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CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders

Job Type

Part Time


Schoen Clinic Chelsea

About the Role

Are you looking for part time work to add to your portfolio in CAMHS + Eating Disorders?

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Consultant Psychiatrist (CAMHS Eating Disorders) in Schoen Clinic Chelsea.

The successful candidate will contribute to the ongoing development of the service, providing clinical expertise in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team we have on site. You will be responsible for the psychiatric and medical management of outpatient and day case patients assessed and treated in the clinic. Our growing team consists of consultant psychiatrists, psychologist, councillors and psychotherapists and you will be supported by the Clinic Director (operational and line management support) and Medical Director (professional support).

Principal Duties

  • Medical and psychiatric assessment of patients including eating disorder and non-eating disorder psychopathology

  • Treating and monitoring of psychiatric aspects of eating disorders, including core psychopathology and psychiatric co-morbidities, such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, borderline personality disorder and autistic spectrum disorders

  • Formulation of complex cases with medical and psychiatric needs

  • Attend clinical MDT meetings as well as take part in MDT discussions around high-risk patients

  • Participate in multidisciplinary discussions regarding the most appropriate treatment settings for patients

  • Implementation of Schoen Clinic or national guidelines

  • Work together with clinical and operational colleagues to oversee the team's overall clinical performance

  • Work closely with clinical and managerial leaders to improve and develop services.

For a friendly chat about the position or to arrange a tour of the clinic, please email Clinic Director, Marco Burman-Fourie:



Schoen Clinic Chelsea

Job Type

Part Time (15 hours per week), Permanent




£70,000 - £75,000 per annum - depending on experience


You will have access to a wide range of benefits which include (but not limited to):

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, which increases with the length of service

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

  • Paid emergency leave

  • Professional development opportunities so that you can build your career with us

  • Contributory pension scheme with Royal London

  • Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with BUPA including access to a private GP service, free screening, and the inclusion of pre-existing conditions.

  • Dental Cover

  • Recognition schemes for employees

  • Eye care scheme with Specsavers

  • Online benefits portal with high street and online shopping discounts

  • Winter flu jabs

  • EAP assistance on a range of topics and concerns

Skills & requirements

You will have specialist registration with the General Medical Council for CAMHS and a license to practice as well as the following:

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.

  • Meets Royal College of Psychiatrists criteria for appointment to the post of Consultant

  • Knowledge of the physical complications of eating disorders and their management

  • A minimum of one year of experience of eating disorders as a higher trainee or equivalent

  • Experience in the psychological and pharmacological management of eating disorders and co-morbid conditions

  • Experience in the management of re-feeding in severely underweight patients

  • Experience with a variety of psycho-therapeutic approaches used in the treatment of eating disorders

About your future team

Our culture

Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based on our five key values:

  • Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do

  • Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated

  • Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team

  • Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

  • Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations

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