Job Details
  • Reference374236A_1621321049
  • LocationLeichhardt
  • SalaryAU$41 - AU$61 per hour + Plus Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted29 days ago
  • ConsultantZoe Eagles

We are currently recruiting for 2 Recovery Partners to work within a NSW Government agency based in Leichhardt. This is an initial 4-5 month contract with possibility of extension with a pay rate of $41-61ph + super. 38 hours per week.

The purpose of this role is responsible for the coordination of injury management services for workers with non-work related injuries and health conditions with the goal of achieving a timely, efficient and sustainable return to work.

Key accountabilities

  • Coordinate and implement recover at work policies, procedures and programs to facilitate the recovery of injured staff from non-work related injury.
  • Provide technical advice and apply best practice interventions in case management to minimise lost working time and support business objectives.
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement workplace policies, procedures and Recover at Work programs to facilitate the recovery and subsequent return to work of injured employees with claims ensuring maintenance of best practice in recover at work services.
  • Maintain regular contact with recovering employees and ensure employees are aware of their legislative entitlements and responsibilities in relation to Recover at Work programs.
  • Manage, monitor and report on key performance indicators and regularly review and report on the quality and cost-effectiveness.
  • Review outstanding cases on a fortnightly and monthly basis, and participate in reviews with relevant managers.
  • Maintain a Recover at Work database to ensure all relevant documentation relating to an non work related injured employee is up to date, correct and their privacy is maintained.
  • Assist in promoting recovery at work to managers and supervisors and attend sector, division and unit meetings where required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of policies relating to the management of non-work related injuries.
  • Proven understanding and experience in case management practices and principles.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and coordinating recover at work policies, procedures, programs and interventions for managing non-work related injuries or health conditions.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, including negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team providing an integrated WHS, workers compensation and recover at work service.
  • Qualifications or related experience in, or knowledge of allied health initiatives in relation to injury management and return to work, including SafeWork accreditation as a Return to Work Coordinator.

This is an urgent requirement so if you match the above criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below or call Zoe Eagles on 02 28264537 for a confidential discussion.