Outreach Logistics Assistant

Outreach Logistics Assistant

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team who are working to deliver accessible, equitable, effective and culturally appropriate eye health care programmes and services to regional, remote and Indigenous West Australian.

Lions Outback Vision (LOV) was established in 2010 with the support of LEI and the University of Western Australia.  We are a small but dedicated team of eye health professionals that are firmly committed to improving the eye health of rural, remote and Indigenous West Australians.

The Opportunity

LOV are looking for a motivated and energetic Outreach Logistics Assistant to provide logistics support for optometry and other outreach clinics, and coordination and distribution of spectacles.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Scheduling and booking travel and accommodation for LOV staff, consultants and visitors
  • Ordering, Receiving and dispatching patient spectacles according to orders received
  • Supporting the VOS Coordinator in administrative tasks
  • Invoicing and receipting of patient spectacles
  • Preparing weekly outreach itineraries
  • Maintaining accurate patient records in File Maker Pro
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective administration of the VOS and outreach services
  • Respond to patient and telephone queries
  • Comply with Quality, Health and Safety requirements, laws, regulations and company policy/procedures

Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of rural and remote geography
  • Experience in or with regional communities.
  • Experience in coordination of travel and bookings
  • Understanding of and experience working with records management data bases
  • Proficiency in the office suite of systems and google sheets/calendars
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to set priorities, meet deadlines and demonstrate efficient and effective time management and organisation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and show initiative


  • Understanding the principles of invoicing and receipting of goods.
  • Experience working in a cross cultural environment.
  • Understanding of supply chain and logistics
  • Understanding of patient referral systems
  • Previous experience in retail optometry or optical dispensing.
  • Knowledge of outreach optometry services
  • Ability for some travel if required

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

14/09/2020 $0 Perth 1 Administration & Office Support
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