Reference 6V65D4A2
Job Reference:
External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Community Investment and Support
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Closing Date:
19 Aug 2024

Role Highlights

  • Client-focused role
  • Contribute to positive experiences and outcomes for children and families
  • Be part of a team that drives inclusion initiatives for DHS

Role Details

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.
The Interpreter and Translator, are casual roles within Community Investment and Support and are accountable to the Manager, Interpreting and Translating Centre for:
Undertaking 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).
We are seeking applications from people currently living/working in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area.

Special Conditions

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.


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.

Contact Us

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 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.