Assistant Psychologist – Family Trauma Team

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

This post will have two parts; firstly to support the development of annualization and outcomes development work as part of the Family Trauma (FT) Team at the Centre and secondly, to support the Project Managers in the FT Team and the overall strategic clinical developments and the direct clinical delivery (under the supervision of a qualified clinical psychologist or psychotherapist) of projects within the Family Trauma Programme. The Assistant Psychologist will have an opportunity to contribute to some direct delivery of clinical activity, such as group work for parents and carers, to attend multidisciplinary team meetings and to contribute to research activity related to innovative clinical interventions.

The post-holder will be based at the Anna Freud Centre, 4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH and Henry Fawcett Children’s Centre, Clayton Street, Kennington, London SE11 5BZ; and remotely if COVID-19 restrictions still apply.

Please email if you require assistance or experience difficulties in applying. Please note all our posts require candidates to have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of applying and we do not hold a sponsorship license.

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Thursday 6 May 2021.
Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

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