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 a successful puppy development program providing pathways for Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and other therapy dogs. A recent redevelopment provides purpose built facilities for 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 a vision loss. You will assist in the training and evaluation of guide dog stock to appropriately match with clients. In addition, you will provide assessment and instruction to clients within our other therapy dog programs.
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). A current Drivers Licence is also essential.
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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.
Human Resources Support Volunteer - Expression of Interest
We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a Human Resources Support Volunteer to assist the Human Resources team to deliver an efficient and professional Human Resources and Volunteer administration for the organisation. A person in this position would be required to undertake general Human Resources related tasks such as general administration, data entry, file maintenance and responding to phone call and email enquiries as required.
The Key Responsibilities of this role include:
- Create new employee and volunteer packs.
- Assist with the Volunteer onboarding process.
- Support the ongoing monitoring and follow up of employment sHunmacreening for volunteers.
- Research significant events and assist the Human Resources team to promote within the organisation.
- Research training providers and WH&S/Human Resources related information as required.
- Assist in updating volunteer information in the Human Resources database, including creating a new volunteer profiles, updating personal records and making records inactive.
- Responding to volunteer enquiries via the Volunteer Inbox and telephone.
- Preparation for Human Resources events including RSVP list, catering, set up, name tags.
- Create new employee and volunteer files.
- Support short term projects with the Human Resources team as required.
- Assist with administration tasks as required.
A person in this position will have a high level attention to detail and ability to follow instructions, good communication skills both verbal and written, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
To access a copy of the Position Description, please click here.
If you feel that you fit the criteria required, please email an expression of interest to the HR Department: email@example.com
Applications close COB Tuesday 23rd July 2019.
A police clearance will be required.