Senior Library and Information Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/01/2020 23:59
£9,777.00 - £9,972.50 Annually
Hours per week:
18.5 hours per week
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Closing date:
19 Jan
Further Information

Stockton Libraries & Information Service is passionate about providing access to quality books, information, IT, events and activities to residents across the borough.

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Library & Information Assistant, based at HMP Holme House. We are looking for somebody who has a positive attitude and a commitment to delivering a quality service, to join the team.

You will need to be enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with good communication skills as you will work with adult male prisoners of various ages and from a range of backgrounds, as well as working alongside staff from the prison and partner organisations. Previous library experience, or working with the public, would be advantageous, as would an interest in reading and knowledge of books.

Your primary role will be to help the Librarian in the day-to-day running of the library; issuing, receipting and processing stock, delivering outreach activities and dealing with borrower’s enquiries.

IT skills are essential as you will use our Library Management System, for which training will be given. You are required to have 4 GCSE qualifications including English and Mathematics at A-C Grade, ECDL or equivalent ICT qualification.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Debbie McDonagh, Community Libraries Officer, on 01642 528484 or Emma Tennant, Libraries Development Officer, on 01642 526520.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.