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Ref no:
EDN20515
Published:
19/7/2022
Closes:
21/7/2022
Location:
Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
Salary:
£20,251 - £22,655 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Place

Lifelong Learning Library Advise
Various library locations across the city including the Prison Library

Salary: £20,251 - £22,655 (Pro-rata for part-time)
Hours: Full Time and Part Time (With the exception of Saturday only posts, all other posts involve shift working and include rotational Saturdays and evenings).

Our libraries are at the heart of communities. Our dedicated staff teams aim to help create a thriving place to live and to help reduce poverty and inequality. We welcome all sectors of our communities, young and old to get involved with activities or simply to engage with more traditional library activity. This includes supporting individuals to develop their digital skills, and helping to provide access to the information and advice they need.

We provide activities such as Bookbug and Read, Write, Count and Chatterbooks to help support babies and children to develop their language and reading ability and we link closely with local schools and nurseries to support literacy and learning. We help those of all ages in the community who struggle with loneliness by providing them with a safe place to meet and connect and provide vital links and access to other services that tackle social inequality. We provide a full range of books and other resources to help everyone to live, learn and work. We want our customers from all groups to discover the joy of reading and learning and we hold activities and programmes to support that. To be a successful member of our team you must be able to demonstrate that you can deliver excellent customer service with some understanding of the needs of different parts of the community. Young people may need to overcome barriers to achieve their aspirations and successful candidates will be involved with the delivery of activities and services to support this. Candidates should have some experience of customer service and an ability to communicate with a wide range of people. If you feel you can be an effective team player in a service that puts customers first, please apply.

These vacancies are offered in a variety of locations however, successful candidates will be expected to work in any library setting within the Edinburgh Library Service.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. 

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