injury and rehabilitation advisor - occupational therapist in Potts Hill

Potts Hill, New South Wales
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job description

This role is to provide timely and efficient injury management and rehabilitation advisory and administration support across all stages of the injury and recovery at work programs.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide first point of contact and manage through the early intervention phase
  • Lodge injury/illness notifications and reporting and provide advice
  • Interpret and apply relevant legislation procedures and policies
  • Identify and escalate injury trends
  • Contacting doctors as required to discuss diagnosis, fitness status
  • Assist with case management activities that are anticipated to be resolved in the early intervention stages
  • Provide support in the monitoring of cases
  • Assist with the development, coordination and monitoring of rehabilitation and return to work plans

Qualities and Capabilities

  • Demonstrate effective communication and influencing skills
  • Drive adherence to rehabilitation activities
  • Review and interpret medical certificates and referrals
  • Coach and support line manager with the early intervention process
  • Educate and inform staff about injury management and the requirements of the workers compensation system
  • General administrative support
  • Manage the incident recording system to ensure accuracy in injury data and classification status

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Formal education - Accredited Return to Work Coordinator - current accreditation as required by WorkCover NSW
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy or a health related profession highly regarded but not essential.

This role is seeking an immediate start. If you believe you have the skills to fulfil this role then please don't hesitate in submitting your resume using the APPLY link below. For a further confidential discussion please do not hesitate in contacting Beverly McLoughlin at Randstad on 9615 5324


Early Intervention, Degree Qualification in Occupational therapy, physiotherapy or health related profession
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