Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:

Librarian needed in based in London and the salary is £16.78ph  PAYE  

This is a full time temporary role. 

Employer Reference: 0004 F9F6 / 1



This role will involve:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day service delivery of a service point or library, ensuring good standards of customer care and encouraging social inclusion, as directed.
  • To be the lead officer within a service point for one or more specific service areas including: lending services to adults and children, ICT, information and learning services. Liaising with the appropriate members of the Management Team as and when necessary.
  • To take responsibility for and carry out reader development work and promotional activity including U5 sessions, Baby Bounce and author events.
  • Take full responsibility for management of a service point.
  • Be involved in stock selection, maintenance and promotion as required.
  • Participate in the recruitment and performance management of staff, including training, appraisal and team briefing.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Librarian or Information Qualification or substantial experience in a Library setting
  • Ability to provide services and stock, which are socially inclusive within a customer focus framework
  • Ability to support, motivate and develop staff
  • Premises management skills, including understanding health and safety responsibilities
  • Ability to use information and communication technology systems, and to support public use of all electronic resources
  • Ability to organise and manage delegated budgets
  • Enhanced DBS check

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

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