Qualified BSL Interpreters

Qualified BSL Interpreters

Location:

Remote-based

Salary:

Up to £50k | Fixed hourly rates

Contract:

Salaried or Independent Contractors

Hours:

Part-time

Closing Date:

Ongoing

The Role:

We are currently seeking to recruit qualified BSL/English Interpreters to join our video interpreting team on a part-time basis as a staff member or independent contractor.

We are committed to building a team that is diverse and represents all the communities whom we serve and actively encourage those who identify as interpreters of colour and those from diverse backgrounds and identities to apply.

We welcome applications from committed and motivated BSL/English Interpreters with experience of interpreting in a variety of domains and settings and with a wide range of Deaf people. You will be provided with opportunities for training, professional support, and career development, including identification of any individual skills and expertise that could contribute to the team and the company.

Person specification:

You are expected to have a sound knowledge of issues relating to the Deaf community and a clear understanding of the role of a BSL/English Interpreter. You must also have a willingness to continue professional development and an excellent command of written and spoken English.

The post holder will undertake video interpreting duties and join an established, committed, and dynamic staff team.

As a part time staff member you only have to commit to working with us for a minimum of 1.5 days (11.25 hours) a week, or minimum 4 shifts a month as an independent contractor. As a 24/7 service we can offer a flexible working schedule that fits around your needs. There are opportunities for overtime, and a range of work you can undertake on our varied services.

Company Benefits:

For all interpreters, we offer:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Supportive environment
  • Supervision and Peer Support Groups
  • Monthly CPD
  • Career Track development 

Additional info:

Staff to provide

  • Suitable home working environment
  • Fast, reliable broadband connection (min – 5mbps upload)
  • Commitment to minimum 1.5 days per week or equivalent monthly hours


Contractor to provide

  • Suitable home working environment
  • PC that meets our specification
  • Headset, webcam, keyboard and mouse
  • Fast, reliable broadband connection (min – 5mbps upload)
  • Commitment to minimum 4 shifts per month

 

We are Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to fostering a workplace environment that diverse and inclusive. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of any protected characteristics from the Equality Act (2010). We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.