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Orthoptist

Job Type Full Time
State WA
Suburb Victoria Park
Job Title Orthoptist
Profession Orthoptist
Job Description

VisAbility employs professionals in diverse roles and we are always on the lookout for like-minded individuals to build great teams and do great work.

VisAbility has provided innovative, life-changing services to people living with disabilities for more than 100 years. Our professional therapy and specialist services assist people across a range of ages and disabilities in their homes, at school, at work and in the community. At VisAbility, we focus on achieving outcomes, promoting mobility and independence, and improving each person’s quality of life.

We have a vision for independence and empower people living with disability.

The Role
We currently have an opportunity for a talented Orthoptist to join our team based at Victoria Park. This is a permanent opportunity, working 37.5 hours per week.

You will provide effective, efficient and responsive orthoptic services to meet the needs of both adults and children through enabling them to better understand their eye condition and providing them with the right support to maximise the use of their functional vision through the provision of various aids and assistive technology.

What is unique about you?
You are a high performer with a commitment to purpose. You possess courage to pursue your areas of passion and expertise and are not afraid to actively contribute to a workplace of openness, adaptability and care. You understand the value of giving and the power of a story to change perspectives.

We are values led, and for us, attitude is everything.

To be considered for the role, you will need:
• A tertiary qualification in Orthoptics, eg, Bachelor of Orthoptics, Master of Orthoptics;
• Valid registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board;
• Previous experience in a similar role within the Disability Sector and or Health sector will be highly desirable;
• Excellent communication and liaison skills as this role requires you to work within an interdisciplinary team and liaise with clients;
• Previous experience in paediatrics will be highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a current National Police Clearance prior to commencing employment and obtain an NDIS check.

What’s in it for you?
Feel rewarded by purpose in your work as you help change lives and create independence for people living with disability.

Feel empowered by an organisation which places trust in you. At VisAbility, we believe that trust is more powerful than control. Here you get to work for an organisation that has faith in you and gives you the freedom and support you need, to take responsibility to achieve your goals and purpose.

We also offer:
• Generous salary packaging arrangements through salary sacrificing;
• Training and growth opportunities;
• Flexible working arrangements to allow you achieve work-life integration.

How to Apply:
Email careers@visability.com.au

Practice name / Company VisAbility
Contact Name David Vosnacos
Title Program Manager, Specialist Services
Phone
Mobile
E-mail Address david.vosnacos@visability.comau
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