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Library Assistant - Ashtead Library

Employer: Surrey County Council

  • Reference: 1265753
  • Published on: Mon 23/07/2012 09:07 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/08/2012 09:07 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 12 hour per week
  • Salary: £5119 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: KT21 2BQ

If you enjoy meeting people as much as you enjoy reading and talking about books, this is the perfect role for you.

12 hours per week (two week rota)

Week One:
Tue 2:00-7:00
Wed 9:30-1:00
Thu 9:30-2:00

Week Two:
Thu 1:00-6:00
Fri 10:00-5:00

As well as replacing stock on the shelves and keeping the library in good order, the job involves using the library computer system to control the circulation of library stock and give information.

Good computer skills in packages such as MS Office will be important, along with excellent communication skills, stamina and a positive attitude towards training and personal development from induction onwards. You may also be involved in delivering children’s activities including Rhymetimes and Storytimes.

With Ashtead library open 36.5 hrs per week, staff may be asked to change work patterns to cover for sickness etc, so you will also need a flexible approach. Literate, numerate and able to work under pressure, you must also be a good team player and, above all, committed to delivering high quality customer care.

Travel Information:
There are limited staff parking facilities at Ashtead Library, however there is off road parking in the area. The nearest train station is Ashtead, which is a 10 minute walk to the library. When making your application, please consider your travel costs and arrangements.

For more information please call 0300 200 1001 (between 9am to 5pm) and ask to speak to Ashtead Library. Please quote job reference 1265753.

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.

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