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Government Of Ireland Job Interview Interpreter Grant :

Organization : Government of Ireland
Facility Name : Apply for Job Interview Interpreter Grant
Country : Ireland
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What Is Job Interview Interpreter Grant?

If you are a jobseeker who is deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment and you are attending job interviews with private sector employers, you may apply for funding to have:
** a sign language interpreter
** a lip speaker or
** another interpreter attend the interviews with you

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How To Apply For Job Interview Interpreter Grant?

To Apply For IrelandJob Interview Interpreter Grant, Follow the below steps,

** You can apply for the Job Interview Interpreter Grant if you:

** Are deaf or hard of hearing or have a significant speech impairment

** Are actively seeking employment or have just started employment

** Feel you would benefit from having a sign language interpreter or other interpreter, or both, present at job interviews or for an induction period

** Completed forms should be sent to your local Intreo Centre. If you know the name of the Case Officer dealing with your application please address the application to him or her.

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Job Interview Interpreter Grant Operational Guidelines

** If a job seeker is deaf, hard of hearing or has a speech impairment and is attending job interviews with private sector employers, he/she can apply for funding to have a sign language interpreter, lip-speaker or other interpreter (with or without professional qualifications) attend the interviews with him/her.

** DSP will pay a fee for a three hour period on a sliding scale depending on the level of qualification of the sign language interpreter. Travel costs for the interpreter are paid at a set rate.

** A person may have several interviews arranged and can apply for funding to have an interpreter provided for each one.

** There is no limit to the number of interviews a person can attend with an interpreter.

** Funding is also available to cover the cost of an interpreter to assist a person with hearing or speech problems during the induction process when he/she starts work with a private sector employer, to assist with such issues as introduction to colleagues and attending briefings on health and safety, work duties and housekeeping issues.

** A maximum of three hours interpreter support is available, to be utilised by the person as he/she feels he/she needs it. For instance, he/she may use the services of an interpreter for one hour daily for three days, for one hour weekly for three weeks, etc.

** The in-employment interpreter support for the induction of a new employee can be used in addition to assistance at job interviews.

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