Careers at CFEH

At Centre for Eye Health we’re a team of changemakers.  We’re passionate about our vision, and we’re constantly looking at new ways to achieve our goal.

We champion accessibility, and believe no one should miss out on the care they deserve. If our cause and values resonate with you, take a look at the available opportunities below.

Current opportunities

CFEH Staff Optometrist (Posted March 2024)

CFEH Staff Optometrists contribute to and further develop excellence in clinical diagnostic and management services, research and teaching at Centre for Eye Health at UNSW and Parramatta as required.

Skills and Qualifications

Must be registered with AHPRA as a therapeutically qualified optometrist in Australia.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Commitment to excellence in patient care.
• Interest in developing coaching and mentoring skills desirable.
• Demonstrated superior interpersonal communication skills to initiate and maintain effective
stakeholder relationships whilst exercising discretion and confidentiality.
• Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities,
manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, but also to take
initiative and work independently while managing competing demands.

Accountabilities of the Role

Specific accountabilities for this role include:
• Provide an excellent clinical service to clients, including the diagnosis and management of ocular
disease incorporating the use and interpretation of ocular diagnostic and imaging equipment
working within the scope of practice of a therapeutically qualified optometrist. This would include
personally seeing clients and being responsible for their overall care.
• Assist with the planning of workflow and daily patient allocation based on staffing,
services/equipment and teaching requirements.
• Generate case reports.
• Supervise technical staff.
• Participate in and provide input to clinical case discussions and modify clinical techniques to suit
current standard of care.
• Liaise with referring practitioners, preparing reports and data files for transmission to relevant
• Assist with the overseeing of clinic attendance of final year Optometry students engaged in Work
Integrated Learning activity

To Apply

Please forward a resume and cover letter to Michael Yapp (Head of Clinical Operations) –

Applications close 27th March 2024.

Working for us

Some of the benefits to working with us include:

  • A competitive salary
  • 35 hour work week
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial and health wellness seminars and support
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Generous leave conditions including paid parental leave, and purchased leave
  • Recognition and service award programs
  • Ongoing professional development and career pathways
  • Flexible working arrangements, including working from home and part-time/flexible hours depending on the role