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Weekend Library Network Assistants - North Surrey

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3119/5445
  • Published: Wed 06/11/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: see advert for hours
  • Salary: see advert for details
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

£2,816 per annum for 6 hours per week based at Ashford Library, Church Road, Ashford TW15 2XB.

£2,816 per annum for 6 hours per week based at Egham Library, High Street, Egham TW20 9EA.

£2,347 per annum for 5 hours per week based at Hersham Library, Molesey Road, Hersham KT12 4RF.

£1,407 per annum for 3 hours per week based at Shepperton Library, High Street, Shepperton TW17 9AU.

£2,816 per annum for 6 hours per week based at Staines Library, Friends Walk, Staines TW18 4PG.

£2,816 per annum for 6 hours per week based at Walton on Thames Library, 54 The Heart, Off Hepworth Way, Walton on Thames KT12 1GH.

£2,816 per annum for 6 hours per week based at Weybridge Library, Church Street, Weybridge KT13 8DE.

You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, and a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the role

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

We have part time Weekend Library Network Assistant positions available, working six hours every Saturday in these North Surrey libraries: Ashford, Egham, Hersham (5 hours), Shepperton (3 hours), Staines, Walton on Thames and Weybridge.

For more information about our libraries please visit the website HERE.

Although based at a specific library, you will also work regularly at other nearby libraries, and will travel to other locations to support the wider library network as required.

Job details

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 since all that libraries offered was 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.

We can offer you a fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for.

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
  • 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
  • Confidence and resilience
  • Positive working attitude towards training and development

Watch staff talk about working for the library service. Please click HERE to access the video.

How to apply:

To apply for these positions, complete the application with your CV and a personal statement (maximum 800 words).

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

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact:

Grace Woodger on 07866 037159 or by e-mail at grace.woodger@surreycc.gov.uk.

Lydia Sharpe on 07989 686169 or by email at lydia.sharpe@surreycc.gov.uk.

Mandi Wood-Ives on 07989 692071 or by email at mandi.woodives@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Thursday 21 November 2019.

Interviews will take place in week commencing 25 November 2019.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3119/5445
  • Published: Wed 06/11/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: see advert for hours
  • Salary: see advert for details
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

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