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

We currently have the following vacancies:

First Assistant-job share (Job ref: IYV002)

Salary: £19,100  pro rata (£9.90 per hour)
Hours: 14.5 hours per week.
Location: Ivybridge
Closing date: 8th April 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 17th April 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic leader to help supervise the customer service team at Ivybridge Library. Located in the Watermark Centre, a busy community hub in the heart of the town, Ivybridge Library is a modern and airy facility with a strong commitment to the local community. The position advertised is a jobshare with an existing member of staff, and will involve assisting the Library Supervisor to deal with day-to-day operational issues such as preparing rotas, arranging for absence cover, planning and delivering events and activities, and supervising the execution of routine duties by counter staff. Prior experience of working in a library environment is preferred but not essential.

Rota:

Week 1:
Monday 10.00am-6.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am-5.00pm

Week 2:
Monday 9.30am-5.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am-5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am-12.30pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lynn West on 01752 893140 or email lynn.west@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 by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

First Assistant (Job ref: HOL002)

Salary: £19,100  pro rata (£9.90 per hour)
Hours: 11.5 hours per week.
Location: Holsworthy
Closing date: 8th April 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 15th April 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our team at Holsworthy 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 including building related issues.

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

Rota:

Week 1:
Thursday 9.45am-5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am-1.00pm

Week 2:
Wednesday 10.00am-6.00pm
Thursday 9.45am-5.00pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mary Weblin on 01409 253514  or email mary.weblin@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 by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Customer Service Assistant (Job ref: TIV004)

Salary: £17,329  pro rata (£8.98 per hour)
Hours: 12.5 hours per week.
Location: Tiverton
Closing date: 11th April 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 18th April 2019

We are looking for a part time Customer Service Assistant to work in Tiverton Library. 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, enjoys working with people of all ages, and thrives as part of a team.

Rota:

Week 1:
Tuesday 9.00am-1.00pm
Friday 9.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-4.00pm

Week 2:
Tuesday 9.00am-2.00pm
Friday 9.00am-4.00pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jenny Bell on 01884 244643 or email jenny.bell@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 by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Relief Customer Service Assistant – (Job ref:REL002)

Salary: £8.36 per hour
Location: We have opportunities across Devon and Torbay, please see recruitment pack for details.
Closing date: 28th March 2019 9.00am
Interview dates: 11-24th April in Barnstaple, Cullompton, Okehampton, Newton Abbot, Exeter, Exmouth, Ottery St Mary and Seaton

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 e.g. annual leave.

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.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

Groups 1,4,14

Tabitha Witherick on 07976 584697 or email tabitha.witherick@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Groups 5,6,7,8

Frances Tout on 07971 475270 or email frances.tout@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Groups 11,12,13, 15

Darryl Harrison on 07971 475295 or email darryl.harrison@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job description
Library groups
FAQs
Application form
Equality Monitoring form

To apply, please download the Application Form, Equality Monitoring Form and Library Group Form and send your completed application forms to jobs@librariesunlimited.org.uk by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Courier Driver (Job ref: CODR002)

Salary:  £15,681  (£8.13 per hour)
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 24th March 2019
Interview date: 28th March 2019

We are currently looking for a conscientious, professional and enthusiastic candidate to join the Courier Team to ensure effective stock rotation across the public libraries within Devon and Torbay. Due to the nature of the estate, this is a multi-drop role, where you will be required to complete multiple deliveries / collections each day.

Rota:

Monday -Friday 7.30am-3.30pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Scott Fry on 07706 289537 or email  scott.fry@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Job description
Equality Monitoring form

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

 

Customer Service Assistant – temporary (Job ref: EXS002)

Salary: £17,329  pro rata (£8.98 per hour)
Hours: 17 hours per week.
Location: St Thomas
Closing date: 21st March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 27th March 2019

We are looking for a part time Customer Service Assistant to work in our library at St Thomas, Exeter.  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.

This role is a temporary post until 30th September 2019.

Rota:

Tuesday 9.30am-5.00pm
Friday 9.30am-6.00pm
Alternate Saturdays 9.00am-1.00pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lee Rawlings on 01392 407062 or email lee.rawlings@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 by 9.00am on the closing date.

 

Digital Making Tutor (Job ref: DMTEX001)

Salary: £25,755 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 25 hours per week.
Location: Exeter Library (FabLab Devon)
Closing date: 20th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 27th March 2019

Can you help us provide an exciting and stimulating digital experience to a wide ranging audience? The successful candidate will deliver and create a consistent, professional and inspirational FabLab Devon service. They will ensure a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of digital learning for a wide ranging audience. Working alongside library staff the Digital Making Tutor will create and develop workshops and outreach activities suitable for adults and children, assisted by a team of volunteers. Considerable experience using a range of digital equipment and online tools is essential.

Rota:

Tuesday 10.00am-7.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.00pm
Friday 9.00am-6.00pm
Alternate Saturdays 9.00am-1.00pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karen Huxtable on 01392 407023 or email karen.huxtable@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 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.