Job Details
  • Reference403203A_1673584179
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian's in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office locations in Richmond or Geelong.

About the role:

The APS6 Rehabilitation Case Manager or Early Intervention Officer will be part of the Workplace Health, Safety and Support Team that provides leadership, advice and support in health case management. This includes injury prevention and management, early intervention, rehabilitation, workplace adjustments and support for employees with disability. You will be responsible for undertaking a range of procedural, operational and administrative activities within a HR environment. Additionally, you will be responsible for the provision of efficient, accurate advice and assistance to employees with work and non-work related injuries to return to work in a safe, timely and sustainable manner.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide sound advice to clients and stakeholders regarding Early Intervention, Compensation and related HR issues.
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to support the Early Intervention and Compensation Case Management frameworks.
  • Resolve problems using knowledge and experience and take the initiative to identify alternative courses of action.
  • Interpret and apply legislation, policy, agreements and guidelines to recommend solutions to address Early Intervention and Case Management issues.
  • Initiate, co-ordinate and monitor an injured or ill employee's workplace rehabilitation program.
  • Connect and coordinate people involved in the return-to-work process.
  • Promote the health benefits of good work, early intervention and the organisation's return to work approach.
  • Assist the Agency to provide suitable employment for injured or ill employees.
  • Co-ordinate the employer's responses to requests for information about the employee, their injury or illness, and their rehabilitation.
  • Maintain appropriate records and ensure relevant worker's compensation forms are completed.
  • Ensure the Agency complies with the Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities Instrument 2019.

MANDATORY
  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Experience in coordinating and assisting in the management of complex cases
  • 5+ years' experience in Rehabilitation Case Management or a Work Health and Safety (WHS) discipline
  • Case management skills
  • Experience in specialist areas including managing illness/injury and return to work, workplace adjustments, policy interpretation, and disability workplace assessments
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Working with Children Check. This is only applicable to some positions within the Agency that require the occupant to have access to classified Australian Government information.
  • The Agency Worker Screening Check. This is only applicable to some positions within the Agency that require the occupant to have access to classified Australian Government information.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one

Desirable skills to have for the role:
  • Negotiation skills and ability to influence (role works with stakeholders at all levels of the Agency)

  • Policy writing skills and interpretation

  • Formal qualifications in disability, WHS and/or safety related discipline

What you will bring to the role:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.

How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at claudia.leiva@chandlermacleod.com to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 28th January 2023