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Pan-London Black Women’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Female Applicants Only)


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

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

Women and Girls Network (WGN) are looking for a highly motivated Pan-London Black Women’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to join our team of ISVAs at the West London Rape Crisis Centre.

This post holder will support Black women and girls who cannot access an ISVA in their area and need rapid interim support or advice. The role fills a gap in the current sexual violence service provision in London, helping to ensure that more Black women and girls who require independent support and advice are able to receive this in a timely manner.

If you have a strong understanding of Black women and girls experiences, including their routes to accessing justice and are passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse, then we would like to hear from you!

We provide clinical supervision, access to a professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with 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.

Completed 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 references and DBS check.

Closing date

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

Interview details

Details to be confirmed.