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13 07, 2018

We are Recruiting for a New Account Manager in Education.

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

The Role

Vacancy: Account Manager (Education)

Salary: £25,000 plus performance bonus, pension, gym membership and training allowance.

Location: Thriplow, Herts.

Hours: flexible depending on the requirement of client visits

Who We Are

Clarion UK provides support services to students with disabilities across the UK. Our vision is to be the company of choice for our partners, creating an equal playing field for all. We are looking for an ambitious Account Manager to join our Education team, making sure our clients are happy and creating new opportunities for growth.

You would be joining a strong delivery, marketing and leadership team.  We are a growing SME and would welcome someone who is looking for career progression.

The job consists of:

  • Growing our current pool of education clients.
  • Ensuring all the requirements of our clients are met.
  • Replying to requests for quotes.

You will be experienced in

  • Sales.
  • Recruitment or…
  • Account Management.
  • Experience in working with students with disabilities would be preferable but not essential.

 

If you want to find out more please send your CV with a covering letter to sally@clarion-uk.com or visit our website.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

21 05, 2018

Recruiting for an Employment Bookings Coordinator/Administrator

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Careers, Deaf Employment, Professional Development|0 Comments

Salary: £22,000

Hours: Full-time

Benefits: Pension, gym membership, training and development opportunities.

About us

With over 16 years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting and employment support services for Deaf and Disabled People.

Clarion UK has been delivering an innovative, award-winning and highly successful employment support model for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers under the Government’s Welfare to Work programmes for the past 8 years and is rapidly expanding. Deaf people are simply at the heart of everything that we do, meeting their needs and requirements because we know how to.

Our Values

There is no such thing as ‘hard to reach’ groups: they are simply “out of reach’ to mainstream institutions” we turn our values into action by helping clients and organisations to break down barriers”

The Role

To meet new and increasing contractual demands, we are now looking to recruit a full-time Bookings Coordinator/Administrator to work within our Employment Services Sector reporting directly to our Head of Specialist Employment Services.

Minimum key skills requirements:

  • Experienced in data processing information to record and create bookings on systems
  • Administrative and record keeping skills to help meet contractual obligations
  • Effective communication skills and able to deal with challenges in a calm and approachable manner
  • Keen to thrive within a highly active and busy team

In exchange you will be given:

  • Access to all necessary training
  • Resources at your disposal to manage your duties effectively
  • Full support of the employment sector team

How to Apply

Interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role? Then please email your latest CV to Clarion UK’s Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com  with a covering letter detailing your current skills and experience and why you feel you are the right person for the role.

The closing date is 5pm Friday 8thJune 2018 with interviews to be confirmed for week commencing 2ndJuly 2018.

Clarion UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

31 03, 2018

Partner Bulletin 17 – Our New Employment Contract

By |March 31st, 2018|Categories: Access to Work, Careers, CEC Stories, Partner Bulletin|0 Comments

Since launching our award-winning Communication and Employment Consultant (CEC) model in 2010, Clarion UK has become the market leaders in specialist employment support providers for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers. As well as providing Deaf customers with communication support, we assist them with a complete range of one to one mentoring, advice, guidance and job seeking activities to effectively support them into and through work.
Our Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh developed and oversees our CEC work, a National and highly successful provision culminating in Clarion UK’s worthy recognition as winners of ERSA’s Supply Chain Partner of the Year award in 2013.Our spectrum of specialist services allows us to take a holistic approach when working with individual Deaf and hard of hearing customers some distance from the workplace and thus encourages empowerment and independence.

Our Specialist Employment Services – Looking to the Future

We are delighted to announce that we were successful in being selected as a preferred specialist employment support supplier for Deaf and hard of hearing customers on the Government’s new Work and Health Programme for 11 specific areas across England and Wales. We are proud to work alongside these partners on the Work and Health Programme along with the Specialist and Employability Support (SES) programme:

Shaw Trust
Reed in Partnership
Ingeus
Pluss
Remploy
Maximus
Doncaster Deaf Trust

Should you wish to learn more about our unique CEC provision please do not hesitate to contact Bob on 01763 209001 or: bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com.

Vacancies

Freelance Communication and Employment Consultants (CECs)

We are currently recruiting for freelance CECs nationwide.

Our CECs will be required to:

  • Communicate fluently in BSL at a minimum of Level 3 BSL standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level of deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by deaf jobseekers gaining entry into the labour market and staying in work.

Click here to find out more or contact bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com.

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21 03, 2018

Are you passionate about supporting Deaf people into work?

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Access to Work, Careers, CEC Stories, Deaf Employment|0 Comments

Clarion UK has been delivering an innovative, award-winning and highly successful employment support model for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers under the Government’s Welfare to Work programmes for the past 8 years. Our Communication and Employment Consultant model allows Clarion UK to help meet the unique needs of Deaf and hard of hearing job seekers on a National level by ensuring mainstream employment services are fully accessible to our specific client group.

If you possess a minimum Level 3 BSL or TSLI/RSLI with useful employment knowledge, skills, background and you are passionate about supporting Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers to overcome barriers, then we need you!

Requirements

Our Communication and Employment Consultants (CECs) will be required to:

  • Communicate upwards of a minimum Level 3 BSL standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by deaf jobseekers gaining entry into the labour market and staying in work.

Job Description

A typical day as a CEC would include:

  • Attending and providing full communication support to enable smooth interaction between the Prime or sub-contractor Advisor and the Deaf customer at their initial and follow up appointments.
  • Provide one-to-one job searching support with the client:
  • Assistance with realistic employment aims
  • CV writing
  • Assist with job applications
  • Interview training, confidence and motivation building

A recent quote from one of our long standing CECs:

“Just want to say, just in case I have not said it recently, how much I love my job and how much I appreciate you giving me the opportunity to do this job

For more information on this specialist provision, follow this link:www.clarion-uk.com/communication-and-employment-consultants/

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role please email your latest CV to Clarion UK’s Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com  detailing your current communication qualifications and why you feel you have the skills and knowledge to perform the CEC role.

20 03, 2018

We are recruiting for a Registered BSL/English Interpreter

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Sign Language|0 Comments

Vacancy: Registered BSL/English Interpreter, Full-Time/Part-Time

Location: London / South East of England

With over sixteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting agency’s team of interpreters.

We are looking for a full- time/part-time RSLI, who is keen to undertake training to work in the Legal Domain to include police, court, probation and tribunal work.

As a member of staff, you will enjoy access to:

  • A variety of assignments
  • Legal Training, shadowing, co-working and mentoring
  • Continuing professional development

Our pay and benefits are up there at the top in this very competitive market, so if you are looking for a career-making move in or around London or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our Joint Operations Manager, Lorna Fairbairn, do please get in touch with her by email or telephone:

Lorna@clarion-uk.com

01763 207906

Or just send her your CV with the briefest of covering notes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong, caring and supportive team of like-minded professionals.

“Thanks for cheering me on, being supportive and giving me a top team to work with as well as access to the best training, supervision and co-workers”

20 03, 2018

Clarion UK is Expanding Again! Seeking Full-Time BSL/English Interpreters

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Sign Language|0 Comments

Vacancy: BSL/English Interpreters – Full-Time

Location: London

With over sixteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting agency’s team of interpreters.

As a full-time member of staff (TSLI or RSLI) you will enjoy immediate access to:

  • A variety of assignments – e.g., Medical bookings including Mental Health, community booking such as social services and parent/teacher meetings, colleges and universities.
  • Guaranteed work reflecting your preferences.
  • Continuing professional development – through supervisions, mentoring and training.

“Thanks for cheering me on, being supportive and giving me a top team to work with as well as access to the best training, supervision and co-workers”

Our pay and benefits are up there at the top in this very competitive market, so if you are looking for a career-making move in or around London or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you are keen to enter, or already have experience in the community sectors and would like an informal and confidential discussion with our Joint Operations Manager, Beth Jamieson, do please get in touch with her by email or telephone:

Bethany.jamieson@clarion-uk.com

01763 207907

Or just send her your CV with the briefest of covering notes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong, caring and supportive team of like-minded professionals.

26 02, 2018

Partner Bulletin 16 – New Roles, Recruitment and Upcoming Training

By |February 26th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Legal, Partner Bulletin, Professional Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Note from Sarah, your new Partner Manager

Some of you may know me from co-ordinating bookings across the legal, health and education sectors. My new role is Partner Manager and I am excited to be involved in the ongoing development of Clarion UK and looking to expand our freelancer team to meet the growing needs of our clients. In the next few months I will be:

  • Working with yourselves, keeping you up-to-date on the company, providing support in the required compliance needed for our audits and listening and acting upon your feedback.
  • Developing training to support you in your professional development.
  • Sourcing new freelancers; interpreters, language service professionals, CECs and support workers for our students in areas of the UK where we can’t currently meet the demand.

Recruitment – Win £50!

We are offering an incentive of £50 if you refer a friend to us who we place into an assignment. If you refer a friend, ask your friend to mention your name when they submit their application. Once they complete their first booking with us, I will contact you and £50 will be processed into your account.

We are currently recruiting for freelancer roles for BSL Interpreters and Deaf Relay Interpreters and continuing to recruit for our student support roles.

Please see below links for Job Descriptions:
BSL Interpreters
http://www.clarion-uk.com/recruiting-freelance-bsl-interpreters/

Deaf Relay Interpreters
http://www.clarion-uk.com/recruiting-deaf-relay-interpreters/

Student Support Roles
http://clarionukstudentsupport.com/join-us/

Upcoming Training

Lipspeaking Training

Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies will be running a course leading to the Signature Level 3 Certificate in Lipspeaking in Manchester. It will be starting March 17th and 18th and will run for approximately 12 months. Attendance will be about 1 weekend per month and the course will involve study and practice at home as well as attendance at lipreading classes.

If you would like to have more information about this course please contact:

enquiries@manchesterdeafstudies.org

or visit:

http://manchesterdeafstudies.org/lipspeaking/lipspeaking-training/lipspeaker-training-course

Visit the Association of Lipspeakers (ALS) if you have a passion for communicating with deaf people and believe you can make a difference.

Police Interview Interpreting Workshop

A workshop designed for interpreters covering police investigative interviewing techniques.

Date: 21st March
Location: Birmingham
Price: £120

“The day, which will include inputs on both witness and suspect interviews, will finish with an interactive practical exercise covering topical issues drawn from live cases. This fully packed day will include time to network and will be facilitated by experienced police trained advanced interviewers with particular experience of working with interpreters.

Certificates for CPD will be provided following the event

Please e-mail bookings@zakon.co.uk for a booking form or for further information.

For more details at http://zakon.co.uk.

Legal Interpreting Training

Mike Unsworth is running a Legal Training taster session in June, 2018. Mike has 20 years of interpreting within the legal domain. He has worked in all areas of Legal interpreting including Police; Magistrates Courts; Crown Courts; Coroners Courts; Royal Courts of Justice; The Old Bailey; Immigration and Extradition hearings.

Date: 23rd June 2018, 10.00 – 16.30
Location: Bury Town Football Club Ram Meadow, Cotton Lane, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1XT
Price: £75 per person
Lunch, tea, coffee and snacks provided.
Spaces are limited.

Please contact mike_unsworth@hotmail.com to confirm your place or read our blog for more information.

If you have any questions, you can contact me at:
sarah.beaumont@clarion-uk.com
01763 207903

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20 02, 2018

We are hiring for an Education Bookings Coordinator!

By |February 20th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Deaf Education|0 Comments

Come join our Team!

We are hiring for a:

  • Full Time Bookings Coordinator – Education Desk

Based in Thriplow, South of Cambridge

Salary up to £22,000 plus benefits to include gym membership, pension, bonus and 24 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays).

Clarion UK is the UK’s leading provider of interpreting services for Deaf People and we continue to expand our business across all sectors.

Job Description

Working as part of the Education team you will be supporting both Deaf students and those with other learning difficulties who require support in higher and further education.

This is a hugely rewarding job because you will be making a real difference to Deaf students entering into the world of higher or further education.

Your Skills

There are no specific skills required for the role other than to have a mature and confident telephone manner; an ability to prioritise workload and a willingness to work collaboratively in a highly supportive and social team; and a careful eye for detail so that bookings can be completed efficiently and on time.

Hours

This is a Monday to Friday appointment (37.5 hours) with start and finish times to be agreed. You will also be required to assist with our Out of Hours Service on a home-based rota arrangement. It is important that you have your own transport as public transport to this village is very limited.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please send your CV with a covering letter to Bethany Jamieson (Bethany.Jamieson@clarion-uk.com) or visit our website www.clarion-uk.com.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role before applying, do please give us a call on 01763 209 001.

Clarion UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

7 02, 2018

We are Recruiting for Freelance BSL Interpreters

By |February 7th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

Clarion UK are currently looking to recruit British Sign Language Interpreters (BSL).

With over fourteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, we are looking to expand our freelancer team.

Clarion UK

Our vision is that every Deaf person gets the best interpreting, support and employment service in the right place, at the right time.

Interpreter roles will include education and health settings, meetings, social services, car theories, job interviews any many more, both in the public and private sector.

If you are registered with the NRCPD as an RSLI and looking to work in the legal domain, Clarion UK are the sole provider to a prestige contract with the Ministry of Justice – providing roles within legal settings.

Skills and Requirements

  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Accurate and swift BSL Skills
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships
  • Degree in Level 6 award in BSL interpreting
  • Registered with the NRCPD as either a Trained sign language interpreter (TSLI) or Registered sign language interpreter (RSLI)

What we can offer you?

  • Accessible, friendly, trained booking team
  • Response to queries in a timely manner
  • Support in completing DBS Check
  • Staff at the end of the phone, no waiting in a queue for your call to be answered
  • Out of hours support if your job is out of hours
  • Payment in 30 days of your invoice being processed.

 

This role is a freelance role.

To apply, please find out more information on our website or contact our Supply Chain Manager, Sarah at Sarah.Beaumont@clarion-uk.com.

7 02, 2018

We are Recruiting for Deaf Relay Interpreters

By |February 7th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Location: Nationwide

Clarion UK are currently looking to recruit Deaf Relay Interpreters.

With over fourteen years of sustained growth and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, we are looking to expand our freelancer team.

Clarion UK

Our vision is that every Deaf person gets the best interpreting, support and employment service in the right place, at the right time.

Deaf Relay roles will include local authority bookings, tribunals and criminal justice settings including police, Magistrates, County or Crown Court.

Skills and Requirements

  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships.
  • Proven career of working in relevant settings or in the Deaf community.

What we can offer you?

  • Accessible, friendly, trained booking team
  • Response to queries in a timely manner
  • Support in completing DBS Check
  • Staff at the end of the phone, no waiting in a queue for your call to be answered
  • Out of hours support if your job is out of hours
  • Payment in 30 days of your invoice being processed.

For more information Deaf Relay Interpreters take a look at our blog post here: http://www.clarion-uk.com/partner-bulletin-12-frequently-asked-questions-deaf-relay-interpreters/

To apply, please find out more information on our website or contact our Supply Chain Manager, Sarah at Sarah.Beaumont@clarion-uk.com.

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