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Reference Number 22525
Position Title Recreation Support Worker
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Hours Per Week 30.40
  • Permanent, part-time opportunity (4 days per week)
  • Based in Geelong
  • $56,889 starting salary (pro rata) + super + 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 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

  • Plan, develop, deliver and evaluate high quality social support groups across the region;
  • Ensure effective transdisciplinary service provision for clients and their families;
  • Provide direction, support and training for volunteers so they can assist in the delivery of recreational activities;
  • Review and further develop information and resources, promote and represent Vision Australia services in relevant forums, and develop and maintain internal and external networks.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate III Community Services – Aged Care (or equivalent);
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs and activities for individuals and groups;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ageing and disability;
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities

To apply

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 

We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Yvette Gollmer
Contact Number 0409167757
Closing Date 24/06/2021
Position Description
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