Welcome to Devon

TitleWelcome to Devon

Starting a new job involves having to get used to new ways of working and understanding the organisation. To help you with this process, you are invited to attend a Welcome to Devon Event at County Hall. This will explain the way in which Devon County Council works and how you contribute to that work.

The short course is available to all new members of staff, ideally within the first six months of your employment.

Course aimsTo introduce new employee’s to the wide variety of services Devon County Council provides and an  introduction to working for Devon.
Course objectives

Participants will have:

·         Met the Chief Executive

·         Explored DCC’s role in the county

·         Considered DCC’s role and commitment as an employer

·         Considered own role as an employee of DCC

·         Met with Elected Members and had an opportunity to ask questions about the role of Councillor

Target groupNew Employee’s to Devon County Counci
Methods / approach

Presentations and Information from Senior Officers.

A ‘Question Time’ session with Elected Members

Duration9.15am to 2.00pm at County Hall. Includes Lunch.
Group sizeUp to 25
Booking a placePlease register for this course by using the online booking system. Ensuring you have authorisation from your line manager
Course feeNil
Cancellation fee

For non-attendance on the day there will be a charge of £80.

For cancellations between 1-5 days prior to the start date there will be a charge of £60.


If you do not work at County Hall:

Please leave plenty of time for paying and parking, registering at the DCC Main reception and at least 5 minutes to walk to the venue.  Thank you.