Guide Dogs’ podcast – I See What You’re Saying

9 April 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

This humorous and insightful new four-part series delves deeper into what life is really like for people with sight loss. Celebrity hosts Alex Jones, Adrian Chiles, Sophie Thompson and Jeff Brazier each discuss one of life’s everyday aspects: love, family, friendship and parenting. They are joined by inspirational guests with varying degrees of vision impairment who talk honestly about the

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Guide Dogs: Blind and partially sighted people ‘left out of everyday life’

21 March 2019

People who are blind and partially sighted are being shut out of society, but members of the public could help end this isolation if they understood more about everyday life with sight loss, according to research released by the charity Guide Dogs. The new report, called ‘By My Side’, reveals that over two fifths (42%) of people with sight loss

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Guide Dogs, Vacancy: Head of Children & Young People (CYP)

15 March 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary:  £43,283 to £45,828 per annum    Location:  Home Based (Geographical Area) Job Type:  Grade 6 Category:  Permanent- Full Time Closing Date: 17/03/2019  Interview dates: 3rd April Reference: 0000029344 Guide Dogs are looking for their next Head of Children’s skills and support services to lead the delivery of a best value service for all customers using children and parent services

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Guide Dogs Left Barking at the Door

Visualise Training and Consultancy logo

4 March 2019
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

As someone with a severe visual impairment, my assistance dog is a vital part of my life, both as a guide and friend. We have a special bond that you will understand if you have seen the Sponsor a Guide Dog ads on TV. They show just how much assistance dogs give independent lives back to people with visual impairments,

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Help shape future campaigns for Guide Dogs

18 February 2019
Source: Gudie Dogs

Guide Dogs are currently running a survey to find out what’s important to people with sight loss, their friends, families and anyone who supports them, so that together we can campaign for what matters most. Taking part in the survey gives you the opportunity to be part of shaping future campaigns that will support the way people experience and live

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RNIB and Guide Dogs: Charities collaborate to empower guide dog owners to tackle access refusals

6 February 2019
Source: Gudie Dogs and RNIB

  RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and Guide Dogs have launched a toolkit to help guide dog owners challenge access refusals. The new jointly-produced pack contains details of a guide dog owner’s rights, a step-by-step guide to making a complaint, plus other useful resources. Not allowing access to a person with their guide dog is against the Equality

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Guide Dogs: Vacancy: Specialist Education Support Officer

17 January 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary:  £33,842 to £35,833 per annum Location:  Home Based (Geographical Area) Region:  Homebased Job Type:  Grade 5 Category:  Permanent- Full Time Closing Date:  29/01/2019 In England, we offer expert, independent advice to help make sure children with sight loss are supported at school, and that they attend the nursery, school or college that’s right for them. In Scotland, Northern Ireland

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Guide Dogs: Vacancy: Senior Programme Manager

11 January 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary:  £43,283 to £45,828 per annum Location:  Central Office Region:  South East Job Type:  Grade 6 Category:  Fixed Term Contract- Full Time Closing Date:  14/01/2019 Guide Dogs are looking for a qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Programme Manager to support Guide Dogs deliver its exciting Transformational Change Programme. As a Programme Manager you will lead on the delivery of key projects

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A Guide Dogs Christmas event in Parliament for MP’s will your MP Attend?

16 November 2018
Source: Guide Dogs

On 19 December, Guide Dogs will be hosting their annual Christmas event in Parliament. They’d love your MP to be there and pick up a personalised Christmas message from you!   To invite them and share your message, fill out this form, and click ‘invite my MP’. On the next page you’ll be able to read the invitation email to

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Guide Dogs: Vacancy: Transformation Director

9 November 2018
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary:  Circa £90,000 per annum Location:  Central Office Region:  South East Category:  Fixed Term Contract- Full Time Closing Date: 15/11/2018 About the role Guide Dogs’ ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support to live their lives to the full. To help us achieve our ambition, we wish to appoint a Transformation Director

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