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

Fixed-Term until October 2021 – with potential extension (dependent on additional funding being secured).

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 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 advice, 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 leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme.

This role will initially be on a remote-working basis, changing to office-based (in Hammersmith and Fulham) when circumstances allow.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, 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

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Refreshed on: 09 August 2020
Closed date: 01 September 2020
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