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Library Assistant Ref: 50021720

Ryde Library

Grade 4 - Actual Salary £7,619.59 to £7,772.03 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 50021720

Closing Date: 31/01/2020

Hours: 15 per week 
Contract Type: Permanent – Constrained

We are looking to appoint a Library Assistant at Ryde Library. The working hours each week comprise of one-week day and Saturday. The main responsibilities of the post are as follows:

To promote the Library Service to the local community primarily in the library, and work with the community volunteers in order to extend opening hours or provide additional services relevant to community needs

To welcome library users into any library, give them the help that they need to find books and information, and help them become independent library customers

To assist the Library Supervisor and Senior Assistants in the day-to-day running of any library and control of its book stock.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Andrew Walker on the following number, 823824.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at, telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 31 January 2020