|Placed On:||8th December 2022|
|Closes:||21st December 2022|
The UCL Institute of Orthopaedics Library supports teaching, learning, research and clinical practice at the UCL Stanmore campus and Royal National Orthopaedics Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH). It primarily serves UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science staff and students based at Stanmore, and in particular the UCL Research Department of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, as well as staff and students of the RNOH.
The UCL Research Department of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science comprises the Centre for Materials Research, the Centre for Tissue and Cell Research, and the Aspire CREATe Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology.
The RNOH is a national centre of excellence, which provides a comprehensive range of health care services for complex neuro-musculoskeletal conditions including spinal cord and peripheral nerve injuries, spinal deformity, joint and limb reconstruction, complex bone and soft tissue tumours, and chronic back pain.
The Orthopaedics Library contains computing facilities for both organisations, study spaces, an IT training room, a group study space and a specialist collection of print and electronic resources on orthopaedics and related medical disciplines, nursing, rehabilitation, hospital and healthcare management and biomedical engineering. Library users have access to extensive collections of ejournals, ebooks and databases on a wide variety of subjects via UCL and NHS subscriptions. The Orthopaedics Library achieved Silver in UCL’s Sustainability Awards 2022.
About the role
The Senior Library Assistant is part of the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics library skills team providing training and clinical support services at the UCL Stanmore campus and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH).
The Senior Library Assistant is responsible for promoting the use of a range of biomedical resources, managing specialist enquiries, and supporting on outreach services at Stanmore.
They will also support evidence searching services, prepare, and deliver information skills training.
This is an on-campus role. It is not suitable for regular remote working. Occasional remote working may be available as opportunities arise.
Work Pattern: Monday-Friday 9.00 – 5.18pm
You will have experience of preparing and delivering library skills training, and delivering a high level of customer service, is essential.
You will have experience of working in biomedical library
You will also have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills and be able to work methodically, accurately and to deadlines.
What we offer
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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
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