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.

View our current vacancies here 


Please note:

  • Applicants are advised to complete the online application form using a computer or laptop as it is not mobile phone friendly;
  • The application portal works best when using Internet Explorer therefore all applicants are advised to avoid using other web browsers - technical issues have been reported when using Google Chrome therefore we do not recommend using this web browser;
  • When completing the employment section on the application form, please keep note that the 'Company Name' text box has a limit of 40 characters (including spaces and punctuation).

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.

Online recruitment will be unavailable at the times listed below for essential maintenance.

  • 18:00 Friday November 2019 to 09:00 Monday 11 November 2019

We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.