Trainee/Newly Qualified (NQ) British Sign Language (BSL)/English interpreter

Part Time

  • Reference: Trainee / Newly Qualified (NQ) British Sign Language (BSL) / English Interpreter
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Salary: 25,080.00
  • Added on: 8th November 2019
  • Apply by: 25th November 2019
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FTE Salary £25,080.00 (pro-rata for part-time, term time hours)

Fixed term until March 2020 with the possibility of extension.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a positive contributioin to this growing and progressive organisation.

The In-house trainee/newly qualified BSL/English Interpreter will work with our staff and students both internally and externally.  This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Interpreter looking to gain career development and consistent work within our team orientated environment. 

As an in-house Interpreter, no day is the same, making the role unique, exciting and challenging. The successful candidate will find themselves working in many different scenarios, allowing them to diversify and expand their skill base.

Can you demonstrate:

  • A recognised Interpreter qualification and the Level 6 qualification in BSL or evidence of currently training to become qualified.
  • NRCPD registration.
  • Experience of working with Deaf adults and young people.
  • An understanding of the social and emotional barriers which Deaf people face.
  • Knowledge and an appreciation of the barriers Deaf young people face.
  • A commitment to professionalism with the ability to provide a first class service.
  • Flexibility to work in a busy and fast paced organisation.

We will offer:

  • Long-term career development within a forward thinking and innovative organisation.
  • A commitment to continued professional development in line with the NRCPD.
  • Access to appropriate professional supervision and a peer support group. 
  • The chance to work within the vibrant city of Exeter, whilst having close access to Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon Coast.
  • The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our students.
  • An in-house interpreting team of two qualified and experienced interpreters.
  • Group Personal Pension including 8% employee contribution.
  • Life Assurance
  • On-site parking.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

For a job description, please click here or email the HR department for an application pack.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity with our current Interpreters or would like to visit the Academy, please call 01392 267096 to arrange an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 November 2019 at 12pm

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhamnced DBS disclosure is required.

The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.

(Registered Charity No. 1124523)

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