dct in Exeter, Devon

Latest News

All the latest news, developments and events that influence how the social care and support sector operate will appear here. This will be tailored to be relevant to the members and providers of services in Devon as much as possible

» New Proud to Care Ambassadors help raise care and health sector profile

21st Sep 2017 - As part of its Proud to Care campaign to boost employment within the health and social care profession, Devon County Council is recruiting volunteers to work as ambassadors to help raise the sector’s profile.

» Social Care: a rewarding career for you

11th Jul 2017 - Skills for Care have produced a new interactive toolkit called the ‘Social care: a rewarding career for you’ tool

» Proud to Care SW launch- join the Thunderclap!

11th Jul 2017 - Please join us in promoting the launch of Proud to Care SW on social media!


30th Jun 2017 - Nigel Tremlett (Transform Research) is conducting some research into recruitment and retention issues among the Adult Social Care workforce. He is keen to speak to current and former community-based personal Care Workers.

» Devon County Show, 18, 19 & 20 May

17th May 2017 - Proud to Care will be at the Devon County Show this week!

» Editorial Feature in the Western Morning News

6th Mar 2017 - Proud to Care editorial feature in local newspapers throughout February and March

» I Care Ambassador launch event

17th Feb 2017 - On 30th March we are holding an I Care Ambassador launch event. The launch will be an opportunity for new ambassadors to find out more, register and access support, and a chance to meet established ambassadors to find out about their experiences and some of the work they have been involved in as an ambassador.

» Recruitment and retention: what works well?

16th Jan 2017 - If you work for a social care organisation whose staff turnover was less than 10% in the last 12 months, Skills for Care want to hear from you.

» Barnstaple Jobs Fair- Green Lanes Shopping Centre

5th Jan 2017 - Barnstaple Job Centre Plus are running a careers event in Green Lanes Shopping Centre 10am – 3pm on Friday 27 January