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Various Locations In North Ayrshire, KA12 8EE
£12 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
30 hours per week

Job Summary

Temporary for 26 Weeks.

We may conduct our interviews in person or using Microsoft Teams for video calling. All you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

We are a disability confident leader and we support reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process - for more information click here


North Ayrshire Council is creating temporary positions within our Skills for Life programme. The programme is funded by Scottish Government and aims to support 10 people to gain training, skills and experience within out Streetscene Department throughout North Ayrshire.

    • These placements will be for 26 weeks
    • 30 hours per week
    • Paid at the Real Living Wage, £12 ph.


To be considered for the post you must be a resident of North Ayrshire and currently unemployed. You will not be eligible if you have previously taken part in any Skills for Life programmes. Interviews Time will be allocated, after you have successfully completed the application form and meet the eligibility criteria. All successful applicants will be notified of interview.


As part of the Skills For Life programme, there will be a registration day prior to employment in which you will be asked to provide ID and meet with support services.

Registration Day will include;

    • Registration Form
    • NAC Resourcing paperwork

In Work Support:

    • Mentor support throughout the 26 weeks placement
    • Transitional Employment Support

For more details see the attached Role Profile below.

Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.

Additional Information

For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

Our Workstyles

As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:

Mobile – More than 90% of time spent primarily working on a mobile basis across multiple Council facilities and out in the community. There may be some limited opportunity to work from home.

This post has been allocated the workstyle:  Mobile

More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.  If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Exemplary