Central Library – Community Library Assistant – 37 Hours per week

  • 03 rd May 2019

Community Library Assistant, Cambridge City

We are looking for an energetic and versatile person to help us shape the future of Cambridgeshire Libraries. We maintain a high quality public library service, working in partnership with a range of other organizations and community groups.

The successful candidate will have a flair for working with people, able to create a friendly and welcoming environment for a diverse range of customers. You will be excellent at multi-tasking, be quick and efficient, and enjoy working under pressure.

You will be passionate about what public libraries can offer, and able to promote our services. Although there is plenty of routine work, there is also scope to be creative. Training will be given on specific library systems, but an ability to work with IT is assumed. Although library experience is an advantage, we would also like to hear from candidates who have demonstrated exceptional customer service skills in other contexts.

Please note that library work is physically demanding, see the Job Hazards information for more details.

This post will involve lone working on occasions.

Applications must be made online.

Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May at Central Library, Cambridge.

A pay increase is pending for this role, the FTE salary for this position will increase to £18,795, this pay increase will be backdated to 1st of April 2019.

If you have any questions about the published Job Description and Person Specification please click on the ‘contact Recruiting Manager’ link in your ‘My Account’ tab or ring 0345 045 5225 and ask for Christine Norman or Luke Oakes at Cambridge Central Library.


Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council Hours: 37.00
Salary: £17,681 – £18,672 Working Pattern: Permanent
Location: Central Library, Cambridge Reference: 17829

Closing date:

15 May 2019 at midday

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