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Library Stock and Service Development Officer

Cyngor Castell-nedd Port Talbot
Contract Type: Temporary

Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week

Location of post: Library HQ, Neath Road, Briton Ferry, Neath, SA11 2BQ

Workstyle : You will work from a fixed workplace

We are currently looking for a person with some library knowledge to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Library Service book fund and monitoring the overall spend. This includes purchasing stock, processing requests, managing standing order plans and cataloguing stock.

The job would also involve developing relationships with internal and external partners to meet the needs of new audiences and identified target groups as well as actively promoting the use of the library service through storytelling, visits to care homes, working with the Heritage Education officer to provide engaging sessions for adults and children.

The main duties of the post;

To manage the Library Service book fund, to include monitoring the overall spend as and reporting on targets for the Welsh Public Library Standards.

To be responsible for purchasing and processing of requests, managing standing order plans and cataloguing stock.

To attend meetings on behalf of NPT library service which relate to stock management and the development/future of the service.

To organise and select Children's stock for Community Managed Libraries.

To create, run and manage Workflows reports relating to stock.

To ensure the Library Service has up to date and relevant reading materials.

To develop new stock policies for the Library Service.

To manage the Library Service's reading Group collection, Hooked on Books.

To encourage reading for health and wellbeing and support the council's corporate planning meeting wellbeing objectives set out by Welsh Government.

To develop effective relationships with internal and external partners to meet the needs of new audiences and identified target groups.

To actively promote the use of the library service through storytelling, visits to care homes, working with the Heritage Education officer to provide engaging sessions for adults and children.

To contribute to the delivery of a range of creative outreach projects and events across libraries, community groups and the health sector.

To work with the Senior Officer: Literacy and Library Development to deliver a programme of literacy and reading for pleasure events for schools.

To assist in supporting Community Managed Libraries.

To promote digital inclusion through library services

To support branch libraries in the successful delivery of National and Local projects eg. Adult Learner's week, Summer Reading Challenge, World Book Night etc

To take responsibility for one's own continuous professional development.

To undertake projects or any other tasks commensurate with the grade and duties of the post as required by the Library Service Manager.

You will have experience of working in a library or have some library knowledge.

Ideally you will have;

Good standard of education, minimum of 4 GCSE's or equivalent, grades A-C which should include English

If you think that you have the necessary experience and qualifications for this role, we would love to hear from you.

Your workstyle in this role will require you to work from a fixed workplace.

For an informal discussion, please contact Clare Davies on

Phone: 01639 899829 or

Email: c.davies19@npt.gov.uk

This post is not subject to a DBS check

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools/employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

Welsh Language skills are not required

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

At Team NPT, we all work together to serve the people, communities and businesses of Neath Port Talbot.

We are committed to providing training opportunities and the professional development of all our employees.

We look forward to welcoming you to Team NPT.