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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 82,000 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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Relief Driver

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Relief Driver Job Ref: L797 Rate of Pay: £8.51 per hour Hours: As and when required Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire Role Summary: You M...

Classroom Assistant (Term Time)(Internal)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile INTERNAL TO NORTH AYRSHIRE COUNCIL EMPLOYEES ONLYROLE DEFINITION To work under the direction of, and in partnership with, the class teacher in order to raise standards of pupil attainm...

Relief Recreation Assistant II (Fitness)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Relief Recreation Assistant II (fitness) Job Ref: L728 Rate of Pay: £8.51 per hour (£7.31) (K:A Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £8.51 per hour...

Relief Dance Instructor

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Job Ref: L781 Rate of Pay: £18.04 per hour Hours: As and when required Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire Role Summary Job Purpose: To deliver Dance...

Aqautic Participation Co-ordinator (4 Posts)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Aquatic Participation Coordinator – 4 posts Job Ref: L893 Rate of Pay: AP1 (£17,939.15-£19,166.30 per annum, pro-rata) This vacancy is salaried, paid on the 12th of...

Recreation Assistant II (Fitness

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: PT Recreation Assistant II (fitness) Job Ref: L896 Rate of Pay: £8.51 per hour (including living wage allowance) (the contracted hourly rate for this post is £7.30/hr) ...

Relief Gymnastics Coach

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Relief Gymnastics Coach Job Ref: L809 Rate of Pay: £9.31-£10.52 per hour (dependant on qualifications) Hours: As and when required Location: Throughout North Ayr...

Bank Cleaner

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Purpose TO BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW, ALL CANDIDATES MUST DEMONSTRATE THAT THEY MEET ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA ON THE ATTACHED JOB SPECIFICATION Assist with the delivery of a clean and safe custome...

Recreation Assistant II (Fitness) (Temporary)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: FT Recreation Assistant II (fitness) – temp until Dec 2017 Job Ref: L894  Rate of Pay: £8.51 per hour (including living wage allowance) (the contracted hourly rate for...

Aerobics/ Aqua Instructor (Relief)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Relief Aerobics/Aqua Instructor Job Ref: L634 Rate of Pay: £18.04 per hour Hours: As and when required Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire ...

119 Jobs found, viewing matches 1 - 10.

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