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Being able to earn while I learn

You want to get ahead, to earn while you learn and gain some real-life experience.

to an apprenticeship with Devon County Council.


Unthink What You Think

This is a life more balanced, a place to innovate, a place to grow, to breathe, being part of the community, building a fairer community.


Make an impact where it matters the most.

At Devon County Council, we work together to improve life across Devon for everyone. We want to create a place that people enjoy living in, as well as a place that you enjoy working. You’ll see the impact you’re making every day, whether you work in healthcare, education, roads and transport or waste and recycling. Make Devon proud.

The place to live

Every day, everyone who works here is making an impact and able to see the differences that they make to the people of Devon.

The place to work

At Devon County Council, we do everything we can to support you and help grow your career


Why I enjoy working for Devon


  • Image with a green background, with white lanterns at the top. With the wording, Eid Mubarak - 2024
    10 April 2024

    From all of us at Devon County Council, Eid Mubarak!

    We wish all Muslims across the county and beyond a joyous and blessed day of celebration. Eid al-Fitr literally translated means ‘holiday of breaking the fast’ and marks the end of a month of fasting.   Eid is a time for celebration with family and loved ones, and a period of rest and good tidings. […]

  • image of child pulling a funny face. this image has wording saying; 'We need you! Exciting opportunities to become a Childminder.' There are also bullet points saying: 'rewarding career, flexible hours, work from home' then there is the wording at the bottom of the image saying: 'make a real difference in your community' with the Devon County Council logo in the bottom right corner of the image
    20 December 2023

    Exciting opportunities to become a Childminder!

    Are you looking for a new career? One where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people in Devon, and receive a government bursary for taking your first steps in the industry? Then consider becoming a Devon Childminder. Benefits include: rewarding career flexible hours to suit your circumstances work from home […]

  • Participants in Step Forward
    25 September 2023

    The Step Forward employability programme

    As part of our commitment to support care leavers across Devon we offer our Step Forward employability programme. Step Forward supports care experienced young people between 16 and 25 to learn new skills and take steps towards employment, education and training that fits with their interests and aspirations. The programme has been created to allow […]