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Trainee British Sign Language Interpreter


Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Until vacancy is filled
Interview date: TBC

We are recruiting for trainee British Sign Language Interpreters to join our sizable Communications team in Birmingham. Working as part of a team of Interpreters, you will be delivering high quality British Sign Language Interpreting services to clients in the West Midlands area.

As part of the role you will:

  • Have achieved or currently be working towards achieving Interpreting Level 6
  • Or already achieved a degree/diploma in interpreting
  • Be able to work remotely and travel to face to face appointments
  • Hold a valid driving licence and have a vehicle available for business use

Whatever stage you have reached in your journey to become a qualified sign language interpreter we guarantee to offer a supportive friendly team environment, and professional training and mentoring from experienced senior interpreters to achieve your career goal.

As part of the British Sign Language Interpreter role, you will: 

  • Receive training to be competent to interpret in a range of domains including health, social services, education, employment, legal and media (appropriate to skills and experience)
  • Interpret between BSL and written/spoken English for external clients and internal staff members
  • Work in a range settings online and face to face

To succeed you will have strong communication skills and be able to develop strong working relationships with colleagues in the communications team and be able to work with ease with deaf clients to establish yourself as a sign language interpreter.

This is a blended role where your time will be split working remotely from home, and attending the office/external appointments, the split will vary from week to week.  If you are excited by this role but feel you may need a little more help balancing your work and home life please feel free to explore the flexibility you may need with us at the application or interview stage.

To apply for this role submit your CV to or if you would like an informal chat please contact

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To apply for this role, you can email your CV to us with a supporting statement.