Library & Information Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/08/2018 23:59
£8.8200 per hour
Hours per week:
As and when required
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Closing date:
19 Aug
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 vacancies for Casual Library & Information Assistants who are required to work on an as and when basis covering holidays and sickness across the Public Library Service. We are also seeking to recruit staff to work on a casual basis within the Libraries based at Holme House and Kirklevington Prisons.

As a Casual Library and Information Assistant you will be required to work in any one of our sites at short notice covering all or part of the working day. Opening days and hours vary across the Library Service including late night opening until 8pm and Sundays, so a flexible attitude to work is essential.

We are looking for candidates who have a positive attitude and commitment to delivering a quality service to join the team. You will need to be enthusiastic and reliable with good communication skills as you will deal with members of the public of all ages and from a diverse range of backgrounds. Previous library experience or working with the public is essential alongside 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 and receipting stock and dealing with borrower’s enquiries.

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

When completing the application form please ensure you mark clearly which role you are applying for – Public or Prison Library.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion please contact Deb McDonagh, Community Libraries Officer on 01642 528484 or Lucie Lightfoot, Librarian on 01642 526517.

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.