Senior Clinician

Job Title: Senior Clinician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Job Published: June 01, 2018 12:13

Job Description

Senior Clinician - Schools Outreach

Hours: 35 hours per week (full time)

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 an extensive programme of work with schools across the country around addressing the mental health needs of pupils and staff. In London there is also a service which provides direct work with pupils and their families to approximately 15-20 schools. This post will lead the clinical team (five staff) who work directly in schools in the North London area and will also develop and deliver training to school staff as part of national programmes. The clinical team has particular expertise in delivering multi-family work in schools and many of the schools greatly value this approach.

We are seeking an experienced clinician with experience of working with children and their families in school settings in order to:

  • Lead the Anna Freud Centre Schools Outreach Team and provide supervision to members of the team;
  • Work closely with schools as to their own needs and requirements around mental health;
  • Take a lead role in developing and delivering training to schools and educational staff;
  • Join the Clinical and Service Improvement Leadership Team.

The post-holder will initially 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. In 2019, the Centre will be moving to a new purpose-built Centre in Kings Cross.

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

Two year fixed term in the first instance

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

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