Sunday, 22 September 2013

Casual Interpreters/Translators - Community Relations Commission

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Worker’s Name: Devinder Kaur

Organisation/Service/Project: Community Relations Commission

Telephone/Email:  (02) 8255 6736

Initiative/Project: Casual Interpreters/Translators

  • Employment Opportunities:

  • Sydney CBD   
  • Casual

Primary purpose of the position:

The Community Relations Commission for a multicultural NSW (CRC) Language Services unit provides quality interpreting and translation services to government departments, private and commercial organisations and individuals in more than 100 languages and dialects. Applications are now being invited to join placements on the Commission’s panel of casual interpreters and translators. We are particularly interested in receiving applications for new and emerging community languages.

Note: Registration on the CRC casual panel of interpreters and translators will be for a period of up to 12 months with a possibility for extension. Please address the selection criteria individually in your application and include any relevant tertiary qualifications and proven interpreting and/or translating experience. A criminal record check will be carried out on applicants recommended for employment.


·         Hourly rate: $51.96 (Year 1)
Rates of pay: The hourly rate is comprised of the base hourly rate of $33.63 plus a loading of 20% in lieu of leave entitlements and an additional loading of 34.5% is applied to cover the itinerant nature of work.

  • Standard document: $25.98 (Year 1)
  • Non-standard document:
    First 200 words or part thereof: $51.96 (Year 1)
    Subsequent 100 words or part thereof: $25.98 (Year 1)

Rates of pay: The rate includes an additional loading of 20% in lieu of leave entitlements plus a 34.5% loading covering usage of equipment and premises.

Please refer to the following website for further information on the Crown Employees (Interpreters and Translators, Community Relations Commission) Award:

Selection Criteria for Interpreters & Translators: 

  1. NAATI accreditation at the highest level attainable, or recognition where this currently exists.
  2. For rare or emerging languages with no NAATI acceptance, document your skills and experience.
  3. Permanent residents, Australian citizens or temporary residents with a valid work visa. 
  4. Demonstrated experience in interpreting and translation skills.
  5. Excellent public and interpersonal skills.
  6. Highly developed computer skills.

Essential documentary evidence (certified copies) required in support of the application:

  1. Evidence of NAATI qualification. NAATI accreditation in both directions is a prerequisite for translators.
  2. Residential status. 
  3. Relevant documentation of professional qualifications such as university degrees, diplomas etc.

Inquiries: For further information or clarification, please call Devinder Kaur, (02) 8255 6736.

Closing Date: 25 September 2013
Job Reference: 00001ULX

Please submit your applications online including addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the job advert. If you experience difficulties please contact JobsNSW Support on 1800 562 679

Community Care Services - Course

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Worker’s Name: Caroline

Organisation/Service/Project: BAMN

Telephone/Email: 93190288 -

Initiative/Project: Community Care Services

  • Training/Workshops:

September 18 2013

Bankstown Area Multicultural Network Inc (BAMN).is taking new recruits for an innovative course that creates a career path for people with English as a second language to enter the Home and Community Care Services Sector of NSW 

Introduction to Home and Community Support Services, funded by NSW Government’s Ageing, Disability and Home Care and delivered via TAFE NSW and Macarthur Disability Services (MDS), is a new model of education that will provide an understanding of the jargon and structure of the sector, two units of competency and mentored work experience, all necessary for working in the community care sector.

Students will undertake 10 weeks of learning, four of which will involve work experience at local community services.

The mix of both theory and real life experience in this course was a response to the sector’s call for workers with a genuine sense of what working in community services is all about.

Students will learn about taking care of people living with disabilities, mental illness and the needs of the aged and carers in need of assistance. The aim of the course is to effectively equip and inspire these students, of all ages, to be confident to participate in this rewarding career path.

BAMN, a community advocacy organisation in Sydney South West, has been long aware of the needs of the community services sector to access a qualified bilingual and bicultural workforce.
At the same time, BAMN has also identified barriers experienced by people for whom English is not their first language. 

We are recruiting people from CALD backgrounds, young or older. As older person your life experience is advantage in this sector. The course has been designed especially for people whose first language is not English, as we want to encourage cultural diversity amongst our care givers in community services to compliment our ageing multicultural communities.

There are twelve places available and an Application is required.

For more information email: or call Caroline at 0293190288

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

TAFE College Open Days

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Worker’s Name:             TAFE

Organisation/Service/Project: TAFE

Telephone/Email: 1300 360 601 for more information

  • Employment Events/Expos:

Come along to meet teachers, get one-on-one course advice, tour the campus and check out our cutting-edge facilities. Information on all our courses and study options - including TVET and apprenticeships - will be available.  
Call 1300 360 601 for more information.
Missed Open Day? Don't panic. Catch up at a College Open Day!

Design Centre Enmore 
7 September

 10am - 3pm 
Eora College 
4 September

 10am - 1.30pm 
Petersham College Crystal St Campus
7 September

 10am - 3pm 
St George College 
4 September

 6pm - 7.30pm 
Sutherland College Gymea Campus
10 September

 7pm - 8.30pm 
Sutherland College 
Loftus Campus
11 September

 7pm - 8.30pm 

Career Pathways and Jobs - ANTS

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Worker’s Name: Australian Network of Team Services

Organisation/Service/Project: Australian Network of Team Services

Initiative/Project Interactive Career Expo

  • Employment Events/Expos:

Learn about Career Pathways & Jobs available

What to study to get a job

Make the right move and join us at our Careers Stand!

Date: September 11, 2013
Time: 10 am to 1 pm

Venue: Sydney Town Hall