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Sussex Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS) works with young people aged 10-18 with Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa and their families, and supports recovery through Evidence Based Interventions such as Maudsley Family Therapy models and E-CBT. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality evidenced based treatment in accordance with NICE Guidelines and National Access and Waiting Time Standards.

The service is comprised of a highly skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary team of clinicians including:

  • Systemic Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Paediatricians
  • Clinical Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Support Workers
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • With support from an outstanding administration team

We work with families to put together a treatment plan that considers individual circumstances and needs, to help young people make the best possible recovery. It may include regular family meetings (weekly at first, reducing as things improve), individual sessions, group treatment sessions with the whole family and parent/carer skills workshops.

Read more about our CAMHS services

Assessment and triage of incoming referrals, duty support and signposting

Specialist assessment and evidence-based treatment

Specialist psychological assessment, formulation, intervention and consultation, service evaluation and audit

Specialist clinical assessment, including relevant psychiatric and physical investigation

An intensive service for young people and their families who are at high risk of hospital admission, supporting treatment plans in the community and preventing admissions

Support to both clinical staff and to young people and their families, when admitted to a paediatric ward for monitoring of re-feeding or due to a physical health complication of their Eating Disorder

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies for all teams based at this location.

CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist - Inpatient - Sussex | Permanent
06/12/2022
The Sussex Children and Young peoples (CHYPS) service have an exciting opportunity for a permanent, Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Consultant Psychiatrist to join their Acute Inpatient Team. This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in prioritising the delivery of a safe, ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year Per Annum
PPE Store Person | Permanent
04/12/2022
An opportunity has arisen to join the PPE team based at Haywards Heath as a PPE Store Person. This is a band 3 full time position Monday - Friday. The post-holder will work as part of the PPE team, support the co-ordination and distribution of PPE across Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, ...
£21730.00 to £23177.00 a year per annum
CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist - Inpatient - Sussex (attracts RRP) | Permanent
11/12/2022
The Sussex Children and Young peoples (CHYPS) service have an exciting opportunity for a permanent, Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Consultant Psychiatrist to join their Acute Inpatient Team. This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in prioritising the delivery of a safe, ...
£88364.00 to £119133.00 a year Per Annum
CAMHS Psychiatrist, Specialist Eating Disorders Service (attracts RRP) | Permanent
11/12/2022
The Children and Young Peoples (ChYPS) Sussex Family Eating Disorder Service have an exciting opportunity for a permanent, Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Consultant Psychiatrist to join their Sussex-wide team. This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in prioritising the ...
£88364.00 to £119133.00 a year per annum (pro rata for part time working)
Specialty Doctor - CAMHS Chalkhill Inpatient Service | Permanent
18/12/2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a SAS doctor looking to work with the Multidisciplinary team at Chalkhill adolescent in-patient unit. You will work alongside a friendly, professional multidisciplinary team including a two consultant psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, ...
Depending on experience £50,373 - £78,759 per annum
Bank Health Care Assistant | Bank
18/12/2022
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and suitably experienced individual to work as a Bank Health Care Assistant within the services in Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Our wards are looking for a compassionate and person- centred experienced Healthcare ...
£10.90 an hour per hour

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