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Orthoptist - Bendigo, VIC

Job Description:

- Full-time position (12-month contract) - Based in Bendigo-
, servicing the Loddon Mallee region - Base Salary +
Superannuation = $93,334 + Salary Packaging Do you want to
make a difference and become a part of a team that supports
a future where people who are blind or have low vision can
live an independent life they choose? If so, then this might
be the perfect role for you! About us Vision Australia
is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision
services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australian-
s who are blind or who have low vision to achieve the
possibilities they choose in life. About who we support Visi-
on Australia provides services to more than 25,500 people
clients from 35 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New
South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland,
South Australia and Western Australia; and through outreach
programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania. About the
role - Utilise a person-centred and strengths based approach-
, providing services that focus on clientís needs and
goals; - Provide functional vision assessments and recommendation-
s 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. To
view the Position Description for this role, please visit
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VNA97-orthoptist About
you 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 where applica-
ble i.e. Occupational Therapist needs AHPRA 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 communicati-
on mediums. Benefits of working at Vision Australia -
Generous salary packaging options - Flexible working arrangem-
ents - Exciting career paths - Exceptional professional
development opportunities Salary Packaging With the
offer of Salary Packaging, you can use some of your salary
to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated,
meaning you pay less tax and have more money to spend. Thatís
because your salary packaging money is deducted first and
then your tax is calculated on the remaining amount. Complia-
nce Vision Australia is committed to do all that is
reasonable to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of clients
(including children); their families; the community;
staff and volunteers; and any other person entering Vision Austral-
iaís workplace. Police checks, state working with children
checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registr-
ations form part of Vision Australiaís probity screening
standards ensuring that quality services are provided in
a safe environment. To apply If this sounds like a great
fit for you then please complete our online application process
by visiting https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VNA97-orthoptist -
Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover
letter. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for
accessibility reasons. For more information about working
at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers. We
highly encourage applications from candidates who are
blind or have low vision.

Date Advertised:

4/11/2021

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