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Grants and Bids Officer
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
  • Salary £25,000 to £35,000 per annum FTE depending on experience, plus 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Location Camden, London, Greater London
  • Job Type permanent
  • Category Admin , Fundraising
  • Sectors Mental Health
  • Job Reference : Grants and Bids Officer

Job Description

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 Grants and Bids Officer will be primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to statutory bodies (Department of Health, Department for Education, Local Authorities etc.), Trusts, Foundations, and will persuasively communicate the Centre’s mission and projects to potential funders. Reporting to the Grants and Bids Manager, the Grants and Bids Officer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain contact and relationships with statutory and foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, hard-working candidate, who is looking for a career in fundraising. The role covers many aspects of fundraising, including grant management, research, event support and income generation activities – an interest in working across and gaining experience in all these areas is vital.

The post-holder will be based at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, 12 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SU and 1st Floor, Jordan House, 47 Brunswick Place, London N1 6EB.

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

Contract duration


Closing date for applications

Midnight Wednesday 23 May 2018

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 25 May 2018

Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29 May 2018

How to apply

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