A Jobs Fair will be held in Irvine town centre this week offering support in getting employed into a range of roles.

A range of employers and organisations – including SimpsInns, NHS and the Police – will be at the Volunteer Rooms on Wednesday, June 22 from 10am until 12.30pm

They event is organised by the council’s employability and skills team, Department for Work & Pensions, The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT), Ayrshire College and Skills Development Scotland.

This is the first Jobs Fair since the pandemic and builds on those held over the previous years. There will around 300 jobs being promoted with 30 employers there throughout the course of the event

Staff will be on hand to offer advice and there will be help for people to register for a myjobscotland account. This is a regularly updated jobs portal that advertisers public sector jobs.

The council currently has a number of vacancies and advice on how to apply for these jobs will be provided.

Councillor Tony Gurney, Cabinet Member for Economy and Climate Change, said: “It’s great that we are able to host another Jobs Fair and a massive thanks to our team and all those involved in making it happen.

“Growing our economy, providing sustainable employment and giving people as many opportunities as possible is a priority for this council. We hope lots of people attend and while we can’t guarantee everyone jobs, we can guarantee that they will be helped and offered great advice.”

Some of those who will be attending include:

· North Ayrshire Council

· Army

· Carewatch


· SimpsInns

· Police Scotland

· Wetherspoons