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15 08, 2018

Clarion UK is expanding again! BSL/English Interpreters, Full-Time in Wolverhampton

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

Role

BSL/English Interpreters – Full-Time

Location

Wolverhampton

You & Us

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, community booking such as social services and parent/teacher meetings, colleges and universities.

* Continuing professional development – through supervisions, mentoring and training.

* Pension, Holiday and Sick Pay

* Training Allowance

* Work Mobile Phone

* Paid Mileage

* Gym Membership (after 3 months of employment with us)

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

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 Wolverhampton or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

“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

How to Apply

If you are keen to apply and would like an informal and confidential discussion, please get in touch with our Partner Resource Managers Sarah Beaumont or Stephanie Gammon at talent@clarion-uk.com or 01763 207903.

And/or send across your CV and covering letter explaining why you think you will be the right person for the role.

8 08, 2018

Have you considered a career in supporting and inspiring students?

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

We are recruiting for Student Support roles!

We are looking for a variety of freelance roles that all hold the opportunity to support, motivate and encourage students to develop and achieve their full potential during their studies. These roles are perfect for someone who is sensitive to students’ needs and has an understanding of additional support needs.

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Role: Specialist Mentor (ASD)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Mentor for students on the Autistic Spectrum. The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with students on the Autistic Spectrum in Education settings.

Location: Canterbury

Contract type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Mentor (Mental Health)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Mentor experienced in working in education establishments as you would be mainly working within colleges and Universities.

Location: Canterbury

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Notetaker (Deaf or VI)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Note-taker who is passionate about working with Deaf and Visually Impaired students.

Location: York

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Support Professional for Students with Sensory Impairment

We are looking for qualified Support Professionals who are experienced or interesting in working with Deaf students throughout the student’s education.

Location: Nationwide

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Student Support

We are looking for a Support Assistant who cares about supporting students in achieving their full potential. Ideally, you would have experience in working with students in Higher Education settings, as you would be working within colleges and Universities.

Location: London

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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To apply for one of these roles, please send your CV and cover letter to talent@clarion-uk.com with the name of the role in the subject header of the email.

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

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If you would like to apply as an experienced freelancer in a role that is not featured here, register your interest with us here and see if we could be a good fit : www.clarion-uk.com/register.

19 07, 2018

We are Recruiting for a new Sales & Accounts Executive.

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Careers|2 Comments

The Role:

Vacancy: Sales & Accounts Executive working in the Education team.

Salary: £23k- £30k plus uncapped commission. Details of commission will be given on application.

Benefits: Pension, gym membership and training allowance. We also pay mileage, accommodation, subsistence allowance and a mobile phone and laptop will be provided.

Location: Thriplow, Hertfordshire, SG87RG.

Hours: 37.5 per week.

Your role would be to:

  • Nourish and grow our current pool of Education clients so that our clients and students are delighted with our service.
  • Make sure our company sales targets for Education are met.
  • Set up and attend meetings, provide reports on a monthly basis, be the initial point of contact for quotes and queries and use data that is in our CRM system.
  • Communicate by email and phone.

You will be: 

  • Experienced in sales, recruitment or account management.
  • Dynamic and excellent at managing your own workload.
  • Happy to work in a small and thriving company.
  • Experience in working with students with disabilities in the HE/FE sector is preferable but not essential.

Who We Are:

Clarion UK provides support services to over 500 students with disabilities across the UK at over 100 Universities. 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 Sales & Accounts executive 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 group. We are a growing SME and would welcome someone who is looking for career progression.

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|1 Comment

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|2 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.

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