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Jobs

Thank you for your interest in Libraries Unlimited, an independent staff and community owned organisation.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Chair of the Board of trustees

Location: Devon
Closing date: Friday 9th November 5.00pm
Interview date: Friday 16th November

We are seeking an experienced, committed and dynamic Chair to lead and develop our organisation and shape our future growth. Applicants must have a passion and enthusiasm for libraries and culture, as well as an appetite for change, creativity and innovation. We are looking for someone who can provide Board level leadership and is willing to represent our organisation locally and nationally. This will be an exciting and challenging role with one of the UK’s leading library services.

Please download the Information Pack for more information about this role.

For an informal discussion, please contact caroline.battong@librariesunlimited.org.uk. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 5.00pm on the closing date.

 

Customer Service Assistant  (Job ref: NOR002)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 10 hours per week
Location: Northam
Closing date: 8th November 9.00am
Interview date: 15th November

Customer Service Assistants deliver a friendly, proactive and responsive frontline library service, ensuring the best possible customer experience for all users.

We are looking for someone who has good digital skills, a love of reading and enjoys working with people of all ages and thrives as part of a team.

For an informal discussion about these roles, please contact Lisa D’Alberti on 01237 475111 or email  lisa.d’alberti@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Monday 10.00am-1.00pm

Friday 1.00pm-5.00pm

Saturday 10.00am-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.

 

Temporary Café Assistant  (Job ref: CAF002/1)Temporary November 2018 – February 2019
Salary: £7.83 per hour
Hours: Average 17 hours per week
Location: Hayridge Centre, Cullompton
Closing date: 26th October 9.00am
Interview date: 29th October

We are seeking a café assistant to support the Café Manager with the provision of a high-quality catering service within the Hayridge Centre in Cullompton.  This would include opening and closing the café when required, money handling, food preparation and service, stock handling, general cleaning.  The post-holder will be a key holder for the café, and will be expected to work solo in the café when the manager is not present.

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

Rota:

Week 1:

Tuesday 12.00noon-5.00pm

Wednesday 12noon-5.00pm

Thursday 12noon-5.00pm

Saturday 9.00am-1.00pm

Week 2:

Tuesday 12noon-5.00pm

Wednesday 12.00noon-5.00pm

Thursday 12noon-5.00pm

Recruitment pack

job description

Equality Monitoring form

To apply, please send your CV and Equality Monitoring Form to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

First Assistant  (Job ref: BOV002)
Salary: £19,100 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 11 hours per week
Location: Bovey Tracey
Closing date: 24th October 9.00am
Interview date: 5th November

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our customer service team at Bovey Tracey, a friendly Library at the heart of a pleasant town on the edge of Dartmoor. The Library is expected to relocate to a new community hub in 2019, so this is an exciting time to join the team!

First Assistants work with Library Supervisors to manage the customer service team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring they deliver a friendly, efficient and proactive service experience. We are looking for someone with team leadership experience who can inspire the Bovey Library team to excel, with good digital skills, a love of reading, and a passion for working with people of all ages.

For an informal discussion about these roles, please contact Jackie Paxman on 01626 832026 or email jackie.paxman@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm

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.

 

Customer Service Assistant  (Job ref: MOR001/2)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 3.75 hours per week
Location: Moretonhampstead
Closing date: 22nd October 9.00am
Interview date: 31st October

We are looking for someone to join our customer service team at Moretonhampstead, a single-staffed library located in a magnificent building at the heart of the community.  We want someone with a passion for reading and customer service who is prepared to go “the extra mile” in ensuring that all customers leave the library knowing they have enjoyed the best possible experience. although the post is primarily located in Moretonhampstead, the successful applicant may occasionally be requested to support other libraries in the surrounding area.

For an informal discussion about these roles, please contact Aaron Wilkins on 01822 612218 or email aaron.wilkins@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1:

Tuesday 9.45am-12.15pm

Week 2:

Tuesday 9.45am-12.15pm

Saturday 9.45am-12.15pm

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.

 

Relief Customer Service Assistants – (Job ref: REL002/round 2) 
Hours: variable
Location: We have opportunities across Devon and Torbay, please see recruitment pack for details
Closing date: 22nd October
Interview dates: weeks beginning 5th & 12th November in Barnstaple, Cullompton, Newton Abbot or Exeter

We are looking for proactive and adaptable team players to provide a warm welcome and high standards of customer service in our libraries.

You will have experience of working with the public in a demanding frontline customer service environment, an interest in working with children and young people, a love of reading and an ability to help people with basic use of computers.

Relief Customer Service Assistants provide short term cover for library staff, ensuring that library users always receive the best possible service. Examples of this include covering annual leave and absences.

The ability to be flexible in working hours and to work across a number of library locations is essential to this role as some of the working hours offered are at short notice and could be anywhere within a defined geographic location. Weekend working is an essential part of this role.

Relief Customer Assistants are valued members of the team and enjoy varied work across a number of our libraries, getting to know staff and customers across the county.

An enhanced DBS check will be only be required where working in single staffed libraries.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

Groups 1,2,3,4,14 -Tabitha Witherick on 07976 584697 or email tabitha.witherick@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Groups 5,6,7,8,15 -Frances Tout on 07971 475270 or email frances.tout@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Groups 9,10,11,12,13 -Darryl Harrison on 07971 475295 or email darryl.harrison@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application form
Equality Monitoring form
Frequently asked questions
Group availability form

To apply, please download the Application Form, Group availability form and Equality Monitoring Form and send your completed application form and the other forms 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.