Job Description

Sign Language Interpreter

Application Deadline: 5 May 2021

 

Designation:

Sign Language Interpreter

Department:

FOUND Project

Reporting:

Cluster Manager (CM)

Location:

Lalitpur (and need based location)

Working Hours:

41 hours/Week

 Overview:

 TLMN is looking to hire an enthusiastic Sigh Language Interpreter (SLI) who will bring significant experience in facilitate communication between the FOUND staffs and people with hearing impermeant (and deaf people) with different level of sign language skills. The SLI will assist FOUND staffs to support smooth communication by accurately translating the sign language, carefully analyzing the temperament of people with hearing impermeant (and deaf people), convey that with the other FOUND staffs to improve the communication approach.

 Project implementation:

 Under the direction of Cluster Manager, SLI will implement SLI specific duty and will:

  1. Have broad knowledge of technical and human resource vocabulary to facilitate communication in the workplace.
  2.  Must have exceptional understanding of sigh language and deaf culture
  3. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills: SLI will work with both the deaf and hearing audience, so it is important that they have exceptional abilities to communicate and build relationship with both worlds.
  4. Provide prompt, courteous, and improved service at all times.
  5. Must be able to show empathy to the people with hearing impairment and deaf people and respond to their concerns with sensitivity.
  6.  Flexibility: be able to work within a changing schedule
  7. Interpreters may be required to provide backup interpreting service at external contracts.

 Monitoring, Learning and Sharing

  1. Keep track of people with hearing impairment and deaf people, field visit report and regularly report back to CM.
  2. Share beneficiary specific issues with Cluster and central office on timely basis.
  3. Support FOUND staff to collect compelling case stories of people with hearing impermeant (and deaf people).
  4. Report the complaint and feedback to CM or any cluster staff so that the issues are properly logged in complaint feedback log.

 Requirements

  1. SLC/SEE level Completion
  2. Certified Sign Language Interpreter
  3. Demonstrated long term experience in Sign Language Interpretation
  4. Extensive experience in handling deaf people in large scale and solid understanding of the realities and complexities of working with deaf people from different walks of life.
  5. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Submit application form, CV with 3 references clearly indicating the position to recruitment@tlmnepal.org
    • The closing date for the application is 5-May-2021.
    • Failure to submit requested documents will result in the application being rejected.
    • Priorities will be given to local candidates and people with disability.

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

TLM Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds, women, and persons with disability to apply. TLM Nepal is committed to safeguarding; protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.