We are recruiting!


Kensal Rise Library and Community Centre Manager

Salary £22,822 – 30 Hours per week

The Trustees of the Kensal Rise Library and Community Centre are looking to appoint a suitable person to act as Library and Community Centre Manager.

The Kensal Rise Library and Community Centre is a unique and truly community driven resource developed over several years from a campaign to save an historically significant building and library from closure. Through a huge effort, the Friends of Kensal Rise Library have successfully fought, rescued and renovated the distinctive facility and are now in a position to open to the public to serve our thriving and diverse community.

Kensal Rise is a vibrant community of huge contrast at the heart of North West London with a strongly unique population reflecting the diversity, environmental, ethnic and social make-up of London.

The post will entail a close working relationship with the Trustees and volunteers, whilst being answerable to the Chair and Board of Trustees. The successful applicant will be responsible for the operational service offer and to develop sustainable income streams, whilst ensuring a programme of activities to guarantee community engagement and collaboration.

Candidates should demonstrate an ability to communicate, lead and manage groups and be able to establish a true community rapport through stakeholder commitment. The responsibility for the day-to-day financial business of the library, the centre’s resources and assets, will be a key expectation.

For further details, a full job description, person specification and an application pack, please contact fkrlrecruitment@gmail.com


Closing date for applications: Monday 9th July 2018

Interview date: W/B 16th July 2018

Start date: July/August 2018


 The Trustees of the Kensal Rise Library and Community Centre are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable young adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to taking the post.

The Trustees of the Kensal Rise Library and Community Centre are an equal opportunities employer and committed to enabling full equality of opportunity.

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