22 Nov

Library Assistant Jobs Vacancy at London Borough Hillingdon Northwood

Position
Library Assistant
Company
London Borough Hillingdon
Location
Northwood ENG
Opening
22 Nov, 2017 22 days ago

London Borough Hillingdon Northwood urgently required following position for Library Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Library Assistant Jobs Vacancy at London Borough Hillingdon Northwood Jobs Details:

Library Assistant Job ref LBH3870 Location Northwood Library Group Residents Services Position Type Permanent Contract hours Part time Salary (£) 18657 to 19623 Closing date for applications 6 December 2017

. About Hillingdon Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first. We are proud of our award-winning and nationally recognised library service. All 17 libraries plus the Mobile library have been refurbished or rebuilt and are open to the public for a minimum of 6 days per week, including late nights. They offer up-to-date book stock, computers, online resources and a packed events programme to encourage a love of libraries and reading.

Northwood library is a modern library in the centre of Northwood, close to shops, cafes, buses and tube. We offer a warm and friendly environment and place ourselves at the heart of the community, providing facilities and events for residents, schools, nurseries and local groups.

About the job This is a part time position, working 25.5 hours a week at Northwood Library. The salary advertised will be pro-rated.

As a Library Assistant, you will undertake a range of tasks and duties under the direction of the Branch Manager. The core purpose of this role will be to encourage the use of library services within the community, and to assist service users in making effective use of the resources and information available to them.

About the person You will be working in a busy and pressured environment, so you will need to be confident and comfortable in a front-facing position in order to provide a customer orientated service to the public. You will need to have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly with customers and team members both verbally and in writing.

Applicants will be expected to be able to ensure the efficient operation of the front line service in the absence of a manager.

You will regularly encounter library users that require computer assistance and therefore good IT skills and sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages will be essential. In addition, you will need to be organised and methodical and able to follow instructions accurately, carrying out tasks and supporting users.

Additional information
The working pattern for this position will be:

Mon 8.30-6.00,
Tue 1.00-6.00,
Thu 8.30-2.00,
Sat 8.30-4.00

The Library Assistant Job Profile is attached below for further information about the skills and experience required for this role.

When completing an application, please ensure you answer all questions.

Proposed interview date: 20th December 2017

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