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.
The following positions are currently being recruited for:
ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY INSTRUCTOR
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Orientation and Mobility Instructor to be a part of our Vision Services team, working in our Adelaide office.
The Orientation and Mobility Instructor will provide direct services to our clients and the community including assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing programs for clients with a vision loss ensuring individualised and client centered programs are designed to ensure consumers are empowered to maximise their independence.
The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision to design programs and deliver services with a focus on functional outcomes.
Experience in rehabilitation and a thorough understanding of the impact of vision loss on individuals, their family and/or carers is essential.
A tertiary qualification in Orientation and Mobility is essential and active membership of the OMAA would be well regarded.
A current Drivers Licence is essential.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here. For a confidential discussion please call Garry Peschel Executive Manager Client Services on (08) 8203 8331.
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
If successful, a Police Check will be required. Guide Dogs SA/NT is a smoke-free workplace.
Do you get energy from interacting with others? Would you like to create heartwarming change in other people’s lives?
- Work directly for Australia’s most trusted charity
- Fixed annual salary above industry standard plus benefits and incentives
- Contract roles with a view to permanency
- Fun and supportive workplace
As Australia’s most trusted Australian charity, Guide Dogs Association SA/NT is all about giving people with sensory loss more ways to live safely and independently.
The Guide Dogs fundraising team make this life-changing work happen by creating loyal relationships with donors.
And right now we’re expanding our team to incorporate a brand new Face to Face in-house division.
We’re looking for motivated, energetic and resilient people with great personal presentation and the confidence to engage in conversations with a wide range of people.
Prior experience in a fundraising role is desirable, but here at Guide Dogs, it’s more about having a positive attitude and a passion for our cause.
So if you’re pumped about making a difference to the lives of South Australians we’d love to hear from you.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here.
Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and email it to email@example.com
A police clearance will be required.
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.
You 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 the pets as therapy and assistance 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.
You will have an internationally recognised Guide Dog Mobility Instructor qualification (3 years); and a post graduate Orientation and Mobility qualification (18 months) or relevant experience. A current Drivers Licence is also essential.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here. For a confidential discussion please call Garry Peschel, Executive Manager Client Services on (08) 8203 8331.
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.
All positions at Guide Dogs SA/NT require a current police check.
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