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Mobiles Library Driver Supervisor - relief zero hours

About the role

We have a vacancy for a relief zero hours driver on our Mobile Libraries, driving various  routes across Cambridgeshire and delivering a mobile library service from the vehicle.

This role is a varied, sociable, community focused opportunity for an individual interested in community engagement and libraries. 

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th March in Huntingdon.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Ally Clarke -  ally.clarke@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

What will you be doing?

The position involves driving predetermined routes in mostly rural villages across Cambridgeshire, including visits to schools, sheltered & residential accommodation and regular village/town locations. 

You will be delivering a library service from the vehicle and responding to customer queries,

About you

  • Competent and confident with driving large vehicles in both urban and rural settings. A C1 entitlement to drive vehicles up to 7.5t is necessary to drive our Mobile Libraries. 

  • Able to create a friendly and welcoming environment for a diverse range of customers 

  • Confident in using IT (training will be given on specific library systems) 

  • Excellent at multi-tasking, efficient, happy to work under pressure & confident with working alone on a Mobile Library.  

  • Passionate about what public libraries offer, and able to promote our services. 

  • Library experience is desirable, but we also welcome candidates who have demonstrated exceptional customer service elsewhere. 

Please note library work can be physically demanding.

Staff may also occasionally be asked to cover other roles within Cambridgeshire libraries.  

Some evening and weekend working may be required to attend promotional events, acting as a representative of the Library Service, The County Council and partner organisations. 

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

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