Interpreting support for Portsmouth

EMAS staff are all working remotely at the moment but please continue to contact us should you need any help with interpreting, especially in a safeguarding situation, using the EMAS mobile number 07769 368770.  We are offering phone or face to face support (depending on the individual levels of BLA self-isolation) in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin), Farsi, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Kurdish Sorani, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Romanian Roma, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.  This offer is also available to wider Portsmouth City Council teams, community groups etc. who might need interpreting support during the current situation.

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  1. Good morning,

    I am an adult social worker in Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team (PCC). I am trying to book an interpreter for a client I am working with. Translation required is from Maltese to English. The usual interpreting service we use is unable to provide a Maltese translator. I require a face to face translation at the client’s home which is in the North of Portsmouth City. The client has dual sensory loss and video translation is not appropriate.
    I would require a booking for 1.5 hours.
    Is this something your service could support with?
    Thanking you in advance
    Claudine Rees
    Senior social worker

    1. Hi Claudine, EMAS is a term time only service and we didn’t see your message until now. Unfortunately, we don’t have any staff who can speak Maltese. Also, We are not an interpreting service and don’t normally work with adult social care.
      Sorry we could assist.

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