Clinical Lead - AFNCCF Brent Inclusion Service

Job Title: Clinical Lead - AFNCCF Brent Inclusion Service
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Job Published: May 24, 2018 16:29

Job Description

Hours: 28 hours per week (four days)

Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 per annum FTE depending on experience, plus 6% contributory pension scheme 

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. 

The Centre has been commissioned to provide clinical input to Brent Council’s Inclusion and Alternative Education Service. The purpose of the Inclusion Support Team is to improve educational outcomes and well-being in children and families by providing input to schools using models backed by research and training. This post is a clinical post to provide direct work with pupils with mental health needs and also to provide coordination and leadership for the group of four experienced Clinicians, who will offer a clinical service to the multi–disciplinary Inclusion Support Team and referring schools. The task will be to offer some comprehensive assessments and short-term work with a number of pupils with complex needs, contributing to their successful integration and reintegration through a multi-agency approach, and to strengthen skills and competencies in the professionals around them. The team will be supported through clinical supervision. 

We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to undertake assessments of parents/carers, other family members and children and young people, including those presenting with actual or possible learning difficulties to: 

  • Coordinate the functioning of the Anna Freud Centre Outreach Clinical Team in Brent; 
  • Take a lead role in relation to research and audit;
  • Provide consultations, teach and training to external visitors and allied professionals. 

The post-holder will be based at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, 12 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SU and 1st Floor, Jordan House, 47 Brunswick Place, London N1 6EB. The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

Please email or phone 020 7794 2313 if you require assistance or experience difficulties in applying.

Contract duration 

12 months fixed term (maternity leave cover) 

Closing date for applications 

Midnight, Thursday 14 June 2018 

Notification of interview 

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Wednesday 20 June 2018 

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


Interviews will be held the week commencing 25 June 2018 

How to apply 

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We are unable to accept CVs

Our Patron: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is a company limited by guarantee, company number 03819888, and a registered charity, number 1077106.