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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:

 

First Assistant (Job ref: KGB003)

Salary: £10.00 per hour
Hours: 30.25 hpw
Location: Kingsbridge
Closing date: 21st October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 30th October 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our team at Kingsbridge Library.

First Assistants assist in leading the staff team in the delivery of responsive and high-quality services, ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the library.

We are looking for someone with experience of delivering exemplary customer service, excellent digital skills, a love of reading, as well as a passion for working with people of all ages and committed to inclusion.

The postholder will be expected to lead on the development of services to children, including delivery of Bounce & Rhyme sessions

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Maria Johnson on 01548 852315 or email maria.johnson@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Monday 9.00am-4.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-4.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am-4.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-1.00pm
Friday 9.00am-6.15pm

Week 2
Monday 9.00am-4.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-4.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am-4.00pm
Friday 9.30am-6.15pm
Saturday 9.45am-1.15pm

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 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Security and Facilities Assistant (Job ref: EXC038)

Salary: £10.00 per hour
Hours: 17.5 hpw
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 22nd October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 30th October 2019

This large city centre library is looking for an individual to provide the security of the building (SIA door licence is essential) and support with facilities running of the building (such as health and safety checks, setting up meeting rooms, and moving skips of books).

Some overtime will be available, including weekends.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emily Macaulay on 01392 407021 or email emily.macaulay@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Tuesday 1.30pm-7.30pm
Thursday 7.30am-1.30pm
Friday 7.30am-1.00pm

Week 2
Wednesday 8.00am-3.30pm
Thursday 7.30am-1.00pm
Friday 7.30am-1.00pm

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter and equality monitoring form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Customer Service Assistant (Job ref: KGB004)

Salary: £9.07 per hour
Hours: 8 hpw average
Location: Kingsbridge
Closing date: 28th October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 8th November 2019

We are looking for a proactive and adaptable individual to join our Libraries Unlimited team as a Customer Service Assistant at Kingsbridge Library. You will have a passion for customer service and for delivering a friendly and responsive service ensuring the best possible experience for all customers.

Kingsbridge Library is a busy and welcoming library in the heart of its community.  It runs many events and activities for all ages in the local community.  You will report to the Library Supervisor and may occasionally be asked to support other libraries in the area.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Maria Johnson on 01548 852315 or email maria.johnson@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Tuesday 2.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday 2.00pm-5.00pm

Week 2
Wednesday 2.00pm-5.00pm
Friday 10.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-1.00pm

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 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Senior Supervisor (Job ref: TAV004)

Salary: £26,741 per annum pro rata
Hours: 31.5 hpw average
Location: Tavistock
Closing date: 16th October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 22nd October 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic leader to manage the team and services at Tavistock and at Princetown and Moretonhampstead libraries. You will have a passion for customer service, and ideally experience of managing customer service teams. You will be prepared to go “the extra mile” in ensuring that all customers leave the library knowing they have enjoyed the best possible experience, working with the library teams and our community partners to maximise our impact in the Tavistock, Princetown and Moretonhampstead areas.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Darryl Harrison on 07971 475295 or email darryl.harrison@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Monday 8.30am-4.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am-4.30pm
Thursday 8.30am-4.30pm
Friday 10.00am-6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-4.15pm

Week 2
Monday 10.00am-6.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am-4.30pm
Thursday 8.30am-5.15pm
Friday 10.00am-6.00pm

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 9.00am on the closing date.

 

First Assistant – Job share (Job ref: BID007)

Salary: £10.00 per hour
Hours: 7.25 hpw
Location: Bideford
Closing date: 21st October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 4th November 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our team at Bideford Library on a job share basis.

First Assistants assist in leading the staff team in the delivery of responsive and high-quality services, ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the library.

We are looking for someone with experience of delivering exemplary customer service, excellent digital skills, a love of reading, as well as a passion for working with people of all ages and committed to inclusion.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sophie Crofts on 01237 476075 or email sophie.crofts@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:
Tuesday 9.45am-6.00pm

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 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Relief Café Assistant (Job ref: CAF005)

Salary: £8.21 per hour
Hours: Variable hours as required
Location: Hayridge Café, Cullompton
Closing date: 18th October 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 22nd October 2019

We are looking for a new Relief Café Assistant to join our friendly team here at the Hayridge. You will help create the warm and welcoming atmosphere that keep customers coming back again and again. Our team pride themselves on making the Hayridge Café 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 café when required, money and stock handling and general cleaning.
As you are relief staff, you will be able to be flexible with the hours that you can work and have the ability to work Saturdays.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Callum Elliott-Archer on 07846098449 or email callum.elliott.archer@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring Form

To apply, please download the equality monitoring form and send along with your CV to  jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

 

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.