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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:

 

Programme Co-ordinator  (Fixed-Term until 31 March 2021) (Job ref:EXC039)
Salary: £22,260 pro rata
Hours: 30 hours per week
Location: Exeter/Countywide
Closing date: Monday 10th February 2020 9am
Interview date: Thursday 13th February 2020

We are looking for a part time Programme Co-ordinator to support the Creative Director in delivering our new Evolve programme of activity. This exciting opportunity to join one of the sector’s leading library services will include working on the delivery of the new NPO activities and helping to generate and organise new and innovative technologies and arts activities in Libraries.

If you have a proven track record of organising and evaluating arts and cultural activities, working with artists and new technologies, communicating across teams and have a passion for the arts, libraries, new technologies and innovative ways of working then we want to hear from you.

Please note, we are open to job shares for this role.
Internal applicants can apply for secondments for this post.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Daniel Clark on 07519 104688 or email daniel.clark@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job Description
Equality Monitoring Form

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 Assistant (Job ref:HR003)
Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday
Location: Hayridge Centre, Cullompton
Closing date: Monday 27th January 2020 9am
Interview date: Tuesday 4th February 2020

We have an exciting new post for a HR Assistant to join our developing HR Team. This role will provide administrative support to the HR team, and also initial advice to managers and staff across all areas of HR, including employee relations, training and development, payroll, administration and recruitment.

We are looking for someone who has experience of dealing independently with a range of HR queries, and who has a good understanding of employment law and HR best practice. You should also have experience of supporting and advising on employee relations issues, including absence and performance management, and there will be opportunities within this role to develop your skills and knowledge, and take on more complex work with the support of the HR Advisor and HR Manager.

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

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 & Payroll Analyst (Job ref:HR002)
Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday
Location: Hayridge Centre, Cullompton
Closing date: Wednesday 5th February 2020 9am
Interview date: Wednesday 12th February 2020

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

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.

 

Library Supervisor (Job ref:TOR008)
Salary: £22,483 pro rata
Hours: 33.5 per week
Location: Torquay
Closing date: Monday 3rd February 2020 9am
Interview date: Tuesday 11th February 2020

We are looking for a confident leader to deliver innovative, high quality services at Torquay Library and Churston Library. You will deliver excellent customer service, responding to the needs of communities, working with your teams and community partners to maximise our impact in the Torquay and Churston areas. You will bring experience of developing effective community partnerships, managing teams and buildings and an ability to deliver agreed outcomes including income targets.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eleanor Moss on 07971 475300 or email eleanor.moss@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Mon: 9.15am-6.15pm
Tues: 9.15am-1.15pm
Wed: 9.15am-6.15pm
Thurs: 9.15am-4.30pm
Sat: 9.15am-4.15pm

Week 2
Mon: 9.15am-6.15pm
Tues: 9.15am-1.15pm
Wed: 9.15am-6.15pm
Thurs: 9.15am-4pm
Fri: 9.15am-6.15pm

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 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.