There are a range of services that can help you to get a job and develop your career. There is support to help you with every step of your career journey from applying for jobs to becoming self-employed.
Getting involved in voluntary work can be a useful way of gaining work experience and learning new skills, as well as making contacts, improving your confidence and helping others.
North Ayrshire Employability Hubs
CEIS Ayrshire – For employment, Business services and training needs.
Fair Start Scotland – An employability service for those with mental and physical disabilities and barriers in North Ayrshire.
Employee Rights –
Whether you’re an essential worker, on furlough, or working from home, the pandemic has significantly changed the way we do our jobs, so understanding your rights as an employee is more important than ever!
It contains up-to-date guidelines and resources such as:
A look at the 10 most important rights employees should know about (e.g. statutory sick pay, flexible working, parental leave, and rights under the Equality Act of 2010)
A good overview of each employee rights, including key summaries, limitations and exemptions, and important facts and figures.
Understanding employee rights during COVID-19: information on the job retention scheme and government grants and benefit schemes to help support workers during the pandemic.
Links to all relevant employment resources to help you better research your rights at work.