.org.uk

Closing date: 10am on Friday 30th July 2021

Job description: Fixed Term Until March 2022, The London Survivors Gateway (LSG) is an innovative project that is the first of its kind in London. It is a partnership of specialist sexual violence services in London comprising of the four Rape Crisis Centres, Galop, SurvivorsUK, Respond and The Havens that have come together to provide a unique single point of access into specialist sexual violence services. The LSG is run by Navigators who support any survivor, aged 13 or above, to access long-term services including advocacy, counselling and other services that they may require. It is a fast-paced role, providing timely and short-term interventions to address immediate needs whilst helping survivors to make decisions about the next steps in their healing journey. Navigators work from a person centred, trauma informed and survivor led, integrated approach ensuring individualised care pathways that are rooted in empowerment and best practice. The work is delivered through a commitment to an anti-oppressive, feminist framework that strives to address additional barriers and meet the diverse range of survivors needs understanding the specific support needs of each survivor. Navigators are supported by a team of experienced practitioners and receive an ongoing package of training and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will provide holistic support that is innovative. They will have specialist knowledge in sexual violence as well as frontline experience supporting survivors. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, strong IT skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, telephone focused role. If you have these skills, and want to join this unique and innovative project, we would love to hear from you. WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, enhanced annual leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Programme. This post is subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks. WGN is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. We welcome and encourage applications from women of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic communities. Please note if you have not received a response to your application within 2 weeks of the closing date you can unfortunately assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Location: This role will initially be on a remote-working basis, changing to office-based (in Hammersmith and Fulham and involving travel across London) when circumstances allow and as required by WGN’s services

Type: Full time

Salary: Starting Salary £28,000 per annum

How to apply: Please visit www.wgn.org.uk/support-us/work-with-us to download and application pack. Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected]