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Apprentice Library Assistant


Apprentice Library Assistant   Qualification – Level 2 Customer Services Practitioner

Hours - 36 hours Fixed term – 15 months

Salary - NMW age dependent (breakdown per age group as below)

Age 16-17               £ 9,911 per annum            (£5.28 per hour)

Age 18-20               £ 15,230 per annum           (£7.49 per hour)

Age 21-22               £ 20,700 per annum           (£10.18 per hour)

Age 23+                  £ 21,188 per annum           (£10.42 per hour)

Apprenticeships are high quality, work-based training programmes for people who want to develop their prospects and career.

The programme provides work-based training to those who want to learn new skills and gain qualifications while working.

The Library Service are looking to recruit an Apprentice Library Assistant who is passionate about this service, whilst also being committed and motivated to complete the programme.

The main base of this role would be located in Meadows (Maghull) Library, also supporting in Netherton and other libraries across the borough.

Your duties will include maintaining a high quality, efficient and high standard of library service for all users.  Undertake all operational aspects of the library function, undertake administration and daily/weekly financial routines, maintain records, and promote stock and events.

Inclusive Recruitment

We are proud to be an organisation which embraces diversity and difference.

We employ colleagues who each bring their own unique skills to deliver an excellent service to our customers.

We always recruit the most talented people for any role, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, Cared for or Care experienced.

We aim to be reflective of the communities that we operate in.

We promote diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

Visit Inclusive Recruitment ( for further information regarding the Council’s approach to Inclusive Recruitment.

Equal Opportunities   Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

To apply for this post please request a job pack and application form by emailing

Closing date – Friday 6th October 2023

Interviews – Tuesday 17th October 2023

Contract Type: Apprenticeship

Hours of Work: FullTime

Expiration Date: 06/10/2023

Supported by Youth Employment Initiative &