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Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant

  • 500554
  • Ballarat, VIC, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Konekt Workcare makes a difference by helping Australians return to meaningful employment following injury, illness and / or reduced capacity to work. We support our customers and clients alike to maximise workforce participation and achieve positive outcomes. Having had great success in achieving this to date, and with significant growth, we are excited to offer a full time, or part time (min' 3 days p/wk) role based in our Ballarat office. 

We’re looking for a new Managing Consultant but will also consider those who have suitable, relevant experience. The successful candidate can be a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Rehabilitation Counsellor or Psychologist. 

Why read on?

  • You’ll be part of one of Australia’s largest workplace injury prevention providers 
  • You’ll help people enjoy the health benefits of work, and support individuals and organisations to achieve their potential
  • You’ll work with variety of industries, including government, mining, retail, emergency services, manufacturing, transport, security, hospitality and labour hire
  • Konekt Workcare are part of the APM group, offering you exciting path of professional development into a network of national and international health brands.

APM offer a range of benefits...

We recognise that everyone is motivated differently. Here's what our current teams enjoy: 

  • A supportive national network of multidisciplinary leaders and mentors
  • Individualised professional development opportunities driven by you
  • Access to a pool car
  • Phone and laptop
  • Salary packaging options
  • Pre purchased leave and other entitlements
  • Local recognition programs and social events
  • Relocation support available

In this role, you’ll be…

  • Evaluating the treatment and/or rehabilitation needs of workers who have been involved in a work-related or non-work-related injury, or who have experienced an illness causing work incapacity
  • Conducting assessments such as initial needs, workplace assessments, ergonomics and activities of daily living
  • Conducting specialist functional and pre-employment assessments for corporate customers (including audiometry, spirometry, D&A testing)
  • Helping clients identify future employment or training options by reviewing their transferable skills, qualifications and interests
  • Responsible for effective case management to plan, coordinate and monitor your client’s progress toward their return to work goal
  • Engaging with key stakeholders and building strong relationships to facilitate the achievement of business objectives
  • Office based, also visiting worksites, attending medical appointments with your clients and more - no two days are the same!

About you:

  • Qualified Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Rehabilitation Counsellor or Psychologist
  • Registration / membership with the applicable professional body (e.g. AHPRA / ESSA / ASORC or RCAA)
  • Comcare accredited (desirable but not essential)
  • Experienced in Occupational Rehabilitation 
  • Exemplary communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people
  • A motivation to achieve targets and be business-savvy
  • A current Working With Children Check
  • Willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check upon successful application

Next steps:

Apply today! To find out more and request a copy of the Position Description, please call Jemma on 0427 107 195 

We're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
We welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do.

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