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Reference Number 22414
Position Title Access Technology Specialist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Ringwood Vic
Hours Per Week 22.80
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  • Permanent, part-time opportunity (3 days per week)
  • Based in Ringwood
  • Salary starting at $83,881 (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

  • Conduct technology needs assessments in a variety of situations and environments including schools, homes, and workplaces;
  • Provide in-person and telephone (and other remote) information and support, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and advice for a range of desktop and mobile operating systems and software, screen access technology, magnification devices and Braille technologies;
  • Support Vision Australia’s Access Technology Helpdesk as required;
  • Work in collaboration with Retail Services staff to provide high level knowledge and support to customers in relation to sales, demonstration installation and configuration of assistive technology equipment and aids.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Degree level qualification relevant to the delivery of Access Technology services e.g. Allied Health or Technology; and/or extensive experience in the provision of technology support and training for people that are blind or have low vision, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is desirable;
  • A working knowledge or ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of a range of access technologies including screen access technology, print access technology including magnification equipment and Braille equipment;
  • Demonstrated ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot a wide range of desktop and mobile hardware, operating systems and software;
  • Ability to plan and deliver customised training programs to meet client’s needs.

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

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

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application process.

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.

Contact Person Cara Patterson
Contact Number 0427784861
Closing Date 02/03/2021
Position Description
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