Library Assistant £12.56 per hour + holiday pay

Immediate start – 4 month booking with view to extend

Tower Hamlets

We are looking for an experienced Library Assistant to work as part of a busy team to deliver high quality services

An Enhanced DBS for this post is essential.

Duties will include:

  • Welcoming, greeting & serving customers from the frontline
  • Providing customer support for learning & library activities
  • Being available to customers on the floor & ensuring stock is tidy
  • Assisting customer in using the self-issuing/discharge system
  • Registering new members
  • Dealing with shelving, removal of books, repairs of damaged stock, restocking & promotions
  • Participating in children activities such as arts & crafts, story telling
  • Operating the till
  • Promoting Idea Store services & stock
  • Organising promoting materials, withdrawing stock & fillinggaps
  • Attending meetings
  • Assisting in the monitoring, evaluation of service delivery & collection of quality data to ensure targets & standard are being achieved
  • Working evenings & weekends as part of a regular shift pattern

The successful candidate will have:

  • Local Authority experience
  • An Enhanced DBS
  • Knowledge of modern public library and/or adult learning provision
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Good organisational & time management skills


Only applicants with the relevant experience will be considered.

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