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Ref no:
SLA09875
Published:
5/8/2022
Closes:
21/8/2022
Location:
South Lanarkshire Lifestyles - Fairhill, 122 Neilsland Road, Hamilton, ML3 8HJ
Rate:
£10.04 - £11.08 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
6.5 hours per week

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd

Location: Fairhill Library, Neilsland Road, Hamilton

Hours: 6.5 hours per week

Shift pattern: Wednesday 1.45 - 5pm and Saturday 9.15am - 12.30pm

Duration: Fixed Term until 16th March 2023

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Library Assistant at Fairhill Library.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver a range of Library Services to the community. Tasks include providing support to customers with Active IT services, participating in promotional events and activities to encourage literacy development and dealing with face to face, telephone and online customer enquiries.

It is essential that you have an enthusiastic and flexible approach and can demonstrate an enthusiasm for books and reading. You must be computer literate and show evidence of digital literacy. You must have excellent communication and customer care skills. There is a requirement for literacy and numeracy qualification to National 5 or equivalent standard.

Requirements

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Applications online

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South Lanarkshire Council/South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd 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 behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture is committed to providing support to members of 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.

Responsibilities

Deliver quality front-line library services in line with national and local agendas.

Deliver a range of library support functions according to library service priorities.

Promote learning opportunities and provide basic support to customers in learning based activities, including the use of new technology.

Encourage library users to extend their reading choices through reader development promotions and participating in promotional events and activities.

The Individual

There is a requirement for literacy and numeracy qualification to National 5 or equivalent standard.