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Orthoptist

Advertiser: Vision Australia3.6 out of 53.6 overall rating (32 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 May 2019
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Optical

Orthoptist

  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity
  • Dandenong Location
  • Flexible Working 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 Dandenong.

Responsibilities 

As an Orthoptist at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Utilise a person-centred and strengths based approach, providing services that focus on client’s needs and goals;
  • 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
  • Provide information to clients and their carers/family about eye conditions, appropriate to their needs;
  • Prepare clinical and functional vision assessment reports as requested by clients and/or third parties;

Requirements

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 (Professional Body Registration)
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults.
  • Experience in 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.



Enquiries: Lara Anderson
Ph: 0387910201
Applications Close: 30/05/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
Lara Anderson
0387910201
  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity
  • Dandenong Location
  • Flexible Working 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 Dandenong.

Responsibilities 

As an Orthoptist at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Utilise a person-centred and strengths based approach, providing services that focus on client’s needs and goals;
  • 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
  • Provide information to clients and their carers/family about eye conditions, appropriate to their needs;
  • Prepare clinical and functional vision assessment reports as requested by clients and/or third parties;

Requirements

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 (Professional Body Registration)
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults.
  • Experience in 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.



Enquiries: Lara Anderson
Ph: 0387910201
Applications Close: 30/05/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

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