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.* Please be aware that as of the 1st of April Vocational Services has been temporarily suspended as part of the measures around the response to the Covid-19 virus.
We hope that our full service will be back up and running as soon possible.
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.
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.