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Location : Canberra

Organisation : Vision Australia

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 19-09-2017

About the Role

Leading National Not for Profit organisation
Excellent salary packaging benefits
5 Star DES Rated Employment Service
Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Employment Consultant to join our team based in Canberra. The key purpose of this position is to assist clients to gain and maintain sustainable employment in accordance with the performance, compliance and quality requirements of Vision Australia, the Department of Social Services and the Disability Employment Services program.

Applicants will have a relevant tertiary degree and/or extensive experience in recruitment and selection, vocational assessment and planning, marketing clients to employers and a strong commitment to the employment of people who are blind or have low vision and demonstrated understanding of person centred practices.

You will also have strong service delivery expertise and be able to demonstrate a high level of communication, organisational and planning skills along with an understanding of issues relating to low vision and blindness. This is a unique opportunity which will provide rich and insightful experience to enhance your skills and progress your career.

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

Friendly values based working environments
Generous salary packaging options
Exciting career paths
Exceptional professional development opportunities
Flexible working arrangements
We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the ‘Apply’ button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Vision Australia
Vision Australia supports people who are blind or who have low vision to live the life they choose.

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Beth Sywulsky

Phone : 0261325809

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Employment Consultant via Pro Bono Australia.


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