Training and Conferences Project Officer
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Job Description

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families supports distressed children and their families through innovative therapeutic practice and research, training and promoting awareness of mental health issues. In April 2019, the Centre opened its new Centre of Excellence located in King’s Cross.

The Centre delivers a wide range of training and conferences, aimed mainly at mental-health and allied professionals and are core to the Centre’s mission of disseminating skills in innovative practice, as well as being a way of generating income.

The trainings last between one and nine days and are held both internally in the Centre’s training rooms, and externally in various settings. The training content ranges from teaching specific therapeutic methods for working with people to helping professionals gain deeper understanding of types of patient behaviour through research methods.

We are looking for an efficient, hardworking Training and Conferences Project Officer to work as part of a small team to contribute to the co-ordination of our trainings and events. They will need to operate with autonomy, show excellent people skills and work effectively with our course tutors to ensure successful delivery of our trainings and conferences.
The post-holder will be based at the Anna Freud Centre, 4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH.

The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Contract duration
14 months in the first instance

Closing date for applications
Midnight, Wednesday 4 September 2019

Notification of interview
Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 6 September 2019

Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates

Interviews
Interviews will be held on Thursday 12 September 2019

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.