Puppy Raising Advisor

We have an exciting and unique opportunity to work within our Dogs Services team to contribute to the Guide Dog and Autism Assistance Dog Development programs!

Essential to the role is a qualification in canine behaviour and training and/or Vet Nursing, with a proven ability to train and educate adults as well as highly developed communication skills.

As a Puppy Raising Advisor, you will assist in the recruitment, and be responsible for the development, education and ongoing support of our puppy raising volunteers. You will assess development, and assist in monitoring the temperament and health of pups and dogs on the program.

Your confidence with both dogs and people will be invaluable, as will your knowledge and understanding of canine temperament, health and wellbeing and learning and developmental processes. You will have previous experience in canine training and a willingness to follow Guide Dogs SA/NT training best practice principles.

A current Driver’s License and National Police Clearance will be required.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Tracey Stuart, Dog Services Operations Supervisor, on (08) 8203 8329.

Please email your application to job.applications@guidedogs.org.au

Applications close by 5pm Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

Quality Systems Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced Quality Systems Coordinator to join our Corporate Services team to lead our quality, compliance and risk management systems.

Essential to this role are strong problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to prioritise workload and meet set timelines. You will have strong consultative and interpersonal skills and excellent written communication.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining the quality management, risk management, audit and compliance systems and developing and maintaining related policies, procedures, systems, reports and communications.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a Quality System.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and maintaining risk management frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with internal stakeholders to manage compliance activities and a program of internal and external audits.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.

A National Police Clearance will be required.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Katherine Stocco, Chief People and Culture Officer, on 08 8203 8342.

Please email your application to job.applications@guidedogs.org.au

Applications close by 5pm Thursday 2nd October 2020.

Join our team Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

We have a unique opportunity for a qualified Guide Dog Orientation and Mobility Instructor working within our growing team of specialists. Essential requirements include three or more years’ post-qualification experience, accreditation from an International Guide Dog Federation organisation and a current driver’s licence.

As a Guide Dog Orientation & Mobility Instructor, you will be responsible for assessing and delivering high-quality guide dog mobility services to clients with a vision loss and/or autism assistance dog services to families of children with autism. The role may also provide services through our other assistance dog programs.

Ideally, you will be self-motivated and committed to building positive working relationships with your colleagues, clients and the community. This role will best suit someone who enjoys the variety and end-to-end service provision a small school has to offer.

The role will also include travelling around South Australia and the Northern Territory while providing services to our clients. Collaboration with other Guide Dogs schools may provide opportunities for travel in other areas of Australia.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Tracey Stuart, Dog Services Operations Supervisor or Julie Bryksy, HR Business Partner, on (08) 8203 8333.

Please email your application to job.applications@guidedogs.org.au