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Library Assistant

Job Title: Library Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Industry:
Salary: 19945-21166
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3470
Job Published: July 18, 2019 11:24

Job Description

19 posts available - Enhanced DBS required:

 
Library Assistants x19
Bristol Libraries have been in review for a number of years, and with a change in political direction and a period of financial stability we now have various opportunities based in our Central Library, as well as in our network of branch libraries.
 
We are looking for people who are committed to assist the public gain maximum benefit from the library service and its facilities, and help us run and develop a high quality service at various Bristol libraries.
 
Directorate
Growth and Regeneration
Job Type
Libraries, Museums & Archives
Working Hours
Part Time
Employment Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Location
Various
Pay Grade
BG7
Salary
£19,945 - £21,166 pro-rata
DBS
DBS enhanced
Closing Date
30/07/2019
Ref No
3470
Documents
Library assistant - person specification
(PDF, 160.45kb)
Library assistant - job description
(PDF, 174.09kb)
All posts are not available for job share and availability for all sessions required.
 
Post 1: Junction 3 and St. Pauls libraries team, 15.5 Hours Per Week (Monday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon, Friday all day, Saturday afternoon).
 
Post 2: Junction 3 and St. Pauls libraries team, 13.25 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Monday afternoon/evening, Wednesday afternoon, Saturday morning/lunch; Week 2: Monday afternoon/evening, Wednesday afternoon, Saturday all day).
 
Post 3: Seamills, Shirehampton and Avonmouth libraries team, 17 Hours Per Week (Monday morning/lunch, Tuesday morning/lunch, Wednesday morning/lunch, Saturday morning/lunch).
 
Post 4: Stockwood, Whitchurch and Hartcliffe libraries team: 16.5 Hours Per Week (Monday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning/lunch, Saturday morning/lunch).
 
Post 5: Wick Road, Knowle and Filwood libraries team, 14 Hours Per Week, Fixed-Term until 11/5/2020 (Monday afternoon, Friday all day, Saturday morning/lunchtime).
 
Post 6: Bedminster, Bishopsworth and Marksbury Road libraries team 22.5 hrs p/w
 
Week 1
 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – all afternoons
 
Week 2
 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
 
Posts 7-19 Central Library team:
 
Post 7: 12 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday all lunchtimes; Week 2: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday all lunchtimes).
 
Post 8: 14 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday all lunchtimes; Week 2: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday all lunchtimes, Sunday afternoon).
 
Posts 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: 10.5 Hours Per Week (Saturday all day, Sunday afternoon).
 
Posts 14 and 15: 14.5 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Monday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon/evening, Friday afternoon; Week 2: Monday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon/evening, Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon).
 
Posts 16 and 17: 14.5 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Wednesday afternoon, Thursday afternoon/evening, Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon; Week 2: Wednesday afternoon, Thursday afternoon/evening, Friday afternoon).                                          
 
Post 18: 13.25 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Wednesday morning, Saturday all day, Sunday afternoon; Week 2: Tuesday morning, Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon).
 
Post 19: 10.5 Hours Per Week (Week 1: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday all lunchtimes; Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday all lunchtimes).  
 
You will be asked at interview stage to state the post(s) in which you are interested.
 
You will carry out tasks to help customers get the most out of the libraries; helping customers find specific titles and reserving them, dealing with new membership, signposting customers to websites for information, booking customers on to IT support sessions or author events, preparing and delivering storytime and singing sessions for babies and toddlers, and encouraging children to join reading activities. Successful candidates will also undertake tasks to ensure the smooth running of the libraries; processing new stock using our library computer system, dealing with email and phone enquiries, cashing up and associated processes, unpacking and sorting items arriving in crates from around the City, and liaising with contractors arriving on site for maintenance and repairs. Manual handling, Display Screen Equipment, and other training will be given, to ensure tasks are carried out safely.
 
Join us and you will receive a generous rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and generous annual leave allowance. In addition you will be working in a supportive environment, where you will have the chance to make Bristol a better place, and contribute to its future.
 
All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure check.
 
Please note Bristol City Council does not accept CV applications, you must apply via the Bristol City Council website.
 
If you have further questions about the posts after reading the Job Description and Person Specification, please e-mail:
 
Posts 1 - 6 : Hayley Cantle: hayley.cantle@bristol.gov.uk  or Tracey Wintle: tracey.wintle@bristol.gov.uk
 
Posts 7-19   Anne Hooper: anne.hooper@bristol.gov.uk or Helen Boal: helen.boal@bristol.gov.uk or Maggie Bowers: maggie.bowers@bristol.gov.uk