External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Community Investment and Support
19 Aug 2024
Contribute to positive experiences and outcomes for children and families
Be part of a team that drives inclusion initiatives for DHS
The Interpreting and Translating Centre (ITC) is seeking
multiple casual interpreters and/or translators in a variety of languages.
As an interpreter, you will be enabling the
communication between two or more parties speaking Language Other Than English
and the English language.
As a translator, you will provide
effective written communication by accurately translating text from source
language to target language.
and Translator, are casual roles within Community Investment and Support and
are accountable to the Manager, Interpreting and Translating Centre for:
interpreting or translating assignments which result in effective communication
for individual of non-English speaking background; contributing to the
efficient operation of the ITC.
The role will
include interpreting/Translating casual assignments, which may include
face-to-face, telephone and video appointments.
You must be
appropriately trained and/or have practical experience as an
interpreter/translator and hold NAATI credentials (where available).
seeking applications from people currently living/working in the Adelaide
Applicants will be required to complete a National Police Check and a Working with Children Screening Check.
This is a casual role where working hours will be varied and irregular.
Some out of hours work may be required.
Role Description - Casual Interpreter.pdf
Role Description - Casual Interpreter-Translator.pdf
Role Description - Casual Translator.pdf
About the Business
Community Investment and Support is responsible for the provision of many vital services to the South Australian public to help build stronger and better-connected communities. The division provides screening of those who work with children or vulnerable people, as well as procurement of goods and services for the department, including important social services from the not-for profit sector.
The division also provides grants and commissions services to promote economic participation, as well as a range of concessions to the community, and interpreting and translating services to both public and private organisations.
Enquiries to Kamila Kusek-Podgorna
(08) 8226 2979
Diversity And Inclusion
DHS is committed to making our services and workplaces safe and inclusive for all people and ensuring the
full diversity of the communities we serve are represented in our workforce, including Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander people, people with disability and/or neurodivergence, young people, older people,
culturally and linguistically diverse people, LGBTIQA+ and gender diverse people.
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process.
If you require assistance with this process,
please contact us at email@example.com and a member of the team will get back to you.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working, including part time.
Applicants are encouraged to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
We also celebrate the many strengths and skills people with disability and/or neurodivergent people bring to
our workplace and acknowledge our role in ensuring a supportive work environment for people with disability and/or
neurodivergent people to thrive in.
Cover Letter and Resume
You are required to submit a cover letter, up to a maximum of two pages, addressing how your skills, and experience align with the role specific capabilities and attach your current resume via the online application form. For more information about applying, refer to our Job Application Guide
If you are new to the department and are invited to an interview, you will be required to produce a National Police Check,
which has been issued within six months of your application for the role. National Police Checks can be applied for via the
South Australia Police
or through an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission accredited body.
If the role you are applying for also requires an Employment-related Screening Check, you will be required to undergo such assessment as is advised by DHS,
including periodic assessment during your employment.
DHS is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and providing equitable services to all South Australians.
This ensures that all people feel welcome to work with us and access our services, including people identifying as Aboriginal, living with disability, LGBTIQA+, youth, mature age,
and from different ethnic, linguistic, religious and cultural backgrounds.