Specialty Doctor

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London (South), London (Greater)
06 Sep 2021
24 Oct 2021
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Time Permanent (10PAs) – 1 Post

Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry for Child & Adolescent Eating Disorders

National & Specialist CAMHS Clinical Academic Group (CAG)

We are delighted to invite applications for an exciting full-time (10PA), permanent, Speciality Doctor post in the Maudsley Centre for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders (MCCAED). MCCAED is situated within the CAMHS Clinical Academic Group of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, the most comprehensive mental health service for children and young people in the country. This is a brand-new post and is one of three full-time Speciality Doctor posts within MCCAED.

This post would be suitable for a wide range of psychiatrists, especially those with a background in eating disorders and / or community CAMHS. In addition to extensive opportunities to develop clinical knowledge, experience and skills in child and adolescent eating disorders, there are also excellent opportunities for quality improvement activities, research, teaching and training.

The postholder will have the following key areas of responsibility:

  • Assessments and therapeutic work with children, adolescents, and parents
  • Undertake physical examinations and order investigations as required                
  • Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medication
  • Co-work with and consult to other colleagues within the team

The post will be located at The Michael Rutter Centre, on the Maudsley site, location of our Trust headquarters, which is less than 5 minutes from Denmark Hill train station (zone 2).

MCCAED is a nationally recognized example of best practice in specialist outpatient eating disorders care for children and adolescents. Our multidisciplinary team is large, well-established, and cohesive. The service has three main components: a specialist outpatient service for children and adolescents from 7 local boroughs; a national intensive day service treatment programme for adolescents with Anorexia (ITP); and a new service for children and adolescents with ARFID. This post will be primarily to provide psychiatric and medical support to young people in the outpatient part of the service.

Dr Mima Simic, Consultant Child and Psychiatrist, and Prof Ivan Eisler, are the Joint Heads of Service. Dr Mima Simic leads the ITP service; Dr Darren Cutinha, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, leads the outpatient service and Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Consultant Psychologist, leads the ARFID service.

This post is awaiting Royal College approval.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Darren Cutinha - Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Email address: darren.cutinha@slam.nhs.uk Additional contact information For further details / informal visits please contact on 0203 228 2545 -  Esther Blessitt, Principal Family Therapist / Team Manager

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