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Statham House | Talbot Road | Stretford | Manchester | M32 0FP

Freelance Multilingual Opportunity in Oxford

DA Languages Ltd. is currently seeking Face-to-Face Interpreters based in or near to the Oxford area.

About us and the role

DA Languages Ltd. is an interpreting and translation agency that was established in 1998. Since then, the company has built a solid reputation working with clients in both the Public and Private sectors across the UK, and has just received private equity investment to accelerate growth plans.

We offer 24/7 365 days services to our clients, and excellent customer service both internally and externally is at the core of our business values. We’re currently recruiting in and around the Oxford area and are eager to work with new freelance interpreters who can help us to meet the needs of our clients, new and old.

Interpreting Languages Needed: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Danish, Farsi, Filipino, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kurdish, Malayalam, Mandarin, Mirpuri, Nepali, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Spanish, Somali, Sylheti, Tetum, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu – if you speak any other language we still want to hear from you!

Interpreters will experience a diverse and varied number of situations in which they might interpret, including but not limited to:

  • Social services
  • Child protection appointments
  • Medical appointments
  • Legal matters and immigration meetings

The role is ultimately about assisting clients who work with limited English speakers and ensuring that communication is effective and accurate. This is a highly rewarding job role that will challenge your temperament, your ability to think on your feet, and your linguistic skills.

What we need from you:

Formal qualifications and experience are preferred, although you may still apply if the following qualifications do not apply to you:

  • Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)
  • Community Interpreting
  • National Register (NRPSI)
  • Chartered Institute of Linguists Qualifications (CIOL)
  • Certificate in Bilingual Skills (CBS)
  • BA in Translation/Interpreting
  • BA in Languages

If these qualifications do not apply to you, please refer your CV to us for review and note that you may have to undergo further checks by our Recruitment Team, such as a language assessment test.

Why join us?

There are a number of benefits to joining our Freelance Interpreting Team, including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to free online training and resources, we encourage interpreters to further their professional development
  • Access to the DA Link Portal
  • Competitive rates
  • Excellent communication and support from our friendly team

Please note the following criteria must also be met for us to process your application:

  • All applicants must have the right to work in the UK
  • An Enhanced DBS certificate is required. However, if you do not currently have a DBS certificate, you can apply through us at your own expense, or do so through any other company that offers this service

If you’re interested in working with us as a Freelance interpreter, send us your CV along with a summary of your qualifications, experience and DBS certificate to recruitment@dalanguages.co.uk. You can also reach out via our Contact Us page.

DA Languages is committed to the elimination of discrimination, be it direct or indirect, and will actively work with our staff and clients to ensure the equality of treatment for all, irrespective of age, gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, sexuality or religion.