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Library Attendant

Job Introduction

Do you want to work in the valued community setting of Tamworth Library?

Tamworth is a recently re-furbished busy town library which offers a wide range of community activities. The library building is shared with Children’s Services and Registrars.

In this role you will be providing effective Library Attendant support for our premises and supporting our staff in the day to day running of the library.

You will be based at Tamworth Library, working 10 hours per week. The hours will be primarily Monday - Friday with some cover essential between 5.00- 7.00pm but generally 3.00-5.00pm

Main Responsibility

To give you an idea of some of the key things you will do:

  • You will be involved in the security of the building, be a keyholder and first on the emergency call out list when building is closed.
  • You will carry out cleaning duties including keeping the outside of the building clean and tidy.
  • Day to day porterage duties.
  • Undertake various Health and Safety checks, including Fire Testing, Emergency Lighting checks and Water Testing.

The Ideal Candidate

What you will bring:

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and take on individual responsibilities.
  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Personal drive, confidence, and enthusiasm.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.

For more information about this role, please contact Deborah Clemson

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.


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