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Assistant Librarian - 2 Months

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Assistant Librarian - 2 Months

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 26488

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32,994 Pro Rata

  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5459

  • Posted:


  • Duration:

    2 Months

  • Startdate:


Assistant Librarian – 2 Month Contract


£32,994 Pro Rata

35 hours a week

ASAP Start


About the company

Our client, an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England are seeking to recruit an Assistant Librarian to assist following a reshuffle of roles within the organisation.


The post-holder will play a key role in the acquisition of resources, abstracting and indexing journal articles, monographs, grey literature and web publications in order to ensure that the Library database and other related products remain credible, high-quality and highly regarded.


This role will be based on site in Central London, working 35 hours a week with a hybrid working model of 2/3 days on site. Flexibility required should this increase due to workload requirements.





•       Staffing the public enquiry service and providing high-quality responses

•       Contributing to the cataloguing, classification and subject indexing of material added to the Library Database

•       Participating in quality assurance activities such as data checking and link checking to ensure that the library database holds high-quality, accurate and current information

•       Working with the team to support the weeding and move of the offsite collection

•       Supporting with any library and information management projects where necessary

•       Ensure that the organisation’s business and information systems are utilised for the

benefit of the team

•       Undertakes any other duties that may reasonably be required, and are commensurate with the grade of the job


Qualifications and Experience

•       Professional or postgraduate library/information science qualification or equivalent level of library experience

•       Previous experience of working in a library (Healthcare beneficial but not essential)

•       Cataloguing, indexing and classification experience

•       Experience of answering library, information and research enquiries

•       Excellent customer care and enquiry handling skills

•       Able to organise own work and time productively

•       Able to work with minimal supervision and to exercise judgement and initiative in your daily work

•       Has a flexible approach to work and to change