At Dorset CAMHS we recognise that people are our greatest asset. It’s thanks to the incredible staff here and in other teams at Dorset HealthCare that the trust has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. We strive to ensure people enjoy working here and feel valued for what they do – and we believe that shows.

Staff working at Dorset CAMHS can enjoy a wide range of benefits including an attractive pension package, learning and development opportunities including a unique clinical staff development programme, career mobility, up to 33 days of annual leave a year (depending on NHS service, excluding bank holidays), staff discounts, health and wellbeing support, and a relocation package of up to £5,000 for hard to recruit vacancies.

Find out more about the benefits of working for Dorset HealthCare on the trust’s staff benefits pages. You can also read more about why Dorset is a fantastic place to live and work here.

Learning and development

Dorset CAMHS offers a wide range of outstanding learning and development opportunities including apprenticeships, role-specific skills training, professional mentoring, training roles, leadership qualifications and support for academic study.

Our dedicated workforce team work to ensure staff are trained to meet the needs of our service, whether that be through specific therapy training, specialist qualifications or study at one of our affiliated universities, and our staff have the opportunity and support to progress in their careers.