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


Starting Salary £28,000 per annum, 35 hours per week (full-time)

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.

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 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 also play a pivotal role in engaging with survivors as Experts by Experience, supporting them to shape and develop sexual violence policy and practice within WGN and externally. 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, enhanced leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme.

This role is funded by NHS England and MOPAC.

For further information please download an Application Pack 

Completed applications should be emailed to humanresources@wgn.org.uk

The closing date for application is 10am on Thursday 6th May 2021. 

WGN is an equal opportunities employer.

The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

Closing date

WGN is an equal opportunities employer. Posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Interview details

Interviews to be held on: Wednesday 19th May 2021.

If you do not receive 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.

This post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.