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Prior to working for DCC I worked abroad in the private sector as an IT contractor for a number of years however the pull to come back to the South West proved to be too strong and I set about looking for a job that would suit me.  I was originally taken on by DCC […]


I joined Devon County Council (DCC) in 2009 and at the time I was an Assistant Auditor. I was very quickly given an opportunity to apply for professional training resulting in the achievement of a formal qualification. The council was supportive throughout, allowing me time away from work for exams and study workshops etc. I […]


Shortly after finishing my final year practice placement at Care Direct Plus South I was excited to be offered a post as a qualified Occupational Therapist within the team. Several years later I feel like the opportunities for learning and development are endless. Training courses help me reflect on current issues in social care. Whilst […]


Following completion of my A-levels I deferred my university offer and joined Devon County Council as a Trainee Technician, working in the Area East Highway Design Team. Once back in education, I was fortunate enough to continue this practical experience through a series of summer internships with DCC. After completing my studies (and some time […]


I have always lived on the coastline in Devon and I was seeking a flexible job that would allow me to have a career in Exeter whilst still living in a more rural area, enjoying the countryside and beaches. Devon County Council’s flexible working policies and numerous office bases seemed like the perfect match. I […]


I’ve been working for Devon County Council for almost three years having joined the Waste Management Team in 2016. As a commuter from the Torridge area to Exeter, Devon County Council are very supportive. Flexible working hours mean I can avoid the rush hour traffic and, now that we have laptops and Windows 10 software, […]


After graduating from Plymouth University with a degree in Environmental Science and working in other waste management roles, I was offered the position of Senior Waste Management Officer (Special Projects) at Devon County Council in 2003.  I’ve been working for Devon ever since and I’ve stayed because of the continued support both professionally and personally. […]


I previously worked for Devon some years ago until my role was subject to compulsory transfer to a new employer under TUPE. I went on to develop a new set of skills in that role and a few years later, the time came for me to look for further progression. It was coincidental that Devon […]


Working for Devon County Council I have the ability to live, work and travel in a place that I love. My shift pattern and flexibility at work gives me the opportunity to continue to explore this beautiful county and I feel very lucky that I can enjoy its walks and beaches in my spare time. […]


I started working for Devon County Council’s Legal Service in February 2017 as a Business Support Assistant.  I gained valuable experience while undertaking this role which meant that I was able to apply for the role of “Apprentice; Paralegal” when it was advertised for the Litigation Team and was successfully recruited due to the experience […]