An Introduction to Devonjobs

Devonjobs is the dedicated recruitment service for Devon County Council and other Local Authorities, voluntary and charitable organisations. The site receives over 200 adverts every month, therefore, if you are looking for a career in Devon this site should be your first port of call.

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What Is A Supporting Statement

Many jobs on Devon Jobs will ask you to complete a supporting statement as part of the application. Undoubtedly, the hiring manager will have a lot of these to sift through so it’s important that yours stands out. This guidance will help yours to stand out

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Starting A New Job

It’s natural to feel nervous when starting a new job. However, these helpful do’s and don’ts will leave you feeling prepared and hopefully less anxious about the prospect! The dos of job interviews Be punctual: This is as vital as it was for your interview

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Latest Jobs

Class Teacher - Lifton Community Primary School

  • Devon
  • Full Time

Lifton Primary School is a vibrant village school and Foundation Unit. We are looking for a dedicated, reflective teacher who is committed to providing the highest standards for teaching and learning. In return, you will be part of an enthusiastic, supportive staff team who put the children we teach at the heart of everything we do.  A good sense of humour and flexible approach to teaching and learning in an ever changing profession is essential. If you are able to work closely with others to design and deliver the best provision for our pupils, then please do have a look at our website and consider writing an application. We are ideally looking for a teacher who would be willing and able to lead music across the school. However, we will consider applications from teachers with other specialisms and expertise. Visits to the school are welcome and will take place during w/c 22 March 2021 and can be booked by contacting the school office on 01566 784288. To apply download the documents from the links below. Application Form (2) Person Specification (2) Your completed application form should be returned to by midnight on 19 April.  
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Mid Level Software Developer

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • 32910 - 36922 per annum

Excellent digital services are at the heart of DCC’s work to make life better for the people of Devon. Local government is changing faster than ever and we’re looking for people with digital skills. In return we offer: A competitive salary An attractive pension scheme A supportive culture where you will be encouraged to think creatively and drive improvement. Flexible working including working from home A minimum 20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) A great quality of life living and working in the South West of England   If you are an experienced software developer and are interested in joining a fast-growing team delivering new digital services, we’d like to hear from you. You will need to be able to work in an environment using agile methods. You’ll also need to have a desire to understand and respond to the needs of users through your work. This is an exceptional opportunity to help the organisation deliver fantastic services that make things easier for the people of Devon at a time of rapid digital transformation across local government The role The Mid-Level Software Developer is a new role in the development team that is designing, developing, testing, debugging, and maintaining digital services to meet the needs of users. The post holder will collaborate with other team members and the wider organisation, developing digital services at a fast pace using a market leading low-code development platform. About you You’ll have good experience of developing software and will enjoy using your technical expertise to inform the specification and design of systems to meet a range of defined needs. You’ll need to enjoy offering guidance to junior software developers during sprints and work in a dynamic team characterised by rapid change You will understand the importance of user needs in software development and will be comfortable using a low code development platform like Outsystems. For an informal discussion, please contact Kieron Kilbride, Digital Transformation Manager on 01392 383000. Apply here  
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Teachers (3 posts) - Hayes Primary School

  • Devon
  • Full Time

We are in need of the following teachers, to start in September 2021: – Lower Key Stage Two Phase Lead (TLR2) – Upper Key Stage Two Teacher, in Year five or six – Lower Key Stage Two Teacher, in Year three or four We have a deep vision and passion for learning and supporting children to “be all they can be”. We are committed to high quality teaching for all our children and believe that passion and drive are the foundations for outstanding education. Join us in exploring what learning can be like and help us to develop the most exciting curriculum possible. If you decide to apply, please refer to the person specification in the application pack when writing the application. We are looking for the ‘right person’ to fulfil the role and we believe that recruitment is not a science based entirely on tick boxes and, therefore, would encourage you to apply if you feel you are the right person for our school. We would love to meet you. Please email or telephone 01803 557336 to arrange a telephone call/virtual visit to discuss the position. Unfortunately, due to the current climate, we are unable to facilitate physical visits to the school premises. I hope that this information, alongside our website, has provided you with the information you require and has tempted you to find out more. I look forward to hearing from you. The application pack and application form can be downloaded from Your completed application form should be returned to Allison Grant by emailing Please apply by noon on the closing date.
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Our Reviews

We advertise all our vacancies with Devon Jobs and have always received a brilliant service; they are extremely responsive and prompt at getting our adverts posted. A number of our applicants hear about our vacancies through Devon Jobs - proof that it's an effective platform, hence we will be continuing to use Devon Jobs to advertise our vacancies. Thank you Devon Jobs - keep up the good work!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Majority of the roles available here at Devon Jobs are located across Devon but we do have some roles that stretch across the South West. We also have roles in Cornwall, Plymouth, Dorset, Somerset and within the Torbay area.

Simply search for a role in the location and field you wish. Then follow the instructions on each post, as this may vary from role to role. Fill out your contact details, ensuring they are correct, and you can be contacted easily.

Preparing for a job interview can be daunting but there is no need to worry. You have got to the next stage of the recruitment process and you have the experience needed for the role. Why not take a look at our post on ‘Preparing for a job interview’ it gives some great advice on how to get ready for you interview.

We would always recommend writing a cover letter. Although your application form will show your past work history and your education details, a cover letter is your chance to make a great impression from the start and tell the recruiter why they should ask you for an interview.

You can search by Location or job role here at Devon jobs or simply enter a key word in the first search box, for example if you are searching for a rewarding career in social care. Type ‘social care’ into the search field and all the jobs with this sector will appear. That simple to find the ideal job for you.

This list can be endless, there are an array of rewarding careers within local government. These include: -
- Administration
- Communications, Marketing & PR
- Childcare
- Education
- Environment, Conservation & Waste
- Finance & Accounting
- Highways, Transport & Traffic
- Housing & Planning
- HR & Recruitment
- IT
- Legal / Trading Standards
- Leisure & Tourism
- Management & Senior Management
- Domestic/Manual Roles
- Nursing
- Project & Programme Management
- Reporting, Data & MI
- School Leadership
- Social Care & Health
- Teaching
- Youth and Community

It couldn’t be simpler to advertise with Devon Jobs. We have a great coverage and are visited by hundreds of applicants a day. Take a look at our guide on how to advertise with us here