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Blind Low Vision NZ is New Zealand’s leading national provider of vision rehabilitation services for people who are blind, deafblind or have low vision. Now more than ever, the opportunities are here to make a real difference for people with sight loss, and you’ll help us achieve our vision of empowering New Zealanders who are blind, deafblind or low vision, to live the life they choose. As well as supporting individuals, we seek to make big-picture change by advocating for inclusive communities and for optimal eye care services for all New Zealanders. We have a rich history stretching back to 1890 and as we continue to connect people with sight loss to expert staff and their peers, we also continue to be one of New Zealand's most trusted and iconic not for profit organisations.

Rehabilitation Instructors work directly with our clients who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision, facilitating appropriate independence on an individual needs basis. The role's purpose is to provide appropriate assessment, planning, and teaching in order to meet agreed individual goals as required and to help Members and clients achieve full participation in their community.

  • Experience in the delivery of Orientation and Mobility (O&M) and Adaptive Daily Living programme (ADL).
  • Experience in functional low vision assessments
  • A recognised qualification in rehabilitation for people who are blind or have low vision with an emphasis on O&M and ADL.
  • Able to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and culture.
  • You will also be an enthusiastic, honest and open communicator, with proven skills in client database use, and Microsoft Office.
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is truly passionate about helping their clients, while also offering rewarding career opportunities, great staff benefits, and a flexible work environment where possible! As we strive to be a for purpose organisation, our staff take an active interest and participate in fundraising and volunteer opportunities.

To show an interest in this position, please visit our website to apply:  

Alternatively, you can contact our Recruitment Team to apply or ask any questions -, job number: REC-000432 


Phone: 09 355 6942

Cert: Any Certification

Apply by 17 April 2024