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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:

Independent Trustees (Job ref: TRU001)

Salary: Voluntary
Hours: approximately 10 days per annum
Location: Devon
Closing date: 4th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 14th March 2019

We are an independent charity established in 2016, looking for experienced and professional independent trustees to join our diverse Board. We have ambitious plans to grow and develop our organisation, our people and our service, and we are seeking several new trustees with one or more of the following areas of expertise: fundraising, senior leadership within the health sector, commercial, ICT/digital and finance.

We are one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations (NPO), the first public sector library mutual to expand our reach by securing an additional contract and are recognised nationally as a leading library service provider.

Successful applicants will be interested in the impact and value that modern public libraries can play within local communities and will have a strong commitment to the role that the organisation can play in promoting diversity and inclusion.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Will Harvey on 07976 584695 or email sarah.howe@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Recruitment pack
Independent Trustee advert
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.

 

Digital Making Tutor (Job ref: DMTEX001)

Salary: £25,575 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-7pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.pm
Friday 9.00am-6pm
Alternate Saturdays 9.00am-1pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sarah Howe on 07976 584695 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.

 

Performance Reporting & Data Manager (Job ref: PRDM001)

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000  per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Cullompton/Exeter
Closing date: 8th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 20th March 2019

The Performance Reporting and Data Manager will be responsible for all areas of the organisation’s performance reporting for internal and external stakeholders in accordance with strategic, contractual and statutory obligations. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations, the post holder will support the wider organisation through the provision of quality data, information and insight as well as managing relationships with key external stakeholders.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karen Best on 07976 584708 or email karen.best@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.

 

Centre Manager (Job ref: PECM001)

Salary: £31,421  per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Location: Newton Abbot
Closing date: 4th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 21st March 2019

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic leader to manage the library and related facilities at the Passmore Edwards Centre, a busy community hub in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. The Centre incorporates the Library, meeting rooms available for public hire, a Café, on-site partners Learn Devon and the Learning Disability Day Service, as well as one of the largest collections of railway studies materials in the country. We are looking for someone with a clear passion for delivering excellent library services, who is prepared to go “the extra mile” in ensuring that the Passmore Edwards Centre is at the cutting edge of modern library practice and a showcase for integrated services delivered by Libraries Unlimited. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of entrepreneurial success and will be able to articulate how internal and external partnerships should best be managed to maximise the business and community impact of the Centre.

Rota:

Week 1
Monday 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 8.30am-5pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.15pm
Thursday 8.30am-5pm
Saturday 8.30am-4.15pm

Week 2
Monday 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 8.30am-5pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.15pm
Thursday 8.30am-5pm
Friday 8.30am-5.15pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sarah Howe on 07976 584695 or email sarah.howe@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.

 

Courier Driver (Job ref: CODR001)

Salary: £8.13 per hour
Hours: 16 hours per week.
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 10th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 14th 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 7.30am-3.30pm
Tuesday 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 (Job ref: CRE007)

Salary: £17,329  pro rata (£8.98 per hour)
Hours: 3.5 hours per week.
Location: Crediton
Closing date: 13th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 20th March 2019

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 interacting with people of all ages.

Rota:

Saturday 9.30am-1pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sue Lee on 01363 772578 or email  sue.lee@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 share (Job ref: TOP001)

Salary: £17,329  pro rata (£8.98 per hour)
Hours: 8 hours per week.
Location: Topsham
Closing date: 13th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 21st March 2019

We are looking for a highly motivated, Customer Service Assistant, who has excellent communication and organisational skills to work in this busy single-manned library, supported by volunteers from the Estuary League of Friends. 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. The position is a job share. Topsham Library is located in Nancy Potter House, a brand new, multipurpose community hub, built by The Estuary League of Friends. The hub offers a wide range of services and activities for the local community.

Rota:

Week 1:

Monday 1.45pm – 5.15pm
Friday 2.30pm – 5.15pm
Saturday 9.45am – 1.15pm

Week 2:

Monday 1.45pm – 5.15pm
Friday 2.30pm – 5.15pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Beatrice Coveney on 01395 278747 or email  beatrice.coveney@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.

 

Café Assistant (Job ref: CAF003)

Salary: minimum wage
Hours: 17 hours per week.
Location: Cullompton
Closing date: 19th March 2019 9.00am
Interview date: 22nd March 2019

We are looking for a Café Assistant to support the Café Manager in assisting 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.

Rota:

Week 1:

Tuesday 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Wednesday 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday 12.00pm – 5.00pm

Week 2:

Tuesday 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Wednesday 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday  12.00pm – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Callum Elliott-Archer on 07846 098449 or email  callum.elliott-archer@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.

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.