Library Network Assistant, £15,212 per annum for 30 hours per week based in 15 hours per week (two week rota) based at Ewell Library, Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF.
This is a 12 month fixed contract.
Please note that the attached rota is subject to temporary or long term revision, when required to meet the needs of the library service, including occasionally covering until 7pm.
Based primarily at Ewell Library, there will also be regular opportunities to work with colleagues across a number of different locations and libraries.
For more information about these libraries please visit our website http://new.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest-library
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave and a generous local government salary related pension. 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.
Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK with over 50 libraries across the county. In addition to lending books and providing a range of online reference resources, we also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs. We offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled.
We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person, to help us promote and deliver a first class library service for the people of Surrey.
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, the successful applicant will have good computer skills, with the ability to support library customers with MS Office and other IT applications. Library Network Assistants also deliver children’s activities including Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and support library events, such as author talks and IT sessions for customers. In the absence of a senior member of staff they take responsibility for the day to day delivery of the service, and building. They also support weekend staff, volunteers and volunteer activities.
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
• Ability to manage time and workload
• Positive attitude towards training and development.
To be shortlisted for interview your application will clearly evidence:
• Experience of working within a customer service environment.
• An ability to work effectively under pressure in a busy multi-tasking environment, and independently as well as part of a team.
• An interest in, and an enthusiasm for, books and reading, information delivery, and virtual services.
• Flexibility towards work patterns.
If you thrive on variety, have excellent customer care and communication skills, and are willing to have a go at a wide range of tasks, you will find this an enjoyable and satisfying role.
For an informal discussion contact Isobel Blackley on 07968 833 981 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
Staff talk about working for the library service, in this YouTube video: http://tinyurl.com/library-staff-talk
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 27/01/2019.
Interviews will take place on 07/02/2019.
For more information please find attached a full job profile at the bottom of this advert.
To be shortlisted for interview your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence how your skills and experiences match our job description.