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Organization: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Location: Any Guide Dogs location, UK
Job Type: Full time
Deadline: December 31, 2021

Job Description

Contact at organisation: Resourcing Team, People Service Centre

Phone Number: 0118 983 8837



Country: UK


Sponsorship available – Qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor – any location nationally.

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

Key information: This position is for individuals who are qualified as a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, as recognised by the International Guide Dog Federation.


This is not a Trainee opportunity.

Starting salary: £33,129.24 to £49,693.86 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience + £4,105 London Weighting for London based roles

Potential salary progression: up to £49,693.86 + £4,105 London Weighting

We are looking for qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructors who are interested in potentially working in any of our Community or Regional teams in England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland.

We are welcoming applications from individuals who may require sponsorship to work in the UK and would look to provide relocation assistance to the right international candidate.

Our Guide Dog Mobility Specialists (GDMIs) are central to the delivery of the core guide dog service. As a Guide Dog Mobility Specialist, you will have a passion for delivering exceptional services for people with sight loss, working as part of an integrated team with our Orientation and Mobility Specialists and Guide Dog Trainers to create exceptional guide dog partnerships. We pride ourselves on our person-centred and dog-centred approaches to creating partnerships between people with sight loss and guide dogs. We fully embrace modern, science-based, positive reinforcement in the training and care of our dogs, and believe this approach delivers the best outcomes for dogs and people.

As a forward-thinking, innovative organisation we are particularly interested in hearing from people who have a wish to share their own international experiences whilst building their professional knowledge by working with one of the oldest and largest guide dog organisations.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, potentially based at any of our locations within the UK, or would like to find out more information, please contact, or alternatively apply online and state your preferred location.