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Library Assistant - Strood (Ringfenced to Redeployees)

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: R467RS
  • Published: Fri 07/12/2018, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £19,686 - £25,369 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Strood Library

 Please note this vacancy is open to Medway Council Redeployee staff only at this time. Please refer to the Redeployee Guidance pack available on Just4You 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

We are looking for a Library Assistant who loves reading and has experience of working with the public. Good communication skills and a flexible approach are essential. 

The post holder will work as part of the Library team to deliver a welcoming, proactive and responsive service including library evening events and activities. The job will also include providing information and referrals, accessing electronic information and general administrative support to include shelving, tidying and filing. Successful candidates will be expected to follow our high standards of customer care

Some evenings and Saturday duties will be required along with a willingness to work occasionally at other libraries within the Medway Council area. 

Applicants should hold European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), or an equivalent IT qualification.  

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
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
  • Assisted car purchase scheme

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please call Jennifer Doyle on 01634 337280.

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

How to Apply

Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS 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, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: R467RS
  • Published: Fri 07/12/2018, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £19,686 - £25,369 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Strood Library

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