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Qualified/Unqualified Interpreter - SWS40

Position:                    Qualified/Unqualified Interpreter
Duration:                   Temporary, Initially for a period of up to 1 year (Subject to 13 weekly reviews)
Role Profile/Grade:  Unqualified - PCS5 /Grade 6
                                  Qualified - PCS6 / Grade 7
Core Pay:                   Unqualified - £29,170.77 - £34,264.08 per annum (Pro-Rata)
                                  Qualified - £35,884.67 - £42,212.73 per annum (Pro-Rata)
Hours of Work:         As and when required
Work Pattern:           As and when required
Advert Ref. No:         HSCP/Linguistics/SWS40          

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Interpreter working within the Glasgow City Council Linguistic Service area of the business where you will report to the Senior Linguistics Co-ordinator.

Glasgow City Council Linguistics is an established interpreting service that offers face-to-face interpreting, telephone interpreting, document translation, interpreter training and more. As an Interpreter, you will be the first point of contact for customers requiring a translation service.

Languages we are currently recruiting for are, Vietnamese, Oromo, Pushto, Kurdish (Kurmanji) and Kurdish (Sorani). Please note, only applications for these languages will be considered.

Applicants must be fluent in the language, have good listening and communication skills coupled with the ability to then reproduce statements, questions and speeches in the different 'target' language.

Experience of providing translation services is an advantage. Possession of a full UK Driving Licence is desirable but not essential.

To obtain a recruitment pack, please contact the Employee Relations Team, on 0141 276 9911 (Option 1, Option 2) or at

Completed applications must be returned to either

Please note Glasgow City Council do not accept CVs as part of our recruitment process.

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