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Relief Interpreter Ref: DON/18/0634

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, ADULTS, HEALTH & WELLBEING
Based at: Various
Salary details: £14 per hour 
Job details: 0 Hours, Various, Various
Closing date: 26 October 2018
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Closing date: Friday 26th October 2018

As required - Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post

We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

Interpreters are employed on an ‘as and when required’ basis and you will need to have the relevant experience and/or qualifications to provide a professional, accurate and effective interpretation service in the relevant language and dialect on behalf of Doncaster Council’s Interpretation and translation unit. Services are provided within Health, Local Authority and Legal services and you are required to provide evidence of qualifications and/or experience within these fields. 

We are looking to recruit new interpreters to the Interpretation and Translation Unit register in the following languages:

  • Albanian
  • Cantonese
  • Czech
  • Kurdish Bahdini
  • Kurdish Sorani
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Roma Slovak (only this specific language/dialect)
  • Slovak
  • Tamil
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Please include the language(s) you speak on the application form.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 29th October and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on weeks commencing 12th and 19th November.

This would ideally suit a person who is local to Doncaster due to the nature of the role. For further details or an informal chat please contact: Sam Farmer Tel: 01302 735144, sam.farmer@doncaster.gov.uk 

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

This post involves working with children/ adults and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check