Devon covers a population of nearly 1.2million people, with the area having an economy worth almost £25bn per year. It is the home to the UK Met Office and over 47,000 other businesses spread across the county.
Devon County Council
Devon County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work that offers a wide range of job opportunities and good staff benefits. It employs over 13,000 people across the county and has strong links to other organisations, nationwide.
Over 25,000 people receive a form of health or social care every year and local government is at the forefront of delivering these services. These services include social workers, hospital discharge teams and safeguarding teams, too occupational therapists, mental health specialists and care workers – all of which present varying career paths from entry level to management.
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth City Council is the local authority for Plymouth and provides support and information to the area’s 262,700 residents as well as its various businesses and regular visitors. It is one of the largest employers in Plymouth, employing over 2,500 people. You will find care and health positions located across the city, with roles in children’s social care, well-being and health consultants just to name a few.
Torbay Council is one of the largest employers in Torbay (Brixham, Paignton and Torquay). It is committed to making a difference in the community and delivering high quality, efficient and affordable services to local people. There are entry-level job prospects at Torbay Council and gives you the opportunity to specialise and work in the care and health sector on a slightly more localised level.