Team: Leisure Libraries and Countryside
Family: CBG4 - Providing
Salary: £9.63 per hour
Hours and Location: Casual Hours across all Libraries in the North Area: Ampthill, Biggleswade, Flitwick, Potton, Sandy, Shefford & Stotfold
Contract Type: Casual
Closing Date: 6th December 2021
Interview Date: TBC
More About the role:
We want Central Bedfordshire to be a great place to live and work, that means giving our communities an outstanding service and providing local people with a much-loved and valued resource.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is able to provide a first class service to the customers in our Libraries on a casual basis, you will cover sickness and annual leave. We need you to be available sometimes at short notice during the week and Saturdays. We also require you to be able to work at several locations.
You will deliver a high level of customer service and interact effectively with a wide range of people. You will be carrying out a range of day to day duties including assisting customers to use our self-service terminals, finding books and information for customers, taking part in promotional activities for both children and adults and dealing with library stock. You will actively promote and encourage use of the Library.
You will help to deliver a vibrant, high quality, relevant and sustainable library service by contributing to Library Strategy priorities, engaging with new and existing customers and helping to increase Library usage, and supporting the continuing modernisation and transformation of this important service.
Experience of working with the public in front line customer service, IT skills (GNVQ level 2 or equivalent) and an interest in books, reading and information are essential. While experience of working in a Library would be advantageous, more importantly you will bring enthusiasm, great communication skills and excellent customer service.
Join us and find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Customer Service Assistant Recruitment Pack
If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Sue Styant at Sue.Styant@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or on 0300 300 8057
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx