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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 in our team, plus other teams at this location.

Home Intervention Team Leader | Permanent
23/01/2022
We are seeking to recruit a passionate, knowledgeable and dynamic Home Intervention Team Leader to join our Specialist Sussex-Wide Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS). SFEDS works with young people aged 10-18 with Anorexia Nervosa/ Bulimia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa and their families,...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pa
Psychologist | Permanent
27/01/2022
We are seeking to recruit passionate, knowledgeable and dynamic Clinical Psychologists to join our Specialist Sussex-Wide Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS). SFEDS works with young people aged 10-18 with Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa and their families, and supports recovery through ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pa
Home Intervention Practitioner | Permanent
23/01/2022
We are seeking to recruit passionate, knowledgeable and dynamic Home Intervention Practitioners to join our Specialist Sussex-Wide Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS). SFEDS works with young people aged 10-18 with Anorexia Nervosa/Bulimia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa and their families, ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pa / pro rata for part time
Home Intervention Practitioner | Permanent
23/01/2022
We are seeking to recruit a passionate, knowledgeable and dynamic Home Intervention Practitioner to join our Specialist Sussex-Wide Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS). SFEDS works with young people aged 10-18 with Anorexia Nervosa/ Bulimia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa and their ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year pa
PPE Team Administrator | Permanent
27/01/2022
Are you an administrator looking to make a difference? If so, our Band 4 PPE Team Administrator role may just be the one for you... An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the PPE team based at Haywards, supporting the PPE Team Leader with the administration and reporting of the PPE process ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year per annum
Team Secretary | Permanent
01/02/2022
Due to continued expansion, we are currently looking for an additional Team Secretary to join our busy and well established specialist team, the Sussex Family Eating Disorder Service (SFEDS). This is a full-time position although a reduction in hours to 30 per week would be considered. This is an ...
£20330.00 to £21777.00 a year per annum (pro rata for 30 hours)

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