Working with South Ayrshire Council

Making a difference for our communities is at the heart of what we do and working with us means, you can use your skills, knowledge and experience to help us do just that. We currently employ around 5,500 people to serve a population of more than 112,000 people located across a diverse area that includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon as well as small rural villages, coastline and farmland

Our services are as diverse as our area – from beaches to building cleaning, care homes to civil ceremonies, day care to debt advice or social work to swimming pools – and having the right people in place is key to delivering these services and many more besides.

We're an employer of choice and offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including flexible working and a final salary pension scheme. We're also committed to our employees' personal development and helping you gain and enhance the skills and knowledge you need to take you where you want to go.

We're only as good as our employees and that's why we want the best, so come and show us what you've got.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme (Strathclyde Pension Fund or Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme); Scotwest Credit Union and Childcare Vouchers.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (a minumum of 20 days increasing to 28 days depending on service; maximum of 13 days fixed or floating public holidays and the ability to purchase an additional 2 weeks annual leave through our enhanced leave scheme.
  • A range of exciting and varied employment, learning and development initiatives and employee awards
  • A healthy working environment with a commitment to support work-life balance and caring responsibilities including Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave, Special Leave and Flexible Working policies.

For more information read our Applicant Guide

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