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Knowledge and Library AssistantRef: DON/18/0413

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, ADULTS, HEALTH & WELLBEING
Based at: Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Salary details: Grade 5 £6,961 - £7,280 
Job details: 15 Hours, Part Time, Permanent
Closing date: 26 June 2018
Interview date:
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We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery and development of the Knowledge, Library & Information Service at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and self-motivated and customer services orientated individual to join our team, to provide a wide range of library services to NHS staff, students and patients.

You will be based primarily at our Doncaster Royal Infirmary site working 15 hpw (Monday, Thursday and Friday), though occasionally you will be expected to cover the service at our other sites.

The post holder would be responsible for carrying out general library duties, including dealing with document and book requests, handling general enquiries, providing assistance to library users and be involved with promotional and outreach activities and must be willing to undertake further training and development as required while in post.

An ability to work both in a team and alone is essential, along with the ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent communication and IT skills are also essential to this role as is experience of searching on the internet and using electronic resources and databases.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. 

For further information regarding this post, please contact Janet Sampson (Knowledge, Library & Information Services Manager) on 01302 642895 or Ruth Woodcock (Knowledge & Resources Librarian) on 01302 642896.

Shortlisting date for this post will be 27th June 2018

Interviews 11th July 2018

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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