Careers at Centre for Eye Health

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.

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

Current opportunities

  • Client Services Officer, UNSW Kensington

    Date posted: 18 May 2022

    • Dynamic position supporting a busy eye clinic, its clients and clinical team
    • Full time, fixed term position with potential for extension into 2023
    • Based on campus at UNSW Kensington

     

    As a Client Services Officer you are the primary point of contact for people to interact with the Centre for Eye Health Kensington clinic. Your excellent customer service skills will help make everyone feel welcome, and you will provide high quality support to our clients, our referring practitioners, and the team based at our UNSW Kensington clinic.

    This role is a 6-month full time fixed term position, however there is potential for this role to extend into 2023.

    As the Client Services Officer, you will be:

    • Providing a warm and professional welcome to clients and visitors of our clinic
    • Liaising with our clients and referring practitioners by email and phone
    • Maintaining confidential client records, medical records, organising appointments, and bulk billing clients at the conclusion of their appointment
    • Providing support to the clinical team when required, including organisation of client paperwork, the client areas, and waiting room
    • Supporting other members of the Client Services team, working across 7 hour shifts starting from 8am and ending by 6pm Monday-Friday.

     

    Ideally you have previously worked in a similar environment like a medical reception or optometry reception, however we would love the opportunity to train you if you haven’t. You are friendly and approachable, and happy to help out where needed. You have strong written and verbal communication skills, a good telephone manner, and strong attention to detail. You have customer service experience and are confident using Microsoft Office Suite. Experience using electronic medical record software or healthcare clinic software would be an advantage but isn’t required.

     

    How do I apply?

    More information on this position and the application link can be found on the Guide Dogs careers website.

  • PhD, disease management implementation with Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith

    Date posted: 23rd April 2021

    A new PhD position in disease management implementation is now available with Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith at the Centre for Eye Health (CFEH), School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW.

    This project will develop evidence for the utility of generic vision tests in guiding management and informing on relevant patient-centred outcomes for the early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Modifications will then be made so these tests are specifically targeted for AMD and their effectiveness evaluated against their generic counterparts. This work can lead to evidence to inform guidelines relevant to management of AMD.

    Relevant qualifications to secure entry to the UNSW PhD program are required. Experience with the provision of eye health care, health services delivery and/or practice management are desirable.

    This PhD position is contingent on the candidate’s ability to secure a competitive scholarship through the Domestic Research Training Program (RTP) or similar. A top-up component up to the value of $10,000 (dependent on primary scholarship conditions) is also available for eligible candidates.

    Contact: Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith at lnivison-smith@unsw.edu.au

    Applicants should first confirm eligibility for UNSW PhD program (https://research.unsw.edu.au/submit-application).

    Interviews to be held in May/June to support 31 July application date for Term 3 commencement, 13 September 2021.

  • PhD, clinical effectiveness/health services implementation with A/Prof Gordon S. Doig

    Date posted: 1st April 2021

    A new PhD position in clinical effectiveness/health services implementation is now available with A/Prof Gordon S. Doig, Head of Research at the Centre for Eye Health (CFEH), School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW.

    This new PhD position will seek to reduce vision loss and blindness in NSW by identifying, understanding and addressing evidence-practice gaps. Driven by formal needs assessments, the qualified candidate will initiate a series of evaluations of evidence-based models of eye health care delivery. The primary focus will be on improving the delivery of health promotion, early detection, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation strategies to reduce disability from progressive vision loss in NSW.

    Relevant qualifications to secure entry to the UNSW PhD program are required. Experience with the provision of eye health care, health services delivery and/or practice management are desirable.

    This PhD position is contingent on the candidate’s ability to secure a competitive scholarship through the Domestic Research Training Program (RTP) or similar. A top-up component from the CFEH up to the value of $19,200 (dependent on primary scholarship conditions) is also available for eligible candidates.

    The complete PhD supervisory team will include: A/Prof Gordon Doig, Dr Angelica Ly, Dr Jack Phu and Prof Michael Kalloniatis.

    Contact: A/Prof Gordon S. Doig at gdoig@cfeh.com.au

    Applicants should first confirm eligibility for UNSW PhD program. Interviews to be held in May/June to support 31 July application date for Term 3 commencement, 13 September 2021.