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 Horley Library, working 21 hours a week on a two week rota. For more information about our libraries please visit the website HERE.
Although based at Horley Library, you will also work regularly at Merstham, Redhill and Reigate 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.
How to apply:
To apply for these positions, complete the application with your CV and a personal statement (maximum 800 words).
For more information, please find a full job description attached to the bottom of this advert.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion contact Grace Woodger on 07866037159 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 8th February 2020.
Interview dates to be confirmed
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 of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.