REHABILITATION CONSULTANT- REHAB COUNSELLOR OR PSYCHOLOGIST
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500 FULL TIME
About the company
WorkFocus Australia commenced operations as a provider of Workplace Rehabilitation and Injury Management Services and has grown organically and through acquisition. Since 1989 we have assisted over 50,000 people, engaged with over 40,000 employers and have been a preferred supplier to all of Australia's worker’s compensation insurers.
In 2016 WorkFocus Group was one of five brands which strategically formed Work Health Group.
About the role
Due to the exciting new changes, our Wollongong team is growing and we are looking for a new Rehabilitation Consultant to join the team!
As a Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant reporting into the Business Unit Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
Undertaking Vocational Assessments and Labour Market Analysis
Identifying RTW barriers and designing, implementing and monitoring those programs that assist injured employees return to the workforce
Developing and implementing strategies to progress files and achieve RTW benchmarks with minimum case costs
Liaising with insurers, medical practitioners, employers and workers to achieve outcomes appropriate for all parties
Completing accurate case notes which reflect actions undertaken and any recommendations to achieve the RTW goal.
To be successful in the role you will have:
Qualifications and registrations in either Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, Rehab Counselling or Psychology
An understanding of workers compensation, rehabilitation and occupational health and safety legislation (Ideal)
Proven written and verbal communication skills to confidently liaise with insurers, medical practitioners, employers and employees;
Evidence of accurate information gathering and analysis in order to provide thorough and comprehensive assessments;
Ability to consistently provide high level customer service and grow business by way of increased referrals; and
Proven organisation and time management skills.
Current Drivers Licence and Vehicle
Ability to travel and work in regional areas
Benefits & culture
Working for WorkFocus means:
Career and Professional Development and On the Job Support;
Flexible working Arrangements;
Employee Referral Program – a great incentive to refer quality new team members;
Tools of the trade to ensure you can operate at your best.