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Weekend Library Assistant

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/13999/26510
  • Published: Fri 12/08/2022, 12:55 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 6.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £3,205 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

The starting salary for this role is £3,205 per annum (pro rata to £19,233 FTE), working 6 hours per week.

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

We are looking for a six-hour Weekend Library Assistant, working every Saturday from 9am to 4pm. This post will be based at Reigate Library, Bancroft House, Bancroft Road, Reigate, RH2 7RP.

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 from when all that libraries offered was to lend 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 Code Clubs. We are able to offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled.

What we can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Local government salary-related pension.

For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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
  • Occasionally 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.

For more information about our libraries please visit the website: http://new.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest-library

Watch staff talk about working for the library service, in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxxpxyTsPVo&feature=youtu.be

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29/08/2022.

Interviews will take place week commencing 05/09/2022.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Kate Ferrier, Branch Manager for Reigate at kate.ferrier@surreycc.gov.uk, or Grace Woodger, Group Manager for the Horley Group, at grace.woodger@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave pro rata, 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.

Our Commitment

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.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/13999/26510
  • Published: Fri 12/08/2022, 12:55 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 6.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £3,205 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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