Injury Management Advisor

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-/50812809
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_InjuryManagementAdvisor_Sept2023_FINAL.docx (Word, 604KB)

Contact: Alison Mead
0457 567 250 or

Position Details

Do you have experience in providing guidance and support in the management of work and non-work-related injuries and illness? If your passion is to influence better outcomes for our people, we would love to hear from you.

This role will be assisting managers and employees with claims management and return to work, as well as engaging in early intervention and contributing to and supporting continuous improvement in injury prevention and management.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to maintain a high level of service excellence through developing effective relationships with managers, injured employees, and other relevant internal and external stakeholders, including treating practitioners, and occupational rehabilitation providers. This will be supported by strong interpersonal skills.

The role also requires demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in Injury Management including the strategic management of WorkCover claims and return to work planning and experience and knowledge of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act).

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in Injury Management including the strategic management of WorkCover claims and return to work planning.
  • Experience and knowledge of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act)

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 3 December 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

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