RESUME

 

Currently working as a freelance RSLI, BSL Interpreter. In addition to a wide-range of experience in community assignments, my particular specialisms are immigration/visas, Medical and VRI

Professional ​
info​​
Skills

Deaf Awareness

ASL alphabet

Mentoring

Freelance Interpreter, London Deaf Information Service. London

2016-2020

The Deaf run organisation  assists the Deaf community with inquiries and applications for services available in and around London. Information or services provided may be on topics formal or informal such as education, employment, housing and benefit issues.

 
 
Sign Language Workshop. Ealing Adult College

​2014 - 2016

 

I constructed and delivered 10 week workshop/awareness event for Ealing Council. The courses Introduced sign language for those within the community, at work and for families.

 

BSL With ESOL Tutor. EAC

​2014 - 2015

 

​I constructed and delivered a bespoke course for a Women’s Ethnic Group. This course involved facilitating necessary skills for women with an hearing Impairment and learning difficulties. The course embedded form filling, confidence building using basic BSL and lip speaking.

 

 

Communication Support Worker. Uxbridge College

​2012 - 2018

 

CSW and Tutor in a Grade 1 College in London, specialising in Deaf Educational Support. Responsible for all the in-house and external Deaf/Disability Awareness training, for both students and Academic staff. I have gained a considerable knowledge regarding SEN, EHCP and Disability policies.

 

Signworld. Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting Studies, Bristol

2016 - 2019

The aim of this Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting is to promote underpinning knowledge, understanding of interpreting theories and a diverse range of skills required for those who are working and/or training as interpreters so that they are able to function with the high level standards expected of them. T
 
NVQ Level 6 Certificate BSL. VivaBSL Reading

​2015 - 2016

 

This qualification can be used as evidence of the language skills needed in order to be able to operate at a professionally proficient level in the target language. It is useful for those who work professionally with Deaf people.

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector(PTTLs) Level 4. Uxbridge College

​2013 - 2014

 

The Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector provides an introduction to teaching and training adults. They allow learners to learn knowledge and skills required to enter teaching.

Work​
experience​
Education
Languages

BSL

Arabic (reading & writing)

Colloquial Egyptian Basic 

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