Contract Type: Casual
looking to recruit an additional relief library assistant to work in the
council's libraries across the Island, with a particular emphasis on the West
Wight area, so living locally would be desirable.
main duties in this post are to welcome users into any library, give them the
help they need to find books and information, and make full use of the
libraries' ICT facilities. Relief library assistants also assist Library
Supervisors and Senior Assistants to run libraries on a day to day basis and
control the book stock. In addition, relief library assistants have a role in
promoting libraries to local communities and working effectively with
looking for people with customer facing library or retail experience, who have
excellent communication and ICT skills, including good research skills. You
must be willing to join in with activities involving adults and children, and
have a positive, outgoing attitude.
qualifications for the post are 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C and above,
including English and Maths, and ECDL or equivalent.
further information or an informal discussion please contact Andrew Walker on
the following number, 01983 823824.
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment
policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this
Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively
promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options
(where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal
opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all
cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our
addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident
Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential
requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled,
they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
In the interests of efficiency and
economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the
final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager
within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will
not have been successful on this occasion.