Recovery & Restoration Advisor

• Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

• Ongoing Full Time

• $79,566 (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1407611
Closing Date: 18-Jul-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Recovery and Restoration Advisor - 2019-06.pdf (PDF, 217KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Denise Bergles
03 9262 8143

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

About the Role:

The Recovery and Restoration Advisor provides injury management, return to work and rehabilitation knowledge and expertise to the Injury Recovery Advisors as part of a collaborative strategic case management approach to return claimants to pre-injury health and fitness.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant allied health field and/or extensive experience in delivering rehabilitation services in personal injury and/or compensation.
    • Prior experience in developing innovative programs to address return to work challenges.
    • Proven ability to work under pressure and prioritise work by systematically managing a volume caseload.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships and negotiate/influence the actions and attitudes of external and internal stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to a diverse range of clients.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both autonomously and within a team environment.

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

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