Temporary Library Services Assistant/Admin x 2

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Temporary Library Services Assistant/Admin x 2
Brent, London
Contract / Temporary

Brent 5207842

Posted: 13th June 2022 15:24
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.47 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Brent, London,

    NW10 2SF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Library Services Assistant/Admin x 2

Reference no:  Brent 5207842

1 x Full Time 36 hours

1 x Part Time 21 hours

The purpose of the role is to provide friendly, helpful and inclusive library services to customers. Maintain the library in a safe and attractive manner, ensuring smooth running of services and accessibility by customers and staff.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting customers in person, via email and on the telephone, providing an efficient and friendly service, referring customers to other staff or other sources of information as appropriate.
  • Effectively promoting the library services and encouraging use
  • Ensuring effective issue and return of library stock and, where possible, assisting customers in the use of self-service machines.
  • Daily cash handling, including the use of tills.
  • Assisting new customers in joining the library.
  • Undertaking stock work including processing new books, collection management reports, shelf tidying and displays
  • Maintaining the appearance of the library and reporting faults in line with Council policy and health and safety regulations, Supporting facilities management to open and close libraries where necessary.
  • Assisting in the planning, promotion and delivery of library events, including storytelling, children’s activities and other reading promotional initiatives.
  • Using and promoting ICT services, supporting and advising customers as needed.
  • Assisting the Customer Services Officer in the daily recording of performance information and ensuring this is timely and accurate.
  • Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and all employees are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and well being of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Carry out duties with due regard to the Council’s Customer Care, Equal Opportunities, Information Governance, Data Protection and Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this post.

 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

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Temporary Library Services Assistant/Admin x 2
Client Category: Local Authority

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