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Clinical Librarian

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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The Colonnades, Trust Head Office, Learning & Development Centre, Beaconsfield Road, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 8YE
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
26/09/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

Band 5 Clinical Librarian for The Colonnades, Learning and Development Centre.

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the Country. We are a values based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them.

The Trust has recently gained ‘Outstanding’ in our 2019 CQC inspection: delivering great care and great outcomes which includes providing a workplace where people grow thrive and succeed and be leading in our use of technology. The Trust is proud of the state of the art facilities it provides within the Learning and Development Centre at The Colonnades in Hatfield and continues to invest in providing a supporting learning environment. The site is also Trust Head Office and as such welcomes many external guests regularly for meetings and conference events. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Librarian within the Library and Knowledge Services at the Colonnades.

The successful post holder will report to the Library and Knowledge Manager and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Trust Library and Knowledge Services. The post holder will ensure the highest possible standards of services are delivered to clinical and non-clinical staff through promoting and providing all staff and students on placement with access to and help in making effective use of the knowledge and information based within a healthcare setting.

The role will involve delivering front-line professional services, training, enquiry services, literature searches and document supply in accordance with the operational processes. The role is customer facing for both internal and external stakeholders and the post holder must demonstrate and provide a service which is consistent with our Trust values. 

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Lipi Zaman-Dara, Library and Knowledge Manager on 01707 253838.