Maudsley Health Opportunities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Maudsley Health, Abu Dhabi and Dubai Mental Health Services, Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) is working with Macani, a highly respected Abu Dhabi based organisation with a mission to develop and extend high quality mental health care across the United Arab Emirates.

‘Maudsley Health, Abu Dhabi’ has provided CAMHS services in Abu Dhabi for over two years. The approach is innovative and exciting and is generating significant interest across the Region. Adult mental health services opened more recently and is developing high quality care pathways.

The service has a core group of staff based in the UAE with visiting clinicians from SLaM providing additional resource and expertise. The plan is to replicate this model across the region as part of our ambitious strategy. As a result, we are looking for additional high calibre, experienced staff, who engage well with patients and are committed to delivering the highest possible quality service using evidence-based practice.


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*NEW* Consultant Psychiatrist, Lead Clinician, Addictions Clinical Academic Group

Starting Date: Immediately

Salary: Package to be discussed

This is a truly exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a senior and experienced team to work in the new collaboration between Maudsley Health and the Ministry of Health and Prevention to support the development of a Centre of Excellence. You would be working closely with experienced Director level staff from the Maudsley and the in-house leadership team at the Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital. This is a rare opportunity to be able to support the further development of existing services and influence and shape new services in great facilities.

A thorough induction programme will be offered along with a commitment to continuing professional development. Some teaching and training can be delivered remotely using advanced technology. Direct supervision will also be available within the service.

As this is still a new and developing initiative a degree of flexibility and creativity will be required together with an appreciation of relevant cultural issues. Of greatest importance is the ability to deliver high quality, evidence-based care. The ability to speak Arabic is a distinct advantage.

The successful applicants will need to fulfil the professional registration requirements of the Health Authority, Abu Dhabi or the Ministry of Health and Prevention.

Closing Date: Sunday 31st December 2018 although may close earlier if high interest

For informal discussion please contact;

 Jo Fletcher, Managing Director Maudsley Health or

Dr Martin Baggaley, Chief Medical Officer


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*NEW* Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent 

Starting Date: Immediately

Salary: Package to be discussed

Job Purpose

• To provide a specialist psychology service to the above services including specialist assessment, treatment, planning, implementation and monitoring of outcomes.
• To contribute to enabling other staff, service users and carers from diverse backgrounds to flourish by working to create a psychologically safe environment.
• To work as an autonomous professional within BPS, HCPC and Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) guidelines and codes of conduct, and guided by the policies and procedures of the service, taking responsibility for own work including treatment and discharge decisions with support of clinical supervisor.


Education Bachelor degree in the field of psychology
Postgraduate Doctoral degree (example: Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., D.Clin.Psy) from an approved psychology faculty or an educational faculty with focus on psychology


Bachelor degree in the field of psychology
Postgraduate full time Master’s degree (includes MSc, MA, M.Phil) of minimum two (2) years course duration from a psychology faculty or an educational faculty with focus on psychology provided that the bachelor degree is minimum four (4) years duration


Two years of clinical Experience is required post qualification.

License issued by regulatory body of the country


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 Adult Consultant Psychology - Currently being shortlisted


For informal discussions about these posts:

Please email your contact information to and you will be directed to the appropriate member of the team who can discuss your queries.



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Abu Dhabi
PO Box: 41763

Tel: +971 2666 2655
Fax: +971 2666 2654


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