Occupational Therapist

Job No: VNA489
Location: Ballarat, VIC

  • Permanent, full-time opportunity servicing Ballarat
  • Transdisciplinary role in a person-centred organisation
  • $93,860 ($47.50ph) + Super with Salary Packaging up to $15.9

About us

As a Vision Australia employee, you are part of a team committed to supporting people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose and striving for their inclusion in all areas of society.

Our team of experts work together to tailor the right mix of services, strategies and products so their patients and clients can live life on their terms. From birth to senior years, Vision Australia is there to provide a lifetime of support.

About the opportunity

As a person-centred Occupational Therapist, you will be supporting people of all ages within a transdisciplinary team with the aim to enhance the lives of our clients to live life in their terms. In this role you will:

  • Provide both individual and group OT training/intervention programs
  • Showcase your ability to deliver and evaluate clients through various interactive and digital assessments
  • Assess and train clients in the use of assistive devices and equipment to do everyday activities, such as cooking, cleaning, showering etc.
  • Provide/advise on low-vision techniques and strategies to improve their occupational performance on daily activities and improve quality of life

View the Position Description for this role

About you

To be successful in this role you must hold a nationally recognised Qualification in Occupational Therapy and a current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). You will also have:

  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults, and older adults
  • Be a team player who is passionate in supporting people to live life on their terms and build on their independence
  • Enthusiastic to provide exceptional client services to people of all ages that are blind or low vision
  • Being proactive and showing creativity is strongly encouraged

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

We offer our employees many benefits that help to support your growth personally and professionally. Some of the benefits we offer and provide are:

  • Additional leave via our purchase leave and accrued day off schemes
  • Annual salary review to ensure your pay is in-line with the market rates
  • Flexibility to manage your own caseload and calendar that allows an individual approach to work-life balance
  • Supportive, motivating, and inspired work environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Rewards and recognition programs and Wellness programs
  • Tax free salary packaging options up to $15,900 per annum, increasing your take home pay. Find out more about Salary Packaging


If you have any questions about the role, please contact the hiring manager, Jacinta Waters.

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application and submit your full resume.

Please note PDF documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons. If you require any support or considerations with the application process, please reach out to People and Culture or the above hiring manager.

For more information about working at Vision Australia, please visit our Careers page.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive culture, and value diversity and all abilities. We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision and from those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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