Weekend Library Network Assistants
Surrey County Council
Runnymede
6d ago

Job Details

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a passion for providing excellent customer service?

We have a number of part time Weekend Library Network Assistant positions available in Libraries throughout the county. Our Weekend Library Network Assistants work 3 hours every Saturday.

For more information about our libraries please visit the website : http : / / new.surreycc.gov.uk / people-and-community / libraries / your-

library / find-your-nearest-library

Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK and has over 50 libraries across the county. Our library teams deliver a range of services to all members of the public.

Times have changed from when all that libraries offered was to lend books and access to a reference collection. Now, in addition to lending books and providing a range of online reference resources, we also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs.

We are able to offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled.

What we can offer you :

  • A fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Local government salary-related pension.
  • For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

    About the Role

    Your daily duties will include but not be limited to :

  • Assist with enquiries as required
  • Take part in Rhymetime and Storytime
  • Support library events as required e.g. craft session
  • Ensure borrower records are kept up to date
  • Occasionally working at other branches within the local area
  • We are looking for the following key skills from potential applicants :

  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to use initiative and work under pressure with accuracy
  • A basic understanding of working in a library
  • Positive working attitude towards training and development.
  • Watch staff talk about working for the library service, in this YouTube video : https : / / www.youtube.com / watch?v cxxpxyTsPVo&feature youtu.be

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