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Senior Library Assistant
  • Employer: Resources
  • Reference: RES/22/219650-HCC21536
  • Published: Wed 16/11/2022, 17:28 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/12/2022, 22:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours
  • Salary: £21,575 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £24,054 (pro rata for part-time)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Dacorum , Hertfordshire

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Senior Library Assistant

Job Title: Senior Library Assistant
Location: Mount Prison Library
Starting Salary: £21,575 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £24,054 (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce 

Today’s prison library is more than a collection of books. It’s hub for activities, a gateway to reading, information and wellbeing. Which means today’s prison library staff need skills that are more community focused. Today’s staff are inspiring, imaginative, and come from all walks of life. Could this be you?

To assist with the supervision of day-to-day delivery of all library services, including providing administrative and service support as directed by the Librarian. Deputising for the Librarian, in their absence and undertaking duties in compliance with all current prison service rules and regulations.

You may find the strict rules a challenge, but this role is so rewarding. You’ll be involved with partners such as the Shannon Trust and Story Book Dads. You will also help develop new initiatives to inspire and support customers within the Prison.

Ability to supervise the delivery of all aspects of the day-to-day front-line service at HMP The Mount Library, ensuring the Library and Prison Service equalities and policies are applied.  You will be organised and able to deliver statistics to timescale, ensuring adequate health and safety and security provision in the library.  

This role requires background checks on successful applicants. 

This is a challenging, exciting, and rewarding role working within a Category C all-male prison.  You will be working for the Library Service and partners supporting the Prison Librarian deliver a first class service to HMP The Mount and its prisoners.

Closing Date: 04.12.2022
Interview Date: 13.12.2022

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Grace Carter on 0300 123 4049