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  • Ref no: EDN12440
  • Published: 7/2/2020
  • Closes: 21/2/2020
  • Location: Newington Library, 17-21 Fountainhall Road, Edinburgh, EH9 2LN
  • Salary: £21,490.00 - £25,623.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Communities and Families

Lifelong Learning Library Supervisor (Libraries Citywide & Localities; South-East Locality)
Newington Library

Salary: £21,490 - £25,623
Hours: 36 per week (including shift working and Saturday working)

The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of a lifelong learning service for Edinburgh by working across the library service, with locality teams and with other partners to develop and improve library services.

Newington library is located in the South-East of Edinburgh; providing a wide range of services, activities and learning opportunities tailored to meet the needs of the local community.

One of our key aims is to provide services for people from all ages and backgrounds in a vibrant and welcoming community space.

As LL Library Supervisor, the post holder will support the leadership of the existing committed staff team and help drive development of the library service.  Newington Library has well-established links with local schools and positive relationships with young people in the community: the post holder will be expected to support and enhance our service provision to children and young people, alongside other user groups.

The library also has established a wide range of partnerships with local agencies and organisations: the post holder will work with the Development Leader to further develop these relationships to enhance our service provision to the community. 

If you would like more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Lindsay Simpson Lifelong Learning Development Leader, email

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check before a formal offer of employment can be made.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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