Weekend Library Assistant

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: OCT20210271

Job details


Various locations

Job type

Part Time, Permanent


£18,948 - £20,159 Pro Rata

Closing date

24 October 2021

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

You will provide quality library services to meet the learning and recreational needs of all who live, work or study in the city and those who seek to engage with our services from elsewhere.

You will be assisting the public in using and accessing library services from library counters, library floors and from workrooms.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will be an outgoing friendly person who has good communication and customer care skills.  You will be confident to work with the public and able to converse at ease with customers.

You will have Maths and English skills to be able to fulfil the needs of the role.  You will have good IT skills as you will have to maintain accurate manual and IT based records.

You will also be a good team player who is willing to support colleagues in the best interest of the library and its users.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.