Rehabilitation Consultant (Psychological Injury) – 2227

20 November 2019

Position description

PositionRehabilitation Consultant (Psychological Injury)

Start: ASAP

Location: Sydney

We are currently seeking a Rehabilitation Consultant with accredited Return to Work Coordinator training to join our Government Client’s team in Sydney. Great short term opportunity available for the right candidate!

Key Accountabilities

  • Assess the skills, capabilities and needs of injured workers
  • Managing a high-risk area of the business that has recently experienced a significant increase in psychological workers compensation claims. Some claims the Rehabilitation Consultant will be managing have grievances attached to them therefore they will be working alongside HR quite regularly
  • Identify any vocational barriers to return to work for injured workers
  • Provide psychological/motivational/vocational counselling to address return to work barriers
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in order to address any RTW barriers and to formulate a return to work plan for injured workers. This will included managers and supervisors and other internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders such as treating doctors, psychiatrists and other treating professionals.
  • Liaise with the  Workers Compensation team and WHS team and provide regular updates on RTW matters
  • Keep confidential rehabilitation records

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology (can be provisionally registered) or Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Mmust have completed accredited Return to Work Coordinator training
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience is required with a focus on negotiation and influencing
  • Experience in managing complex psychological injury RTW cases
  • Experience working with psychological workers compensation claims
  • Experience working in an outcomes-focused team environment with key performance indicators
  • Experience in liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Negotiation / influencing skills
  • Must have a current valid Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive

Apply now!

Job code: 2227

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