Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $83,881 - $90,000 per annum

Our Client is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. They work in partnership with Australians who are blind or who have low vision to achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

This role will involve;

  • Assess the ability of clients to travel safely and confidently within 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;
  • In consultation with clients, plan, develop, deliver and evaluate individual or group specialised services in line with clients’ needs identified throughout the assessment process.
The requirements for this role include;
  • Approved qualifications in O&M as recognised by Orientation and Mobility Association Australasia (OMAA);
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults;
  • Demonstrated specialty in Paediatrics Orientation and Mobility would be beneficial;
  • 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;
  • Strong planning skills including sound time management skills.
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Natalie Clemens on 0477 808 676.

Date Posted: 08/07/2021 12:40 PM

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