Monday , December 4 2023

Guardian Careers – AMBIT Project Manager

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About the job


Location Hybrid working (a mixture of onsite and home/remote working). Working onsite for at least 20% of working hours, at the Anna Freud Centre in King’s Cross (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH).

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.

The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

The AMBIT (Adaptive Mentalization-based Integrative Treatment) Programme sits within the Clinical Division. The Division is made up of a number of specialist teams who deliver a wide clinical offer, which includes support for families and practitioners in the early years, support for children, young people and families affected by trauma and whole-system support and training for anyone working with children, young people or families.

AMBIT is an approach to helping people who have multiple needs. The AMBIT programme provides consultation, training and supervision to teams or networks working in a range of settings, including health, social care, youth provision, education and justice. AMBIT has an increasingly broad reach both nationally and internationally across multiple sectors and in addition to training engages in range of projects that include: developing innovative approaches, evaluation activity and strategic partnerships.

We are looking for an experienced project manager to ensure the efficient and high-quality delivery of the AMBIT Programme’s range of activity and projects. You will lead a small support team for the programme, supervising project administrators, so will need experience of line management. You will combine excellent project management skills with the capacity to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will have the opportunity for a varied workload supporting the dissemination of an innovative framework in a range of national and international contexts. You will be joining a team that is committed to and passionate about improving the help that is offered to people who have multiple needs and you will have the opportunity to play a major role in this.

Closing date for applications

Midday (12pm), Monday 24 October 2023.

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Tuesday 25 October 2023. Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.


Interviews will be held on 3 November 2023.

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

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