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30 December 2019

Interpreter

Freelance position available for a well-established and friendly, run family company. We love working with positive, energetic individuals who are committed and professional in this area of work. We require a high level of language knowledge, this will mean bi/multi lingual individuals with excellent fluency of English:

Essential

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in both English and the target language
  • Working to a professional code of ethics covering confidentiality and impartiality
  • Previous interpreting or translation experience
  • A willingness to actively increase specialist vocabulary both in English and the target language in order to effectively undertake language assignments in a range of areas
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to organise your diary effectively
  • A flexible approach to work and a willingness to be available at short notice
  • An appreciation of the importance of punctuality, and excellent time keeping skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of linguistic and social backgrounds
  • The ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure

Desirable

  • Willingness to work out of hours including Bank Holidays, weekends and Monday to Friday 20:00 – 08:00 if necessary
  • Willingness to travel outside town of residence to undertake interpreting assignments in other parts of the region
  • Minimum of 2 years face to face interpreting experience
  • DPSI qualification or level 3 community interpreting certificate

 

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter to walsallworks@walsall.gov.uk or call us on 01922 654353

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