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.
The following positions are currently being recruited for:
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.email@example.com.
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