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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2021.

Graduate Trainee Librarian

Job Reference: 453-21-3154913

Employer:
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
NHS Library Services
Location:
Lynfield Mount Hospital, Bradford
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The Trust’s purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:- We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners


An opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of a Graduate Trainee Librarian. This is a fixed-term post until the end of August 2022. It is designed for a graduate who is intending to proceed to a postgraduate library/information studies course. It incorporates a wide range of library duties including customer service, library project work and providing administrative and marketing support for the health promotion campaigns.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Good degree in any subject
  • Intention to pursue a career in the library/information sector
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Office and the Internet
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

The post holder will be based at Lynfield Mount Hospital in Bradford and will be working with a friendly and experienced library team.

 

Closing Date: 24th May 2021

Shortlisting date: 31st May 2021

Interviews 22nd or 23rd June 2021 (due to annual leave)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Federica Bianchini

Job title: Library Manager

Email address: federica.bianchini@bdct.nhs.uk




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Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.



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