Dorset HealthCare’s Work Services

Dorset Healthcare provides three services to help with vocational goals:-

Vocational Services

Service offers intervention to help individuals retain employment, pursue new vocation goals, both paid and voluntary and explore training options with people with long term health conditions. Occupational Therapy led service covering the whole of Dorset.

* Due to Covid-19 measures we are unable to offer Group work and workshops at present however we are finding new ways to deliver our service. Please contact the service on 01202 443100 with your enquiries. We are mainly working remotely however messages are collected regularly and passed to the most appropriate person to answer your enquiry.

We hope that our full service will be back up and running as soon possible. In the meantime please click through to the Vocational Services page for advice on keeping well and adjusting to all the changes that have recently occurred.

Dorset Work Matters

Dorset Work Matters is a new service for individuals with a mental health condition who are under the Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and wanting to gain PAID employment. Employment specialists work using the Individual Placement Support approach. Referrals are made through the CMHT.

Employment Advisors

This service is for individuals who are currently been seen by an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service or on the Steps 2 Wellbeing waiting list.

Support is given with employment issues.

Vocational Services in Dorset