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Reference Number 22468
Position Title Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Hours Per Week 38.00
  • Permanent Full Time Paediatric Occupational Therapy Contract
  • Based in Geelong or Ballarat
  • $83,881 starting salary + 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

  • 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.

About you

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 and families;
  • Experience in providing client support and OT services in person and/or through other communication mediums;
  • Support and training will be offered to up-skill within the role.

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.

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 0353374511
Closing Date 28/05/2021
Position Description
Paediatric Occupational Therapist PD.DOCX Open Position Description
Recruitment Prospectus 2.docx Open Position Description
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