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Organisation : Vision Australia

Location : Perth (Perth)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Health – General

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 23 Mar, 2018

About the Role

Perth Location
Permanent Part Time Opportunity
Leading Not For Profit Organisation
Flexible Work Arrangements & Generous Salary Packaging Benefits
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 Orthoptist to join our team in Perth.


As an Orthoptist at Vision Australia you will:

Provide functional vision assessments and recommendations that address the priorities of clients of all ages, supporting them to make the most effective use of their vision; this includes the use of low vision aids, lighting and other specialist equipment
Utilise a person-centred and strengths based approach, providing services that focus on client’s needs and goals
Provide quality on-the-spot information, demonstration, sales assistance, post-sales support, and troubleshooting/repairs on equipment for internal and external customers

To be successful in this role you will have:

Approved qualifications in Orthoptics as recognised by the Australian Orthoptic Association
Registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board
Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults
Experience providing client support and Orthoptic services in person and/or through other communication mediums
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 www.visionaustralia.org/careers

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!

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Melissa Stewart

Phone : 0293343297

Email : melissa.stewart@visionaustralia.org

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Orthoptist via Pro Bono Australia.


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