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Reference Number 18650
Position Title Support Coordinator/Allied Health Assistant
Employment Type Casual
Hours Per Week 22.80
  • Casual Employment Opportunity Working Two to Three Days Per Week
  • Gosford and Newcastle Location Dependant on Demand
  • Flexible Working Arranagements & 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 Allied health Assistant to join our team in Gosford and Newcastle. This role is to be completed under the supervision of an allied health practitioner.


As an Allied health Assistant at Vision Australia you will:

  • assist in organising, implementing and facilitating individual or group programs/services designed by an allied health practitioner
  • support the initial contact process including taking calls, identifying client priority needs and scheduling appointments in the team services calendars
  • support the allied health practitioner/primary service provider to coordinate the provision of services internally for clients and families and to liaise with external service providers as required to achieve desired outcomes for clients.
  • provide administrative support to allied health practitioners including ordering and maintaining equipment and environments, information gathering and preparation of documentation/correspondence


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults
  • Experience in providing client support and allied health assistant services in person and/or through other communication mediums
  • Training and intervention strategies for individuals and groups

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 Open Ended
Position Description
Recruitment Prospectus .docx Open Position Description
Supports Coordinator - Allied Health Assistant PD.docx Open Position Description
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