IRIS Administrator – Part-time Fixed term contract
21st August 2019
Update on the Register, December 2019
13th December 2019

Panel of Irish Sign Language (ISL) / English Sign Language Interpreters for vacancies in SLIS / Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS) 2019 /2020

Panel of Irish Sign Language (ISL) / English Sign Language Interpreters for vacancies in SLIS / Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS) 2019 /2020

To support the expansion of the remote interpreting service IRIS under the National Disability Inclusion Strategy, Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) is seeking to establish a panel of qualified Irish Sign Language / English Interpreters for temporary / permanent, full and part time vacancies that may arise in 2019/2020 for the Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS).

The Irish Sign Language/ English Interpreter provides interpretive support primarily for the Irish Remote Interpreting Service but also to the Manager, SLIS Board and team, acting as interpreter for SLIS meetings and business needs where required. Interpreters will be rostered during IRIS opening hours, which currently are: Weekdays: 8.00 am – 8.00 pm including lunchtimes, Weekends: Saturday 10.00 am – 4pm and Sunday 12 noon – 2pm. Posts will normally be based in the SLIS offices but may also involve work outside the office and / or normal office hours.


We are seeking to set up a panel of interpreters for temporary or permanent vacancies, working full time, 35 hours per week, or half time, 17.5 hours per week. The salary for posts is on a salary scale from €28,399 to €47,331 (13 points) per annum, dependent on qualifications and experience, pro rata for part time staff. Candidates will usually be appointed at point 1. Candidates can be appointed at a higher point on the scale using the SLIS Incremental Credit Process.

Application Process

The Job Description and Application Form is available below or by email from:

Job Description for ISL interpreter Panel for IRIS SLIS

Application Form SLIS Intp SEPT 2019

Please send a cover letter and completed application form, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees that we may contact with your consent to: or, by post to,

John Stewart, Manager, Sign Language Interpreting Service, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.

Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 4pm on 17th September 2019.

Please note short-listing may apply and those who qualify at interview will be put on a panel. This panel of qualified candidates will be formed to fill vacancies which arise within 2019 / 2020 (including temporary and permanent, part-time and full time interpreter posts).

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. SLIS is funded through and supported by the Citizen’s Information Board.