Library Assistant (7 hrs) - Prestwick Library SOA01658

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Salary: £2,905 - £3,171
Location: Prestwick

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: SOA01658

Job Description

What is the role?

To support the Assistant in Charge in the provision of an efficient and effective library service.

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Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Grade 1 / Level 3, the hourly rate is from £7.96 to £8.69 and the annual salary is from £2,905.40 to £3,171.85

Please note that South Ayrshire Council has agreed to the implementation of the Living Wage for its workforce with effect from 1 April 2013.  This means that from that date the minimum hourly rate for South Ayrshire Council employees will be £8.33 and, as this post which currently attracts an hourly rate of less than £8.33, the difference will be paid to the post holder as a pay supplement, which will be clearly identified within their payslip. The supplement will decrease in direct proportion to any increase in basic pay; and will be subject to ongoing review and may be amended or removed at a future date.


This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007.  Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.  If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note that you may be required to meet PVG costs.


Closing date for applications is Wednesday 26 October 2016.

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About South Ayrshire Council

Making a difference for our communities is at the heart of what we do and working with us, you can use you skills, knowledge and experience to help us do just that. We currently employ around 5,500 people to serve a population of more than 112,000 people located across a diverse area that includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon as well as small rural villages, coastline and farmland.

Our services are as diverse as our area – from beaches to building cleaning, care homes to civil ceremonies, day care to debt advice or social work to swimming pools - and having the right people in place is key to delivering these services and many more besides.

We are committed to our employees' personal development and helping you gain and enhance the skills and knowledge you need to take you where you want to go.

We're only as good as our employees and that's why we want the best, so come and show us what you've got.

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