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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!
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 who have low vision to achieve the possibilities they choose in life.
About who we support
Vision 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
In consultation with clients and their families, plan, develop, deliver and evaluate individual or group specialised services in line with clients needs identified throughout the assessment process;
Assess the client's capacity to independently participate in activities of daily living, including self-care skills, learning and education, and play and recreation;
Provide both individual and group OT training/intervention programs to achieve maximum independence and participation in activities appropriate to the client’s developmental level;
Assess and train clients in the use of assistive devices and equipment to enhance access to developmentally appropriate activities.
To be successful in this role you will have:
Qualification in Occupational Therapy (OT);
Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults;
Experience in providing client support and OT services in person and/or through other communication mediums;
Willingness to travel around Ballarat and surrounding areas, including Warrnambool and Horsham.
Benefits of working at Vision Australia
Generous salary packaging options
Flexible working arrangements
Exciting career paths
Exceptional professional development opportunities
If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application process.
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 Australia’s workplace. Police checks, state working with children checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registrations form part of Vision Australia’s probity screening standards ensuring that quality services are provided in a safe environment.
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