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SLIS is Hiring – SLIS Administrator Booking Officer for Voucher Scheme 2023

The Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) is an independent body, funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board (CIB), to develop, promote and deliver quality sign language interpreting services to the Deaf community in Ireland, including face to face and remote services.

SLIS is working to enhance the availability and quality of sign language interpreting in Ireland following the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2022 and the Irish Sign Language Act 2017.

SLIS Administrator Booking Officer

For voucher scheme 2023

(Special Purpose, fixed term four months, Full-time Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

with potential to extend, subject to funding.


The Role

The SLIS Administrator Booking Officer for voucher scheme 2023 provides administrative support to the social inclusion voucher scheme 2023, as per section 9 of the ISL Act 2017, as part of the SLIS referral services, including referrals, social funeral fund, access support service and emergency services, supporting IRIS (Irish Remote Interpreting Service), as well as general organisational administration.

This post will normally be based in the SLIS offices in Deaf Village Ireland, Cabra, Dublin 7.



The SLIS salary scale for the Administration Booking Officer is: €28,330 – €43,280.

Incremental Credit: It is expected, that all new entrants to SLIS will be appointed at point one of the salary scale. However, SLIS operates an incremental credit process for appointments higher than point one. This process is applicable to new entrants into SLIS. Incremental credit criteria, based on the competencies for the role, are assessed against employment history as laid out in the application form only. A request for incremental credit from a successful candidate must be made within the first 3 months of employment. The decision on whether or not to award an incremental credit is a decision made by the Board and is subject to the availability of funding.

Application Process

Please send completed application form with cover letter to:


Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 4pm on Friday 21st July 2023.

(Please note that all applications must be on the SLIS application form.  CVs will be disregarded.  Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.)


The intention is to call shortlisted applicants to interview on Thursday 27th July 2023.


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 the next 24 months (including temporary and permanent, part-time and full time administration / booking officer posts).


For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for job applicants is available at:


The Sign Language Interpreting Service is an equal opportunities employer

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.


For further information contact:  John Stewart, Manager, Sign Language Interpreting Service, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.



SLIS ABO Job Description – Special Purpose for Voucher scheme 2023 – Click to download »


Application Form SLIS Administrator Booking Officer for Voucher scheme 2023 – Click to download »