Dorset County Hospital is the main provider for acute hospital services for West Dorset and Purbeck.

As a hospital of around 400 beds, nine theatre suits and an Emergency Department, who are part of the Major Trauma Network, we are always looking for doctors at all levels to join our outstanding teams. Whichever team you join, you can be assured that we can offer a supportive environment for learning and career development.

Living in West Dorset and working for the trust can offer a happy work-life balance for you and your family, with the stunning Jurassic Coastline and areas of natural beauty.

If you would like to work for a forward-thinking Trust where you can make a difference to the lives of our patients, please explore our current vacancies.


Working at Dorset County Hospital, you will be entitled to many benefits. Some include:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • NHS pension scheme

  • Relocation package

  • Multi-professional learning opportunities

  • Focus on staff wellbeing

  • In-house training opportunities, in both a clinical and leadership capacity

  • Onsite Education Centre with a library

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