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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.

Clinical Psychologist | Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time substantive Psychologist to join our supportive and dedicated team at Chalkhill. Chalkhill is an adolescent inpatient service for young people aged 13 to 18 years old, providing a service for young people presenting with a wide range of ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year per annum / pro rata
CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist - Inpatient - Sussex | Permanent
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
Medical PA | Permanent
To provide secretarial and administrative support to the Consultant Psychiatrist and associated medical team based at Chalkhill Hospital. To undertake responsibility for the day to day management of the administrative, clerical and secretarial functions associated with the provision of a Consultant ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year pro rota
Specialty Doctor - CAMHS Chalkhill Inpatient Service | Permanent
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
Ward Manager | Permanent
Ever wanted to gain experience in CAMHS services? We are looking for a ward manager to join our compassionate and friendly in-patient team within our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). This is an exciting developmental opportunity to gather experience of a Band 7 Team Leader role, ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year per annum

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