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Careers

Careers

People are at the heart of everything we do.  Our team are passionate about the work they do because they understand their role in helping to deliver our life-changing services.

We value an environment that fosters high quality service, innovation, trust and respect.

Our core values are:

  • Excellence

  • Respect

  • Optimism

  • Integrity

  • Teamwork

  • Conscientiousness

This is your chance to join our team and let’s change lives together.

Guide Dog Instructor

The Guide Dog Instructor provides specialist training of Guide Dogs to ensure they achieve the required standard to support our visually impaired Clients. The role also provides specialist training and aftercare to Clients to ensure the safety and proper working of the created partnership.

Qualified Assistance Dog Instructor (Maternity Cover)

An Assistance Dog Instructor provides specialist training of Assistance Dogs and training for children with autism and their families. The training provided ensures the dogs achieve the required standard to go to class and graduate to working status. The Assistance Dog Instructor also provides specialist training and aftercare support to Clients to ensure the safe and proper working of the created partnership.

Assistance Dog Programme Support Officer x2

The successful candidates will ensure the effective operation of the Assistance Dog training team by:

  • achieving targets for partnerships, aftercare and dog welfare;

  • delivering on the strategic plan; and

  • efficiently delivering programme outcomes.

The Assistance Dog Programme Support Officer will work with the Assistance Dog Programme Manager to develop specific areas of focus, such as Client development and support, Assistance Dog quality control and education and development.

Career Guidance Counsellor

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind’s Employment Vision Project has identified the need for an accredited Career Guidance practitioner with a knowledge of the broad range of careers available to people who are blind and vision impaired.

Luke & Kain

Luke is still non-verbal but when I see him smiling down at Kain it shows me he doesn’t need words to express how happy he is.

Kim & Jango

Meeting Jango was one of the best moments of my life. He’s a beautiful big cuddly dog with the personality to match. From the moment I met him I knew we were going to be best buddies.

Shauna & Esme

When I needed a hand, I found a paw.

Conor & Quelda

When Conor is with Quelda he smiles and is comfortable being out and about which is such an amazing gift – we never leave home without her. She has changed all of our lives.

Aran & Buttons

Being a Guide Dog Owner is such a privilege and positive experience. Buttons has enhanced my life in so many ways and I will always be grateful for that.

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