23 Jun

Library Liaison Assistant Guildford And Godalming Libraries Jobs Vacancy at Surrey County Council

Library Liaison Assistant Guildford And Godalming Libraries
Surrey County Council
23 Jun, 2018 29 days ago

Surrey County Council urgently required following position for Library Liaison Assistant Guildford And Godalming Libraries. 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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Library Liaison Assistant Guildford And Godalming Libraries Jobs Vacancy at Surrey County Council Jobs Details:

Job Details

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

We currently have a vacancy for a 21 hours per week Library Liaison Assistant position based in libraries in Guildford and Waverley boroughs. You will earn £11,479.00 per annum.

What we can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment with a great work-life balance.
  • 24 days annual leave.
  • Local government salary-related pension.
  • Discounted child care vouchers.

Plus many more benefits! – For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

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 are able to offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled, help for reading groups, and information on topics such as domestic abuse and mental health. We also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs.

In your role as a Library Liaison Assistant you work in a dual role, across a cluster of 8 libraries. Half of your contracted hours will be on the front line providing first class customer service to library users; the other half of your contracted hours will be spent supporting one of our six development teams.

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assisting and supporting your managers to provide a first class library service to the people of Surrey.
  • Working and delivering projects alongside our development teams
  • Supporting the delivery of events as required, including children’s activities such as Rhymetime and Storytime.

As a Library Liaison Assistant you will get the opportunity to work with our six development teams. You will rotate between the teams on a yearly basis, which will expand your skills and knowledge.

For more information, please find a full job description and person specification attached to the bottom of this advert.

To be successful in your application you will evidence that you:

  • Are hard-working, enthusiastic and quick to learn, with a commitment to personal development.
  • Can provide excellent customer care with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Are competent across a range of IT applications, and able to support customers with these.
  • Have a proven record of working effectively under pressure in a busy multi-tasking environment, with a flexible attitude to work patterns to meet the needs of the library service.

To be shortlisted for interview, your CV and 800-word personal statement will demonstrate how your skills and experiences match our job description.

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

We look forward to receiving your application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Paul Taroni on 07989 689169 or by e-mail at paul.taroni@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16/07/2018. Interviews will take place on week commencing 30/07/2018.

Values and Behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.

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