Freelance Welsh Translators Required

Clearvoice Translators


About Clear Voice

Clear Voice are passionate about removing language barriers and supporting vulnerable people. We work with Charities and organisations in the Public and Private Sectors across the UK.

We are currently recruiting Welsh freelance translators, who can help to meet our clients’ needs.

Clear Voice is an equal opportunities organisation and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates.
  • Excellent training opportunities including an induction course, ongoing one on one support, training sessions and upskilling opportunities.
  • Flexible working.
  • Dedicated members of staff to support you with any queries.

Assignments include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial/Business
  • Asylum and Refugee Services
  • Human Rights
  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Local Authorities / Social Services
  • Social Housing / Social Security
  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Employment / Education
  • Finance
  • Food & Drink
  • Agriculture
  • Marketing
  • Construction
  • Retail/e-commerce
  • Other specialisms.

What we expect from our linguists

Essential Skills

  • A fluent (native) understanding of at least one foreign language.
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar both in your mother tongue and English.
  • Native fluency in target and source languages – spoken and written subject matter knowledge specific to the content provided.
  • Knowledge of CAT tools.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Time management skills and ability to work quickly to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to use initiative and have self-motivation.

Desirable Skills

  • A solid understanding and in-depth knowledge of language/country-specific cultures usually gained by living and working there for a prolonged period of time.
  • An academic degree in the source language or in another subject which could lead to a specialist subject area.
  • Living, studying, or working in a bilingual environment or working in language industry
  • Proficiency in the use of a range of computer packages - knowledge of translation-oriented applications and software is helpful.
  • Enthusiasm for acquiring knowledge.

Qualifications, Experience and Memberships

At least one of the following plus relevant experience (with documented evidence)

  • A recognized graduate qualification in translation from an institution of higher education;
  • A recognized graduate qualification in any other field from an institution of higher education plus two years of full-time professional experience in translating
  • Five years of full-time professional experience in translating
  • CIOL Qualifications Level 7 Diploma in Translation (DipTrans), (DPI level 4&5 in translation for rare languages)
  • CIOL Level 6 Certificate in Translation (CertTrans)
  • Full membership of a renowned translation institution (ITI, CIOL, for example)

You must be also able to provide:

  • Evidence that you are eligible to work in the UK (if UK based)
  • Provide a valid DBS certificate (or be willing to apply for one)
  • 2 Professional References
  • Agree to provide test translation free of charge

Our contact details:

Tel: 08000 5200 380 email: