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Location : Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney (Kooyong, Parramatta or Coorparoo)

Organisation : Vision Australia

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 21-03-2018

About the Role

Permanent Full Time Opportunity
•Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane Location
•Flexible Working Arrangements
•Excellent 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 operator with a broad range of knowledge and experience of NDIS policy and related national reforms to join our team in Kooyong, Melbourne, Parramatta, Sydney; or Coorparoo Brisbane. This role is to be performed in a Permanent Full Time Capacity.


In the role of NDIS Lead at Vision Australia you will:

•Lead policy and systemic advocacy work
•Provide intelligence on NDIS reform status
•Identify key opportunities for Vision Australia to support under 65 year old clients in a financially sustainable way
•Coordinate and report on NDIS Action Plan activities
•Lead policy, systemic advocacy and submissions work related to NDIS.
•Coordinate NDIS Steering Group

To be successful in this role you will have:

•Understanding of NDIS policy and related national reforms
•Strategic and commercial acumen
•Highly developed communication and stakeholder engagement skills
•Project management skills
•Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
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 low vision to live the life choose!

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Melissa Stewart

Phone : 0293343297

Email :

For more information and to apply for the role please visit our website

Please quote in application: NDIS Lead via Pro Bono Australia.


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