How to place an advert

What information do you need to convey?

The people you need, when you need them.

The Organisation/Department/Unit

  • What does it do?
  • What is the reputation?
  • Is it expanding?
  • What is its culture or philosophy?
  • Are any exciting initiatives/developments taking place?
  • What are the facilities/staff like?

The Role

  • The main responsibilities
  • What makes it unique?
  • Flexible hours (around school hours perhaps?)
  • Why has the vacancy arisen?

The Person

  • Experience/minimum qualifications required
  • Competencies
  • Specialist skills/knowledge
  • Personal circumstances (e.g. flexibility in hours to be worked, shifts, sickness cover)
  • Personal qualities

The Rewards

  • Salary (always include a salary, if the reader has to guess, they may not bother)
  • Benefits
  • Training (internal and external)
  • Promotion prospects/career path

Response Details

  • Informal discussion details?
  • How to apply

If you are unable to find what you are looking for in these pages please email firstop@devon.gov.uk or call on 01392 383415.

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