Thank you for considering working with us.

Please note that the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has a limited number of internships. All available internships are advertised here on our vacancies page.

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has developed and delivered pioneering mental health care for over 60 years. Our aim is to transform current mental health provision in the UK by improving the quality, accessibility and effectiveness of treatment. We believe that every child and their family should be at the heart of the care they receive, working in partnership with professionals. If you would like to understand more about us, please visit About Us

Due to the high volume of enquiries we receive about internships we are unable to respond to speculative applications and advise that you check our vacancies page regularly for available internships.

Helpful Guidance

Applicants are advised to avoid using the Safari browser as this browser can cause technical issues when trying to enter employment/education history on the application form. Please use an alternative browser, e.g. Google Chrome or Internet Explorer. Update: there is a current browser glitch that makes it appear as though employment/education history is incomplete when viewing submitted applications.

Applicants are also advised to complete the application form using a computer or laptop.

View our current vacancies here

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. When you apply for any vacancy your personal data will be processed as set out in this notice.

Please note: we recently underwent an upgrade on our application portal, which involved all existing applicant data being erased. Please note that you will need to register an account in order to apply for our vacancies and your data will be held in line with Data Protection requirements. 

Visa Sponsorship 

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer Visa sponsorship to candidates who do not have the Right to Work in the UK.