Vacancy: ISL / English Sign Language Interpreter (Part-time fixed-term contract), Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS)

January 2017

Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) is seeking to recruit a qualified Irish Sign Language / English Interpreter for a part time fixed term contract for 2017 to work on the Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS).

The Irish Sign Language/ English Interpreter provides interpretive support primarily for the Irish Remote Interpreting Service but also to the Manager, SLIS Board and team, acting as interpreter for SLIS meetings and needs where required. The post will normally be based in the SLIS offices but may also involve work outside the office and / or normal office hours.

The post is for two and a half days per week for 10 months. Flexible arrangements will be considered where suitable candidates are interested in working defined portions of the 2.5 day per week post (e.g. one morning per week).

The salary for this post is €38,750 per annum, pro rata for part time staff (e.g. €19,375 per annum for 2.5 days per week or €3,875 per annum for one half day per week).

Job Description and Application Form are available below, or alternatively by ringing 087 650 6651 or by email:

Please send completed application form & current CV, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees that we may contact with your consent to: John Stewart, Manager, Sign Language Interpreting Service, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Rd, Cabra, Dublin 7.

Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 1.00pm Thursday 26th January 2017.

Please note short-listing may apply and those who qualify at interview will be put on a panel. This panel of qualified candidates will be formed to fill vacancies which arise within the next 24 months (including temporary and permanent, part-time and full time interpreter posts).

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SLIS is an equal opportunities employer.

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