Library clerks and assistants classify, sort and file publications, documents, audio-visual and computerised material in libraries and offices.
There are no minimum academic requirements, although entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades or A-Levels/H grades. Training is usually provided on-the-job. NVQs/ SVQs in Information and Library Services are available at Levels 2 and 3.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £17,000 per annum and can progress up to £22,000 per annum.
There are currently 3,525 employed Library Clerks & Assistants in the region.