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Ref no:
ABC08356
Published:
16/6/2022
Closes:
30/6/2022
Location:
Central Library, Aberdeen, AB25 1GW
Salary:
£20,183 - £21,607 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:  Central Library

Duration:  Permanent, Full Time

                           

Library Assistant, Central Library -  Indicative Rota

       

Note: A degree of flexibility is required in order to meet service needs

   

 

 

WEEK 1

      Hours/day

 

WEEK 2

      Hours/day

 

WEEK 3

      Hours/day

 

WEEK 4

      Hours/day

 

MON

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

12.15-8.00

7.25

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

12.15-8.00

7.25

 

TUE

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

WED

12.30-8.00

7

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

12.30-8.00

7

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

THU

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

OFF

 

 

FRI

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

OFF

 

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

8.30-5.00

7.5

 

SAT

OFF

 

 

8.45-5.00

7.25

 

OFF

 

 

8.45-5.00

7.25

 

h/week

 

37

 

 

37

 

 

37

 

 

37

 

About the role:

To work as a member of the library network team to deliver high quality, customer focused library and learning services across Aberdeen

 

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

4 National 5 passes at Grade A-C or equivalent, to include English and a Mathematics subject or equivalent

PVG Membership for Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made 

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to:

Demonstrate skills and experience in:

Carrying out physical nature of duties; movement of books and other resources between and onto shelves

Cash handling

Presentation, promotion skills and delivery of outreach activities to a range of clients

Proactively assisting and supporting service users e.g. floor walking

Use of new technologies

Working independently

Working collaboratively

Demonstrate an understanding of:

The impact of reading and literacies

The diverse needs of customers

The applications of new technologies

The range of library services

Best practice relating to child protection/safeguarding

Best practice relating to health and safety

Legislation relating to libraries, copyright, data protection and freedom of information

Demonstrate a commitment to:

Continuing professional development

Ensuring delivery of high quality, customer focused services which support achievement of national and local priorities

Supporting the delivery of the Aberdeen City Council vision for Aberdeen as a place all people can prosper

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

 

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

 

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs