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Senior Customer Service Assistant - Libraries

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£19,554 - £21,589 Grade E, Pro Rata, Per Annum
Lambourn Library
Working Pattern:
Part Time
10 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/06/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

We have a vacancy for a Senior Customer Service Assistant at Lambourn Library. Reporting to the Library Manager – Branches, you will be managing services in a busy branch library, assisted by volunteers. You will be required to be a key holder for the library and to carry out the opening and closing procedures at the start and end of each day. You will also be responsible for directing volunteers and may occasionally be required to lone work for short periods of time. The main duties will involve issuing and returning library stock, answering a wide range of enquiries, keeping the library attractively presented, carrying out routine fire checks and building health & safety procedures.

If you have good people skills and want to use these to deliver quality services to our customers, this may be the job for you.

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • a commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • a willingness to build successful relationships with volunteers and community groups
  • excellent IT and communication skills
  • a willingness to learn and use their initiative
  • self-motivation

Please contact Lisa Richardson, Library Manager - Branches if you would like an informal discussion about the vacancy.

Tel: 01635 503086

Email: lisa.richardson@westberks.gov.uk 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
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Please complete an online application form.

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