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Portuguese Freelance Interpreter

DA Languages Manchester Full-time

DA Languages are looking for speakers of Portuguese based in Greater Manchester to join our network of freelance interpreters.

We provide interpreters to a wide range of UK based public and private sector clients, from hospitals and councils to law firms and marketing agencies.

Due to our partnerships with some big clients in the area, we have an increased demand for interpreters of this language.

We are looking for bilingual speakers with the confidence to accurately interpret for our clients and their non-English speaking service users.

Are you bilingual?

Do you have the confidence to interpret from English to Portuguese?

Do you have interpreting experience with a professional, with family and friends, or volunteering?

Then we would love to discuss this opportunity with you!

What will you be doing?

You will meet our clients and their service users in venues across the area, including hospitals, GP practices, councils, and home visits. As an interpreter, you will help our clients and their service users communicate with each other, remaining professional and impartial. This will ensure that non-English speakers receive the support they need.

There are several benefits to joining our network of freelance interpreters, including:

Flexible working hours

Access to free online training and resources

Competitive rates

Excellent communication and support from our friendly team

Development opportunities

Refer a friend scheme

Having one of the below qualifications is preferred, but not essential:

Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

Community Interpreting

National Registered (NRPSI)

Chartered Institute Of Linguists Qualifications (CIOL)

Certificate in Bilingual Skills (CBS)

BA in Translation/Interpreting

BA in Languages/Linguistics

Please Note, Each Candidate Must Have The Following

Right to Work in the UK

Enhanced DBS or equivalent – you can apply for an Enhanced DBS with the guidance of our recruitment team

Approx. 100 hours interpreting experience – either professional or personal (family, friends, or volunteering)

For non-native applicants, we will require evidence of your English proficiency through one of the following: Qualification to GSCE Level or above in England, IELTS score of 7 or above, CEFR C1 qualification or equivalent English test

DA Languages is committed to the elimination of discrimination, be it direct or indirect, and will actively work with our staff and clients to ensure the equality of treatment for all, irrespective of age, gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, sexuality, or religion.
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