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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Proud to Care Devon Team

The team

The Proud to Care Team support all health and social care organisations to attract people with the right values to work in the sector.

Proud to Care highlights positive stories of health and social care staff. It’s about recruiting high-quality staff into the health and social care sector and developing career pathways to retain staff.

We are also working on schools and colleges engagement to show health and social care as a rewarding, progressive career choice and demonstrating the many pathways in.

Please contact us by emailing Proud to Care.

Sally-Ann Turner

HR Strategy Manager

I can advise providers on all aspects of workforce development, including improving recruitment, retention, performance and staff development, including coaching and mediation.

As lead of the STP Joint health and social care recruitment group, I welcome representatives from health and care to work together to attract the best people to work in the sector.

Please email me or phone me on 01392 383166.

Nic Dunn

Senior Workforce Development Advisor

My role is to support all care and health organisations across Devon with recruitment and retention.
By working in partnership with care and health providers, we aim to attract the right people to the sector and retain them in the wider care and health workforce.
If you’d like to get involved or find out more, please contact me.

Rachel Glover-Dare

Senior Workforce Development Advisor

I work alongside colleagues from Health and Social Care organisations to support the workforce with learning and development solutions.

I work on many different projects and areas of Health and Social Care which include working with senior systems leadership across organisations, development courses for front line workers and supporting the three Devon Prisons with prisoners assisting other prisoners.

Please get in touch if you have any ideas that we can help you on in terms of the development of the workforce or if you would like to get involved on any of the projects that are advertised through the PEN networks and Proud to Care.

Terrie Chaplin

Workforce Development Advisor

My role is to support the development of the health and care workforce in the independent sector.

I do this by working in co-production with providers, people who use services and colleagues in statutory services, to design and deliver relevant training and education programmes.

If you have ideas, questions or comments relating to workforce development, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Tracy Grant

Senior Workforce Development Co-Ordinator

My role within Proud to Care Devon includes supporting providers to upload their vacancies in care and health throughout Devon, free of charge, on our Jobs Board.

I also co-ordinate our Proud to Care Ambassadors who attend events at schools, colleges, universities and recruitment fairs to champion the care and health sector as a great place to work, demonstrate to variety of roles available and promote the many different pathways in and career progression opportunities available.

If you would like to know more please do get in touch.

Alex Hatton

Graduate Trainee

I am a Graduate Trainee on a year’s placement in the Proud to Care Team.

My role involves working on projects supporting the development of the Workforce in Health and Social Care including recruitment and retention, celebrating success, volunteering in the sector as well as exploring other issues for the workforce.

Part of my placement involves personal development and I have spent time shadowing various roles across the health and social care sector. Please email me if you require help or support in any of these areas.

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