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  • Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024


    Next week, 4th - 8th March is Scottish Apprenticeship Week and the theme for this year is Skills Generation. For our Workforce and Future Skills team, this is a great opportunity to showcase the work in which our Modern and Graduate Apprentices are ...

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  • Fair Work Job Fair


    The Fair Work Job Fair is happening on 17th October at 10:30 - 13:00 at Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock Campus!

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  • The Supported Employment Skills Hub (SESH)


    The launch of the supported employment and skills hub progression stories.

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  • Participatory Budgeting Voting Events


    our Voting events are taking place across East Ayrshire Today and Tomorrow

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  • Challenge Poverty Week


    Some of our Services were in attendance at the challenge poverty week at the Howard Centre in Kilmarnock.

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  • Intro to Rural Skills


    Intro to Rural Skills begins October 24th

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  • Money Advice Scotlands Financial Wellbeing


    Money Advice Scotland have been providing updates on the Cost-Of-Living Crisis looking at the Impacts it will bring, They've several events planned throughout September which are all listed within.

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  • Hansel are hosting a September Recruitment Event


    Hansel are holding a number of Recruitment Information Open Days across Ayrshire from Wednesday 7th September to Saturday 10th September. Please see the attached poster for dates, times and venues.

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  • Introduction to a career in Social Care with HRM Homecare


    A four week introduction to Social Care as a career with HRM Homecare.

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  • The Diageo Learning For Life, Introduction to Hospitality


    A 2-day experiential, inspiring course to introduce hospitality careers, while experiencing the industry and providing upskilling training and opportunities for work experience and job interviews.

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  • Dads FC Commencing September


    East Ayrshires Parental Employability Support Fund and Kilmarnock Football Club are recruiting for their programme

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  • Job Fair September 7th


    East Ayrshire Works and some of our amazing partners have an exciting Job fair approaching on September 7th, where we will be inviting everyone along to attend. We have a set time for schools and colleges of (10:00am - 12:30pm) with the full day (10:...

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  • Hansel Recruitment Open Events


    Hansel Recruitment Open Days   The first open day is on Wednesday27th July, 10:30am - 1:30pm at Skills Development Scotland, 37 Carrick Street,Ayr, KA7 1NS   The second open day is on Thursday28th July, 10:30am - 1:30p...

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  • Right Options For Life and Work


    East Ayrshire Options Programme with Right Options. Are you: 16 - 64 years old Live in East Ayrshire Would like to develop your skills to move closer to employment or further your career, then Right Options can help The hig...

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  • Young Person's Guarantee - East Ayrshire


    For all Young Person's Guarantee enquiries please contact the YPG Team at

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  • Street League Employability Programme for 16-24 year-olds


    Up to 10 week programme Gain key life and work skills for employment Personal Development Sport/Wellbeing Activities 1-1 Support & Guidance Fun Team Building Activities SQA Qualification FREE Nike kit FREE Travel

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  • CEIS Ayrshire Employability Support Services


    LOOKING FOR HELP TO FIND EMPLOYMENT, FURTHER EDUCATION OR TRAINING? CEIS Ayrshire Can Support You With: · Access to local vacancies · Help to improve CVs · Improving confidence and motivation · CSCS, personal licence, REHIS, ...

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  • Yipworld Open Day!


    Yipworld Open Day - Tuesday 21st September - 10am-2pm 19 Barrhill Road, Cumnock 16-24 year olds Travel Expenses Paid

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  • No One Left Behind 2021/2022 - East Ayrshire Council Recruitment Incentive


    Available for new Modern Apprenticeship and job starts up to the 31st of March 2022.

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  • Salus - Health, Safety and Return to Work Service


    Salus is now taking referrals in East Ayrshire. Speak to your employability advisor about making a referral to Salus. For more information see the "Need Advice?" tab on this website.

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  • yipworld - Stage 2 referrals


    yipworld are a delivery partner within our ESF Employability Pipeline. They are now taking referrals for Stage 2, please see attached poster for information.

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  • CEIS Ayrshire Employability Day


    Celebrating Employability Day 30th April 2021! Join us this Friday for National Employability Day!

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  • East Ayrshire’s most disadvantaged young people to benefit from employability funding boost


    School leavers in East Ayrshire will benefit from a raft of new opportunities thanks to a £30m, Scotland wide initiative funded by the Scottish Government’s Young Person Guarantee (YPG).

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  • Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021


    Welcome to Scottish Apprenticeship Week

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  • Employability Fund Vacancies Available!


    Here is a breakdown of the numbers of Employability Fund places we have left this year...

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  • Apprenticeship Employer Grant


    Employers who take on an apprentice can access increased financial support thanks to a new initiative in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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  • Scottish Child Payment - Promo Video


    Please click on the link below to see a short promotional video from Social Security Scotland about applying for the new Scottish Child Payment

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  • ENABLE Works


    ENABLE Works programme information.

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  • Linking People With Jobs - Wage Incentives


    Our new promotional leaflet provides info on how to apply for Wage Incentives

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  • Employability Fund Stage 2


    Aged 16 - 19? Unemployed? Not in Education or Training? Living in East Ayrshire?

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  • Linking People & Jobs


    Who Can We Help in East Ayrshire?

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  • Recruitment Incentive & Wage subsidies


    Recruitment Assistance: East Ayrshire Works - finding the right people for the right jobs

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  • Merchant Navy Cadetships


    Deck Officer Cadetship Engineering Officer Cadetship Electro-Technical Cadetship

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  • Recruitment Event


    Jobs Training Apprenticeships

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  • Yipworld


    Let Yipworld Help You to Achieve Your Goals!

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  • STEP


    Support To Engage Programme

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  • Recruitment Event


    Unemployed? Looking for work or Training? Then come along to our Recruitment Event on Wednesday 10th October at the Grand Hall, Kilmarnock from 930am to 12pm where a wide variety of local employers and training providers will be in attendance. See...

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  • Community Welfare Champion


    Support with dealing with Universal Credit and other Benefits now available in Auchinleck, Catrine, Cumnock, Muirkirk

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  • Dalmellington Recruitment Event


    After the success of our last Recruitment Event another one is planned for Dalmellington! If you are an East Ayrshire resident and looking for work or training then please come along on Thursday 24th May from 09.30am - 12.30pm and see what help is a...

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  • Employability Fund Stage 4 Programme


    Please come along to any of our information days: When? Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at 1pm learndirect, Wise Group Building, Unit 6, 27 Portland Gate, Kilmarnock

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  • Recruitment Event


    The Grand Hall Green Street Kilmarnock

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  • The Wise Group


    The Wise Group are delighted to offer Cashback for Communities project in East Ayrshire. Eligibility criteria is 16-24 years olds who are not in employment, education or training.

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  • Are you facing redundancy? or looking for a new opportunity?


    Our work coaches are here to help you, from getting your CV updated, to updating your skills and experience with work placements, training and job vacancies. Give our Employability service a call on 01563 503000 or email us to arrange an appointment ...

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  • Ayrshire Equality Outcomes Consultation Events


    Come along and give us your views on the draft Ayrshire Equality Outcomes. We are keen to hear everyone’s views including individuals and groups as all views are equally important. See leaflet for more information in downloads.

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  • Round The Room Networking


    Don’t miss your opportunity to network with a diverse startup / growth business community from throughout Ayrshire. Our adviser team(business start up and business growth) will also be present to answer anyquestions you may have. See leaflet in ...

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  • A Head for Business


    Here's something to mind you: your most powerful businessasset is what sits between your ears. Learning to develop the right mindset ofboth you and your staff­ will keep you ahead in business. Looking to improvecreativity, culture and cu...

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  • Recruitment Open Day


    Are you working in social care, studying or interested in developing a career in social care? Are you passionate about supporting people with learning difficulties, autism and complex, additional needs? Do you have what it takes to support people to ...

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  • Training and Recruitment Day


    Scout Hall, 29 Main Street, Dalmellington Thursday, 25th August 2016, 10.30am - 12.00pm   Jobs Training Apprenticeships   Tel. 01563 503000 Facebook Email:

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  • European Structural & Investment Fund Youth Employment Initiative Supports Routes to Recruitment


    European Structural & Investment Fund Youth Employment Initiative Supports Routes to Recruitment - Lyndsey Lang secures employment!

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  • Training and Recruitment Day


    Jobs, Training & Apprenticeships Come along and meet employers who are recruiting Discuss and explore future career options with employers

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  • Employer Engagement Event!!!


        Employer Engagement Event Diversity Works 4 U   East Ayrshire Council’s supported employment team invite you to join us for a light lunch, where you will have the opportunity to hear about our exciting n...

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  • East Ayrshire Money - FREE AND IMPARTIAL ADVICE


    If you have Money troubles and live in East Ayrshire? | Freephone: 0800 3897750 for free impartial money & benefits or find out more at

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  • OPEN DAY!!


    Come along to our OPEN DAY on Monday 6th July from 2pm and find out more about what courses/placements we have on offer you.   Chat to us over some light refreshments whilst meeting our Trainers and Coaches and find out more about Employmen...

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  • PRA Careers Open Day


    PRA Careers Open Day - Saturday 27th June 2015, 9.30am - 1.30pm PRA Group, 58 Portland Street, Kilmarnock   Attendees should wear business casual attire and bring copies of their CV.   To register your interest please call:-  ...

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  • Looking for a job


    Are you 16 - 29 unemployed and looking for a job? Phone 01563 503000

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  • CURA Scotland


    Fully FundedSecurity Training Courses Somerset Park, Ayr SIA Door Supervision 15th - 19th June Event Stewarding 22nd - 26th June SIA CCTV Operator 6th - 10th July Please call 0141 221 0106 to secure a place ...

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  • PRA Careers Open Day


    PRA are recruiting now for full-time customer agents. Everyone is invited to an open day at the Grand Hall on Saturday the 6th of June from 10am to 2pm. If you come along you will be able to have a Q and A session with managers with possible on th...

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  • Digital Jobcentres


    Do you know you can access free Wi-Fi in any Job Centre Plus office? You can use their customer computers or bring your own laptops, tablet or mobile phones to search and apply for any jobs. We also have employers and partnership organisations fre...

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  • Modern Apprenticeship Information Event 2015


    Modern Apprenticeship Information Event 2015 held at the Grand Hall, Kilmarnock, KA3 7AA on Thursday 21st May 2015 between 11am - 4pm.

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  • Personal Assistants In Care - Recruitment Open Day


    Recruitment Open Day   Busbie Business Centre, 3 Tannock Street,Kilmarnock, KA1 4DN on Saturday 31st January, 10am - 3pm drop in.   Are you looking for an opportunity to make adifference? ...

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  • Project SEARCH - December 2014 Newsletter


                                        Project SEARCH  &n...

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  • Transitional Employment - Admin Vacancies


    Administration Vacancies - Earn while you learn

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  • Training & Recruitment Day to bring opportunities for all at Grand Hall


    Training & Jobs Opportunities - come along and strart your career

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  • Recruitment Incentives to Support 16-29 years olds


    Recruitment Incentives to Support 16-29 years olds

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  • Sector Based Work Academy - Information Session


    Pre-employment training for Call Centre work - Information session - Wednesday 6th August.

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  • Webhelp UK Open Day


    Master the art of communication!

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  • Open Day


    Come along to our Open Day to find out more about the Customer Service opportunities on offer working for our Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank client at our vibrant Kilmarnock site.

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  • Streetleague Comes to Town!


    Street League are an employability driven charity which uses football as a means of engaging with 16 to 25 year olds who are perhaps out of work or are about to leave school with the end goal of helping them into employment, further education or trai...

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  • East Ayrshire Carers


    Alpha Venture Employability Centre, based in Dalmellington (but covering the whole of East Ayrshire), works with young people aged 14 – 24 enabling them to access education, training and employment opportunities. Join us and we will help you gain th...

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  • Yipworld Careers Fair


    Yipworld careers fair 23/04/2014 from 11am - 1pm

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  • Transitional Employment Opportunity - Administration


    26 Week paid employment opportunities in Administration.

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  • Sector Based Work Academy


    Information Session

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  • “Make Young People Your Business” is working in Kilmarnock


    The Scottish Government has launched “Make Young People Your Business”, a national initiative aimed at getting businesses to take on and train young people, a company in East Ayrshire has already embraced the message and is going from strength to str...

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  • Project Search


    University Hospital Crosshouse is acting as host business for the latest Project Search programme in Scotland.  This innovative Project provides a forum for ten young people aged between 17 and 24 (who have learning disabilities or autism)...

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  • Entrepreneurial-spark


    Entrepreneurial Spark are excited to announce that applications are now open for our next 5 month free business accelerator programme kicking off in February 2014.

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  • Recruitment Event - Saturday 5 October - Grand Hall, Kilmarnock - 10.00am - 2.00pm


    Kilmarnock based Portfolio Recovery Associates UK, one of the UK’s leading financial and business services companies, is taking new employees from now until December to join its existing 200 plus workforce. And with help from East Ayrshire Council’s ...

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  • Ayrshire Youth Employment


    Funding is now available from Youth Employment Scotland to help Ayrshire businesses recruit young people aged 16 – 24

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  • Get The Latest Vacancies Delivered Direct to Your Phone


    Like us on Fccebook and Twitter to get regular updates on Vacancies - click on the links on this website

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  • Welcome to the new re-vamped Horizons Programme


    Five week exciting employability programme with 81% successful outcomes in sourcing employment

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