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Pan-London 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 and experienced Pan-London Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to join our West London Rape Crisis Service’s team of ISVAs.

This post holder will support women and girls who cannot access an ISVA in their area and need rapid interim support or advice.

The ideal post holder will have experience supporting service users from diverse communities in a frontline or community based role as well as a good understanding of the criminal justice system process relating to sexual violence offences.

The successful post-holder will being joining a dynamic and passionate team of ISVAs and receive a comprehensive training package, including accredited training to fully equip them for this vital position. 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 15 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

Interviews will be held via Zoom.