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Saturday Library Assistant (Internal Applicants Only) (Ref: R0190DA)

Medway Council
E2 (£12,145 - £13,874) per annum, pro rata (Please note that Medway Council is currently undertaking a pay and grade review, therefore the salary for this post may be subject to change with effect from 1 April 2014)
Medway wide
Working Pattern:
5.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/01/2014 at 12:00 PM
Medway Council
Main Purpose of Job
The vacancies are availible at the following libraries, Luton Library, Cuxton Library and Chatham Community Hub
The main focus of the post will be working as part of a team and supporting the day to day running of the Libraries. To shelve returned items in the correct alphabetical or numerical sequence as and when required, issue and discharge books and other items, ensuring that fees and charges are levied where appropriate, Repair and maintain all types of library materials and to undertake general duties when required to support service provisions.
To offer a polite helpful and efficient service to customers at all times with emphasis on a positive attitude to customer care. Good communication and listening skills together with a flexible attitude to working patterns, the ability to manage personal workloads.
Ensure public areas are maintained to the levels set down in the Quality Standards and to undertake general duties as required supporting service provision.
Assist in maintaining a safe working environment by adhering to all Health & Safety policy guidelines.
The post will have a commitment to equality and diversity, accepting differences and treating everyone fairly in accordance with the equal opportunities policy.
The post requires strenuous activity as you will be standing for long periods of time.

Applicants must hold/have the following:
• A good standard of general education, be literate and numerate (GCSE or equivalent)
• Ability to offer a strong commitment to customer service
• Demonstrable alphabetisation and numerical skills

Along with all other essential requirements as listed in the job profile below.

Important Information
If you have any queries, please contact us on 01634 334499 or if you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Judy Frayne on 01634 333890.
Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview we will normally contact you via email, therefore, please ensure you state this on your application. If you are a current Medway Council employee you will be contacted at your registered work email address only.
Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/employees.html for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.
A DBS Check at the appropriate level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply

Please complete your application online, by following the attached link. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting.

If you are unable to do this and would prefer to be sent a hard copy please contact 01634 333333 ( Monday to Friday 8.00am - 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm).

This information can be made available in other formats and languages, by phoning 01634 333333.

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