Access all areas campaign 2019

17 July 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs and the RNIB have collaborated on a brand-new toolkit which enables guide dog owners to complain effectively if they’ve been refused access to somewhere. Latest research from Guide Dogs shows that three-quarters of guide dog owners have been illegally turned away by businesses and services, such as taxis, restaurants, shops, cafes, hotels and pubs. See the latest on

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Sight loss charities join forces to launch online advice hub

17 June 2019
Source: Sight Advice FAQ

  The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Guide Dogs, Visionary, VICTA, Fight for Sight and Vision UK are working together to provide blind and partially sighted people with easy to access high-quality information about sight loss. Working in partnership, the sight loss charities have shared their expertise to create the new website, http://www.sightadvicefaq.org.uk which pulls together content from

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Guide Dogs release free sighted guiding resources for all

14 June 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Whether you have a vision impairment yourself, or have a loved one who needs your support, the charity Guide Dogs can help. Guide Dogs has recently released a set of sighted guiding videos, full of hints and tips to make life easier. They can offer: • Online videos demonstrating how best to guide your loved one in a range of

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Guide Dogs, Vacancy: Head Of Policy, Public Affairs & Campaigns

5 June 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Contract Type: Permanent     Location: London or Central Office, Burghfield Hours: 35 hours per week. Working pattern: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday Interview dates: End June tbc Salary: £54,414 to £57,133 per annum (plus £4,105 pro rata per annum London Allowance if London based.) Guide Dogs’ policy, public affairs and campaigning work strives towards a world where people

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Guide Dogs : Vacancy: Head of User Experience & Planning

10 May 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Contract Type: Permanent   Location: National role, location specification to be discussed at interview. Hours: 37.5 hours per week Working pattern: 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday Telephone Interview: Week commencing May 20th. Assessment date: Week commencing May 27th. Salary: Up to: £70,000 per annum. The Head of Technology User Experience and Planning serves as the strategic interface to the

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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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