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Interpreter Resources

 

This page holds a variety of resources for NICSS interpreters. 

If your details or circumstances change, please let us know by completing the relevant form below under Update Your Details.

 

Update Your Details

Alternatively, you can email your changes to communications@nabs.org.au

 

Interpreter Pay Dates 

Interpreter Payment Request Forms are no longer required.  All completed jobs will be auto-paid.

For 2021 pay dates, click here

QLD interpreters: For On Call jobs, the hard copy signed On Call Assignment Completion Sheet must continue to be emailed to pays@nabs.org.au

 

Notifying Claimable Expenses

Submission of Interpreter Claimable Expenses Form is required for all claimable expenses.

Please click here to view form and instructions.

 

(New) Mandatory NDIS Worker Screening Clearance

Click here for information.

 

(New) Mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module Training

The training takes approximately 90 minutes and can be found at this link:

www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/training-course

Once completed, please forward a copy of your Certificate of Completion to communications@nabs.org.au for noting.

 

(New) Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination to work in Aged Care from 17 September 

From 17 September 2021, it will be mandatory for all residential care workers* to have received a minimum first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination to enter residential aged care facilities. Please send a copy of your immunisation history statement to communications@nabs.org.au   You will need to carry this with you. 

*this applies to all individuals who access, or are reasonably likely to access any residential aged care facilities to provide care, support or interpreting. 

For more information, go to www.health.gov.au

 

Mandatory for working with children

While it is not compulsory in all States and Territories to hold a Working with Children Check or equivalent, it is recommended that interpreters obtain one.

Please email communications@nabs.org.au to advise if you hold a current Working with Children Check. The relevant registration is required for assignments with persons under 18 years.

 

NAATI Certification

If you have transitioned to NAATI Certification, please provide NICSS your new ID number. Your file will be updated accordingly.

If you require a letter for re-certification/revalidation, NICSS can provide this on request. Please email communications@nabs.org.au

 

Employee Assistance Program

Benestar is Wesley Mission Queensland's Employee Assistance Program provider of choice where interpreters can access free, confidential 24/7 counselling service. Refer to Interpreter Debriefing for more information.

 

Interpreter News

NICSS sends important news and updates to interpreters. These are sent to your email address. If you are not receiving these, please email communications@nabs.org.au

 

ASLIA PD workshops and events

ASLIA runs a number of professional development workshops and events throughout the year for members and non-members. 

Click here to see what's coming up. 

 

Latest News

Deafness Awareness Information training

Posted on 20 July 2021
Do you have Deaf people in your workplace? Do you and your staff have regular contact with deaf and hard of hearing customers or clients? NICSS...
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