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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:

Digital Making Tutor  (Job ref: EXC032)
Salary: £25,755 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 25 hours per week
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 10th December 9.00am
Interview date: 17th December

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.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emily Macaulay on 01392 407021 or email emily.macaulay@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1:

Tuesday 10.00am -7.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.00pm
Friday 9.00am-6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-1.00pm

Week 2:

Tuesday 10.00am -7.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am-6.00pm
Friday 9.00am-6.00pm

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.

 

ICT Project and Programme Manager – Temporary 9-12 months (Job ref: ICT001)
Salary: £32,000 p.a.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 16th November 9.00am
Interview date: 30th November

The ICT Project and Programme Manager will oversee a diverse portfolio of ICT change projects, within an overall agreed programme, providing oversight, co-ordination and completion of business change projects, delivering the required outcomes and benefits to time and budget and effectively applying the agreed standards, methods and processes for project management. Projects are diverse and crucial to the success of our organisation, and so will enable the successful candidate to be involved in developing many aspects of our business. In short, the postholder needs to ensure delivery of the programme on time, within budget and to the standards expected.

The post holder will have responsibility for delivering a programme of projects from a variety of stages, some from inception, but all to achieve delivery within the contract period. The post holder will work with stakeholders from across the organisation, partners, contractors/suppliers and our commissioners.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Steve Turner on 07971 475289 or email  steve.turner@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 Share  (Job ref: PAG001)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 3 hours per week over a two week rota
Location: Paignton
Closing date: 16th November 9.00am
Interview date: 27th November

We are looking for someone special to job share with an existing team member at Paignton, a modern community hub in which the library shares facilities with Torbay Council in a bright, modern and airy building located at the heart of the town centre. 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 Paignton, the successful applicant may occasionally be requested to support other libraries in the surrounding area.

Good IT skills, including social media will also be essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eleanor Moss on 01803 208321 or email eleanor.moss@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:  This is a Job share position.  The hours to be covered will be as below but will only be worked on week 1 of an existing 2 week rota.

Week 1:

Tuesday  10.30am-1pm
Friday 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.

 

Customer Service Assistant  (Job ref: PIN001)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 16 hours per week over a two week rota
Location: Pinhoe
Closing date: 27th November 9.00am
Interview date: 4th December

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our team as a Customer Service Assistant working at  Pinhoe Library. Pinhoe Library is a single-staffed library, the library and staff are managed and supported by the Library Supervisor at nearby St Thomas Library.

Customer Service Assistants deliver a friendly, proactive and responsive frontline library service. 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.

They will support the Library Supervisor in planning and delivering a range of events and activities for all ages.

Good IT skills, including social media will also be essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lee Rawlings on 01392 407062 or email lee.rawlings@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week 1:

Monday 1.45pm -5.15pm
Wednesday 9.15am-1.15pm
Thursday 9.45am-1.15pm
Friday 1.45pm-5.45pm
Saturday 9.45am-1.15pm

Week 2:

Monday 1.45pm-5.15pm
Wednesday 9.45am-1.15pm
Thursday 9.45am-1.15pm
Friday 1.45pm-5.45pm

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.

 

Library Supervisor – Prisons (Job ref: CWP001)
Salary: £26,476 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 33.25 hours per week
Location: HMP Channings Wood Prison
Closing date: 3rd December 9.00am
Interview date: w/c 10th December

We are seeking a confident and motivated person to join our Prison Libraries Team. This is a great opportunity to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and to make a significant difference to peoples’ lives and outcomes. We are looking for someone who is excited to work for Libraries Unlimited and is full of energy and ideas.  The role requires the ability to communicate well with a wide range of people. The successful candidate will be customer focused and motivated to provide an excellent service.  

In addition to managing the day to day operation of the library this role involves helping prisoners to use the library effectively for educational, legal and recreational reasons. The ideal candidate will be friendly and approachable while maintaining the ability to be resilient and vigilant. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a Library Assistant and a small team of prison orderlies.

A full prison service security check will be required.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kate Mackenzie, on 07976 584706 or email kate.mackenzie@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week one:

Monday 8.30am-6.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am-5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm
Friday 8.30am-5.00pm

Week two:

Monday 8.30am-6.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am-5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm
Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
Saturday 8.30am-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.

 

Security and Facilities Assistant (Job ref: BAR004)
Salary: £19,100 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 29 hours per week
Location: Barnstaple
Closing date: 16th November 9.00am
Interview date: 23rd November

We are looking for an individual with experience in working in the security and facilities sector with excellent customer service skills who works well as part of a team.

You will have Security Industry Authority Door Supervising and CCTV licenses and ideally a First Aid qualification. Experience of dealing with difficult or challenging situations is essential, maintaining a safe environment for staff and customers and acting as the first point of contact when an incident occurs. Much of the day to day work involves general porterage and caretaking duties across the building.

Duties are varied and include but are not exclusive to:

– the security of the building –  opening and closing

– regular safety patrols –  enforcement of library by-laws

– responding to out of hours callouts

You will also be required to support the operation and maintenance of building systems and be responsible for minor repairs within the building.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be a part of Devon’s modern library service. Barnstaple Library is the second biggest library in the Devon Libraries network.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sarah Cotton on 01271 318780 or email sarah.cotton@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week one:

Monday 2.00pm-7.00pm
Tuesday 1.15pm-7.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am-7.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm-7.00pm
Friday 1.15pm-7.00pm

Week two:

Monday 8.00am-1.15pm
Tuesday 8.00am-1.15pm
Wednesday 8.00am-2.15pm
Thursday 8.00am-1.15pm
Saturday 8.00am-5.30pm

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: COM001)
Salary: £17,329 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 1.25 hours per week
Location: Combe Martin
Closing date: 23rd November 9.00am
Interview date: 3rd December

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our customer service team at Combe Martin Library; a single-staffed library.

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.

They will also assist and support the First Assistant in planning and carrying out a range of events and activities.

Good IT skills, including social media will also be essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jude Jeal on 01271 318788 or email jude.jeal@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Alternate Saturdays 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.

 

First Assistant – temporary maternity cover (Job ref: CRE006)
Salary: £19,100 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Average 9.25 hours per week
Location: Crediton
Closing date: 28th November 9.00am
Interview date: 5th December

Crediton Library is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to work as First Assistant who will provide a first class experience for all of our customers. This role will assist the Library Supervisor in leading and supervising the library staff team and in meeting the service targets for the building. The First Assistant will deputise for the Library Supervisor when necessary.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sue Lee on 01363 776930 or email sue.lee@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Week one:
Tuesday 9.00am-5.00pm

Week two:
Tuesday 9.00am-5.00pm
Saturday 8.45am-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.

 

Senior Supervisor for Resources and Information – Jobshare (Job ref: EXC031)
Salary: £26,476 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 23 hours per week
Location: Exeter
Closing date: 14th November 9.00am
Interview date: 21st November

This post is a job share with an existing post holder working Thursdays and Fridays (14hpw). Both post holders will be expected to undertake all elements of the role.

You will lead the work to deliver the Business & Intellectual Property service at Exeter Library. This will help start-ups and existing business thrive and grow, through access to business resources, business workshops and 1-2-1 appointments. You will also have overall responsibility for the quality and standard of resources within the building – this includes reading material for all ages and abilities; media and non-book material, e-resources and systems.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emily Macaulay on 01392 407021 or email emily.macaulay@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Rota:

Monday 8.30am-4.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-7.15pm
Wednesday 8.30am-4.45pm

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.