Why choose Somerset?

Somerset is a great place to live and work and the two biggest NHS Trusts in the area are now working collaboratively to ensure that patient experience in the southwest is the best it can be.

Here in Somerset we have stunning views across our countryside & beautiful beaches along our coastline. Somerset is famous for Glastonbury Festival, carnivals & the factory of the Mulberry handbag!

Living in Somerset

We have quality housing at affordable prices, average house prices in Taunton, for instance, are around a third lower than similar homes in and around London. There is a variety of choice to suit all preference & budgets, from quiet villages to busy towns.

Click here to view a property listing.

Relocating to Somerset

We offer a generous relocation package for future employees, which you can view by clicking here.

Somerset's schools

In Somerset there is a wide range of schools from excellent state schools to some of the country's best private schools to ensure there are learning establishments to suit all.    

Need help choosing the right school for you children? Click here for more information information on Somerset school's. 

Travel around Somerset

In Somerset you have access to a wide range of public transport links, from Trains (and steam trains) to buses, coaches and taxis.  There is easy access by rail & road to accessing all nearby cities and towns including; Taunton, Bath, Plymouth, Bristol, Swindon, Cardiff, Reading & London. Bristol International Airport has many European and global flights available, the airport offers lots of parking & a dedicated bus transport system from Bristol City Centre.


Somerset really does have it all!

Somerset's big draws are the glorious local countryside, the relaxed pace of life and the mild weather. This explains why so many people take the plunge and decide to live in this unique, striking part of the world all year round - not just while on holiday. 


If you’re looking for an employer who will empower you, recognise your achievements, support you and provide training to further your career, then joining Somerset Partnership NHS Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust will be a great fit for you.

Whether you are just starting your career, a qualified professional, wanting to move sector or you need a stepping stone to enhance your career, we have a wide variety of roles to suit you. 

Having a good work life balance is something we as an organisation feel strongly about. It doesn't matter if you're with us on a fixed term or permanent contract,  we have flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave and access to a wide range of discounts from travel to leisure throughout Somerset and further, so plenty of time to see the sights and take up some new hobbies.

Click here to view the range of careers we currently have on offer in our mental health services.