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Latest News

Concern at G.P. accessibility

It has been announced today – 14/09/2020 – that NHS England is writing to all G.P. Surgeries to make sure they are communicating the fact doctors can be seen in person if necessary, as well as virtually. In a BBC Headline News Article Nikki Kanani, Medical Director of primary care…

NHS services are safe to use video

Imperial College London, in partnership with the BME Health Forum and the North West London Clinical Commissioning Groups have produced a series of videos aimed at encouraging people to continue to use health services if they are unwell. They are available in English, Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish and Sylheti. English Arabic…

How migrant workers can report employment and modern slavery concerns

Sussex Interpreting Services are fully resolved to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We believe strongly it is not acceptable that anyone should profit from the appalling abuse and exploitation of individuals. https://sussexinterpreting.org.uk/news/modern-slavery-act-2015-sis-position-statement/ Anti-Slavery UK Anti-Slavery UK has shared the information below to aid migrant workers in reporting concerns which may be…

We offer the following services
Interpreting
Our community interpreters work face to face to ensure access to services for people with language support needs. They help people feel safe, heard and understood.
eLangserv
eLangserv allows registered users to request interpreters directly onto our booking system, view booking history and to check the status of an existing booking.
Guest Booking
Interpreting bookings for organisations not using eLangserv. Please provide as much information as possible.
Translation
Translation involves the accurate written transmission of meaning to support understanding.
Bilingual Advocacy
Bilingual advocates work with more vulnerable and isolated service users. They work with the service user to uphold their rights and support people to take control of their situation.
Drop-in
The Drop-in takes place between 11.00am – 1.00pm on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. No appointment necessary.
Social Prescribing
Volunteer linguists reach out to isolated people and excluded communities to explain what services are available and how to access them.
Emergency Interpreting
We operate an emergency interpreting service 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Next Drop-in

Next Drop-in:

The SIS Drop In at the BMECP is cancelled for protection from COVID 19

SIS is still offering services to help and support people by phone and on-line

By phone: 01273 234825

By email: ben@sussexinterpreting.org.uk

Recruitment

Trustees

 

We are looking for people with expertise and experience in:
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Business development and charity trading
  • Communications and marketing
  • Employment and Law

Volunteer Linguists needed

 

Do you speak English and Bengali, Cantonese, Farsi, Italian, Russian or Sorani?
Would you like to use your language skills to benefit others in your community?
Are you able to give approximately 3 hours each week?
In the year 2018-2019

we delivered

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interpreting sessions

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service users

speaking

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different languages

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