Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health

Durdle Door

We like to do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ and the HSJ shortlisted us for Mental Health Provider of the Year in 2019.

We undertake an innovative outlook so you can make a real difference within this Deputy Chief Medical Officer role and propel us into becoming #bettereveryday. Does this sound like a team and organisation you would be proud to work for?

We are at an exciting phase in our organisation’s planned transformation, and we want you to be part of the senior leadership team that shapes and implements our Trust’s clinical strategy and vision. 

Do you want to play a lead role in developing our culture which encourages innovation and learning at all levels, supporting and delivering the Trust’s objectives and provide senior professional and clinical leadership as part of the medical leadership team.

If you have any application questions, please email Julie Street, Executive Assistant to Chief Medical Officer, at

This role will be primarily based in Sentinel House (Poole), with scope for home working. Salary will be dependent on experience. The closing date is 15 March. Interviews will be held weeks commencing 20 or 27 March.

Dr Faisil Sethi.JPG"Dorset HealthCare has an inclusive people-centred culture, and in the role of the Deputy Chief Medical Officer we are looking for a compassionate and dynamic senior clinical leader to join our vibrant medical leadership team.  
"It is a really exciting time in the healthcare system, and if you like to innovate and think differently in the pursuit of the best care, please make contact with me, and let's have a conversation about this role!" 

Professor Faisil Sethi, Chief Medical Officer.

Meet the team

Dr Sudipto Das.jpg"It has been a privilege and honour to have served in various leadership roles over the last 10 years and it has been an absolute pleasure to have worked with responsive leadership team and with a group of empathic, responsible caring and friendly colleagues the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for mental health services.
"Dorset HealthCare is a forward thinking, caring, well led organisation always keeping the well-being of service user and its  staff in the forefront."

Sudpito Das

Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Consultant Psychiatrist

Eman Shweikh.jpg“Dorset HealthCare is a thriving organisation, rated as Outstanding by the CQC, that promotes staff empowerment and career progression, and has plans to grow its workforce and form strategic alliances with other local providers.
"It is an exciting time to join the medical leadership body at a phase of strategic transformation planning and a pleasure to work for an organisation that has shared goals around delivering high quality care for our local population.”

Eman Shweikh

Clinical Director – Mental Health & Learning Disabilities, Children, Young People & Family Services

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