These recommendations are based on the National Joint Council Schemes and Conditions of Service for England and Wales, and the National joint Council for Local Authorities Services (Scottish Council) for Scotland.
Please note: the recommndations are based on a standard 37 hour week and a full time contract.
At this stage it is uncertain whether there will be new scales published for 2013/14 although there are strong indications that there will be some increase in salaries this coming year. For the present the 2009/10 scales will continue to apply.
a) Professionally qualified Librarian
with first degree or Masters degree in Library and Information Science Recommendation: SCP 29 - 34
Minimum of SCP 31 if chartered MCLIP
b) Library Manager I Clerical Assistant
with day to day responsibility, including managing budget, development planning etc. Recommendation: SCP 17 - 25
If teaching duties added to above, e.g. information skills programme Recommendation: SCP 21 - 28
c) Clerical I Library Assistant
working with professional librarian - no strategic role Recommendation: SCP 11 - 16
Minimum of SCP14 if City and Guilds or NVQ level 3 library assistants' qualification held
Since the Introduction of the Working Time Regulations in 1998, all staff, including those who work part-time, are entitled to a minimum of 4 weeks (equivalent) paid holiday per year.
In addition, if library staff are not employed for 52 weeks per year, two to three weeks paid employment may also be required during school holidays for stock-checks, planning and report writing etc.