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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:

Finance Assistant (Job ref: FIN003)
Salary: £17,502 per annum
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am on Friday, 6th March 2020. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the number of applications.
Interview date: w/c 9th March 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Finance Team, and contribute to the role of Finance Assistant whilst working closely alongside the wider department. Based at Exeter Library, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring the smooth running of our accounting processes, including the accurate and timely data entry of all financial transactions, including accounts payable invoices, room bookings, purchase orders and sales invoices.  Reporting to the Finance Team Leader, you’ll be part of a small finance team, and looking forward to helping us maintain a first class services to our stakeholders.

Responsibilities will include accurate and timely data entry of all financial transactions, including accounts payable invoices, purchase orders and sales invoices. The role also includes the purchasing of items as requested by internal stakeholders via our approved suppliers, and liaison with internal stakeholders, suppliers and clients to ensure financial transactions and room bookings are recorded accurately in our systems.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Ashton Collinge on ashton.collinge@librariesunlimited.org.uk or Joe Titler on joe.titler@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Equality Monitoring Form

A basic DBS check and credit check is required for this role

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

 

Finance Assistant – part time (Job ref: FIN002)
Salary: £7,000.80 per annum (£17,502 pro rata’d)
Hours: 14.8 per week, Thursday – Friday
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: 9am on Friday, 6th March 2020. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the number of applications.
Interview date: w/c 9th March 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Finance Team, and contribute to the role of Finance Assistant whilst working closely alongside the wider department. Based at Exeter Library, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring the smooth running of our accounting processes, including the accurate and timely data entry of all financial transactions, including accounts payable invoices, room bookings, purchase orders and sales invoices.  Reporting to the Finance Team Leader, you’ll be part of a small finance team, and looking forward to helping us maintain a first class services to our stakeholders.

Responsibilities will include accurate and timely data entry of all financial transactions, including accounts payable invoices, purchase orders and sales invoices. The role also includes the purchasing of items as requested by internal stakeholders via our approved suppliers, and liaison with internal stakeholders, suppliers and clients to ensure financial transactions and room bookings are recorded accurately in our systems.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Ashton Collinge on ashton.collinge@librariesunlimited.org.uk or Joe Titler on joe.titler@librariesunlimited.org.uk.

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Equality Monitoring Form

A basic DBS check and credit check is required for this role

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

 

HR & Payroll Analyst (Job ref:HR004)
Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: Wednesday 26th February 2020 9am. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the number of applications.
Interview date: Wednesday 4th March 2020 at The Hayridge, Cullompton

We have an exciting new role of HR & Payroll Analyst to join our developing HR Team. Working closely with the external providers who partially manage our payroll and our HR Manager, this role will ensure accurate and timely payroll, pension and disbursement processing, and take the lead in the delivery of relevant Payroll policies and procedures.

The successful applicant should have a high level of expertise and up to date knowledge of HR, Payroll, tax and pension administration, legislation and best practice, as well as the ability to produce, analyse and interpret data from a variety of internal and external sources to produce quality insight. You will need excellent Microsoft Excel skills to advanced level, and be able to communicate a range of data and information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

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 this role is a key part of shaping the HR function to support this.

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

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Equality Monitoring Form

A basic DBS check and credit check is required for this role

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

 

HR Advisor (Job ref:HR005)
Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday
Location: Exeter Library
Closing date: Wednesday 26th February 2020 9am. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the number of applications
Interview date: Wednesday 4th March 2020 at The Hayridge, Cullompton

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.

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 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 this role is a key part of shaping the HR function to support this.

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

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Equality Monitoring Form

A basic DBS check and credit check is required for this role

To apply, please submit your CV and cover 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.