Senior Library Assistant: (Medicine) NHS support

Imperial College London - Library Services

Location: Charing Cross Campus

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to assist with the provision of high quality services to meet the learning, teaching and research needs of the Faculty of Medicine and other users of the library service. You will be based in the Charing Cross Library, but will be required to work at other campuses as necessary.

You will carry out a range of duties, but will primarily be responsible for delivering library services to NHS staff. This will include promotion of the library service, providing an information service and running information skills training programmes as well as assisting in the development and selection of the nursing and allied health collection of books, journals and other media. You will provide cover for senior library staff and other colleagues in their absence and assist with the training and supervision of library assistants and casual staff, as appropriate. General duties will include covering service points, dealing with enquiries, collection of statistics, shelving and general clerical tasks.

You will be educated to at least ‘A’ level standard, and will preferably hold a relevant professional or vocational qualification. You will have experience in an appropriate library or service environment and have a strong commitment to delivering services which are responsive to user needs.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

For further details and to apply for the post, please go to www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants (Job Reference: SS 2017 253 GW).

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Simon Hall, Head of Library Liaison (Medicine and the NHS): s.hall@imperial.ac.uk

For enquiries about the recruitment system please contact Ruth Newton, Staff Resources Coordinator: ruth.newton@imperial.ac.uk

Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 20 October 2017

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