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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2021.

Library Assistant

Job Reference: 387-WD-3084-CG

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare
£20,330 - £21,777 pa pro rata

The Library at University Hospitals Bristol works with around 13,000 colleagues across the Trust, helping ensure all practise is undertaken using the best and most current evidence available. The library service provides essential resources, evidence, and highly skilled training to all levels of staff.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive library assistant for this 16hr per week fixed term role in our fantastic library in Weston.

The post holder will provide administrative support to help in the day-to-day running of library services. There will be a combination of face-to face enquiries with library users, together with phone and e-mail contact with users and other library services in the South West and cooperative schemes.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in working in a customer services environment. They will have excellent communication skills, and an enthusiasm to provide help and support to students and colleagues. They should have experience of using a range of online databases, resources and IT applications.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Thomas Osborne

Library & Knowledge Services Manager



University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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