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Blantyre Library, Clydeview Shopping Centre, Glasgow Road, Blantyre, G72 0QD
£18,869 - £20,603 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd

Location: Blantyre Library, Glasgow Road, Blantyre

Hours: 35 per week

Shift Pattern:

Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday -9.00am-5.00pm

Week 2 - Monday - Friday - 9.00am-5.00pm Duration: Permanent

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Children’s Assistant to work at Blantyre Library. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to promote literacy and the library service to parents and carers, nurseries, schools and local organisations.

Tasks include delivering activities and events for children from 0-16 to encourage literacy development and ensuring the children’s library is attractive for families to visit. It is essential that you have an enthusiastic and flexible approach and can demonstrate an enthusiasm for books and reading. You must have excellent communication and customer care skills.

Please note: Occasional late evening until 8pm may be required to accommodate junior events




As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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Applications online

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.  

South Lanarkshire Council /South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


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