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Bristol City Council: Casual Interpretors

For more info and to apply visit www.bristol.gov.uk/jobs (Goes live January 17th)


Deadline: February 13th


• Are you fluent in English and another language with good communication skills, bilingual skills, and attention to detail and accuracy? Why not become a Public Service Casual translator and/or interpreter?


• We are looking for interpreters with a professional attitude, who can work on a range of ad hoc interpreting assignments, and able to provide an accurate, confidential, and impartial interpreting service to join our existing team. These interpreter roles will primarily be in Bristol, but you must be willing to travel to surrounding Cities.


• You will have an interpreting qualification or proven interpreting experience; and be a UK resident to be considered for this role. The role is subject to a full recruitment process, referencing and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check at the cost of £56. If you already have a DBS it must be registered on the DBS update service. This is an application process, no CV’s. The pay is £19.85 per hour and includes annual leave allowance.


• In conjunction with the National Careers Service, Job Application Workshops have been organised to support you with your application form. To register a place, contact EA.Bristol@dwp.gov.uk asap. Book early to secure a place.

We are looking for Interpreters in the following languages:

❖ Algerian

❖ Amharic

❖ Arabic

❖ Bengali

❖ Bulgarian

❖ Cantonese

❖ Czech

❖ Dari

❖ Fanti

❖ Farsi

❖ French

❖ Filipino

❖ Greek

❖ Gujrati

❖ Hakka

❖ Hungarian

❖ Indonesian

❖ Italian

❖ Japanese

❖ Korean

❖ Kurdish (Badini, Sorani, Kurmanji)

❖ Latvian

❖ Libyan

❖ Lingala

❖ Lithuanian

❖ Malay

❖ Malayalam

❖ Mandarin

❖ Mirpuri

❖ Moroccan

❖ Nepalese

❖ Oromo

❖ Pashto

❖ Polish

❖ Portuguese (Portugal, Brazilian)

❖ Punjabi

❖ Romani

❖ Romanian

❖ Russian

❖ Simplified Chinese

❖ Sinhala

❖ Slovak

❖ Slovenian

❖ Somali

❖ Spanish (Spain, Mexican)

❖ Swahili

❖ Sylheti

❖ Syrian Arabic

❖ Tagalog

❖ Tamil

❖ Thai

❖ Tigrinya

❖ Traditional Chinese

❖ Turkish

❖ Twi

❖ Urdu

❖ Vietnamese

❖ Wolof

❖ Yoruba


Recruitment Timetable

Advert runs from 17 Jan to 13 Feb 2022

Shortlisting 14 Feb to 18 Feb 2022

Language assessments 7 Mar to 18 Mar 2022

(Assessments dates are planned around the language assessor and is non-negotiable)

Interviews 28 Mar to 8 April 2022

3-day TIS Induction & Training TBC (mandatory attendance)

Potential start date 01 June 2022

For more information or an application pack, then please refer to www.bristol.gov.uk/jobs. Advert goes live on 17th January 2022




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