Library Assistant

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 9 February 2017

Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 23 February 2017
Job ref. no.: 628001178

Adecco are currently recruiting for a leading public sector organisation based in Edinburgh. We require a number of experienced library assistants to work at various venues across the city.

The roles are on a temporary basis with various shift patterns but this will include weekend work.

About you:

*Applicants must be reliable & FLEXIBLE, your own transport is advantageous as you may need to travel in and around the City.
*Presentable & enthusiastic
*Have strong customer service experience
*Able to work with children and younger people
*Strong organisational skills
*Work on own initiative
*Maintain high standards
*Good timekeeping and attendance expected

An existing PVG scheme membership is required (this will ensure an immediate start) However assistance will be given in applying for this certificate should you not currently hold this requirement. The cost of the PVG application or update must be met by the candidate.


*Providing an excellent customer-focused service to the public
*Work pro-actively to facilitate the full range of library services & activities such as library memberships, promotion of library events and support of library services
*Receive and respond to customer comments, suggestions and complaints
*Answer enquires, provide information, direct customers to appropriate resources and services
*Undertake supporting procedures to progress customer requirements
*Supporting customers in the use of library technology e.g. Online resources, public PCs or games consoles
*Manage resources - stock maintenance/rotation, collecting, maintaining, ordering , indexing and managing books/journals
*Promoting, developing and encouraging use of the library
*Supporting use of community rooms e.g. managing bookings, setting up facilities and providing support to room users
*Making library premises suitable for public use

If this sounds like you and you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply now by submitting your CV detailing all your previous experience.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it can be difficult to respond to each individual therefore, if you have not had a response within the next 5 working days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Contact Name Adecco
Telephone 0131 220 7801

About Adecco

Adecco is the world leader in human resource solutions, with a comprehensive service offering that includes temporary and interim staffing, outsourcing, permanent recruitment, outplacement and career services, training and consulting, with 12 locations in Scotland alone.

We specialise in a number of sectors including Accountancy & Finance, Construction, Investment & Banking, Sales & Marketing, Admin & Secretarial and Call & Contact Centre. We are currently recruiting for temporary, contract & permanent staff across these sectors.

Adecco act as an Recruitment Consultancy on behalf of their clients and are also an equal opportunities employer.

Contact us today for a confidential conversation.

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