Management roles - Guide Dogs Queensland


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  • Guide Dogs Queensland

  • - Allied Support Services Manager
  • - Client Engagement and Development Manager
  • - Orientation and Mobility Services Manager

Guide Dogs Queensland’s (GDQ) Client Engagement Business unit offers a wide range of services designed to help our clients with low or no vision fulfil their potential and support them to reach goals in life and make the most of every day. Our services are available to all Queenslanders living with low or no vision with our specialist teams delivering individually tailored programs and services that are right for each person.

We have a unique and exciting opportunity available where we are seeking the support of 3 experienced, technically qualified professionals to join our team covering in the following roles:

  • Allied Support Services Manager – management of our Allied Support Services Program which includes supervision and development of allied health and other technical staff (OT’s, Psychology, Disability Support and Assistive Technology)

  • Client Engagement and Development Manager – management of our Client Services administration and Pathways team, who are our client facing first point of contact for service provision.

  • Orientation and Mobility Services Manager – management of our Orientation and Mobility Services program including supervision of our O & M technical specialists.

Each available management role is responsible for a suite of services and activities across the Client Engagement Business unit, working closely with each other, and the wider team to ensure the delivery of high quality, person centred services for our clients.

If you have the passion and motivation to provide excellent services combined with your proven experience in managing teams, then we would like to hear from you!

We are looking for technically qualified, innovative leaders who thrive in an environment that is progressive, person centred and responsive to change. You will offer an engaging, collaborative approach, excellent communication skills, and have a shared passion for our vision of being a leading Queensland provider of services to people with low or no vision.

Our ideal candidate

When describing your leadership experience, you will tell an engaging story of how you have influenced and supported people and provided superior services in your area of speciality; combined with examples of how you have achieved great team rapport, business outcomes and applied a ‘can do’ solution focussed approach to achieving goals.

To be successful in the role we are looking for someone with at least 5 years’ work experience post tertiary qualifications in your field of speciality.

All roles are full-time.

What we offer

  • Roles which will challenge and reward you whilst allowing you to grow your skill set.

  • A competitive salary in accordance with experience.

  • A rewarding career where you have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of Queenslanders living with low or no vision.

  • Great location, beautiful campus and dogs in the workplace.

  • Close to public transport and free onsite parking.

  • Great team culture.

  • GDQ is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated leadership team. We support our staff with learning and development opportunities, an employee benefits program and progressive workforce management strategies.


To find out more about Guide Dogs Queensland or to view our position descriptions, please visit our website at

How to apply

To apply, please submit your covering letter addressing the following criteria statement (maximum 2 pages), along with a copy of your CV to:

Charmaine Creenaune, HR Manager



Criteria Statement: What ‘value add’ experience or approach can you provide Guide Dogs Queensland in the field of service provision.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 18 April 2019

Please note that due to the high number of applicants for the position, only those who are successful in gaining an interview will be contacted after the closing date.

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Northern Brisbane, Brisbane
Profession Community Jobs / Management
Worktype Full Time
Sector NFP
Date Posted 22/03/2019
Expiry Date 20/04/2019


1978 Gympie Road, Bald Hills QLD, Australia