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Library Network Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/13999/6712
  • Published: Fri 17/01/2020, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 12 hours per week
  • Salary: £6,232.67 per annum (FTE £18,698)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Oxted Library, 12 Gresham Road, Oxted Surrey, Surrey

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Library Network Assistant

About the role

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a passion for providing excellent customer service?

We have a part time Library Network Assistant position available at Oxted Library, working 12 hours a week on a two week rota. For more information about our libraries please visit the website HERE.

Although based at Oxted Library, you will also work regularly at Caterham Hill and Caterham Valley Libraries which are in the same sub-cluster and will travel to other locations to support the wider library network as required.

Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK and has over 50 libraries across the county. Our library teams deliver a range of services to all members of the public. Times have changed since all that libraries offered was books and access to a reference collection. Now, in addition to lending books and providing a range of online reference resources, we also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs. We are able to offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled.

We can offer you a fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for.

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist with enquiries as required
  • Take part in Rhymetime and Storytime
  • Support library events as required e.g. craft session
  • Ensure borrower records are kept up to date
  • Working at other branches within the local area

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
  • A basic understanding of working in a library
  • Positive working attitude towards training and development.

Watch staff talk about working for the library service, please click to access the video HERE.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Grace Woodger on 07866037159 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 03/02/2020.

Interviews will take place week commencing 17/02/2020.

How to apply

You can find useful guidance on our website to assist you with your job application. There are also further helpful hints, handy tips and employment advice to make sure your application sells you in the best possible way.

You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. 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 reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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