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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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Digital Analyst

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile ROLE DEFINITION Responsible for the content and images on the Council's website putting the customer at the heart of the process. KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Corporate Res...

Day Care Officer

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description Assist with the provision of day services to older people in a day care setting ensuring a safe and stimulating environment in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integrat...

Seasonal Recreation Assistant (Outdoor Sports)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: Seasonal Recreation Assistant (Outdoor Sports) temporary until 30 October 2018 Job Ref: L941 Rate of Pay: £6.86-£7.34 per hour K:A Leisure provides workers with a mini...

Mechanical Fitter/ Maintenance Craftsperson

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile Post: FT Mechanical Fitter / Maintenance Craftperson Job Ref: L943 Rate of Pay: AP2 £19,635.95 per annum This vacancy is salaried, paid on the 12th of each month. Hours: 3...

Teacher of Home Economics - Carrick Academy SOA03194

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? You will provide a quality teaching service in Carrick Academy. Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the...

Teacher of Technical Education (0.6fte) - Ayr Academy SOA03209

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? You will provide a quality teaching service in Ayr Academy. Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job...

Golf Starter Peripatetic (24hrs) (Annualised Hours) (Temp) - Various Locations SOA03184

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role?    To assist the Golf Assistant in monitoring and controlling the flow of play on the Council’s golf courses   Extra information:   The Grade of this post is...

Home Carer X8 Backshift Posts (Temp) (21HRS) - Various Locations, South Ayrshire SOA03206

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  • Company: South Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description What is the role? To provide extended personal care to the most vulnerable members of the community in a way that supports the maintenance of the individuals' independence and...

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