Proud to Care Ambassadors' newsletter - issue 3

Proud to Care Devon

Issue number 3

Welcome to our third newsletter!

Kirsty Bus


This newsletter we’re highlighting the updated Proud to Care Devon website, promoting careers in health and social care.  Click here to see some of the 238 jobs being advertised in 89 health and social care organisations across Devon.

Thank you to all the 115 Proud to Care Ambassadors in front-line health and social care roles, who are promoting the sector at careers fairs across Devon.  We look forward to seeing your photos on Twitter @ProudtoCare.

Sally-Ann Turner, Proud to Care Devon

Upcoming Events - Please email Tracy to volunteer

25 April      Exmouth Community College    4.30 pm - 7 pm       Careers fair - stand 

9 May        Exeter College                            2 pm - 3 pm           Careers talk about care

9 May        Job Centre Plus Plymouth          From 9 am             15 minute careers talk

19 May      Devon County Show                  12.30 pm - 5 pm     Information stand

16 June     Princesshay Shopping Centre    10 am - 12.30 pm  Recruitment event

16 June     Princesshay Shopping Centre    12.30 pm - 3 pm    Recruitment event

23 June     Torquay Girl's Grammar School 9 am - 1 pm           Small group talks, Year 9-13 

For more information or to volunteer please email Tracy at        

Improving Retention of Care Workers Workshops

Skills for Care

We have two new dates for these workshops.  Providers of health and social care are welcome to attend.

      Cullompton, Thursday 12 April 9.15 am - 3.30 pm

      Barnstaple, Monday 11 June 9.15 am - 3.30 pm

Please click on your preferred workshop to book direct.

New Proud to Care Devon Advertising Campaign

The two banners on this newsletter show Kirsty, Trainee Nursing Associate, who features in our latest Proud to Care Devon advertising campaign, from 1 April – 30 June 2018.  This is aimed at attracting school and college leavers and parent returners to a career in health and social care.

Don't forget to upload your vacancies now to benefit from the next wave of Proud to Care advertising, including bus advertising, social media, Spotify, Fish 4 Jobs and Devon Live.  Post your jobs now at 

If you see any of our advertising, why not take a selfie with it and upload it to Twitter @ProudtoCare

Kirsty man in chair


As always, your feedback is important to us. Please follow the relevant links to a short two minute survey if you attended any of these events:

Proud to Care Ambassadors Event

Group Work

The next networking and development event for new and existing Proud to Care Ambassadors is on Monday 30th April 9 am – 12.30 pm in Exeter.  Don't be shy: volunteer to talk about your career, get involved in our speed dating or share your experience on 30th April - email now.

Show your support for Proud to Care Devon

Raising the profile of Proud to Care is key to its continued success and this is not always a costly exercise.  Why not add the link to the Proud to Care website to your email signature, along with the Proud to Care logo?

Proud to Care Logo


Ambassador resources are available from:

  • Your local Proud to Care Champion. Find your local Champion here.
  • Health Education England have 16 A4 books covering individual health career areas and an A5 overview booklet.  Order on 0345 6060 655 or Allow two weeks for delivery.
  • Skills for Care have a range of care careers and apprenticeship information and booklets. Contact your local Champion.

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