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Petroc is one of the largest employers in the area, with approximately 800 members of staff supporting an annual cohort of over 10,000 learners, ranging in age from 14 to 80+ years.  We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer, always selecting staff on the basis of ability and the requirements of the post, detailed in the Person Specification. 

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Our Current Vacancies


Full time, permanent

Job location: North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Salary: £35,423 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week x 52 weeks per year

We are seeking to recruit a Head of People Services based at our North Devon Campus.  This professional role combines Human Resources policy development, including specific project work, with operational Human Resources activities and line management responsibility.

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Please contact our HR Team:

  • Barnstaple

    01271 852465