Librarian Assistant
NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Job reference: 107967

Location: NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Job closing date: 06/07/2022

Job posted date: 22/06/2022

Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 22.5

Department: Quality Improvement and Governance

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Ayrshire & Arran

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and friendly individual to join a dynamic and efficient Library Service team providing support across NHS Ayrshire & Arran.

Our Library services deliver a high quality, responsive library and knowledge management service in support of the delivery and continuous improvement of safe, effective, person-centred care. 

Key responsibility will include assisting the librarian in the provision of a information support service. 

This customer facing role involves helping library users find the information they need for patient care, professional development and research. The varied and interesting duties include: maintaining membership and library management data, interlibrary loan provision, and other general library duties. 

The ideal candidate will have a high standard of customer service skills, effective prioritising, organisational, and communication skills. IT skills are a pre-requisite, both in MS Office software and a willingness to continually update skills and knowledge. 

There are 2 positions, one at University Crosshouse Hospital and one post at University Hospital Ayr however there may be requirement for some cross site working. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Hours: 22.5 per week.

Informal enquiries are welcomed to Linda Robertson, Lead Nurse Quality Improvement (Telephone: 07976 249651 or 

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom.  Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.