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Injury Management / Rehabilitation Specialist

Location:
Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia
Posted:
2018-01-10
Advertiser:
The Safe Step - Sydney - 2653007

 

  • Macquarie Park location
  • $90,000 package
  • Permanent role

 

About the Role
This family friendly organisation is seeking an experienced Injury Management / Rehabilitation Specialist on a permanent basis.

As the Injury Management / Rehabilitation Specialist, you will be reporting into the Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager and supporting the 40+ sites in NSW and QLD. This role will see you faciitating the management of workers compensation claims by leading the development of injury management and return to work plans. Due to the need of the organisation, you will also be responsible for developing and implementing a manual handling program. You will also work with the business to ensure compliance with the Workers Compensation / Injury Management and organisational requirements. This is a very hands-on role but will be supported by rehab providers for regional and distant locations. 


About Success
Successful candidates will have the following experience:
  • Knowledge of injury management and return to work processes/strategies 
  • Have a strong understanding of workers compensation legislation and its application
  • Workcover Return to Work Certification
  • highly organised and strong time management skills
  • Relevant Health Science Qualifications (eg, Occupational Therapy, Registered Nurse)
  • Strong knowledge of WC/IM legislation, regulation and guidelines
  • Strong experience with manual handling
  • Current NSW Driver’s license
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
To be successful you will need to demonstrate a flexible approach, coming from an organisation with a variety of needs. You will be passionate about making a difference and understand that good workers compensation and return to work practices can have a significant impact on the business, knowing what good looks like and provide specialist advice to managers within a fast paced environment.

About Applying

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For specific questions about this role, please contact Sheila Hall on 02 8256 2528 by quoting the reference number 2653007.