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Navigator (Sexual Violence Services) (Female Applicants Only)


*Deadline for applications extended to 1st September 2020*

£28,000 (starting salary) per annum, 35 hours per week (full-time)

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

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

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 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.                                        

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

Please note if you have not received 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, DBS check and evidence of right to work in the UK.

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 11/09/2020