Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Job No: VNA85
Location: Geelong, Maroochydore, Caringbah, Ashfield, Townsville or Coorparoo

  • Full-Time Opportunities – Flexible on Hours of Work
  • Multiple Locations – Relocation Assistance Available
  • Base Salary = $93,860 + Super with Salary Packaging up to $15.9k

About Us

Join an organisation committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others.

As a Vision Australia employee, you’re 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 our Orientation and Mobility Specialist, you'll have the opportunity to work closely with clients to assess their needs, provide training and intervention to aid their mobility in their day-to-day life. Your work will help to ensure that individuals who are blind or have low vision have access to the support they need to thrive. We provide O&M services to clients of all ages, as well as their caregivers and families.

In this role, you'll have the chance to:

  • Assess the ability of clients to travel safely and confidently within the area of the community they wish to access.
  • Advise on and prescribe a range of mobility aids and provide specialist services to meet individual needs.
  • Monitor and advise on the use of low vision aids as applicable to a mobility program.

View the Position Description for this role

About You

To be successful in this role, you should have approved qualifications in O&M as recognised by Orientation and Mobility Association Australasia (OMAA).

In addition, you will also have:

  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults, and older adults.
  • Experience in providing client support and O&M services in person and/or through other communication mediums.
  • Training and intervention strategies for individuals and groups.

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 our Talent Acquisition team at careers@visionaustralia.org.au

To apply

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

Please note that 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.

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

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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