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Reference Number 22416
Position Title Proofreader
Employment Type Casual
Location Parramatta NSW
Hours Per Week 15.20
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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

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of all aspects of alternate format production as they relate to services provided by Vision Australia.
  • With a sighted copyholder, proofread Braille using appropriate software.
  • Correct errors in braille material ensuring that the braille is an exact copy of the original text and adheres to all standards/key performance indicators set by Vision Australia.
  • Ensure that all aspects of production achieve a high standard for clients, and meet all standards/key performance indicators set by Vision Australia.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Secondary level education
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Unified English Braille
  • Intermediate skills in reading and interpreting tactual graphics
  • Working knowledge of computers and adaptive software/hardware including but not limited to:
    • o JAWS for Windows
    • o Duxbury Braille Translator
    • o Refreshable Braille Displays

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 www.visionaustralia.org/careers 

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

Contact Person Jane Wegener
Contact Number 0413336685
Closing Date 28/02/2021
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