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Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Job Title:

Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Organisation Name:

Guide Dogs WA

Location:

Perth

Contact at organisation:

Anna Presser

Salary:

$67,754 - $89,882

Job Type:

Full-time

Phone Number:

08 9311 8202

Address:

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Fax:

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State/Province:

Western Australia

Email:

careers@visability.com.au

Postal Code:

6100

Website

https://www.guidedogswa.com.au/

Country:

Australia

Brief Job Description:

Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Job Description:

 

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor to be a part of our small close-knit team on a full-time basis. This position is responsible to provide professional guide dog mobility services to clients with vision loss to enable them to travel independently, safely and efficiently.  The role involves assessing, training and matching dogs to eligible clients and conducting client training programs to develop effective working units.

This position may also provide services on the assistance dog and  facility dog programs.

Guide Dogs WA

Guide Dogs WA is the only Western Australian based provider of Guide Dog training services in the community. Guide Dogs WA provides life changing Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs for a school, hospital or therapy setting. We have been supporting Western Australian's on their journey for 100 years.

Guide Dogs enable extraordinary transformation in the lives of West Australian's living with disability. It is the independence and pure joy offered by these dogs to our clients that keeps us going.

What is Unique About You?

You are a high performer with a commitment to purpose. You possess courage to pursue your areas of passion and expertise and are not afraid to actively contribute to a workplace of openness, adaptability and care. You understand the value of giving and the power of a story to change perspectives.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

To be considered you will need:

  • A relevant Guide Dog Instructor qualification through an IGDF Member School;
  • To be an Australian Resident or eligible to work in Australia;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Guide Dog Mobility theory and practices, and knowledge of community resources relevant to people with vision impairment
  • A current valid driver’s license.

*Please note: to apply for a working visa you will need a minimum of two years’ experience post qualification.

What's in it for You?

We believe that trust is more powerful than control. Here you get to work for an organisation that has trust in you and gives you the freedom and support you need, to take responsibility to achieve your goals.

We also offer:

  • Generous salary packaging arrangements which allow you to boost your income by taking the cost of various everyday living expenses and mortgage repayments from your earnings before tax is calculated;
  • A company phone, laptop and vehicle;
  • Flexible working arrangements to allow you to achieve work-life integration;
  • Training and growth opportunities fostered through regular staff development meetings to provide you the support and training you need to achieve your professional goals;
  • An Employee Assistance Program which offers external counselling and support service to employees and immediate family members;
  • Onsite gym and shower facilities are available to staff free of cost;
  • Free onsite parking and close to public transport.

 

You can find more information and apply by visiting the link below:

https://visability.applynow.net.au/jobs/GDS9

Please read the full job description before applying. To be considered you must submit your application via the link above.

Applications close 4:30 PM 6 September 2020 or as soon as the right person applies!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posting Date:

06/08/2020.

Closing Date:

 

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