Library Network Assistant - Guildford Library
Surrey County Council
Guildford
7d ago

Job Details

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a passion for providing excellent customer service? Able to travel to different locations?

We currently have a vacancy for a 21 hours per week Library Network Assistant position based in Guildford Library. You will earn £10,648.17 per annum.

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 are able to offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled, help for reading groups, and information on topics such as domestic abuse and mental health.

We also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs.

What could be better?

Not only will we offer you a fantastic working environment with a great work-life balance, but we also provide some amazing benefits including 24 days annual leave, local government salary-

related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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

library / find-your-nearest-library

We are looking to build on our existing team and attract a friendly and enthusiastic person to help promote, and deliver, outstanding service to the people of Surrey.

About the Role

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to :

  • Assist with enquiries as required
  • Take part in Rhymetime and Storytime
  • Ordering of material in the absence of senior staff
  • Support library events as required e.g. author talks and IT sessions
  • Ensure enquiry records are kept up to date
  • 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
  • Ability to manage time and workload
  • Flexibility towards work patterns
  • 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

    For more information, please find a full job description and person specification attached to the bottom of this advert.

    We look forward to receiving your CV and 800 word personal statement.

    Additional Information

    The job advert closes at 23 : 59 on 05 / 08 / 2018.

    Interviews will take place on 16 / 08 / 2018.

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