Training and Conferences Assistant

The Anna Freud Centre 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 the Anna Freud Centre 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 Training and Conference Assistants will sit within the Education and Training Division at the Centre, which provides a wide range of learning opportunities for people in the sphere of mental health, from short courses, events, diplomas and postgraduate courses. The post-holders will join a friendly and supportive Training, Conferences and Events team, and will also work closely with colleagues from across the Clinical Division and the Centre more broadly. The Training and Conference Assistants play a centrally important role in relation to the team’s effective operation as well as providing administrative support across the team and specific training programmes.


The successful candidates will join the Centre at an exciting period of growth and development. The Training, Conferences and Events team are supportive and positive, and there is lots of other work to get involved in across the Centre, i.e. Working Groups and wider Centre projects.


We are looking for candidates with good organisational and communication skills, and the ability to compile information quickly and accurately. Please refer to the Job Profile for all the role requirements.


Please email 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 (a mixture of home/onsite working): staff are working onsite for at least 20% of their working hours at the Anna Freud Centre in King’s Cross (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH).

Contract duration



Closing date for applications

Midday (12pm), Monday 5 December 2022.


Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Thursday 8 December 2022. Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.



Interviews will be held in the week commencing 12 December 2022.


How to apply

Please visit to register an account and apply online.

We are unable to accept CVs and kindly request no contact from agencies.

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