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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:

Customer Service Assistant (Job ref: BAR003)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 21.5 hours per week
Location: Barnstaple
Closing date: 10th September
Interview date: 21st September

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our customer service team at Barnstaple Library. The successful candidate will have a love of reading, good digital skills, enjoy working with people of all ages, thrive on being part of a busy team.

The successful candidate will take an active part in working with our children’s team to plan a variety of events for children and families including delivering our twice weekly Bounce & Rhyme sessions and weekly Toddler Time.

A creative flare would be desirable as well as a community driven approach to ensure all customers leave Barnstaple Library knowing they have received the best possible experience. Good IT skills, including social media are essential.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sarah Cotton or Jude Jeal on 01271 318780 or email mailto:jude.jeal@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Tuesday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 9.30am – 2.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Week 2
Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm

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.

 

Chair of the Board of trustees
Salary: Voluntary
Hours: Part-time, approx. 4 days per month
Location: Devon
Closing date: 14th September
Interview date: 28th September

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 literature, as well as an appetite for change, creativity and innovation.

We are looking for someone that can provide Board level leadership and is willing to represent our organisation locally and nationally. This will be an exciting and challenging role heading up of one of the UK’s leading library services.  Join our charity to help shape our modern, innovative and vibrant library service for the people of Devon and Torbay.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jackie Dawkins on 01884 841751 or email Jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk

Information pack

To apply, please download the information pack for more information and send your CV and supporting statement to Jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk by 5.00pm on the closing date.

Work Hub Coordinator (Job ref: BID002)
6 month temporary appointment in the first instance
Salary: £19,100 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 6 hours per week
Location: Bideford
Closing date: 31st August
Interview date: 6th September

The Work Hub Coordinator will coordinate the delivery of a weekly informal drop in Work Hub at Bideford Library supporting people looking for work.

The Work Hub is open on Wednesdays between 10.00 and 13.00 and the Coordinator will ensure delivery of a successful stakeholder partnership supporting people looking for work.

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person with a passion to support job seekers.

The successful candidate will enjoy engaging with a wide variety of people and organisations embedded in the local community. They will also be organised and thrive on innovative approaches to supporting individual needs.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Annie Brierley on  01237 476075 or email annie.brierley@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota: every Wednesday 9.30am – 1.30pm plus 2 flexible hours per week.

Recruitment pack
Job description
Application form
Equality Monitoring form

 

Creative Producer (Job ref: CD002)
Temporary until April 2019
Salary: £30,000 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 22.2 hours per week
Location: Exeter & North Devon
Closing date: 28th August
Interview date: 3rd & 4th September

We are looking for a part time Creative Producer to support the Creative Director in all aspects of delivering our new Discover, Create, Explore activity. This exciting opportunity to join one of the sector’s leading library services will include working on the delivery of our new Arts Council England funded National Portfolio Organisation (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 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.

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

Rota: 3 days per week to be agreed

Recruitment pack
Job description
Overview
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.

 

FabLab Devon Digital Making Tutor (Job ref: FABLAB001)
Salary: £13.72 per hour, circa £25,000 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 24 hours per week
Location: Barnstaple
Closing date: 31st August
Interview date: 11th September

We’re looking for a highly motivated Digital Making Tutor with excellent digital skills who will continue to develop and run the FabLab Devon service in Barnstaple and more widely across North Devon.

They will create a consistent, professional and inspirational FabLab Devon service for the public, workshop attendees, members and volunteers visiting and using FabLab Barnstaple. They will ensure a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of learning for a wide ranging audience.

They will work alongside library staff to create and develop workshops and outreach activities suitable for adults and children, assisted by a team of volunteers.

The success of the workshops and the revenue that they generate will be a direct result of the engaging teaching style and the workshop content.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of Libraries Unlimited, working to promote  our exciting new FabLab service in North Devon

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Amy Bell-Worfell on 01271 318780 or email amy.bell-worfell@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:
Monday 9.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30 am – 1pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 1pm
Thursday 1pm – 6pm
Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm

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: BUD003)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 9 hours per week
Location: Budleigh Salterton
Closing date: 29th August
Interview date: 4th September

We are looking for an enthusiastic people-focused person to join our customer service team at Budleigh Salterton Library. The successful candidate will have a love of reading, good digital skills, enjoy working with people of all ages, thrive on being part of a busy team, be able to help in the planning and delivery of library events and activities and be prepared to go “the extra mile” in ensuring that all customers leave Budleigh Salterton Library knowing they have received the best possible experience.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jane Cordy on 01395 443245 or email jane.cordy@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1
Monday 11am – 2.30pm
Friday 9am – 12.30pm
Saturday 9.30am – 1pm

Week 2
Monday 10.30am – 2.30pm
Saturday 9.30am – 1pm

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.