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Reference Number 18649
Position Title Regional Practice Leader
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location NEWCASTLE NSW, GOSFORD NSW
Hours Per Week 38.00
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  • Newcastle or Gosford Location
  • Three Year Contract Full Time Opportunity
  • Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • 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 Regional Practice Leader to join our team in either Newcastle or Gosford.

Responsibilities

As an Regional practice leader at Vision Australia you will:

  • Act as the subject matter expert for clinical practice for the Regional Manager and service delivery staff
  • Ensure that clinical staff are provided with person centred transdisciplinary (clinical) supervision within the region
  • Ensure that volunteers supporting clinical practice are provided with the appropriate supervision
  • Oversee caseloads and case reviews, and support the team and individuals by building capability through coaching and mentoring
  • Work in close collaboration with the Regional Manager to implement change (change champion) in the region that enables Vision Australia’s to deliver the on the strategic plan with a particular focus on clinical excellence 

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a Allied Health or equivalent discipline  
  • Current registration and/or eligibility for membership with your professional body.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in discipline specific direct service provision.
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or management experience.
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership capabilities
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults
  • Well developed knowledge of person-centred approaches and skills in the provision of services and innovations that reflect evidence-based, best practice.

Our Benefits

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. 

Contact Person Melissa Stewart
Contact Number 0293343297
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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