If you are exploring this Careers section, you are probably feeling as excited about your future as we do, here at Guide Dogs.
As you will see, we have a number of new positions and opportunities on offer all part of our development and growth requirements and the extra demand on our programs and services arising from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the Aged Care sector reforms.
Guide Dogs SA/NT is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace inclusion and recognise the importance of cultural diversity.
Guide Dog Mobility Instructor
We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor. This role provides essential services across South Australia and Northern Territory supporting our guide dog and autism assistance dog programs.
Since its beginnings over 60 years ago Guide Dogs SA/NT have grown and developed successful Guide Dog, Autism Assistance Dog and other therapy dog programs. A recent redevelopment provides purpose built facilities for Breeding, Puppy Development, Training and Boarding in the heart of Adelaide.
The Guide Dog Mobility Instructor will be responsible for providing competent, professional assessments and delivery of Guide Dog Mobility services to clients who have are blind or have a vision impairment. You will assist in the training and evaluation of guide dog stock to appropriately match with clients.
To assist in the work of Guide Dogs SA/NT you will need to be highly self-motivated with the ability to establish credibility and gain the confidence of a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate technical capability and experience as a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor as well as advanced time management skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Essential to this role is an internationally recognised Guide Dog Mobility Instructor qualification (3 years), as well as at least 2-3 years’ experience. A current Drivers Licence is also essential.
A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here. For a confidential discussion please call Tracey Stuart, Dog Services Operations Supervisor or Julie Bryksy, HR Business Partner, on (08) 8203 8333.
Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and email it to Job.firstname.lastname@example.org
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