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Library Support Officer

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Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
£20,092 to £22,183 pro rata p.a. Grade 5
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Any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
17 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Permanent job share post at 18.5 h.p.w.

You will support the Senior Librarians in the efficient and effective delivery of a library support and development function, including supporting the management, research and procurement of the stock supplies, the distribution of stock between libraries and to targeted audiences and special projects to ensure the service contributes to wider service and county outcomes; providing advice and support to the Senior Librarians on all matters relating to area of work.

Required Qualifications:
• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a related subject.

Experience of bibliographic support processes e.g. handling invoices, acquisitions/cataloguing, inter library loans and of supervising of staff in a library environment is essential.

You must have a thorough knowledge and interest in books and reading. along with good numeracy, literacy and supervisory skills.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

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 an informal discussion about the post, please contact Linda Dobson, Principal Library Manager on tel. no. 03000 267634 or email linda.dobson@durham.gov.uk

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 1st 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 this 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 this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that in this case 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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