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Bringing ideas, imagination, information and knowledge to people’s lives and communities


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:

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 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

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





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.