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Intervention and Rapid Response Navigator – Sexual Violence Services (Female Applicants Only)


Starting salary £28,000 per annum | Full-time (35 hours per week) | Permanent

This role 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 User and organisational requirements

Women and Girls Network (WGN) lead the London Gateway for Sexual Violence Services. The service is designed to address the difficulties survivors face in finding and accessing specialist support in London and acts as a single point of access service linking up survivors with appropriate services.

Navigators provide an empowerment-focused, first contact response to survivors which supports them to make informed decisions and to access the specialist services they need.

The Intervention and Rapid Response Navigator will support the effective delivery of the Gateway service by carrying out a range of activities supporting survivors of sexual violence and other stakeholders. This includes managing referrals arrival, assessments, and liaison and follow up with professionals, managing monitoring lists etc.

We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate individual with experience of supporting vulnerable people, preferably within violence against women and girls(VAWG) sector and with experience/knowledge of addressing barriers to accessing appropriate  support. 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, generous annual leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme as well as regular clinical supervision  

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.

This post is 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.