We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Library Assistant – Stock Control

Closing date: 29/02/2024

Reference: REQ105210

37 hours / Fixed-Term

23,500 - 23,893 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Library Assistant – Stock Control, Aberystwyth, to join our Customer Contact service.

About the role

To be responsible for maintaining and developing the Ceredigion library service in Aberystwyth Branch Library. To include 4 days of working in Aberystwyth Library and 1 day working in the store. This can vary depending on work demands.

About the candidate

Whilst previous experience is useful it is not essential. Applications from candidates with little or no experience are welcomed. We will ensure you have all the training and support you need to confidently undertake the role.

The successful candidate will have a good general education and an interest in books. Knowledge and experience of using technology will be an advantage.

Due to the requirements of the role the successful candidate must have a level of Welsh fluency on appointment. Please see the person specification for the further details.

Our offer to you

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages.

We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:

  • Flexi-time: Hours may be worked within a defined bandwidth, Monday to Friday, subject to service needs.

More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.


Interviews will be held on 11/03/2024. To reduce disruption to candidates, interviews will be held remotely.

Additional Information

This role includes weekend working as part of a normal working week or rota. The successful candidate will be entitled to the following pay:

  • Saturday – Time and a quarter

Job Description and Person Specification

Get in touch

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Emyr Lloyd on 01970 633717 or email emyr.lloyd@ceredigion.gov.uk

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Customer Contact & ICT

Our service has a range of responsibilities from providing advice and support to the residents of Ceredigion to providing corporate support via our ICT, reception and mailroom teams.  Our service is responsible for the following functions: 

  • Civil Registration: Birth, deaths and marriages.
  • Corporate Customer Services: Blue badge; Contact centre; Mailroom and scanning; Receptions.
  • ICT and Information Management: Archives and modern records; ICT support; Infrastructure and security; Project and application support; Reprographics, Technical support, Software development.
  • Library Services
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