Outreach Librarian

Job Description

Outreach Librarian

Job Ref: 267-CS3344051-B

Salary: Band 6 £31,365 - £37,890 pa

Contract: 24 months


Do you want to try a very different type of librarianship?

GPs and primary care staff are very busy people who have not been used to the range of information services enjoyed by the rest of the NHS. This post is a part of an effort to try and do something about that.

Outreach in this job title really means that – we need someone who can use a range of media and contact methods to sell the benefits of library and knowledge services to staff in their workplaces -and then go on to deliver those services. And this means flexible working in the truest sense – home working is expected with virtual meetings or visits to other workplaces if required, while regularly touching base with the library service.

Communicating and teamwork are essential for this post along with an imaginative approach to service delivery.

You’ll need a professional attitude and skills– your job will involve using the range of electronic staff and resources available to:

  • Lead on Primary care liaison – exploring information needs and designing tailored Knowledge 
  • Management interventions
  • Deliver complex literature searches for busy NHS staff.
  • Design and deliver information skills training using a range of media
  • Develop current awareness services
  • Monitor the effectiveness of services provided

For further information, please contact Sarah Maddock, Library Services Manager via email sarah.maddock@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk or call 07500 915611.

Closing date: 24 October 2021