- Permanent, part-time role (3 days per week)
- Based in Kooyong
- Base Salary + Superannuation = $93,334 pro rata + 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!
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
- Using evidence-based models, provide individual counselling services or targeted group programs to Vision Australia clients - children, young people and their families when emotional, social, behavioural, learning, vocational, parenting, and/or family issues relating to living with a vision impairment and/or loss of vision arise;
- Using appropriate functional and standardised tools to assess developmental learning and behavioural difficulties of children and young people;
- Identify, develop and review information and resources;
- Promote and represent Vision Australia regarding counselling, developmental and educational issues in relevant forums.
To view the Position Description for this role, please click here.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Tertiary qualification in Psychology as recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia, AHPRA and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) respectively, along with current registration with AHPRA and the Psychology Board of Australia;
- Previous experience in paediatric counselling is essential;
- Experience working with children 0 – 18 years and their families and with developmental assessments;
- Knowledge and experience working in transdisciplinary teams;
- Experience and a strong passion for working with children, young people and families;
- Previous experience working with children with vision impairment and / or additional disabilities is desirable.
Benefits of working at Vision Australia
- Generous salary packaging options
- Flexible working arrangements
- Exciting career paths
- Exceptional professional development opportunities
- With the offer of Salary Packaging, you can use some of your salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you pay less tax and have more money to spend. That’s because your salary packaging money is deducted first and then your tax is calculated on the remaining amount.
To find out more details about salary packaging, please click here.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact the below Hiring Manager.
Name: Harzita Hashim
Phone: 0428 051 394
Vision Australia is committed to do all that is reasonable to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of clients (including children); their families; the community; staff and volunteers; and any other person entering Vision Australia’s workplace. Police checks, state working with children checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registrations form part of Vision Australia’s probity screening standards ensuring that quality services are provided in a safe environment.
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.