SLA04499 - Library Assistant

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Location: East Kilbride
  • £8.74 to £9.69 per hour, Grade 1 Level 1-3
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SLA04499

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture

Location: East Kilbride Central Library, Olympia Shopping Centre, East Kilbride

Hours: 5 hours per week

Shift Pattern: Sundays (12:15pm to 4:15pm) .

Duration: Fixed Term until December 2018

South Lanarkshire Council administers the recruitment process on behalf of South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture.

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Library Assistant to join the team based at East Kilbride Central 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. You must have excellent communication and customer care skills.

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.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


Closing Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018

Interview Date: TBC


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 South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure and 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.

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