Person Specification

  Essentials Desirable Assessment Method
Qualifications & Skills
  • Fluent in the target language
  • Fluent in English (verbally and in writing)
  • Diploma in Public Service Interpreting
  • Level 1 Interpreting Qualification
  • Application Form
  • Language Assessment
  • Certification
  • Significant experience of interpreting in professional setting
  • Application form
  • Reference
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of those who require interpreting support
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills Knowledge
  • Competency Assessment
Personal Qualities
  • Cheerful
  • Compassionate
  • Self-motivated and willing to undertake a professional qualification in interpreting
  • A desire to contribute to the effective care of individuals whose first language is not English
  • Competency Assessment