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Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland has a total population of around 340,000 (North,East and South Ayrshire) with it's prinicipal towns of Ayr, Kimarnock and Irvine. Today Ayrshire's economy provides around 80,000 jobs, they are in the following sectors - 33% are in the Public sector, 15% retail trade and around 14% in tourism.

Ayrshire after the de-industrialisation period in the 19th and 20th Century was blighted by high unemployment and limited opportunities. Examples included the end of deep cast coal mining with 14,000 coal miners employed and at it's peak Ayrshire had over 100 coal mines. Shipbuilding and the fishing industry were also integral to  the local economy along with the textile and weaving industries which all became obsolete.

The modern Ayrshire now is a place for investment and has experienced the creation of new jobs within the modern service industries. Leading Contact centre companies including Teleperformance and Webhelp UK have large call centres in Kilmarnock supplying over 1000 permanent jobs on full and part time basis.

The region is also one of Scotland's most visited areas as a tourist destination with many sporting and historical attractions and beauty spots. Ayrshire has witnessed growth year on year to the region of visitor numbers, causing a simultaneous job growth in the tourism and associated sectors. A favourite location  within the region is the Isle of Arran which can be reached by ferry from Ardrossan and has many hotels on restaurants for the tourist. Golf in Ayrshire is also world renowned and attracts golfers from around the globe, courses such as Royal Troon, Prestwick and Turnberry are Championship courses and past venues for the British  Open. Turnberry  is owned by American Tycoon and President Donald Trump and is an exclusive golf resort creating many hundreds of new jobs in catering, hospitality and leisure sectors. The hospitality industry is important to the region because of it's coastal location as a whole with nearly 70 hotels employing permanent and seasonal staff.

Like other regions in Scotland the public sector remains the biggest employer - North,East and South Ayrshire Council's are the largest employers along with the NHS in Ayrshire. The regions education sector with Ayrshire college, a further education establishment, having campuses in both Ayr and Kilmarnock employs lecturers and affiliated support and administration staff.

Within the private sector the retail industry is a significant provider of jobs with shopping hubs in Ayr, Kilmarnock, and Irvine.

The modern Ayrshire is now on the up with employment opportunities. For all the latest jobs in Kilmarnock ,Ayr ,Irvine and across Ayrshire you will find them here on Scotjobsnet. 

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Support Worker (full & part time)

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  • Company: Affinity Trust
  • Region: Ayrshire

You need to be positive and committed to supporting towards improving people’s lives. It is hard work but amazingly rewarding and to reach your full potential in this role you need to have the right v...

Education Manager (Leadership)

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description The standards of Education managers working in East Ayrshire are defined in ‘The Standards for Leadership and Management (GTCS 2012).Requirements The duties of the post involve Regulat...

Senior Project Manager

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description The standards of Education managers working in East Ayrshire are defined in ‘The Standards for Leadership and Management (GTCS 2012).Requirements The duties of the post involve Regulat...

Clerical Assistant (Temporary)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile TEMPORARY UNTIL 31ST MARCH 2018ROLE DEFINITION   To provide clerical support, covering a range of tasks.  KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES   Corporate Responsibilities To und...

Primary Teacher (Additional Support Needs) (0.8) - Southcraig Campus SOA02174

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? You will provide a quality teaching service within Southcraig Campus. Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to acce...

Manager - Community Justice Ayrshire (Temporary)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile TEMPORARY UNTIL 30TH APRIL 2018 INTERVIEW DATE IS SET FOR 09TH MAY 2017. If you progress to the next stage of recruitment you will be contacted on Monday 8th May 2017 with intervie...

Architect (Temp) - Newton House SOA02170

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support Senior Officers in providing a broad range of professional architectural and des...

Casual Sports Coach (Swimming) SOA02178

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? Under the direction of the Team Leader be responsible for the delivery of high quality sports instruction. Please click on the option to download additional...

Supply Teacher (Secondary) SOA02177

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? You will provide a quality teaching service to pupils across South Ayrshire Schools. Please click on the option to download additional information on this...

Team Leader (Children and Families) - Whitletts Area Centre SOA02168

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? This post is based within a busy Locality Team which delivers high quality services to vulnerable children, young people and their families. As Team Leader...

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