recruitment

Local housebuilder on recruitment drive following growth

Barratt and David Wilson Homes Exeter is celebrating a surge of interest in jobs at the firm following a period of strong growth and expansion for the UK’s leading housebuilder which is building new communities throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

The 5-star housebuilder recently held a successful and well-attended recruitment event at The Devon Hotel in Exeter, with roles...

Person in fron of laptop for Train4Tomorrow Digital Jobs Fair

Digital jobs fair launched to connect Devon employers with local talent

The government-funded Train4Tomorrow programme is running a Digital Jobs Fair on Wednesday 16 March 2022, to connect employers with local adults who have recently completed a digital bootcamp to gain in-demand skills.

The South West is facing a skills shortage. The rapid growth of the digital sector has led to businesses struggling to find the skilled people they need to meet their...

Government support and expert advice for tackling the tech talent shortage

A recent survey of the South West tech sector commissioned by Tech South West revealed that over half of tech companies in the region are finding it impossible or very difficult to recruit.

This is perhaps par for the course given the meteoric growth of the region’s tech sector, which has seen an increase in Venture Capital investment of over 500% since 2016 and a corresponding boom in...

Primary school teacher required in North Devon

Class People have an exciting opportunity to work in a primary school in North Devon.

The role is a maternity cover starting after October half term, initially running until Christmas.

About the role:

It is for a Year 3 Class with full teaching responsibilities. Planning and PPA time will be given.

Full-time; with opportunities for swift progression for any...

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...

Putting together the pieces of All Jigsaw Puzzles' Chaos Aquarium

Phenomenal growth of Devon jigsaw puzzle company as sales double during the pandemic

A Devon-based business that makes jigsaw puzzles has doubled its production workforce, increased its premises and invested for future growth as a result of soaring demand for its popular picture puzzles during the last eighteen months.

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, All Jigsaw Puzzles has grown its workforce in Hatherleigh, acquired a neighbouring business to expand its...

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...

A photograph showing the main reception of Plymouth Science Park on a sunny day

Fast-growing healthcare agency relocates to Plymouth Science Park

Plymouth Science Park has this month welcomed a new company specialising in Healthcare recruitment to their campus.

Acorn Healthcare are moving to the Park to support their growing client base in Plymouth, North Devon and East Cornwall.

Acorn Healthcare specialise in providing tailored recruitment solutions for a range of healthcare clients in the private and public spheres...

Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay, Cornwall and Dorset.

The #Train4Tomorrow programme is designed to help people enter highly paid growth industries in the region, such as cyber security, data science, software development, digital marketing and IT. The Bootcamps...

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