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 email@example.com
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.
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.