Senior Library Assistant - Library Stock Services

Warwick, Warwickshire
£20,092 - £21,748 per annum (Pro-rata for part-time)
23 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
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About Us and The Role


Warwickshire Library Stock Services (LSS) is excited to be recruiting for a full-time, permanent Senior Library Assistant. You will be based at Hawkes Point, Heathcote Industrial Estate, Warwick, and will be an integral part of our small but very busy team supporting libraries across the county.

It is a varied role where you will supervise the Library Assistants and will be responsible for the effective and consistent delivery of all ordering and stock supply processes as well as delivery of the reading group service and the inter-library loan service. The role also has responsibility for daily, weekly and monthly payment routines including company credit card purchases, payment of invoices to suppliers and resolving queries. You will be acting as the key contact for communications between both LSS and library staff and LSS and external suppliers. 

The post requires an efficient, well-organised person with a systematic, methodical and accurate approach to work and experience of working under pressure and prioritising competing demands. We are looking for a strong communicator with relevant experience of financial systems. 

Key Skills & Experience Required

  • 2 years relevant experience in libraries.
  • 4 GCSE passes, grade C or above or equivalent, to include English and Maths.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to organise workloads effectively. 
  • Experience in the use of ICT and Windows-based computer packages including Microsoft Office. 
  • Experience of communicating clearly and effectively in person and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and with staff at all levels. 

On the application form please clearly list that you have the required 4 GCSE passes, grade C or above or equivalent to include English and Maths. Please list each qualification separately with the obtained grade. 

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


Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Christine Maloney, Principal Librarian, Resources & Information Email: or 01926 412049.


Closing date: Monday, 10th May 2021


Interview date: Provisionally w/c 17th May 2021


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

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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 demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means 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  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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