Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
Annual Report 2016

Our People

Everyday we continue to deliver our range of comprehensive services and organisational priorities in a professional, effective and agile way

RIDBC employs a diverse range of staff across its many programs and services. We work together to deliver the best outcomes for current and future generations with vision or hearing loss throughout Australia.

With more than 470 staff, and nearly 1,200 volunteers, RIDBC employs a diverse range of people across its many programs and services to deliver the best outcomes for current and future generations of Australians with vision or hearing loss.

We are committed to employing the very best people in the industry who have a genuine passion for working with children and adults with disabilities and who have the right level of experience and knowledge.

At RIDBC we are committed to the continual development of our staff, to ensure we are able to deliver on our mission and purpose. Our staff have access to leading professional development, enabling them to input directly to the organisation’s growth and improvement.

Length of service

less than 1yr 9%
1yr plus 10%
3yrs plus 18%
5yrs plus 23%
10yrs plus 20%
15yrs plus 16%
25yrs plus 4%

Average age

20 plus 9%
30 plus 19%
40 plus 30%
50 plus 27%
60 plus 12%
70 plus 3%

Gender split

11% Male
89% Female

Employment status

18% Casual
4% Temp part-time
36% Perm full-time
40% Perm part-time
2% Temp full-time