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Programme Officer (maternity cover)

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£30,160 FTE per annum, plus 6% contributory pension scheme
Job description

Anna Freud is a world-leading mental health charity for children, young people and their families. Our mission is to close the gap in wellbeing and mental health by advancing, translating, delivering, and sharing the best science and practice with everyone who impacts the lives of children, young people and their families. More information about Anna Freud is available on our website.

We value diversity and aim to have diverse workforce that reflects the community and our service users, in line with our vision, values and inclusion commitments. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

The Anna Freud works in close collaboration with UCL to deliver a series of postgraduate programmes that are accredited and awarded by the university.

The Programme Officer will be based within the Postgraduate Studies team in our Education and Training Division. With a growing programme portfolio and increasing number of students, the post-holder will provide administrative support for the delivery of postgraduate programmes at Anna Freud.

Working under direction and daily supervision from their line manager, and alongside the direction of the relevant Programme Directors, the post-holder will work as part of a wider team of Programme Officers. The most substantive element of the post will entail providing programme administration support. This will include supporting the delivery of key elements of the student life cycle to provide a high-quality service to prospective and current students as well as programme staff. In addition to providing specialist support to enhance the student experience, the post-holder will contribute to a range of other activities to support the delivery of Postgraduate Studies.

The Programme Officer is a pivotal role in Postgraduate Studies team. The post-holder must be a team player that is efficient, organized and flexible as they will be joining a fast-paced and growing team.


Please email Recruitment with any job enquiries, or if you require assistance or experience difficulties when applying. Please note that successful candidate(s) will be asked to evidence their Right to Work in the UK post-job offer – we do not hold a sponsor licence therefore we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship.


Hybrid working (a mixture of onsite and home/remote working). Staff are working onsite for at least 20% of their working hours at our London site (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH).

Contract duration

Fixed-term 8 months (maternity cover)

Closing date for applications

Midday (12pm), Wednesday 26 June 2024.

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 28 June 2024. During shortlisting, applicants are anonymously assessed using the criteria visible in the Job Profile. Please note: due to the high volume of applications received, we will not be able to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2 July 2024.

How to apply

Please visit our Careers page to register and apply online. We are unable to accept CVs and kindly request no contact from agencies.

Application resources
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Posted on: 05 June 2024
Closing date: 26 June 2024 at 12:00
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