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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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Teacher (First and Early Level - Literacy and Numeracy)

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description Under the direction of the Education Manager provide a support teacher role across East Ayrshire developing First and Early Level literacy and numeracy for the Scottish Attainment...

Electrician

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description To carry out all types of electrical work, testing, fault diagnosing and re-wiring to the Council Housing asset in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of t...

Human Resources Officer

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description Provide support to the Human Resources Manager in ensuring the delivery of an effective, supportive and proactive Human Resources service which supports the promotion, delivery and...

Bank Clerical Assistant - Schools

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description Provide an efficient clerical support service to all employees within the school, and assist in the provision of an efficient front line service to service users.in order to assist...

Teacher within Supported Learning Centre at Barshare Primary School

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description The duties of a teacher working in East Ayrshire Council are defined in Annex B of the national agreement "A teaching profession for the 21st century" and the Standard for Full Reg...

Classroom Assistant at Shortlees Primary School

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description Provide support to teachers by undertaking a range of non-teaching duties, including classroom administration and practical tasks such as contributing to the preparation of teachin...

Classroom Assistant at Hillside School

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  • Company: East Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Job Description   Provide support to learners and teachers by undertaking a range of non-teaching duties, including classroom administration and practical tasks such as contributing to the prep...

Clerical Assistant (Temporary)

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  • Company: North Ayrshire Council
  • Region: Ayrshire

Role Profile This role works within North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership. Working in partnership (North Ayrshire Council, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Third Sector Interface North Ayrshire a...

117 Jobs found, viewing matches 1 - 10.

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