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- Interpreter (Mental Health) -

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.


MSF is advertising for the following position: Interpreter (Mental Health)

Requirements for the position

Education:

Essential: Secondary education.

Desirable: Official translator degree (English-Arabic) and Education in Mental Health.

 

Experience:

Essential : Previous working experience.

Desirable with MSF or other NGOs

Languages:

Essential: Arabic and English language.

Description

Place of work:

Based in Al Salamah Hospital.

Level:

3

 

Main objectives

 

Perform oral and written translation, from the mission language to local language(s) or vice versa, in order to ensure simultaneous, accurate, friendly, respectful, objective and fluent communication between MSF staff and local population.

 

Main responsibilities and tasks

·         Translate documents from / to mission language into a local one upon request.

·         Translate discussions / meetings as requested

·         Always keep respect towards patients, collaborators, authorities, military factions and MSF staff participating in discussions.

·         Ensure confidentiality of all translation is maintained as directed by the Mission/Project coordination team.

·         Ensure neutrality and accuracy when translating.

·         Declare any “conflict of interest” when asked to translate (e.g. personal involvement) which would necessitate using other staff members for translation.

·         Inform international staff about local customs, tradition, etc., that will help understand better the context and better communicate.


INTERESTED APPLICANTS CAN SUBMIT A DETAILED CV AND SUPPORTIVE DOCUMENTS BY MAIL TO THE ADDRESS:

[email protected]

CLEARLY MENTIONING IN THE SUBJECT LINE ¨CV FOR INTERPRETER”, OR

SUBMIT A COPY OF CV AND SUPPORTIVE DOCUMENTS IN A SEALED ENVELOPE  TITLED “CV FOR INTERPRETER” AT THE MSF OFFICE IN AL SALAMAH.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS THE 17TH OF JANUARY 2018, 17:00

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW AND TECHNICAL TEST.

 

For further info about MSF, please visit:

Facebook: MSF HALAB

Website:    http://www.msf-me.org/ar

Short Info

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Category: Medical \ Medical Services
  • Required Gender: Any
  • Post Date: 2018-01-03 12:47:18
  • Deadline: 0 Days Left
  • Posted By: MSF HR Team North Syria