The Town of Dorchester in the County of Dorset

The town of Dorchester is located within the county of Dorset.   Dorchester is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by West Dorset District council.  Dorchester has 2 train stations called Dorchester West Rail Station (DCW) and Dorchester South Rail Station (DCH).

Postcode Sectors within Dorchester

Map of the town of Dorchester in Dorset

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List of Streets in Dorchester

Train Stations in Dorchester

Dorchester West Rail Station (DCW)
Dorchester South Rail Station (DCH)

Churches and Places of Worship in Dorchester

Dorset County Hospital Chapel Prayer room.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Dorchester

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Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay in Dorchester


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Latest Jobs in Dorchester
Branch Assistant - 86721
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary: per

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Adecco are recruiting for an Branch Assistant at one of our client sites based in Dorchester . This is an exciting opportunity to join a business where you will be given a real opportunity to progress.

The Role

· Proactively sell to both existing and new customers in order to meet and exceed sales and margin targets, and to continually work to build and develop the customer base at their branch

· Flexible to carry out various roles and duties in the branch including Stores, Telesales and Trade Counter Sales

· Relief Driver for Van deliveries

· To process orders from incoming goods to despatch

· To handle customer queries

· To contribute to the team in terms of sales action plans and customer development

· Provide the highest possible levels of both service and quality for our Customers, and performance for the Company

· To keep minimum operational standards – to ensure housekeeping standards are maintained

· To sell promoted products to customers

The Person

· Preferred experience of contracting and/or industrial electrical products

· It would be preferential, but not essential, to have business to business or trade experience.

· Has worked in a customer service environment

· Has a good knowledge of the electrical industry, competitors, suppliers etc.

Adecco is an equal opportunities employer .If you do not hear from one of our consultants within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance. Your CV will be kept on file and you will be considered for future vacancies that match your skills.

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Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Customer Services Support Officer
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£9.21 - £9.37/hour £9.21 - 9.37 per hour + NA per Hour

Category: Administration

Customer Services Support Officer job in Dorchester, Dorset

Temporary Contract

Monday 30th July until Tuesday 30th October 2018

£9.21 per hour – After 12 completed weeks £9.37 per hour

Full Time 37 hours per week

Monday to Friday 09.00am to 17.30pm

Our client is seeking a Customer Services Support Officer to join the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council. You will be based in the Customer Service & Service Improvement based in South Walks House, Dorchester.

This job role sits within the Business Improvement Department within the Shared Services Partnership. Our service mission is “Inspiring and creating opportunities to be better”. Within the Customer Services Team this means :

Managing demand by helping customers help themselves
Using customer insight to improve services
Positively promoting what we do

The purpose of this job is to provide support to the Customer Service & Service Improvement Team Leader and be responsible for the administration of various systems including the Complaints system (including recording correspondence with the Ombudsman service), FOI database, Customer Risk Index. The role will also assist with the production of statistical information for the customer services team, including the calculation of KPI’s and other Partnership performance data. You will represent the Partnership brand to our customers and by taking pride in what you do, you will provide great customer service and leave our customers with a positive experience of the Partnership and what it does.

CV must show evidence of:

Evidence of previous experience in a similar role must be shown within CV
Experienced in the use of telephony systems
Excellent communication skills. IT Literate, MS Office
Knowledge of Customer care and customer service principles.
Working towards Customer Service NVQ Level 2
Ability to maintain Confidentiality
Good working Knowledge of IT Systems – Windows based applications
Ability to prioritise workload and pay attention to detail
Team work is essential with this role as you will be talking to people from all levels
3 GCSES including Maths and English (Or Equivalent) at Grade C or above

Candidates must hold:

Passport or Full Birth Certificate with proof of National Insurance

APPLY by emailing CV to Vicky at City Centre Recruitment

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to Customer Services Support Officer job in Dorchester, Dorset

Senior FPGA Design Engineer
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£45 - £55/annum £45 - £55 per hour DOE per Annum

Category: Engineering

Senior FPGA Design Engineer

Do you want to work for a leader in the design and development of
defence solutions? Do you have a good knowledge of FPGA Design,
Xilinix and testbenching? If so, I am keen to speak to you, working
for a company who understands and appreciates the skills of
contractors you will be working on a variety of projects in the
defence and marine industry.


As the Senior FPGA Design Engineer, you will be entitled to:

* £45 - £55 per hour DOE

* Start ASAP

* Long term work initial 6 months with a view to go on longer


Senior FPGA Design Engineer

As A Senior FPGA Engineer you will be responsible for detailed design,
developing test benches, reviewing and checking code and utilising
your expertise to improve performance and durability. Of course, you
will have VHDL experience coupled with a good knowledge of modelling
and simulation. You will know how to verify and validate your designs
and be able to provide technical information to other members of staff
to help integrate the systems.


Senior FPGA Design Engineer

You will be working for a company where innovation and collaboration
is the key to staying ahead of the competition. Your ideas will be
listened too and implemented if they can improve the product or
process. They are forward thinking and as a result have one numerous
large long-term projects over the last 18months.

So if you want to work for a company that appreciates your skills and
knowledge, get in touch today.

Due to the nature of the work you must hold or be eligible to gain SC


Please submit your CV via email to apply in the first instance. We
offer referral fees to those recommending unique applicants we go on
to place. Do you know anyone suitable?

Location: Dorchester, Bere Regis, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Dorset


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Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£40 - £50/hour £40 - £50 per hour DOE per Hour

Category: Engineering

Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Are you an Electronics Design Engineer? Do you have knowledge of both analogue and digital design? If so, a leader in the development of defence solutions used within the marine industry are looking to speak to you. Due to winning numerous long term projects they are seeking a number of engineers to help deliver these key projects

Senior Electronics Design Engineer
• £40 - £50 per hour DOE
• Start ASAP

Senior Electronics Design Engineer
• Experience in analogue and mixed signal design
• Knowledge of circuit simulation using tools such as Spice / LTSpice
• Good understanding of PCB layout and integration into wider systems
• Knowledge of design for EMC / LVD

Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Working across a range of key projects will be given the opportunity to utilise your design skills by looking at obsolescence, new design and design modifications. A lot of the work will be safety critical by design so an understanding of defence standards or safety critical design will be highly beneficial. The company respect the knowledge of their contractors so you will be able to make improvement suggestions that will be listened to giving you a chance to take the lead on certain aspects of projects that utilise your expertise.

Please submit your CV via email to apply in the first instance. We offer referral fees to those recommending unique applicants we go on to place. Do you know anyone suitable?

Location: Dorchester, Bere Regis, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Dorset
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Staff Nurse
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£14.00 - £16.00/hour per Hour

Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Staff Nurse - Elderly Care Nursing Home - £16 p/hr – Dorchester - Easily accessible by public transport & Free parking

A staff nurse is needed in an independent elderly care nursing home located just outside of Dorchester. The service is a purposely converted care facility registered for up to 35 residents. You will be working on the day-shift with a selection of early shifts 8am - 2pm or late shifts 2pm - 8pm available.

The Job Package includes:

* A salary of £16 p/hr

* Performance and contribution recognised through pay

* Flexible working options

* Enhanced Maternity Leave

* Annual holiday entitlement

* Birthday and anniversary leave

* Health Insurance

* A Company Pension Scheme

* Group Life Assurance Scheme

* An All-Employee Bonus Scheme

* Free Parking

* Cycle to Work Scheme

* Training and development

* Childcare Vouchers

* Recruitment Reward Scheme

* Subsidised Meals

The responsibilities of the Staff Nurse include:

* Medication and care of residents.

* Creating effective Care Plans and implementing treatment

* Assisting with patients’ needs

* Working with the care team to provide excellent care and maintaining a safe, secure and tranquil atmosphere

All applicants require:

* Registered General or Mental Health Nurse qualification with a valid NMC PIN

* Experience within nursing homes preferable but not essential

* Excellent communication skills

* Satisfactory references and DBS check

* Dedication to the role


WR Health & Social Care are the #1 recruitment partner for nursing and management staff. We recruit UK wide predominantly for nursing homes and private hospitals.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Business Development Manager IT Hardware
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£25000 - £60000/annum including OTE per Annum

Category: Sales

Position: Business Development Manager – IT Hardware
Location: Dorset/South UK (home or office based)
Salary: £25k to £30k basic with £60k OTE plus benefits
Yellow Bridge Recruitment are supporting their IT hardware reseller
client in the search for a sales person to join their expanding team.
This organisation sells to the private sector, public sector, and
reseller market.
The opportunity exists to progress to a management position of a
local/regional office once the successful candidate is established in the
Role Overview
- To generate new accounts via business development activities.
- To present to senior level stakeholders for solutions from single
pieces of hardware, to full IT infrastructures.
- Manage new and existing accounts, ensuring an excellent relationship is
- Create clearly defined revenue and growth targets, with a view to
meeting and exceeding them.
- Liaise with technical teams to facilitate efficient architecture design
and deployment.
- Possess a working knowledge of core IT products, ranging from desktops
to servers.
Candidate Profile
- A background in B2B IT new business development and account management.
- Entrepreneurial, with a goal-driven hunter mentality.
- Likeable, persuasive and able to make things happen.
- Keen in helping clients solve problems with technology.
- Comfortable interacting with Directors and C-level executives.
- Excellent at communicating in written and spoken English.
- UK Work eligibility
- Full UK Driving License.
The successful applicant will be rewarded with a salary of up to
£30,000pa basic, with a £60k OTE, car and benefits.
The role is home/field/office based, so with the client head office being
based on the South Coast, the role is commutable from Bournemouth, Poole,
Christchurch, Weymouth, Dorchester, Blandford, Salisbury, Southampton,
Portsmouth, Fareham and Winchester to name a few locations.
Please apply by submitting a full CV.
Due to the volume of applications received we are unable to reply to
every candidate. If you do not receive a response within 5 working days
you have unfortunately been unsuccessful

Senior Telecoms Engineer (IP / VOIP) - Dorchester - £35K
Posted: 19/07/2018

Salary:£25000 - £40000/annum benefits per Annum

Category: Telecoms

Telecommunications Engineer (IP / VOIP) – Dorchester – £25-35,000 p.a.

The company may offer Sponsorship to a suitable candidate currently living in the UK.

Do you have a Telecommunications background seeking to join an expanding global Telecoms specialist? Do you pride yourself on providing excellent customer service to client around the world with IP Telecoms related issues?

This opportunity will allow you to develop your skills within the telecommunication sector and progress within your career. You will be responsible for installing and configuring telecoms solutions as well as providing exceptional technical support and troubleshooting.

Senior IP Telecoms Engineer Requirements:

- Must have experience in an IP Telecoms related role

- Knowledge of networking components such as DNS, DHCP, FTP, SSH, Telnet, VoIP, VPN, SNMP, IP Routing, and Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP Protocols.

- Good working knowledge of Linux and virtualisation
- Excellent communication skills with ability to build rapport and maintain client relationships

- Experience or knowledge some or all of the following: SIP, SS7 (ISUP+SCCP), SBC, SMS, SMSC, SMSG, STP, debugger

- Any knowledge of scripting/programming languages would be advantageous: SQL, Python, Perl, Bash

The salary for this position is in the region of £25-35,000 p.a. depending on your experience. The company also offers an excellent and negotiable benefits package that can be discussed in the interview.

Contact Bond Williams IT Recruitment in Bournemouth to discuss this opportunity in further detail.

Keywords: IP Telecoms, Telecoms Engineer, Senior Engineer, Networking, VOIP, Telecommunications.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency