Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
8d ago
  • Are you a Librarian looking for a new challenge?
  • Manawatu Prison, Palmerston North
  • Part time 16 hours per week
  • CSLNR10374 Closing Date : Wednesday 21 November 2018 Location : Manawatu Prison, Palmerston North Contact Email Address : becky.campbell

    Librarian Manawatu Prison

    Part time 16hrs per week

    Tuesday - Friday 9am - 1pm

    We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to provide educational support services in our goal to reduce reoffending.

    As Librarian for Manawatu Prison, you will engage with prisoners by providing a professional service, you will aide literacy needs, engage constructive use of leisure time, support educational initiatives and open pathways for reintegration and rehabilitation.

  • Primary responsibilities include;
  • Cataloguing all resources including fiction and non-fiction books, puzzles, periodicals and learning material
  • Requesting specific titles and ensuring appropriate loan protocols are observed
  • Collecting and distributing prisoner requests
  • Sourcing and receiving donations in accordance with policy and guidelines
  • With a strength of integrity and resilience, you will be respectful and courteous in your tasks whilst ensuring the protocols of prison operations are observed to the full.

  • The preferred candidate will;
  • be proactive in nature, quick to identify, address and resolve the needs of your customers,
  • be meticulous in the recording and maintaining of information,
  • possess a calm and professional manner,
  • demonstrate a sensitivity to the needs of a client base with varying literacy levels and diverse cultural needs and expectations
  • deliver a high level of service to our team
  • This is a part time position for 16 hours per week, working Tuesday to Friday 9am - 1pm.

    A full driver’s licence is essential in this position.

    Applications can only be accepted online before the closing date of Wednesday 21 November 2019. E-mailed applications will NOT be considered.

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