Summer Bus Timetables

Locally, our Dorset village is served by Somerset’s First Wessex Bus Service:

To travel further afield from Bridport to Dorchester, Weymouth, Lyme Regis or Axminster – please refer to the Wessex Coast Guide with the X51, X52 and X53 timetables which you can download & view HERE.
These timetables are valid from Sunday, 29th May 2022 for the summer season.

Safe travelling!


Local Employment: Home Deputy Team Leader – Weldmar At Home

Title: Weldmar at Home Deputy Team Leader
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Clinical Band 6: £31,732 – £39,027

Closing date: 6th February 2022
Interview date: 23rd February 2022

Weldmar at Home offers end of life care to patients in their own homes, and they’re looking for an experienced nurse who will play a critical role in the co-ordination of the service.

If you are a registered nurse with a drive and enthusiasm for palliative care, and improving the experience of patients and families, they’d love to hear from you.

Your specialist knowledge and leadership skills will enable you to support the Team Leader in the continued development of Weldmar at Home, and the delivery of this high quality, flexible, rapid response and integrated nursing service in people’s homes across Dorset.

You should possess, or be working towards, a degree in palliative care or related nursing subject, with at least three years registered nurse experience, at a senior level.

Since launching in May 2021, Weldmar at Home has delivered more than 2,000 home visits to over 130 patients, receiving excellent feedback, and is already established as an essential part of the end of life services that Weldmar Hospicecare provide.

As this role will be patient facing, and we adhere to the government guidelines given to the independent health sector regarding Covid vaccinations, we would require evidence of vaccinations prior to employment.

To read the full job description – click HERE.

To Apply – click HERE.

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Mobile Covid-19 Testing Unit At West Bay Tomorrow

The mobile Covid-19 testing unit will be at West Bay, Bridport on the following dates: 
  • Wednesday 30th Sep
  • Thursday 1st Oct
  • Mon 5th Oct
  • Wed 7th Oct
It will also be at Dorchester on:
  • Sat 3rd Oct
  • Sun 4th Oct
  • Thurs 8th Oct
To book a test please visit: HERE
If you are having issues with booking a slot the advice is to keep trying as appointments as slots are opened through the day.

You can only get a free NHS test if at least one of the following applies:

  • you have a high temperature
  • you have a new, continuous cough
  • you’ve lost your sense of smell or taste or it’s changed
  • you’ve been told to have a test before you go into hospital and you live in England
  • you’ve been asked to by a local authority
  • you’re taking part in a government pilot project

You can also get a test for someone you live with if they have symptoms.


Professional Job Opportunity at Dorchester Hospital

Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester are looking for a Consultant Respiratory Physician to join #TeamDCH.

The post is advertised as Full time; however they are very receptive to discussions around both less than full-time and flexible working. The post will support the growth in the EBUS and sleep services and community models of care whilst being based in the idyllic town of Dorchester.

They offer you:

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a Trust achieving against key performance indicators both regionally and nationally.
  • The opportunity of continuing professional development, including training in non-clinical aspects of the post.
  • Benefit scheme for Staff that covers entertainment, travel, motoring, shopping and house conveyance discounts and child care benefits.You will join a team:
  • Working proactively to meet targets
  • Contributing to education and training of other staff.
  • Contributing to the respiratory service development, meeting the needs of our patients and the strategic aims of the Trust.

You must have:

  • Full GMC Registration, Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via.
  • CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6mths of interview CESAR or European Community Rights.
  • Five years’ clinical experience in Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine post membership.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships and team working

They are a Trust that celebrates diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. They would welcome applications from people in groups which are under-represented in their organisation.

You can find out more about joining the DCH family by clicking HERE.

For more information about the role, please contact Marianne Docherty, Clinical Lead Respiratory Medicine via 01305 255259

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