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Assistant Library Duty Officers

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
24/10/2021 23:59
£20,092 to £22,183 pro rata p.a. Grade 5
Hours per week:
Please refer to advert text
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Employment Location:
Esh Winning & Wingate libraries, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Oct

Further information

Permanent part-time opportunities are available at Esh Winning and Wingate libraries, further details of which are available on the attached schedule. Please clearly state any preferences on your application form which if short-listed, would be discussed further at interview.

Reporting to the Library Duty Officer, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of a library in providing a high quality service to customers, that is safe, efficient and enjoyed by users.

Leading a team that is motivated, positive, customer focussed and that implements a “can do” culture you will assist the Duty Officer organise suitable, effective and efficient staffing rotas and operations to meet the business needs, programme requirements and budget provision.

You will actively assist the venue in the continuous improvement and development of performance and quality.

Required Qualifications:
• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in relevant discipline.

Experience working in a cultural/sport environment, of supervising employees and good health & safety experience is essential.

You will have good communication skills and be highly organised.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the posts.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For further information about the posts, please contact Library Operations Officer Rosemary Hoban - email rosemary.hoban@durham.gov.uk or tel. no. 07881 268 928.

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed the week commencing Monday 8th November 2021.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for a post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for a vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that in Durham County Council employee cases, the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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