Surrey County Council Jobs – Weekend Library Assistant

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Job Description:

Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK and has over 50 libraries across the county. Our library teams deliver a range of services to all members of the public. Times have changed from when all that libraries offered was to lend books and access to a reference collection. Weekend Library Assistants help branches support a range of online reference resources, hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs. We also offer a range of services, including library services for the elderly or disabled.

Job Responsibilities:

  • If using public transport, please check what options are available for you to travel to individual locations, and when making your application, consider your travel costs and arrangements.
  • This role may involve periods of lone working (when 18 years of age or over).
  • If you thrive on variety, have excellent customer care and communication skills, and are willing to have a go at a wide range of tasks, you will find this an enjoyable and satisfying role.
  • Whilst based at Ewell Library, travel to other locations to support the wider library network may sometimes be required.
  • For more information about these libraries please visit our website.
  • There are no staff parking facilities at libraries in Surrey, however there are pay and display car parks close to most locations.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to use initiative and work under pressure with accuracy
  • A basic understanding of working in a library
  • Assist with enquiries as required
  • Take part in Rhymetime and Storytime
  • Support library events as required, e.g. craft session
  • Ensure borrower records are kept up to date
  • Positive working attitude towards training and development.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Office packages

Job Details:

Company: Surrey County Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Surrey, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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