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Library Assistant, Central and Northern Group

  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: SD/19/113104
  • Published: Mon 28/10/2019, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Weekends
  • Hours: 14.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £7,460 - £7,752 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Berkshire
We are investing in an improved Library Service. To provide better opportunities for our residents.
 
We are always looking for better ways of doing things. How can we make the most of our resources? Create exciting spaces that our residents want to spend time in? These are just some of the things you could be looking at when you join us. You’re going to have a big impact on what we do, so you’ll be trusted to take ownership of your work. There’ll always be room for your ideas here and having the opportunities to learn, develop and progress.
 
Put simply, a career with us means having everything you need to build on your skills. To build better relationships. To build even better communities.
 
Because we’re Bracknell Forest.
 
What it’s like working here…
 
This is an exciting time to join Bracknell Forest Libraries as we are rolling out Open+ technology to extend opening hours, rather like 24-hour gyms, in all 9 Libraries. You will be joining a team of 39 staff plus volunteers, committed to delivering our core offers and wide-ranging events’ programme, providing an excellent service to all of our customers.
 
The post-holder will work in Birch Hill, Great Hollands, Harmans Water and Binfield Libraries alongside other frontline staff and volunteers.
 
We will support you to…
 
• Provide a high-quality service to the public via all service points within Bracknell Forest Borough Council, answering information enquiries in person, by telephone, and digitally, and to support customers in the use of ICT / printing facilities.
• Assist customers to issue, return and renew items of stock using the self-service kiosks.
• Promote areas of stock by creating and updating new monthly displays.
• Assist with the organisation and running of activities and events for all age groups to generate library income, including the sale of goods and services as required.
• Support volunteers allocated to branches, assisting with their training and helping them to feel part of the team.
The benefits you will experience are…
• Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
• An inclusive and social working environment.
• A great location in the regenerated town centre, with excellent travel links.
• Internal sports and social club opportunities.
• Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
• Supermarket discount.
• An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.
• Access to childcare vouchers.
 
 
What we’re looking for…
 
We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic person, with a passion for customer care and with strong ICT skills, who can make a positive contribution to the team. You will also show determination and resilience to achieve results.
 
Interview date:

25th November 2019
 
Want to ask us a question?
 
Please contact:
Lisa Brown, Area Supervisor, Central Group.
Telephone: 01344 424095
E-mail:  lisa.brown@bracknell-forest.gov.uk
Or:
Christine French, Area Supervisor, Central Group
Telephone: 01344 302722
E-mail:  christine.french@bracknell-forest.gov.uk
 

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  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: SD/19/113104
  • Published: Mon 28/10/2019, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Weekends
  • Hours: 14.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £7,460 - £7,752 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Berkshire

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