Current Vacancies

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We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Library Assistant (20 hours) Temporary – Bridgend Library

Basis: Part Time – 20 hours per week, temporary for up to 12 months

Salary: £11,424 – £12,025 per annum

Base: Bridgend Library

Accountable to: Library Supervisor

Closing date : Wednesday 13 March 2024


As a Library Assistant, you will work on a variety of tasks ranging from helping visitors of Awen libraries to delivering events.

A commitment to providing excellent customer services is essential as you will provide help and support to people who visit our Library which could include signposting to helpful resources, choosing the right book or using our facilities such as the computers available.

We need a confident and enthusiastic person to help deliver our activities and events ranging from Bounce & Rhyme for babies, coding clubs and reading groups to dementia-friendly coffee groups.


Benefits of Working for Awen;

  • Pension 6% matched
  • 20% discount at Awen Cafe’s
  • Access to Awen’s Benefits Platform (i.e discounts at high street stores, supermarkets, restuarants, holidays and cinema)
  • Free Pantomime Tickets
  • Discounted membership at Halo Leisure Centre’s
  • Access to Health Assured
  • Family Friendly Organisation



Please click here for the full job outline.

Please click here for information about working with us.


Other information;

At Awen we are committed to ensuring our people are at the heart of all that we do. We want to instil an organisational culture that values people from all backgrounds and are passionate about increasing the diversity of our workforce.

We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, and we do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other category protected by law.

As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce we provide a guaranteed interview scheme to applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the job who are disabled or people of the global majority.

As part of our application process, you can ask to be considered under this scheme if you are from the global majority or have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities. Providing that you meet the minimum requirements for the role, you’ll then be invited for an interview.

The minimum requirements are the essential criteria outlined in the person specification for each position. These criteria are what the job holder will need to demonstrate they have, through their application form.

To apply please complete our online application form, if you need another accessible format or any other support with the recruitment process please get in touch by emailing or call 01656 754825.

If you are selected for interview and would like to visit the venue then please email

For an informal discussion about this role please contact

*Please note that on submission of your application you will receive an email asking you to complete an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) questionnaire. This data is used for statistical purposes only and is not identifiable to an individual. It is utilised by the People Team to support our commitment to EDI and will help us improve on accessibility and diversity in our advertising and recruitment campaigns.

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