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Gateway Sexual Violence Lines Workers (Female Applicants Only)

Part time

Starting salary £28,000 per annum, pro-rata for part-time posts | 1 full-time (35 hours per week) and 2 part-time (21 hour per week) posts available | Permanent

These roles will initially involve regular office based (South & West London), as well as travel across London and community based and remote working. It is anticipated that this will evolve overtime in line with Service Users and organisational requirements

Women and Girls Network (WGN) are looking for three experienced Lines Workers to join our highly successful London Gateway Survivors Service.

As a Lines Worker you will provide one-off and short term emotional, practical and advocacy support to survivors of sexual violence, their supporters and relevant professionals. You will provide advice, information and support over a helpline and will also provide consultation and advice to professionals who are working with cases involving violence against women and girls (VAWG).  

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals with experience of supporting vulnerable people, preferably within the VAWG or similar sectors. The successful candidates 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.

We provide clinical supervision, access to an ongoing professional development opportunities 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.

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

Applications should be emailed to humanresources@wgn.org.uk by 9am on Friday 15th July 2022. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers, which will be considered as they are received, and once this position has been successfully filled. Therefore we would encourage interested candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

These posts are subject to satisfactory reference and DBS checks.

Closing date

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

Interview details

Interviews will be held via Zoom.