Fulham, Greater London
Shepherd's Bush, Greater London
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Women and Girls Network (WGN) is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to join our West London Rape Crisis Service’s team of ISVAs. The ISVA will provide high quality specialist support to women who have experienced recent or non-recent sexual violence and are, or may, engage with the Criminal Justice System.

The ISVA service aims to provide trauma-informed, intersectional, woman-centred, rights and strengths based advocacy, that supports women on their unique recovery journey. The service is also passionate about campaigning and being a part of institutional change and reform of the criminal justice process for survivors of sexual violence in England and Wales.  

The ideal post holder will be experienced in working within a multi-agency framework to provide direct and dedicated advocacy support to women. If you have the proven ability of supporting women to access the advocacy, support and services they need, and are passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse, then we would like to hear from you. 

We provide clinical supervision, access to an on-going CPD programme and the opportunity to work in a leading multi-cultural feminist organisation. 

WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, enhanced leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Programme. 

Please visit our website to download an application pack and for further information on applying.

Application deadline: 10am on Tuesday 9th February 2021 
Interviews will be held (via Zoom): Thursday 18th February 2021

Please note: Applicants who have not received a response to their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume their application has not been successful on this occasion. 

This post is subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

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

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Posted on: 12 January 2021
Closed date: 09 February 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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