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Employability service

Linking people and jobs 

Our team works with people and employers in East Ayrshire to provide support, job opportunities and training for all ages, skill sets and sectors


We help unemployed local residents with

  • work experience
  • CV development
  • job search,  applications and interview techniques
  • access to job vacancies
  • Modern Apprenticeships

For those who are currently in work, we can also help with funding towards

  • training
  • qualifications
  • better opportunities


We can help with selection, recruitment and training of new employees through programmes like:

These programmes have a proven track record in matching the right employee to the right job.

East Ayrshire Works is part of East Ayrshire Council’s Economic Development Department. Our aim is to support unemployed people in East Ayrshire to progress into sustainable employment and those who already have jobs to maximise their careers, increasing their learning and earning potential through:

•       National Training Programmes

•       Supported Employment (PDF 1.16)

•       Transitional Employment

•       Training

•       Employability Centres

•       Job Brokerage

•       Work Coach Support (PDF 608Kb)

Our Job Brokerage service helps employers with recruitment, workforce development, training, and access to funding support opportunities. A work coach works with employers and employees to see them through their  recruitment, training and development journey. 

Looking for work?

We can help. We have a variety of different routes to employment, training or further education such as:

Further information and advice 

East Ayrshire Works

Invest East Ayrshire

Modern Apprenticeships

Jobs and careers

Recruitment and training

Read Lynsey Garrick's Modern Apprenticeship story

Contact Information

Employability Service
Telephone: 01563 503000