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Careers + Employment Centre

Kedleston Road Library, Kedleston Road Site, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB

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Introduction

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    • The Careers Development Centre is located on the left hand side of the ground floor of the Library.
    • The Careers Development Centre contains cubicles that can be used for study and meetings.
    • Careers information literature is available from the Careers Development Centre.
    • There is also a Careers Development Centre office located in the Atrium, called The Hub.
    • The Hub contains interview areas, a training area and a waiting room with computer terminals.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Derby.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Derby.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
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    • There are separate car parks for staff, students and visitors located on the Kedleston Road campus.
    • Please see the separate guides for each car park for details.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

Outside Access (The Hub Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the left side of the atrium ground floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 193cm (6ft 4in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception (The Hub)

  • The Hub Reception is located ahead on the right as you enter The Hub, on the ground floor of the Atrium.
  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Hub Entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (The Hub)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Atrium Levels 1 and 2)

Outside Access (Library Entrance)

Reception (Main Reception)

Reception (Careers + Employment Service)

  • Careers + Employment Service is located on the ground floor of the library.
  • The desk is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the library entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
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    • There is seating in the reception area.
    • The seats have armrests.

Careers + Employment Service

  • There are 2 pods in the library reserved for the Careers + Employment Service.
  • The clear height of the pod tables is 72cm.
  • The pod seats do not have armrests.
  • There are high workstations.
  • The clear height of the desks is 105cm.
  • There are 2 meeting rooms which can be booked for study or used for interviews.
  • The doors open away from you (push), are single and heavy
  • The clear width of the door openings is 87cm.
  • There are seats available in the meeting rooms.
  • The seats have armrests.
  • There is a table.
  • The height of the table is 50cm.
  • There is a height adjustable chair.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive Deaf Awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.