Contact at organisation: Sharon Fear, Guide Dogs SA/NT
We currently have a unique opportunity for a an experienced or recently qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor to work within our Dog Services team to contribute to our Guide Dog and Autism Assistance Dog programs.
About Guide Dogs SA/NT
At Guide Dogs SA/NT, our clients and their families are at the heart of everything we do. Every day, we empower our people to find solutions that will make the biggest differences to achieve independence, participation, inclusion and wellbeing.
We know that no two journeys are the same. So, we work side-by-side with clients and their families to make their way through the road ahead, with services tailored to suit them.
About the role
As a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, you will be responsible for providing competent, professional assessments and delivery of Guide Dog Mobility services to clients living with low vision or blindness. This role will assist in the training and evaluation of Guide Dogs to appropriately match with clients.
Essential to this role is an internationally recognised Guide Dog Mobility Instructor qualification backed with 2 or 3 years’ relevant work experience.
To assist in the work of Guide Dogs SA/NT you will need to be highly self-motivated with a positive outlook and 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.
Providing and maintaining a current Driver’s License, NDIS, relevant DHS and National Police Clearances will be required.