For the people. For the place.

There has never been a better time to be part of the Torbay team. There is real momentum building, fuelled by our shared sense of purpose and ambition, and our 2023 Local Government award for 'Most Improved Council'. Everyone who works here has the same thing in common: to see Torbay and its residents thrive. Our ambition goes beyond our council offices. The whole community is keen to see good ideas take hold and develop into something amazing.
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We are a small unitary authority and you’ll discover Torbay is a place where you can make things happen quickly. We are responsible for all local government functions, from highways and planning, to social care and housing.  We are a team of over 1,000, working across hundreds of services, making us one of the largest employers in Torbay. 
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Providing a broad range of services means the opportunities with us are equally diverse. You might be looking to continue your professional career or find a rewarding and worthwhile job locally. Maybe you’re at the start of your career, or still in education and wondering what to do next?
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Our offer

We all work incredibly hard and want to make sure everyone is rewarded with excellent employment terms and conditions, as well as benefits that really make a difference.

Life In Torbay

Torbay – the English Riviera – occupies a prime position on the south coast of Devon and is a short distance from Dartmoor National Park. With our mild climate and beautiful natural environment, it is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. Torbay offers an unrivalled quality of life for individuals and families. We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of investment allowing us to make improvements to our town centres and sea fronts for our residents and visitors. Whilst we are a magnet for tourists, we are also home to global businesses operating in photonics, marine industries, nanotechnology and medi-tech. 
  
View from Roundham Head in Paignton towards Torquay

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