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Orthoptist (Casual) - Grade 1 or 2

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeCasual
Positions5 Positions
Job no: 68338
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Casual Positions
  • Grade 1 or 2 Orthoptist (PN12-PN16 or PN21-PN24)
  • The Alfred Hospital Location
  • Great Staff Benefits


The Department

The Allied Health Professional Practice Framework underpins the work of Allied Health at Alfred Health in contributing to Alfred Health’s purpose. The Orthoptists play an integral role in providing clinical support to the Ophthalmology, and Neuro Ophthalmology services, operating in close physical and functional association with the Units. Assessment and management are provided for chronic ocular disease, ocular motility disorders, visual field and colour analysis and biophysical measurements.


The Position Summary

As an orthoptist, you will provide an exceptional level of service to the outpatient clinic and services. You will have a strong focus on patient-centred care and the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders. You will provide an exceptional level of service in Orthoptics, within the Ophthalmology and Neuro-Ophthalmology outpatient clinical settings, at Alfred Health.


Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Bachelor of Orthoptics or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Orthoptics & Ophthalmic Science (or equivalent)
  • Registered Member with the Australian Orthoptic Board (AOB)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in orthotics and ophthalmic assessment
  • Registration with the Orthoptic Association of Australia (OAA) is desirable 


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Discounted Health Insurance and well-being benefits
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability) 
  • Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital)
  • Close to shops and public transport


Please send all enquiries to Natalie Coleman on 0417 511 219


Applications close Tuesday, 9 April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au