Library and Information Advisor (Bedworth Library)

5 days left

Location
Bedworth, Warwickshire
Salary
£22,183 - £24,491 (pro-rata)
Posted
06 Oct 2021
Closes
25 Oct 2021
Job Ref
RA0002786
Job Type
Libraries
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

About Us

Warwickshire County Council is a people centred and values-based organisation committed to delivering excellent public services.

About you and the role

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well-organised and flexible person who enjoys working with a variety of customers and is passionate about delivering an exciting modern library service to the Bedworth community.

We need an excellent communicator and team player who can take responsibility for the enquiry service, library stock and the activity schedule to ensure Bedworth library can meet both customer needs and County wide standards.

You will take an active lead in managing the library stock and promoting books and reading to customers through displays, events and activities using your knowledge and passion for books and reading.

You will have good digital skills to support customers using IT in the library. A good knowledge of social media is also essential to develop direct engagement with the local community

You will organise and promote a wider programme of events and activities in line with local and County initiatives.

You will be able to assist customers to find information using your knowledge of information resources

You will identify and deliver staff training on stock promotion, stock maintenance, information sources and enquiry techniques and lead the staff to support all library services at Bedworth

You will be resilient and resourceful and able to identify and develop local partnerships especially around County Council and Library Service priority agendas

You will demonstrate Warwickshire’s values and actively promote equality and diversity, being responsive to the growing needs of the community

We welcome your experience, knowledge and ideas and look forward to hearing from you. 

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact Gill Robinson on 07425806090 or by email gillianrobinson@warwickshire.gov.uk  or Mark Griffin on 07823 902160 or by email markgriffin@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date: Monday 25th October 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 


If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  

 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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