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Free Flu Jabs from the NHS

Having the free flu jab could stop vulnerable people ending up in hospital, or even dying, this winter, the local NHS has warned.  It can also help ease pressures on the NHS. Last year’s flu season saw 72 people ending up in hospital in Brighton and Hove due to flu,…

Do you speak fluent Vietnamese and English? Are you a community interpreter?

Do you speak fluent Vietnamese and English? Are you a community interpreter? Sussex Interpreting Services is looking to enrol freelance self-employed interpreters living in or near Brighton. Freelance Community Interpreters work in health and social care settings to ensure access to services for people whose first language is other than…

Do you speak fluent Bulgarian and English? Are you a community interpreter?

Do you speak fluent Bulgarian and English? Are you a community interpreter? Sussex Interpreting Services is looking to enrol freelance self-employed interpreters living in or near Brighton. Freelance Community Interpreters work in health and social care settings to ensure access to services for people whose first language is other than…

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:

Tuesday 17th December 11AM -1PM
العربية / arabic, français / french, magyar / hungarian and español / spanish speaking Volunteer linguists are already confirmed to be there and other languages will be available on the day

 

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?
SIS Year in Review

We’ve made a short film about our year at Sussex Interpreting Services, sharing some facts and figures as well as looking ahead to what’s to come.

WATCH ON YOUTUBE
In the year 2018-2019

we delivered

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interpreting sessions

for

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service users

speaking

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different languages

photo: © Howard Davies/www.eye-camera.com