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East Ayrshire

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 121,900
  • Location: West Scotland
  • Size: 1,262 square kilometres

Key Contacts

Local Employability Website
The Skills Development and Employability Service section of East Ayrshire Councils website provides information for local jobseekers, employers and those working within local employability services. 

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures
Details of these can be found within the following documents:

Further area profile, policy and partnership information for East Ayrshire can be found on the East Ayrshire Council Website.

Management Information System
East Ayrshire use Cognisoft Yeti.  The key features of this system include client tracking, recording interventions, and vacancy matching. The system provides access to ESF and FJF partners with over 30 organisations accessing the system.

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans

East Ayrshire Youth Employment Activity Plan (August 2018) 

Related strategies / frameworks

To be updated…..


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
The  East Ayrshire Labour Market Profile  profile brings together data from several sources, and includes information on employment/ unemployment,  economic inactivity,  employment by occupation, qualifications, earnings by residence, out-of-work benefits and jobs (total jobs/ employee jobs). 

Skills Development Scotland  
Skills Development Scotland have prepared local labour market information and intelligence for each of the unitary authorities in Scotland that includes:

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
East Ayrshire SNS Standard Area Profile covers a range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at the data zone level and above. The provide standard reports and more in detail reports to your own specificiations.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Assurance and improvements plans 2012-15
Assurance and Improvement Plans  set out an assessment of performance risks for each council in Scotland.  AIPs are valuable at highlighting themes about which councils should be working to provide themselves - as well as their LAN - with assurance that risks to performance are being managed effectively. Plesea follow the link to view the East Ayrshire Assurance and Improvement Plan.

Case Studies

Here you can read case studies giving details of different programmes and success stories in the area:

to be added..

Further Information

Here you can find documents and news stories about initiatives that have taken place in the local area.

 Local Services



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