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Across East Ayrshire, KA1 1ED
£24,479 - £26,135 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Purpose

Assist eligible individuals to secure sustainable employment, to access further education or training in order in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the Economic Development Service Plan and the Community Plan.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.
Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

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Additional Information

There are 2 temporary full time positions until 31 March 2025.
The admin base for one of them is, The Opera House, 8 John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock and the admin base for the other is Rothesay House, Cumnock, Ayrshire. You will be asked during the application process which post(s) you would like to apply for.

Normal office hours are 9am - 5pm Monday - Thursday & 9am - 4pm Friday.

Annual Salary £24,479 - £26,135 (Pay award pending)

The workstyle for these posts are ‘Remote’ - Less than 20% of time is in office base. You will work less than 1 day per week at your administrative base and the rest of the week working at home or in other work locations as required. An element of working in the office will still be required on a regular basis.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged