Relief Library Assistant (7 posts) | £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata
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Closing Date: ONGOING | Job Ref: C/50012906 50042165 50012479 50012697 50012679 50009145 50055764 | Directorate: Adults & Communities | Service: Communities | Location: Various locations around the Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will

Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata

Working Arrangements: Relief - As and When required

Hours per week: Relief - As and When required

Contract type: Permanent      

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  ONGOING at 23:59

 
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:


Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. Its all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money.

 

Shape a better future with us

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.

 

Your role in our journey

As a Relief Library Assistant, you’ll be part of the public face of libraries, dealing with all our customer enquiries in a helpful and professional manner. You will be at the forefront of our digital change, helping people to get online, assisting with queries and signposting customers to our online services. Your day will be varied and you’ll interact professionally with people of all ages from diverse backgrounds. You could be working at any of the location in our borough helping customers with their books or signposting to one of our services. Every day is different here at Barnsley Libraries!

 

What you’ll need

To join us, you’ll need a strong customer focused, can do attitude, and excellent communication skills. You will have the ability to work under pressure, maintain a calm professional manner and to deal with sensitive situations diplomatically. You need to be adaptable, willing to travel to different locations, and committed to working in a challenging frontline service. You need to be proficient in ICT systems, digitally capable and able to demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to ensure continuous improvement of our services in this exciting time. 

 

A lot to look forward to

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure well do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So weve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether thats training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. Thats one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why youll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.

 

Apply

 

To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now at www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs.

    

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Relief Library Assistant Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: ONGOING | Job Ref: C/50012906 50042165 50012479 50012697 50012679 50009145 50055764 | Directorate: Adults & Communities | Service: Communities | Location: Various locations around the Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will
 

Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata

Working Arrangements: Relief - As and When required

Hours per week: Relief - As and When required

Contract type: Permanent      

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  ONGOING at 23:59

 
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:


Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. Its all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money.

 

Shape a better future with us

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.

 

Your role in our journey

As a Relief Library Assistant, you’ll be part of the public face of libraries, dealing with all our customer enquiries in a helpful and professional manner. You will be at the forefront of our digital change, helping people to get online, assisting with queries and signposting customers to our online services. Your day will be varied and you’ll interact professionally with people of all ages from diverse backgrounds. You could be working at any of the location in our borough helping customers with their books or signposting to one of our services. Every day is different here at Barnsley Libraries!

 

What you’ll need

To join us, you’ll need a strong customer focused, can do attitude, and excellent communication skills. You will have the ability to work under pressure, maintain a calm professional manner and to deal with sensitive situations diplomatically. You need to be adaptable, willing to travel to different locations, and committed to working in a challenging frontline service. You need to be proficient in ICT systems, digitally capable and able to demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to ensure continuous improvement of our services in this exciting time. 

 

A lot to look forward to

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure well do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So weve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether thats training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. Thats one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why youll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.

 

Apply

 

To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now at www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs.

    

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Relief Library Assistant Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Instagram