Client Services Officer

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Department: Workplace Injury Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: Band 4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/WIC/REG/CS/1665674
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $75,405 - $81,095
Job Duration: 30-June-2023
Attachments: WIC - Client Services Officer - Position Description - 20220920.pdf (PDF, 274KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nathan Gaywood (People & Culture Advisor)

Position Details

Client Services Officers – multiple positions

Workplace Injury Commission (WIC)


$ 75,405 per annum (plus super) + incredible career opportunities + excellent mentoring and support

  • Play a key role in helping injured Victorians find a way forward
  • Enjoy rewarding work, a respectful culture, and the support you need to thrive
  • Competitive remuneration, flexibility, and incredible benefits


Searching for real purpose and authentic people? Help us resolve workers' compensation disputes – and discover your remarkable career.


The impact you'll have:

At the Workplace Injury Commission, we've helped thousands of injured workers and employers to resolve their disputes and move forward with their lives. We're a robust Victorian Government statutory authority that's making an impact.

As we embark on an exciting new period of growth, we need you to join us as a Client Services Officer. In this role you will often be the first point of contact for people engaging with the Workplace Injury Commission.

Together with other Client Services Officers you will help deliver and maintain a consistent and high-quality administration and support service. You will bring your unique perspectives and expertise to help turn our proud legacy into a bright future.

With integrity, diligence and a collaborative mindset, you will:

  • Provide first line customer service, using your knowledge of the Accident Compensation Act and Workplace Injury Rehabilitation Compensation Act 2013 to respond to and resolve queries in a caring, empathetic manner.
  • Determine jurisdiction and accurate registration of Applications for Conciliation, efficiently and accurately, contributing to the effective management of conciliation disputes
  • Provide procedural advice, guidance and information relating to the conciliation and arbitration processes and the conduct of conferences and hearings
  • Undertake rotational reception coverage, switchboard, and mail related duties.


Who we're looking for:

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Experience providing administrative support to multiple stakeholders within a service-oriented legal environment (e.g. Tribunal, Court, legal practice etc.) or similar
  • Previous client service experience, particularly working with vulnerable people from diverse backgrounds with complex needs
  • Strong emotional intelligence, with the ability to engage empathetically with people of all walks of life
  • Well-developed analytical and decision-making skills with the capacity to understand and apply legislation, policy and procedure


For further information, please refer to our position description.


Resolution matters. And so do you.

We're a stable, purpose-driven organisation that offers you meaningful work, a welcoming and vibrant team culture, and a range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive remuneration, plus generous allowances and reimbursements for study, wellbeing and home-office working.
  • More leave when you need it most - flexible leave arrangements tailored to you.
  • Access to our 24/7 employee assistance program for you and your family.
  • A progressive and supportive work environment with experienced leaders who are invested in you.

Here are some of the things we hope you'll love about working with us:

  • Help Victorians find a way forward

You'll play a vital role in helping injured workers and employers overcome some of the most challenging times of their lives.

  • Find support and relationships that count

Respect is a key value here. We trust and empower you to be your best self, at work and home.

  • Respect today, shape tomorrow

Bring your diverse thinking and help make us even better.

  • Be rewarded for your contribution

We offer you real professional development opportunities, including one PD day a month, plus a wide range of rewards and benefits to help you thrive.


Visit our careers site to find out more and read the stories of our incredible people.


Want to help us shape a brighter future? Join us.

Take your career to the next level with the Workplace Injury Commission. . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link by 5:00pm, Wednesday 5 October 2022 outlining

  • Your interest and motivation in the position and how you can make a valuable contribution to the team and broader organisation.
  • Your suitability for the position by outlining all the relevant behavioural traits, skills, experience and capability.


Please note: Applications will be reviewed throughout the application period, and interviews may commence before the application period expires.


Workplace Injury Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the diversity of its people. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process for this role, please contact us via email


Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.


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