Vacancies in the Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS): ISL / English Sign Language Interpreters for Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS)

January 2018

Vacancies in the Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS): ISL / English Sign Language Interpreters for Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS)

To support the expansion of the remote interpreting service IRIS under the National Disability Inclusion Strategy, Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) is seeking to recruit qualified Irish Sign Language / English Interpreters for permanent full and part time posts working 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 business 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.

SLIS is seeking to recruit at least two interpreters to full time, 35 hours per week, or half time, 17.5 hours per week, posts.

The salary for this post is on a salary scale from €28,399 to €47,331 (13 points, including 2 long service increments) per annum, dependent on qualifications and experience, pro rata for part time staff. Candidates will normally be appointed at point 1. SLIS has an Incremental Credit Policy which allows for candidates to be appointed at a higher point on completion of the incremental credit process, which is assessed as an integral part of the Recruitment Process.

Please send completed application form and 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 Road, Cabra, Dublin 7, or by email to recruitment@slis.ie.

Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 1.00pm Tuesday 23rd January 2018.

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 14 months of creation of the panel (including temporary and permanent, part-time and full time interpreter posts).

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