Child And Adolescent Psychiatrist
at Medical Recruitment International in UAE - Abu Dhabi

Child And Adolescent Psychiatrist at Medical Recruitment International in UAE - Abu Dhabi

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Posted on September 8, 2016
  • Experience in HealthCare & Medical
  • Professional background in Psychiatry
  • Job level Junior/Entry Level
  • Languages Fluent English is a Must

Job Details

My client are expanding their services in the United Arab Emirates.

We are currently shortlisting candidates with the below qualifications:

Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and completion of Certificate of Specialist ;

EXPERIENCE: The preferred candidate would have a sound and safe knowledge of psychopharmacological practice in children and adolescents, have a range of therapeutic experience and work within the framework of the NICE ;

The successful candidate will need to show evidence of patient-centred care and the ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing motivation and guidance as well as accepting feedback and be committed to continuous professional ;


AGE: Only candidates up to the age of 54 will be ;


LANGUAGE SKILLS: English essential, working knowledge of Arabic would be an ;


Job Specification This service is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, child and young people-focused which uses evidence based, effective treatments . It will cover Tier 2 and Tier 3 (outpatients) services , with an outlook to develop Tier 4 (inpatient) ;


As lead psychiatrist, the candidate would be expected to work closely and collaboratively with the lead psychologist and report directly to the Medical Director . He/she would be expected to work 10 sessions a week , including two evenings and one weekend day. These sessions would be broadly divided up as follows: 


8 sessions - clinical work including attending both Tier 2 and Tier 3 multidisciplinary team meetings 


1 session - supervision of junior staff and training 


1 session - service development and clinical governance activities 


The service aims to provide assessment and treatment to babies, children, young people and their families from 0 - 18 years, who presents with mild to complex mental health and emotional difficulties who reside in the United Arab ;

The team members will be highly skilled within their chosen profession and able to recognize and respect the values, beliefs, customs and language of Dubai's culturally rich and diverse ;


Cases to be treated: 

Mood difficulties, Anxiety disorders, Attachment Issues, Self Esteem difficulties, Phobias, OCD, Transitional adjustment difficulties, Trauma, Loss & Bereavement, Emotional difficulties related to school bullying, Mild to moderate behavioural difficulties, Social skills deficits, Mild to moderate self-harm, School refusal, Anger management, PTSD, Drug & alcohol, Nocturnal Enuresis, Autism / Aspergers, ADHD, Eating disorders, Severe self-harm and suicidal risk, Psychosis, Conduct disorder, Severe depression, Bipolar affective disorder, Sleeping, feeding and behavioural difficulties in under 5 years that result in severe disruption of family life and development, Genetic syndromes, Psychosomatic conditions, Learning ;


All treatment will be evidenced based according to the NICE guidelines and will include: 

Medication prescribing & monitoring, Applied Behavioural Analaysis, Psychological Intervention, Family Therapy, Speech and Language Assessment and Treatment, Occupational Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Family therapy and family-based interventions, Mindfulness, Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), Behavioural Therapy, ;


The service has two main aims: 

Provide assessment to children and adolescents where there is neuropsychiatric disorder, or emotional and behavioural ;

Offer intervention when indicated following the assessment of child/adolescent and their families where there is a diagnosis and their symptoms are impairing on their functioning within their social, educational or family ;



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