Travelodge is looking to fill 30 positions in Devon and Cornwall in readiness for the summer season 

Travelodge, the UK’s second largest hotel chain which operates 594 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain including 10 properties in Devon and seven in Cornwall, is looking to fill 30 positions immediately across the region in readiness for the summer Staycation season.

Hospitality can offer a great career and Travelodge as an equal opportunities employer welcomes applications from...

Local Skills Report sets priorities for the South West

The Heart of the South West Skills Launchpad , part of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP), has launched a Local Skills Report, which sets out priorities for the region for 2022 to 2024.

The report recognises that the area's economy is shaped and led by the skills of its residents and businesses, but that the level of those holding a higher-level...

Digital jobs fair connects employers with local talent

The government-funded Train4Tomorrow programme held a Digital Jobs Fair on Wednesday 16 March, giving local employers the opportunity to connect with adults who have recently completed a government-funded bootcamp to gain in-demand skills in the digital sector.

The Train4Tomorrow programme offers adults in Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall access to fully-funded Skills Bootcamps,...

A helping hand for armed forces veterans to find jobs

Employment and health expert Seetec Pluss is urging armed forces veterans in Devon and the South West to use the bespoke support available to help them find civilian jobs.

Leaving the armed forces and adapting to civilian life can provide real challenges, explains Seetec Pluss Operations Manager Chris Martin, who served in the Royal Navy after leaving school, but there are a wide...

Cera creates 375 new jobs in Plymouth

Cera , the UK healthcare-at-home provider and one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies, today announces that it is creating 375 jobs in Plymouth . The roles will be made available across it’s branches in Plympton, Plymstock, Wembury and Kingsbridge.

The company, launched less than five years ago, has reached its initial goal of filling 10,000 jobs during the pandemic & by the...

Amazon to Hire more than 50 for Seasonal Roles in Plymouth

Amazon has announced it is hiring for 20,000 seasonal positions across its UK network of fulfilment centres, sortation centres and delivery stations during the festive season, including more than 50 in Plymouth.

Pay for Operations roles starts at a minimum of £10.00 p/h rising to £11.10 p/h in some parts of the UK for all full-time, part-time, temporary, or seasonal roles in Amazon’s...

Jobs created at Devon Specsavers stores

Specsavers has created new vacancies across Devon to support increasing customer demand after lockdown.

Previous experience in eye or hearing care isn’t needed for many of the roles, providing an opportunity for retail workers and others who have struggled to find work during the pandemic.

According to the British Retail Consortium, one in five high street retailers has...

150 jobs in various manufacturing roles available in the South West

Jobseekers are being urged to contact Acorn Recruitment as it has more than 150 vacancies waiting to be filled in various roles around the South West.

No experience is needed for the majority of the roles which are based in Avonmouth, Thornbury, Weston, Bridgwater, Highbridge, Ilminster, Weymouth, Tiverton, Ilfracombe and Newquay.

Most of the jobs are temporary, but with the...

Devon's vulnerable need you - apply for a job in health and care today

People of all ages and backgrounds are urgently needed to care for vulnerable people across Devon, Plymouth and Torbay this winter.

Those who are caring, compassionate and committed are being called on to register their interest in a variety of healthcare assistant roles across the county on the Proud to Care Devon website, even if they have no previous experience.


New PlymClean MD Amanda Barnes (right) with former directors Stuart and Gail May

Devon Cleaning South Hams bucks the downturn by expanding into Plymouth during lockdown

As the impact of social-distancing and lockdown threatens the viability of many South West businesses, an established Devon cleaning company - whose inspirational owner literally started from nothing - has bucked the trend by taking over a family-run cleaning business in Plymouth and taking on more staff.

Entrepreneur Amanda Barnes, who runs Devon Cleaning South Hams and its sister...