Library Assistant recruitment agency listing

A library assistant will conduct administrative tasks and help patrons find what they're looking for.

The main purpose of a library assistant is to help patrons. They will often have to show them how to use the service and help them find items. The admin side of the job requires the assistant to maintain records of items that are received, issued and returned; and to send out fines to people who are late returning their borrowed items. Other tasks could include arranging book displays and cleaning.

Library assistants don't need to have any formal qualifications as on-the-job training is almost always provided. People who have had previous experience working in a library or admin job will usually be favoured. Candidates must be organised and have a good understanding of computers. Excellent oral and written English will also be required.

Library assistant jobs can be found throughout the country in a variety of different institutions. Jobs can often be found throughout recruitment agencies in universities, schools and traditional libraries.

The average salary for a library assistant is around £17,000. In large cities this could be slightly higher. Not all libraries are open during business hours, meaning they may only require part time workers.

 
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  • Badger Associates Ltd

    For many years the name Badger Associates has been synonymous with identifying the finest IT people around the UK who want to live and work in East Anglia.
    Coverage Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    18 Offices Nationwide
  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether you're in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit - which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • Mego Employment

    Mego works with local people to improve their ability to attract employers and get hired. And we work with employers to improve their ability to attract and hire people. Please note that we recruit for the South West.
    Coverage South West
    • 8 The Crescent, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3AB
    • Edge Specialist Recruitment, Minerva House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • Discovery House, Steamer Quay Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ95AL
  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    Our Information functional practice is one of our company's most mature areas. For more than 10 years we have been supplying quality critical hire talent to our clients across the globe. Every care is taken to hand pick professionals which arrive faster and stay longer in our client positions. Contact us now!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • Hammond Clarke

    Supplying candidates in Archives, Records Management, Library Services and Information Vending, Hammond Clarke offers a complete recruitment service for the Information sector. We have the experience and resources to fill entry to senior level positions in roles such as Conservator, Data Protection Officer and Researcher. We have a portfolio of UK wide clients who depend on our database and market awareness to address their staffing demands.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Interaction IT Recruitment

    Interaction IT Recruitment are able to address all your information staffing needs and commonly work with roles in archives, GIS, information management, knowledge management, library services and record management. We fill permanent, temporary and contract positions, supporting our clients from our 30+ offices across the UK. From business analysts to data protection officers, we have the resources to find the right staff for you.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA

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