Beautiful. Successful. Welcoming.

Beautiful. Successful. Welcoming.

If you want to love living your life, come join us in Argyll and Bute.

Latest jobs

There are always a wide range of jobs on offer in Argyll and Bute with both with local businesses and public sector employers. From Helensburgh to Campbeltown, or Mull to Tiree, different professions find a home here.

We’ll share a selection of them here and then signpost to other sites where you can find more vacancies. Police Scotland, NHS Scotland, housing associations, and education providers as well as local job sites.

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Argyll and Bute has some of the most stunning scenery in Scotland – it transforms work commutes to pleasure. Talking of work, it’s a place where you can be successful – many businesses and professions flourish here, from IT or tourism and from hospitality, to food and drink and public sector careers.

And you’ll never be a stranger for long in Argyll and Bute, there’s always a welcome for anyone who wants to join us.

Great work-life balance, business success, family-friendly communities, all in one of Scotland’s most beautiful areas. What more could you ask for?

We love it here – you could too.

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Working locally or internationally – small, growing and bigger businesses are finding success in Argyll and Bute, and providing jobs for starting out in your career or moving up.

This is a great place for people looking to set up on their own – we have a much higher rate of self-employment than the Scottish average. We’ve also got roles for people with all types of skills and at all sorts of levels. This area specialises in quality food and drink, aquaculture, forestry and tourism, but we’ve also got employment opportunities across other areas like creative industries, public sector and health. It’s a great place to develop your career.

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The adventure activities or sense of relaxation normally limited to holidays are an every-day, after-work, weekend option here thanks to our fantastic location. It offers a wonderful, outdoor lifestyle on the hills, through the forests and on the water.

This is a very creative area that’s attracted artists from far and wide. If you want to feel inspired, this is the place to be.

It’s also pretty laid-back here. We work hard, but we also know how take time to enjoy friends and family. Whether it’s in the local shop or café, there’s always time for a chat.

There’s time here to prioritise both business success and family and personal life.

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Award winning schools, college, university – qualifications and opportunities on offer for you to build the life you want.

Outdoor learning for little ones, small rural schools, state-of-the-art secondary schools – we’ve got it all. It’s important that our children and young people get the best possible start in life.

We have a university town in Oban and Argyll College offers qualifications in 10 centres. The Scottish Association of Marine Sciences leads the world in marine research. For young people who want to earn and learn, a growing number of employers offer Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.

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Islands, mainland, towns, villages, city-life on hand – we’re sure we have a place for you to love living your life.

From our main towns – Oban, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, and Rothesay – to our beautiful islands, such as Mull, Islay or Colonsay, there’s a place you’ll feel at home.

Some people rent, some people build their perfect home and some people buy. Whatever your choice, there are many styles and options available. The good news is that lots of them come with a picture perfect view.

We’re well-connected throughout Argyll and Bute with bus, ferry, air and rail connections to take you from island to mainland and rural towns to central Scotland.

There’s always plenty going on from events and festivals to music and family days. Join us, you’ll be welcomed into community life with open arms.

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Moving to Argyll and Bute?

Support is available to make the move and settle happily in Argyll and Bute. We can offer –

  • Someone to speak to regarding general enquiries
  • Information on access to local services and networks
  • Advice on where to find local amenities, jobs and childcare
  • Connecting new residents with those who have also made the move to Argyll and Bute

Have a query? Contact

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Latest news

If you want to keep up to date with what’s happening in Argyll and Bute, you’ve come to the right place. You can find the latest news from Argyll and Bute Council on our website.

We’re proud of what communities, businesses and young people achieve and we’re delighted to share the news with you.

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