SLS Lead Adviser

  • Job Reference: HCC8587
  • Date Posted: 15 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Hampshire County Council
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Salary: £32,752 to £36,862
  • Sector: Public Libraries
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SLS Lead Adviser HCC8587



Salary Range: £32,752 - £36,862 per annum

Work Location: Farnborough Library, Farnborough

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent


Working in the School Library Service, you will help schools develop their libraries to support the whole school Curriculum and meet the learning needs of individual children. This role offers professional support and advice, training and resources to over 100 local primary special and secondary schools.

As a business unit it is essential that we provide an efficient and customer-focussed service which demonstrates value for money and which delivers real impact. A sound understanding of the roles of the School Library Service and of school libraries in a changing educational world is required alongside an awareness of new trends which will ensure future relevance. A keen business sense, excellent interpersonal skills, experience of IT and access to a vehicle for work purposes are required. A passion for children's literature is essential; a professional library qualification is preferred. 

This post will lead one of our four regional teams based in Farnborough Library but will travel throughout Hampshire and beyond.

If you are a highly motivated, forward thinking and enthusiastic library team leader then this exciting opportunity could be the one for you. For further information please visit and search under SLS Lead Adviser HCC8587.


Closing Date: 30 April 2019.