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Community Orthoptist - Parramatta, NSW

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Community Orthoptist be based
out of our Parramatta office for a parental leave contract
of 6 months with the potential for extension. This position
delivers specialist low vision assessments, training and
other interventions to enable clients with vision impairment
to maximise the use of their residual vision. Low vision
services are delivered to clients of all ages at our clinic,
community locations and client homes. Applicants must
demonstrate: - Completion of a Bachelor degree in Orthoptics
or equivalent; - Eligibility for registration with the
Australian Orthoptic Board; - Satisfactory background checks
including National Police Certificate and Working With Children
Check (NSW); - Excellent written and verbal communication
skills including the ability to communicate sensitively
and effectively with clients and others; - Good skills in
utilising Microsoft Office applications and modern technology
such as smart phones and their related applications; and -
Possession of a NSW Driver Licence with a good driving history
or alternate strategy to travel between service locations
(e.g. office, client homes). Prior experience conducting
low vision Orthoptic assessments is not required however
you must have strong time management and organisation skills
and have the ability to work both independently and as part
of a team. The successful candidate will have access
to the following benefits: - Competitive salary; - A tool
of trade car or car allowance; - PBI salary packaging; -
Salary Continuance Insurance; - Flexible working arrangements
including working from home and part-time/flexible hours;
and - Ongoing professional development and career pathways. -
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the largest provider in Australia
of guide dogs and orientation and mobility services for
people with impaired vision. By joining Guide Dos NSW/ACT, you
will be working at a place where everyone is welcome an
organisation that believes that a creative and productive workpla-
ce depends on having a diverse range of experiences, perspec-
tives and abilities. Your colleagues and peers all understan-
d their part in our mission - to empower people with vision
loss. We are an organisation that wants you to bring your
full self and your full heart to work.

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