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Library Assistant
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DEN0176
  • Published: Mon 04/11/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 18/11/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,795 - £19,554
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Library Assistant

Fixed term - 12 months

Reading Central Library - Visa Service


About us

What’s it like to work at Reading Borough Council? We welcome over 500,000 visitors each year to our 7 libraries in Reading Borough, you’ll be part of an ambitious team for starters - a friendly group of people who work together to make a positive difference for our communities. If you can help us achieve that, we’ll genuinely value you and the work you do.


About the role

The post linked to the Central Library Visa Service is to support the Visa Verification Service provided through the library. This service started in November 2018 and is dependent on external funding. It operates Monday-Saturday (not Wednesday)


About you

If you have a friendly, customer focused attitude and are interested in helping us provide a valued community service, either in a customer facing or office environment, then we would love to hear from you! Your duties could include working on library desks and helping people use the library service. It’s essential that you can use computers, but we will train you on the tools you will need.


Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.


A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

Local Government Pension Scheme

24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)

Childcare voucher scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Season ticket loans

A range of local discounts



Closing date: 18th November 2019 Interview Date: week commencing 25th November

Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change