Recruitment events


Welcome to Dorset HealthCare's biggest virtual mental health recruitment event

Free virtual information sessions running between
December 2021 - January 2022

Join us to be the first to hear about and apply for our new mental health team vacancies in our rapidly expanding directorate. Meet the team, find out what we can offer you, and be inspired to join us to create exceptional mental health services for local people in our ‘outstanding’ Trust. You’ll even have the one-off opportunity to informally meet the managers and ask any questions straight to the team members before applying, all from the comfort of your home. Plus, if you are thinking of relocating to Dorset, you can find out more about our generous £10,000 relocation package for eligible roles.

Grab a virtual ticket now!

Where does your journey working with us begin?

Click on the blue boxes below to browse our current job openings across four of our fantastic mental health services - our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT), Crisis and Liaison Teams, and Inpatient Teams - and apply online.



What roles are available?

We're offering multiple opportunities across four areas of our mental health team under CAMHS, Community Mental Health, Crisis and Liaison, and Inpatient. We're offering a range of roles for people from a wide range of professional backgrounds – both clinical and non-clinical. Our roles include admin staff, support workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers, and more – and every one of them plays a vital role in helping us to help young people and adults across the county.

Who are these events for?

Whether you have many years’ experience working for the NHS or private sector and are now looking for a new role, or you have recently qualified, or are looking to start a career in mental health, please do join us for our recruitment information sessions. These have been set up as a unique opportunity to allow you an insight into our Trust before applying. Find out about the locations we work in, about our mental health services, discover more about our vacancies and what we are looking for. You'll also hear how you can develop your career at one of the UK's top four NHS mental health Trusts, meet the managers, and ask any questions before you apply. Reserve your place at one or more of the online information sessions today.

Why work for us?

Here within Dorset HealthCare’s mental health teams there are stimulating challenges and endless rewards; opportunities to create change and transform lives; teams fuelled by collaboration; a culture that fosters innovation and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We’re made up of strong, compassionate, ideas people dedicated to doing their best work and helping our patients to mentally thrive. You can read more here.

What's our culture like?

We're all about building a workplace for the future – we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity, with nine staff networks running to give everyone a voice to transform our Trust. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves. Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We believe in challenging yourself, building a career, and teaching us what we don’t know. And working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do. Listen to some of our staff stories here

How can I grow here?

Creating the best experience for our team members is our priority, with our own in-house organisational development team creating positive and development-centred staff experiences. Work with our highly collaborative, motivated, and inclusive professionals, and expect your contributions to be valued and rewarded. Access a list of all of our staff benefits, including developmental offers, here.

Thinking of moving to Dorset for one of these roles?

We're not surprised! Dorset boasts beautiful coast and countryside, including the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, and some of the best weather in the UK. With excellent schools, colleges and universities, as well as vibrant towns and villages with lots of activities on offer, we believe Dorset is a fantastic place to live and work. We also offer a generous £10,000 relocation package to cover your moving expenses, for eligible posts. Find out more about Dorset here and we welcome you to start a conversation with us about relocation expenses by contacting

Any other questions?

You can find out more about our vacancies and ask your questions direct to the managers at our recruitment information sessions, otherwise you are welcome to contact our recruitment team on or 01202 277000.

The future of Dorset’s growing mental health teams is waiting for you

Sign up to a FREE information session now

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