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Ed

My work with Devon County Council commenced in 2012 when I was seconded to the Council from the University of Exeter for two years to undertake an IT infrastructure project. Following this I was offered a permanent post by the County Council undertaking economic development research and analysis. I was very pleased to accept this […]

Tom

I started working for Devon County Council in 2012 as an apprentice. In this role I completed my NVQ level 2 and 3 whilst developing relevant skills such as interview and presentation techniques. The experience I gained from my apprenticeship definitely provided me the foundations to go on to build a career within Devon County […]

Simon

I joined Devon County Council in 2015 having applied whilst completing my Master’s degree in Social Work. I was pleased to be offered an ASYE (Assessed and Supported Year of Service) placement within an adult social care community team. These placements are designed to give newly qualified staff additional professional support and training whilst gaining […]

Lindsay

Having spent many happy years holidaying in South Devon, my husband and I decided to make a lifestyle change and move to Devon in January 2017. At the time I worked for Oxfordshire County Council, where I had worked for many years as the ICT Business Services Manager. For a year I did the commute […]

Andrew

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 […]

Tony

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 […]

Claire

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 […]

Alex

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 […]

Alex

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 […]

Sean

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, […]


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