Job Ref No. ECC0-268 Position Type: Library Pay Range: £23,442
Position Start Date: 18/06/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 18/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Job Details

Salary: £23,442 -Pro-rata: £11,111.80

Location:Palmer's Campus

Hours:20 hours per week, 39 weeks of the year

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SR1575


Job Overview:

As a College, our strategy is Career Focused Learning and ensuring that the learner experience and our relationships within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do.

As part of a team the post holder will assist in the provision of an efficient and effective College Library Resource Centre service for students and staff. To provide a high-quality customer focused library and information service and to encourage use by all sections of the community. You will be able to interact and build positive relationships with young people.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, IT skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook), with the ability to work accurately. A confident and professional approach when dealing with students, staff and outside organisations is required.

An important part of the role is to promote and maintain the areas expectations which will involve ensuring the noise level is appropriate for study, students interact professionally and they strive to achieve so the post holder will need to be able to interact and build positive relationships with young people quickly and effectively. You will issue and return resources including books, laptops & mobile phones, assist with basic IT support within the area and show students how to access relevant resources.

Although based at the Palmer's Campus, Grays Essex, occasional travel may be required to Seevic Campus, Benfleet Essex.

An understanding of Safeguarding including Prevent and Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation will also be required

The right candidate will have:

  • A high standard of communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook)
  • Ideally knowledge of library systems (but this can be learnt)
  • A pro-active and confident approach managing the area and supporting students
  • The ability to support & build relationships with young people and develop a good rapport
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, self-motivation and a friendly approach
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

Why choose us:

Our strategy is to create a Career Focused, Digital Learning environment, ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be selected as finalists for the AoC Beacon awards for effective use of digital Technology in FE. Providing a high achieving, focused learning environment allowing our students to achieve the grades they need for higher educations, or the skills and aptitude required to secure a suitable role in their chosen career. Our college is set in the leafy suburbs of Essex, with easy access to surrounding areas and amenities, we are based in a well-connected location both by road and rail.

What we offer:

  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent pension provision
  • Annual Staff Awards
  • CPD days - opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff appreciation days
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Onsite Starbucks & Restaurant
  • Well-being days & activities
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme*
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Fully immersive teaching rooms allowing online teaching simultaneously at multiple locations.
  • Hybrid Working available.
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7, 365 days offering legal & financial advice, as well as general support & guidance.

*subject to terms & conditions

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Millie Ray
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1TW
Telephone: 01268 756111