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Jobs

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:

Customer Service Assistant (Job ref: CRE008)
Salary: £1672.15 p.a. / £9.16 per hour (£17,677 FTE)
Hours: 3.5 hours per week (Sat, 9:30am – 1:00pm)
Location: Crediton Library
Closing date: 9am, Mon 26th October
Interview date: Wed 4th November

If you enjoy libraries and reading – and relish working in a customer facing role – we would love to have you join our small team. Friendly, adaptable, kind, patient, creative and flexible are just some of the skills we would like you to bring to this fun and rewarding job opportunity.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Sue Lee, Library Supervisor (Crediton) at sue.lee@librariesunlimited.org.uk or 01363 772578.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form

When you’re ready to apply, please download the application and equality monitoring forms, and email both to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Customer Service Assistant (Job ref: TOT004)
Salary: £6,748.31 p.a. / £9.16 per hour (£17,677 FTE)
Hours: 14.125 hours per week
Location: Totnes Library
Closing date: 9am, Fri 6th November
Interview date: Thu 12th November

If you enjoy libraries and reading – and relish working in a customer facing role – we would love to have you join our small team. Friendly, adaptable, kind, patient, creative and flexible are just some of the skills we would like you to bring to this fun and rewarding job opportunity.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Ann Draisey, Library Supervisor (Totnes) at ann.draisey@librariesunlimited.org.uk or 01803 659945.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form

When you’re ready to apply, please download the application and equality monitoring forms, and email both to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Mobile Library Assistant (Job ref: MLA002)
Salary: £9742 p.a. / £10.10 per hour (£19,484 FTE)
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Location: Tiverton Mobile Library/other locations as required
Closing date: 9am, Mon 9th Nov
Interview date: w/c 16th November

We are seeking someone to join the Mobile Libraries team based at Tiverton Library on a job share basis.

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.

At the minimum you will have a category C1 driving licence and be confident driving larger vehicles on narrow Devon lanes. You will be flexible and willing to work one weekend a month. You will have an interest in books and reading, and be competent in using IT.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Rachel Gee, Service Development Manager at rachel.gee@librariesunlimited.org.uk or 07976 584707.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form

When you’re ready to apply, please download the application and equality monitoring forms, and email both to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Senior Supervisor (Operations) (Job ref: EXS003)
Salary: £27,008 p.a.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am, Fri 20th November
Interview date: Tue 24th November

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work in Devon Libraries’ flagship library ensuring its success and maintaining its nationwide reputation for excellence whilst doing a job where you know that you’re really making a difference to peoples’ lives.

We are looking for someone who is excited to work for our organisation and is full of energy and ideas. This role is very people-focused and so we are looking for someone who is a natural connector and can communicate well with a wide range of people.

We need someone who can lead and inspire a skilled and committed team to exceed expectations and who is committed to delivering creative and innovative library services.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Callum Archer (Centre Manager) on callum.archer@librariesunlimited.org.uk or 07846 098449.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

When you’re ready to apply, please download the equality monitoring form, and email it along with your CV and covering letter to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

 

RELIEF POSITIONS

Relief Mobile Library Assistants  (Job ref: RMLA2)
Salary: £10.10 per hour
Hours: Providing relief cover as and when required for holidays, sickness and training of regular team members. Usual working hours are Mondays – Thursdays 9.00-17.30 / Fridays – 9.00-16.30 / Saturdays – 9.00-13.00
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 C1 driving licence. 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 07976 584707 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.