Do you enjoy working as part of a busy team, meeting and helping people of all ages and providing excellent customer service?

Hampshire’s Library Service needs enthusiastic Library Team Assistants to join our busy and flexible teams. You’ll be providing an excellent customer experience to everyone who visits our libraries and encouraging more people to read a range of authors and book titles, download our apps for eMagazines and eBooks, take part in special promotions for adults and children, sign up for courses and events and using our IT facilities.

Your role will be to provide a welcoming environment for all, promoting our services, planning and delivering activities for children, assisting with the management of stock as well as carrying out a wide range of administrative duties.

You’ll have a good general education combined with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with a good standard of IT skills (ideally with some qualifications and experience) plus the ability to use your own initiative when required. You may be required to travel between a small ‘cluster’ of libraries, so you’ll need to fulfil specific travel requirements which will be outlined at interview.

You will be required to travel between a small ‘cluster’ of libraries, so you will need to fulfil specific travel requirements which will be outlined at interview.

You will be required to work shifts across a 2-week rota, which will include Saturday working.

A full induction and training programme will be provided, and ongoing personal development is encouraged.

Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package, please see our website for details:

Job Purpose:

Library Team Assistant

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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