The post involves working with other members of staff in a busy environment providing a wide range of services to the public. Duties will be all of those associated with the day to day running of the library, including the issue, return and shelving of books, assisting with ICT, receipt of monies and dealing with personal and telephone enquiries.
Hours of work will need to be flexible and will include evening and weekend working, they may also be subject to change according to the needs of the service.
Applicants should possess good communication skills, be flexible in their approach and be able to work under pressure. You should have an interest in books and their potential for education, recreation and personal development together with an appreciation of the uses of ICT applications and the Internet. The ability to assist customers of all ages in a confident, courteous manner is essential. Minimum educational requirements are 5 GCSEs Grades A-C (or equivalent) including English or Welsh and Maths and ECDL (European Computer Driving License) or an equivalent ICT qualification.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
If having read the Job Description and Person Specification you wish to have an informal discussion please contact: Yvonne Harris on 02920850401.
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Interviews will take place on: 11th October 2013