Job Details
  • Reference359566A_1593146236
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS5 or APS6 Case Manager on a contract until June 2021, with potential extension.

Position Overview

The APS5/6 Case Manager - (Early Resolution Teams) is responsible for assessing and instructing in cases filed in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. The role is an integral part of the Early Resolution Model, which is designed to improve the experience of participants. Our Client makes a large number of reviewable decisions and as a result receives a number of AAT Applications each week.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver results through the effective case management of AAT Applications in relation to plan and access decisions.
  • Be timely, reliable and work under pressure, including:
    • Case management of less complex AAT Applications received by the client allocated to the early resolution teams;
    • Assist to analyse AAT Applications and develop early resolution options;
    • Obtain the information necessary to allow the effective resolution of AAT Applications; and
    • Attendance for Hearings and Conciliation meetings with the AAT.
  • With the Director, prepare documents to clearly and correctly:
    • Explain resolution options at the Case Management meetings; and
    • Explain the meeting outcomes for each application to the early resolution teams.
  • Assess and respond to risk from AAT Applications, including in terms of scheme sustainability and priority.
  • Work closely with and be assisted by the Administrative Appeals Branch Legal Team.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in law or a related discipline will be viewed favourably. Successful candidates will not be required to hold or maintain a legal practicing certificate. Please note, this role does not require candidates to possess a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, nor is it a graduate position that offers a GDLP placement.
  • Knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (Cth).
  • Knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Rules 2016 (Cth)

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.