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Customer Service Officer for Enfield Libraries

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: RES-000369
  • Published: Wed 15/03/2023, 16:19 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/03/2023, 17:19 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Scale 4 £25,629 - £27,357
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Enfield

Want to work with a great team and atmosphere?
Want a career path? Want to work in Enfield?

Enfield Libraries have a number of permanent full-time positions available.
Some of our libraries our open until 8pm and on Saturdays.
You will be required to work one evening a week on your long week and two evenings a week on your short week.  You will also work every other Saturday.

Enfield has 17 libraries, with over a million visitors per year. We also issue over a million items per year.
The service is divided into four main Libraries with up to 4 smaller community libraries each. The main libraries have all been recently refurbished or rebuilt and offer up-to-date books, Wi-Fi, public computers, online resources and events programmes to encourage reading.

Our 4 main borough Libraries are situated in Edmonton Green, Enfield Town, Ordnance Unity Centre and Palmers Green.
Successful candidates will have a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities which will include working within a team or on your own. You will encourage people to make full use of the library services and help customers to use the resources, information and Council services available.
Key skills needed for the role:

- Ability to deliver excellent customer service and a genuine interest to help people
- Good IT skills and a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
- A ‘can do’ attitude, and attention to detail

- Able to communicate clearly with customers and team members
- Organised, methodical and able to follow instructions accurately
- Empathetic and understanding
- Previous customer service or libraries experience

The role requires the post holder to be able to work with books and events that cover all subjects.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you have previously applied for this role within the past 12 months, unfortunately a 2nd application will not be considered.

Contact Details - 
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Peter Di Biasio on 020 8132 1811 for an informal discussion.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Charlotte O'Sullivan on 0208 132 3189 or email charlotte.o'sullivan@enfield.gov.uk

We do not see your name or title when shortlisting your application. This is one of many initiatives to build a more talented and diverse workforce. However, if you put your name on your CV or Statement it will be visible to us. For this reason, we ask that you do not include your name on these documents. Please note it is your responses to the Essential/Desirable criteria, as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification which is available on the job advert, that will determine if you are shortlisted for an interview, therefore we encourage you to always address the essential and desirable criteria in your application/CV.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:

- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office based working for most roles. 
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. 
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: RES-000369
  • Published: Wed 15/03/2023, 16:19 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/03/2023, 17:19 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Scale 4 £25,629 - £27,357
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Enfield

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