Greater London
£37,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Hour of Work: Full time (37.5 hours) or Part time (30.0 hours – Pro rata) will be considered



The Brent Centre for Young People (BCYP) exists to improve young people’s lives so they can manage their challenges now and become healthy adults. Our trained therapists are specialists in the provision of effective mental health treatment of young people who need it most. The Brent Centre is also an important Research Centre on Adolescent Breakdown and Psychotherapy.

Currently, the BCYP is the leading mental health charity for young people in North West London, helping over 700 young people a year with a wide range of issues. We offer specialised treatment in the areas of depression, suicide prevention, tackling self-harm, eating disorders, exam anxiety and more. Our approach is rooted in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. We aim to reach significantly more young people in the years ahead, drawing on our heritage that combines specialist treatment in-house and outreach into communities.

Set up over 50 years ago with to focus on preventing suicide amongst adolescents, and working in the heart of the community, we expanded into schools in the 1990s, and work closely with the NHS and CAMHS. As well as one-to-one support, in the form of AET and Psychotherapy we have Youth Offending Service projects, Sport and Thought - football-based therapy, as well as Family Therapy, parenting support and practical support for young people with housing issues, those at risk of exclusion, or those not in education, employment or training.



The Development and Communications Executive will have the responsibility to assist CEO & Clinical Director and the Leadership Team in developing and implementing the Brent Centre for Young People (Brent Adolescent Centre) Development and Communications Strategies.

The responsibilities of the Development and Communications Executive will encompass leadership on business development, communications, innovative funding and partnerships of various kinds. This is a wide-ranging role which also brings strategic insight into how to enhance performance across the organisation.

The post of Development and Communications Executive will play a key role in the organisation development by raising its profile, reaching new partners and increasing income – helping to define and deliver our Development Plan. 

The Brent Centre offers flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies. We welcome applications from people who wish to balance this dynamic role with family commitments, whilst ensuring the requirements of the job are met.


Deadline for applications: 5 October 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 19 October 2020

Refreshed on: 30 September 2020
Closed date: 05 October 2020
Tags: Business Development

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