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Rehabilitation Consultant

Apply now Job no: 53687620
Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Corporate Services
Work type: Permanent Full Time
State: TAS
Location: Hobart

  • Permanent position
  • Base salary of $91k + 12% superannuation
  • Based in Hobart or Launceston
  • MUST have a degree in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselling or Exercise Physiology

About the team

For us, an engaging, enjoyable workplace is the foundation for great work - which is why your attitude and your passion is just as important to us as your experience!  Every day, the Australia Post Group reaches more Australians than any other company and we connect every corner of the globe – it’s why we love delivering! 

With change comes great opportunity and we’re excited to offer an opportunity in our Rehabilitation team. We are a vibrant team with diverse backgrounds and experience. We work collaboratively with each of the Injury Management functional teams to achieve positive health and return to work outcomes for our injured colleagues. It is a supportive environment fostering innovation and learning and development.  

About the role

We’ve got a great opportunity for an individual who will be responsible for assessing the rehabilitation needs of injured employees immediately following an injury, and facilitating earliest possible return to work.

The successful candidate will be required to develop, implement and monitor rehabilitation and return to work plans, liaise with medical/treating practitioners, service providers, workplace managers and claims officers.

What will you be doing?

  • Assess an injured employee’s capability to undertake a rehabilitation program
  • Design, develop and manage return to work programs tailored to an individual’s rehabilitation needs, including monitoring approved sub-contracted services considered necessary
  • Provide professional advice as required for occupational rehabilitation, injury management and prevention, including participation in case conferences and reviews of complex claims
  • Assist with preventative injury management strategies for employees and the workplace
  • Conduct training sessions on occupational rehabilitation, policy and procedures

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys facilitating, negotiating and influencing stakeholders and employees across multiple levels!

Interested?  Here’s what we’re looking for.  

You’ll be a passionate, highly motivated individual who has experience applying early injury management strategies. A degree in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselling or Exercise Physiology is required and you will have a current driving licence. Lastly, you will have eligibility for membership of relevant professional association.

Click ‘apply’ now if this role excites you!


Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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