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Library Assistant - Home Library Assistant

Warwickshire County Council
£23,114.00-£23,500.00 pro rata per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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About the Team 


The Mobile and Home Library Team is a small, friendly team based at Kenilworth Library.


Working closely with volunteers, this team delivers a valuable library book delivery service to hundreds of elderly and vulnerable adults across Warwickshire.


The Team, forming part of the wider Warwickshire Library Service offer, also provides support to our Mobile Library customers and Mobile Library Driver team.



About the Role 

Part Time – 15 Hours per week. 


The working pattern each week would be as follows:


Mon – OFF, Tues 10:30-14:30. Wed 10:30-14:30, Thu 10:30-14:30, Fri 12:00-15:00

Based at Kenilworth Community Services, Kenilworth Library.


On a daily basis the successful applicant will work alongside staff members and volunteers to ensure the effective running of our Library Home Delivery Service. 


Applicants should be physically fit as the role includes the loading of books on to delivery vans, unpacking deliveries, in addition to assisting with book selections, answering phone calls and working alongside Volunteers.


This role also offers support to the Mobile Library Driver team, in terms of answering customer and driver queries via email and telephone.


This part time post is Scale D and will be offered on a permanent basis.


All interviews will be held at Kenilworth Library on Friday 26th July 2024. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to get in touch. 


Key Requirements 


  • A systematic, methodical and accurate approach to work
  • Experience of working with the public
  • Ability to physically move and handle library resources


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification. 


Library Assistant



Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:


Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 


Additional Information 


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.  


To discuss the role please contact Stephen Merriott ( or (01926) 413472


Closing date:      11th July 2024
Interview date:  26th July 2024


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 and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 



As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


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01926 41 8125
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