Job Title: Library Assistant
Salary: £18,562 pa – £19,698 pa (pro rata for part time)
To assist the Library Manager in the day-to-day management of library operations in HMP The Mount Library.
The postholder will work as part of a team, to help make the resources of the library and information service available to all customers, including those at a disadvantage. Duties will be undertaken in compliance with all current prison service rules and regulations.
HM Prison The Mount is a Category C men’s prison. The library service is delivered under a contract with the Ministry of Justice. The successful candidate will have to undergo enhanced DBS checks and Prison Service security clearance and will have to complete Prison Service security training.
Please note – your application will not be considered if you do not supply a supporting statement.
Please ensure you are able to work the hours on the attached rota before applying
For an informal discussion about the post and timetable details, please contact Wendy Smedley, HMP The Mount Library Manager or Sue Donaghy, Operations Librarian on 0300 1234049.
Hertfordshire County Council have awarded the contract to deliver the Library Service to Libraries for Life, an independent organisation with charitable status. The proposed date for transition to Libraries for Life is still to be confirmed. At the point of transition all Hertfordshire County Council Libraries employees will be transferred to Libraries for Life under TUPE rules and regulations.
Closing date: 11th April 2021
Interview date: 23rd April 2021
*Please note that due to Covid-19 we are currently holding interviews via Microsoft Teams. It is your responsibility to ensure you will have access to a reliable device that includes camera and microphone so that you can take part in the Microsoft Teams interview process.