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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.
We are looking for a project manager with a significant track record of working on complex projects to join the newly created UK Trauma Council team to cover the maternity leave of the current project manager.
The UK Trauma Council (UKTC) is a new initiative hosted and convened by the Centre aiming to transform the support children and young people receive following trauma. The UKTC will create a collaborative and integrated forum that can harness expertise from across the UK, distil and disseminate resources, guidance and policy, and thereby improve the experience of children and young people who have experienced trauma. The UKTC will seek to:
In order to achieve these aims, the UK Trauma Council will focus on three main strategic objectives in relation to children and young people who experience trauma:
The post-holder will work closely with the UKTC Co-Directors to coordinate and oversee the entire programme of work. The role will require close collaboration and cross working with all members of the UKTC team as well as members of other teams across the Centre. The role also requires independent working and using initiative, and ability to work in a consultative and collaborative manner. The post-holder will need to show leadership and decision-making ability.
Please apply via the Anna Freud website 'Vacancies' page.