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First Assistant, Libraries Unlimited


Salary: £19,484 p.a pro rata – £10.10 per hour
Hours: 17 / 31 / 30.25 hours per week
Location: Budleigh Salterton Library / Totnes Library / Ivybridge Library
Closing date: 9am Mon 17th August
Interview date: tbc w/c 17th Aug & w/c 24th Aug

Three warm, welcoming, friendly and busy libraries would like to meet creative, courteous and charismatic people to take on the vital role of First Assistant. These exciting opportunities to join one of the sector’s leading library services brings with it a chance to help guide, support and inspire people of all ages by sharing and encouraging a love of reading, as well as providing access to a whole range of information to help support them in their everyday lives.

These are frontline roles and will involve supporting a team of Customer Service Assistants to develop and deliver excellent services and customer care on a day-to-day basis. The role is also responsible for line management of staff, running events and dealing with building-related issues.

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