Work placements

For information on work placements in your local area, please see details below.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust provide services to people with mental health and learning disability needs. If you’re interested in work placements or volunteering opportunities, email Further information will be available on the DPT website soon!

Livewell Southwest is an independent not for profit social enterprise offering integrated health and social care services in Plymouth. They offer work experience and volunteering for people of all ages. Paid work placements are  for individuals who have been unemployed for 9 months or longer.

North Devon Hospice offer work experience placements to local year 10 and 11 students. Interested students can contact Amanda Joy, Learning and Development Co-ordinator, at or on 01271 347 238.

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust offer work placement opportunities for young people including work experience and work shadowing. This includes work experience opportunities for young people with learning disabilities.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust offer work placement opportunities including work observation and work experience for young people, and work experience placements and volunteering opportunities for people of all ages.

The Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust offer different opportunities for people to access work experience, volunteering, and support for people with a learning disability and people who may face discrimination and social exclusion to gain employment through the employability hub.

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust offer work experience week for year 10 and 11 students. To apply or for more information, contact If you are interested in volunteering opportunities or work placements (16+ only), contact

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