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Library Services Manager
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/19/97896
  • Published: Tue 13/08/2019, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 26.75 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,554 - £21,166
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Mid Central Bedfordshire, Barton-Le-Clay Library, Bedfordshire

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Library Services Manager

Team: Leisure, Libraries and Countryside
Salary: £19,554 - £21,166 per annum pro rata
Hours: 26.75 hours per week 

Contract: Permanent

Location: Barton -Le -Clay Library
Closing Date: 15th September 2019
Interview Date: w/c 30th September 2019


More about this role:

We want Central Bedfordshire to be a great place to live and work, that means giving our communities an outstanding service and providing local people with a much-loved and valued resource. As one of our  Library Manager’s you’ll find your greatness as you manage the day-to-day operation of Barton Library.


In this key role you will: manage the library on a day-today basis, you will line manage, develop and motivate Customer Service Assistants and ensure that Library Service priorities, standards and local performance targets are being achieved.

You will be part of a team that provides excellent customer service to library users including serving customers, answering enquiries and taking part in promotional events and activities. Your efforts will help us to deliver a vibrant, high quality, relevant and sustainable service by contributing to service strategy priorities and supporting the continuing modernization and transformation of the service.


Although you will be based at one library, you must be able to work flexibly at other libraries if required. The post works on a two-week timetable, including alternate Saturday’s.


Week 1

Monday: OFF, Tuesday: 8.30 - 1pm, Wednesday: 11.00 - 6pm*, Thursday: 8.30 - 1pm, Friday: 8.30 - 6pm*, Saturday: 8.30 - 4pm* (*1hr lunch break)


Week 2

Monday: OFF, Tuesday: 8.30 - 1pm, Wednesday: 11.00 - 6pm*, Thursday: 8.30 - 1pm, Friday: 8.30 - 6pm*, Saturday: OFF (*1hr lunch break)


Join us, and you’ll be part of a hard-working team giving local people a Library Service that’s the very best it can be.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’. 


To view the Job Description for this role click HERE


For any questions regarding this position please contact: Carly Levingstone at or on 0300 300 8000


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Recruitment Team at or on 0300 300 8000


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role: