14 Jan

Librarian Academic Patient Library Jobs Vacancy at Andrew Healthcare Northampton

Librarian Academic Patient Library
Andrew Healthcare
Northampton ENG
14 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Andrew Healthcare Northampton urgently required following position for Librarian Academic Patient Library. 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.

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Librarian Academic Patient Library Jobs Vacancy at Andrew Healthcare Northampton Jobs Details:

Librarian - Academic & Patient Library


Band 5

Salary £22,099 plus package

An innovative and efficient team player is required to contribute to the development of Library and Information Services at St. Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton. The focus of this role is working with and supporting our patients as well as supporting students.

We seek a qualified librarian who is able to work alone and as part of a team. This role oversees the work of all Library Assistants and Volunteers, working in the Patients’ Libraries, the Academic Library and Archives, across our four locations.

Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.

Role and Person

You will demonstrate excellent communication, IT and customer service skills and will be able to interact and engage with all our library members; supporting them in their recreational learning, educational and vocational needs.

St Andrew’s cares for a wide range of patients with mental ill-health, learning disabilities, brain injuries, autism spectrum disorders and other neurological conditions, and much of the work in the Library Service is patient-focused. You will interact sensitively and respectfully with all patients and contribute to transforming their lives.

Previous experience working in a health library is desirable. Full training will be given in the library systems and procedures, although a working knowledge of Heritage Cirqa and / or OpenGalaxy LMS’s would be an advantage.


We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • · Pension

  • · Sickness policy on par with the NHS

  • · 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service

  • · Life cover

  • · Car lease scheme

  • · Cycle to work scheme

  • · Childcare vouchers

  • · Healthcare cash plan

  • · Free parking

  • · Paid DBS application

  • · Access to free vocational qualifications

If you would like to discuss the post further please do not hesitate to contact us.

Closing Date: 28th January 2018

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