Library Assistant


Job description

GLL is currently looking for Library Assistants to join our flexible worker pool in the London Borough of Bromley. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Library Assistant there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a Library Assistant job, it's a career. The libraries, operated by GLL, are all busy locations, giving access to a wide variety of collections and resources including books, periodicals, CD and DVD loans and public computers/internet access. This is an exciting time to join our team as we improve and promote the library service to the local community, whether it’s our valued existing users or widening the offering to a new group of customers.   What you will do *         Work as part of the team to ensure the smooth operation of the library *         Provide warm welcome and genuine service to all customers, providing guidance and support on how to get the optimum results from their visit *         Fully participate in and engage in the any training provided. *         Support and deliver library activities for children and adults. *         Assist customers with IT   What you need: *         Experience working within the libraries or a customer facing role *         Evidence of making a difference to customers *         Good numeracy, literacy and communication skills *         A real focus on customer service. *         Passion and personality *         Be a great team player   As the largest UK-based charitable social enterprise delivering leisure, health, libraries  and community services; we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.   As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees: • £13.15 an hour • A values driven organisation • Learning & development to support career development • Good pension schemes • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner • A flexible worker engagement • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say on how we are run plus associated events • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria • Career Pathways, professional development is just the start. To ensure your stay on top of your game we provide training with practical and theory elements too • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras) • 25% off Red Letter Days • 25% off Buy a Gift • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products • Ride to work scheme • Free eye tests and discounted glasses     About GLL: As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres. Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.   One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.   We offer two different types of work arrangements: • A permanent employment contract • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you. So whether your ambitions lie in libraries, sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer. However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.   We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams. All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

How to apply

Please apply through the GLL website.

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  • Rate of Pay
    Flexible - 13.15
  • Job Start Date
    Thu Apr 25 2024
  • Job Added
    Wed Apr 03 2024
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Application Deadline Thu Apr 25 2024



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