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Acquisitions Assistant (Ringfenced to redeployees)

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: RCE/20/132896
  • Published: Tue 08/09/2020, 8:55 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 2 (£16,824 - £20,322) per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bibliographic Services Unit, 32 Bryant Road, Strood ME2 3EP, Kent

Please note this vacancy is open to Medway Council Redeployee staff only at this time. Please refer to the Redeployee Guidance pack available on Medspace for further information on the process. If you are unable to access this please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878 or by e-mail at  resourcing@medway.gov.uk

Medway Libraries are currently recruiting an Acquisitions Assistant, the role involves ordering, processing, receipting of stock, checking and paying invoices and stock management.  This role will also include a public facing session in a library.  The work is often physically demanding, involving lifting and moving around the workplace.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile. 

In return we offer you:  

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous local government pension scheme package
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers

Our organisation:

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London. 

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please call Duncan Mead on 01634 337282. 

Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.    

Important Information-

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email. 

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.       

Downloads

  • Medway Information pack
  • Job Profile
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: RCE/20/132896
  • Published: Tue 08/09/2020, 8:55 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 2 (£16,824 - £20,322) per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bibliographic Services Unit, 32 Bryant Road, Strood ME2 3EP, Kent

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