London, Greater London

£28,000 - £31,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Established in 1987, Women and Girls Network (WGN) has spent over 30 years supporting women and girls across London affected by gender-based vi... Read more

Job Description

Community Development Worker (Sexual Violence Services) (Female Applicants Only)

WGN is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1

£28,000-£31,000 per annum

35 hours per week (full-time)

This post is based in Shepherd's Bush (and involves travel across London)

Women and Girls Network (WGN) is looking for an experienced and dynamic practitioner to lead on developing a comprehensive community development and outreach strategy for our Rape Crisis Service.

This new and exciting role will develop relationships with local communities with an aim to raise awareness about sexual violence and workshops / groupwork and improve access to services.

The Community Development Worker will play a pivotal role in engaging with survivors as Experts by Experience to set up an Advisory Group, which will be involved in shaping and developing sexual violence policy and practice. The successful post holder will be responsible for delivering training and support to professionals across sectors to promote best practice interventions.

This is a fast-paced role, delivered through an intersectional feminist framework, offering a unique opportunity for a highly skilled, dynamic practitioner to play a central role in leading, developing and shaping an effective outreach and community development strategy, to improve responses, access and support for survivors of sexual violence.

WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, generous annual leave entitlement, access to accredited training and development opportunities & an Employee Assistance Programme.

This role is funded by NHS England and MOPAC.

Completed applications should be emailed to HR or posted to Human Resources, WGN, PO Box 13095, London W14 0FE (ensuring they arrive by the deadline)

The closing date for applications is: 10am on Wednesday 31st July 2019

Interviews to be held on:9th August or 13th August 2019

If you have not received a response to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date you can unfortunately assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This post is subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Check.