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Qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

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Summary
Salary: £27,472 to £42,228 per annum
Location: National
Region: United Kingdom
Job Type:
Category: Permanent- Full Time
Closing Date:
Date Posted: 07/14/2020
Reference: 0000034742

Description

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, recognised by the International Guide Dog Federation. 

This is not a Trainee opportunity.

Starting salary: £27,472 to £30,000 per annum, + £4,105 London Weighting for London based roles

Potential salary progression: up to £38,123 + £4,105 London Weighting


We are looking for qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructors who are interested in potentially working in any of our Mobility or Regional teams within the UK.

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.

The Guide Dog Mobility Instructors role is central to the delivery of the core guide dog service. As a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, you will deliver specialist services as a part of a rehabilitation programme through existing or new guide dog owner partnerships. You will provide specialist assessments and a staged mobility plan, tailored to meet personal needs and expectations in relation to guide dog mobility. 

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

Guide Dogs in the UK
Guide Dogs within the UK have sites that cover the whole of England, as well as sites in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. As a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor you would be travelling and working within the area your role covers, and so would get to explore and experience working in many different locations.
There is an area of the UK to suit everyone, from well-known bustling London to the unique and dynamic city of Bristol, all the way to the quieter and peaceful town of Forfar in Scotland. We are happy to take any queries regarding any locations, so please do reach out to us if you are interested.


Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives. 

We believe that well-being at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan. 

Diversity

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve, diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

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Salary: £27,472 to £42,228 per annum
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