London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Shepherd's Bush, Greater London
Starting salary £42,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Over the last few years Women and Girls Network’s (WGN) Young Women’s Team at has undergone tremendous development and has firmly established itself as a leading service provider dedicated to young women affected by gender-based violence in London. We are now looking for a dynamic Young Women’s Services Manager to lead the next stage of our young women’s services evolution. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to shape and direct future service provision for young women.

We are looking for a pioneering and visionary leader who is motivated to eradicate gender-based violence and passionate about developing and delivering culturally and empowering young women centred services.

The Young Women’s Services Manager will be responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary team including Advocates, Counsellors, and Prevention Workers. The post holder will also provide support and expertise to other professionals through the delivery of training and consultation.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the key issues for young women who have experienced gender-based violence and a proven track record of developing and managing advice and / or advocacy services, young people’s support services or other front-line services which involved responsibility for safeguarding and ensuring the highest quality provision.

This role will initially involve regular office based (in Shepherds Bush, as well as travel across London) as well as community based and remote working, and it is anticipate that this will evolve overtime in line with Service User, service and organisational requirements.

WGN’s employee benefits include 3% pension contribution, generous annual leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme. We also offer staff excellent training and development opportunities.

We welcome and encourage applications from women of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic Communities.

Interviews to be held in the week commencing 11th July 2022.

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.

More about Women and Girls Network

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

Posted on: 10 June 2022
Closed date: 08 July 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Management, Advocacy

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