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Thank you for your interest in Libraries Unlimited, an independent staff and community owned organisation.

About Libraries Unlimited

Libraries Unlimited is an independent charity running 50 libraries across Devon and 4 libraries in Torbay, as well as 4 mobile libraries and a range of other services including; two FabLabs, and 2 Business and Intellectual Property Centres. We have approximately 380 members of staff working across our multiple locations. We are also an Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO), expanding our services to include high-quality arts and cultural events and activities for our users. We have an ambitious vision to grow and develop our organisation, our people and our services. We firmly believe that great libraries have a huge, positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities and we are committed to developing our new organisation to have an even bigger impact in local communities in the future. Our staff are critical to ensuring that our libraries continue to have maximum impact, and you could be part of this.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Marketing & Fundraising Manager (Job ref: M&F002)
Salary: £32,000-£35,000, depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Mon-Fri
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am on Monday, 20th April 2020
Interview date: Thursday, 30th April 2020

We are looking for someone to lead and coordinate our marketing strategy and project manage our approach to fundraising. You will be an integral part of our Leadership Team and take a key part in ensuring our organisation is well known, valued and well supported. We are looking for someone who is creative and entrepreneurial as well as collaborative, given the need to work extensively with both internal and external partners.

You will be a strong team player who thrives on challenge and is keen to deliver. The successful candidate will champion our brand and be responsible for using a range of techniques to help grow our customer and supporter base and to recruit and retain donors – maximising use of our services, as well as growing our income base.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Steve Turner on steve.turner@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, along with the equality monitoring form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9am on the closing date.

Finance & Stock Services Manager (Job ref: FIN004)
Salary: £40,000-£45,000, depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Mon-Fri
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am on Monday, 27th April 2020
Interview date: w/c 4th May 2020

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Finance Professional to join our Leadership team and to deliver quality processing, reporting and support across both finance and stock services.  This role will line manage 5 people with a total team of around 25 staff.

You will need to be experienced across operational processing, financial budgeting, internal and statutory reporting and risk management, and up-to-date with relevant regulations and best practice.  You should also have experience of managing staff, change management and dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Karen Best on karen.best@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, along with the equality monitoring form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9am on the closing date.

HR Advisor (Job ref: HR007)
Salary: £25,000 – £28,000, depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Mon-Fri
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am on Thursday, 9th April 2020
Interview date: Friday, 17th April 2020

We are looking for an experienced HR Advisor to join our developing HR Team, supporting around 380 staff across the county. The purpose of this role is to provide high quality HR advice and insight on all areas of HR, including employee relations, training and development, payroll, and recruitment to support staff at all levels with the achievement of operational and strategic objectives.

We are looking for someone with experience of managing complex employee relations matters, including absence, disciplinary procedures, and grievances, as well as complex change management projects, and significant experience of dealing with staff at all levels and challenging individuals or situations as appropriate. You should also have up to date knowledge of employment law and HR best practice

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Beth Reynolds on beth.reynolds@librariesunlimited.org.uk or 07971 475299.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, along with the equality monitoring form to hr.recruitment@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9am on the closing date.

Relief Cafe Assistant (Job ref:CAF006)
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Hours: variable, providing relief cover as required
Location: The Hayridge, Cullompton
Closing date: no closing date
Interview date: to be arranged

We are looking for a Relief Cafe Assistant to join our friendly team here at the Hayridge. You will help create the warm and welcoming atmosphere that keeps customers coming back again and again. Our team pride themselves on making the Hayridge Cafe feel like an extension of the customers living room, so a you will need a strong focus on customer service and satisfaction.

We serve homemade lunch items, so you will need a willingness to cook, bake and the ability to learn. You will be asked to open and close the cafe when required, as well as money and stock handling and general cleaning. We are looking for flexibility and availability to work during the week and on Saturdays when required.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Beverley Stanbury on 07809 591703

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please download the Application form and equality monitoring form and send your completed application form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9am on the closing date.

 

Relief Mobile Library Assistants  (Job ref: RMLA2)
Salary: £19,291 p.a pro rata – £10.00 per hour
Hours: Providing relief cover as required at various locations across Devon
Location: Successful applicants will be based at one of the following mobile library bases: Tiverton Library, Torrington Library, Exmouth Library, Honiton Library or Ivybridge Library
Closing date: No closing date
Interview date: To be arranged

We are looking for Relief Mobile Library Assistants to provide cover for our regular team members as and when required. Working alone, you will drive Mobile Libraries on routes across rural Devon. You will be friendly and welcoming, with excellent customer service skills and a can-do attitude.

You will have a category C driving licence (aka HGV/LGV Class 2). You will be flexible and willing to work across the county, this role will also include some weekend working. You will have an interest in books and reading, and be competent in using IT.

Successful applicants may also be required to undertake a driving assessment.

Usual working patterns are: Mondays – Thursdays 9.00-17.30 Fridays – 9.00-16.30 Saturdays – 9.00-13.00

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Rachel Gee on 07976584707 or email rachel.gee@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please download the Application form and equality monitoring form and send your completed application form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

 

 

 

 

Libraries Unlimited believes…

…in the unlimited potential of library services to make a positive difference to people’s lives and communities through a shared love of reading and access to high quality information and facilities.