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Reference Number 18618
Position Title Orthoptist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location PERTH WA
Hours Per Week 19.00
  • Perth Location
  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity With A Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • Flexible Work 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 experienced Orthoptist to join our team in Perth.


 As an Orthoptist at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Provide functional vision assessments and recommendations that address the priorities of clients of all ages, supporting them to make the most effective use of their vision; this includes the use of low vision aids, lighting and other specialist equipment 
  • Utilise a person-centred and strengths based approach, providing services that focus on client's needs and goals 
  • Provide quality on-the-spot information, demonstration, sales assistance, post-sales support, and troubleshooting/repairs on equipment for internal and external customers


 To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Approved qualifications in Orthoptics as recognised by the Australian Orthoptic Association
  • Registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults
  • Experience providing client support and Orthoptic services in person and/or through other communication mediums 

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 

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

Contact Person Melissa Stewart
Contact Number 0293343297
Closing Date 23/01/2018
Position Description
Orthoptist PD.docx Open Position Description
Recruitment Prospectus .docx Open Position Description
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