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Interpreter/Specialist Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
13/05/2021 23:59
Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 pro rata to hours worked
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Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be Crook Civic Centre, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace or community venue within County Durham.
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Job details 

Closing date:
13 May

Further information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Education and Skills
Adult Learning and Skills

Post: Interpreter/Specialist Support Worker
Grade: Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 pro rata to hours worked

We are looking to recruit 4 casual Interpreter/Specialist Support Workers.

The role will facilitate effective and accurate passing of information between the tutor and learners by interpreting communications in real time, with careful attention to context, meaning, tone and technical wording. Support class tutor with selecting, designing or adapting teaching and learning materials to suit individual needs; provide feedback to learners and assist tutors in relation to monitoring and recording learner progress, achievement and attendance; assist the tutor with the development and implementation of individual learning plans and recording of learner progress.

We are looking for an Arabic and English speaker who has a good command of both languages, with experience of teaching or supporting teaching/training and who has entered the UK through County Durham's Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme.

Required qualifications:
DPSI – Diploma in Public Services Interpreting or Community Interpreting Certificate – Level 2 or other equivalent UK interpreting qualification.
Maths and English at Level 2 or equivalent, (or be willing to complete within 6 months)

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For more information about the posts, please contact Donna Ross on 07748 881282 or via e-mail at donna.ross@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 21st May 2021.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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