LIBRARY ASSISTANT – Rugeley Library
Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 per annum (pro rata)
2.5 Hours per week – Permanent
About the role
Are you an enthusiastic, highly motivated person? Do you enjoy helping people of all ages, interested in books, and reading? If so Rugeley Library is looking for someone to join our team.
The library is a valued resource, constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our communities. This role provides a highly-customer focused service to the public. Duties will include answering general and book-related queries, shelving, promoting library stock, services and events through social media and outreach events, cash handling, registering new users, and supporting customers in the use of IT via the public access PCs.
What you’ll bring
We are particularly keen to recruit someone with an interest in providing community activities with children.
Experience of using ICT is essential. The post holder will be based at Rugeley Library but may be required to work at other branch libraries. The library is open daily Monday to Saturday. The successful candidates would work an average of 2.5 hours a week.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities
As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
This position is subject to criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.
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Closing Date: 30/06/2022
For more information about the role please contact: Nicola Speed (On-Site Supervisor Rugeley Library) email@example.com
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Benefits for working for us….
We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.
In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:
- An excellent local government pension scheme Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services) Eye care vouchers Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme Bus and rail travel discounts