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Weekend Library Assistant - Epsom Library

Epsom, Surrey
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

The starting salary for this role is £3,206 per annum, pro rata to £19,233, working 6 hours per week.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a passion for providing excellent customer service?

We are looking for Weekend Library Assistants, working 6 hours every Saturday from 10am to 5pm. This post will be based at Epsom Library, Epsom Square, KT19 8AG.

Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK and has over 50 libraries across the county. Our library teams deliver a range of services to all members of the public. Times have changed from when all that libraries offered was to lend books and access to a reference collection. Now, in addition to lending books and providing a range of online reference resources, we also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Code Clubs. We offer a range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled

What we can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Local government salary-related pension

For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

As a Weekend Library Assistant your daily duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting with enquiries as required
  • Taking part in Rhymetime and Storytime
  • Supporting library events as required e.g. craft session
  • Ensuring borrower records are kept up to date
  • Occasionally working at other branches within the local area

We are looking for the following key skills from potential applicants:

  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to use initiative and work under pressure with accuracy
  • A basic understanding of working in a library
  • Positive working attitude towards training and development

For more information about our libraries please visit the website.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18/09/2022.

Interviews will take place week commencing 19/09/2022.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Stuart Denyer on or by e-mail at .uk.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Job Reference: 704561600-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Surrey County Council
    Surrey County Council
  • Location: Epsom, Surrey
  • Salary: £3,206
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent