Vacancies

Senior Library Officer

HOURS: Average 13½ hours per week. 

GRADE: NJC Scale 14 – 17 (based on 704 hours per annum: £8421 - £8936)

Do you love people and do you love helping people?  Do you have a keen interest in the local community and its wellbeing?   With practical and procedural knowledge to run a modern community library facility, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of an efficient and high-quality Library service as well as actively promoting and developing Braunstone Town Community Library to ensure that it meets the needs of residents and enhances community life.   

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Wednesday 29th September 2021.

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 8th October 2021.

We offer flexible/annualised hours, with time off in lieu; the equivalent of 24 days (increasing to 29 after 5 years continuous local government service) paid leave per annum and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.  Braunstone Civic Centre and Library is within walking distance of bus routes and offer free on-site parking.

More information about these opportunities, working for Braunstone Town Council, and how to apply along with the application form (CVs are not accepted) is available from Braunstone Civic Centre and Library or by contacting: Tel: 0116 289 9270.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal discussion concerning this role, please contact Pauline Snow, Deputy Executive Officer & Community Services Manager on 0116 289 9270 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Braunstone Town Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

All the relevant forms needed to apply are listed below:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form (PDF)

Application Form (Word)

Equality Monitoring Form (PDF)

Equality Monitoring Form (Word)

Equality & Diversity Policy

Privacy Notice

Background Information

Organisation Staffing Structure

Annual Report

Thorpe Astley Brochure

Civic Centre brochure

Business Hours


Customer Service Shop

The Customer Service shop is open Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Thorpe Astley Community Centre

    Not available for hirings to allow NHS and childcare usage of the centre during Covid-19. 

    Customer Services Shop

    Open Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.


    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway,
    Braunstone Town,
    Leicester,
    LE3 2PP

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

    enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Our Community Centres


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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 2890045
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Thorpe Astley Community Centre
    Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
    Tel: 0116 2890704
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

    Logo for Google Maps, linking to a map showing the Braunstone Town Community Library.

    Braunstone Town Community Library
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159
    library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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