Careers at yourtown

Injury Management Advisor - 6 month fixed-term role

Job no: 493193
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Milton
Categories: HR & Recruitment

yourtown is Australia’s most trusted provider of services for young people in the areas of mental health and wellbeing; long term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide; child protection; family and domestic violence; bullying and cyber bullying. yourtown makes a difference today for those young people who are fighting for their tomorrow.

Many people are familiar with our helpline – Kids Helpline – which is available to Australia’s children and young people 24/7 for any reason, at no cost.

Your Opportunity

The Injury Management Advisor is an integral member of WHS team and will support the team with our injury management process. You will manage a caseload of workers compensation and non -work related injuries/illness across all states by providing expertise in all aspects of return-to-work programs. This includes complex case management and will play a critical role in managing early intervention programs whilst building productive working relationships with staff, managers, and external stakeholders.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage statutory claims from beginning to end including administrative management of claim files
  • Provide advice to staff, and managers on matters relating to Workers Compensation, injury management and return to work including recovery at work activities
  • Comply with legislative requirements
  • Influence, mentor and coach managers to achieve positive outcomes relating to injury management  and return to work
  • Claims management reporting
  • Participate in case conferences regular case review with relevant stakeholders
  • Collating information and responses to workers compensation providers required for claims
  • Work with the WHS team to develop and implement injury management processes to ensure consistent approach
    • Staff work related and non-work related injury reporting
    • Early intervention
    • Return to work process
  • Support the WHS team in relation to proactive safety and Wellness programs
  • Monitoring and keeping up to date with current incident reports
  • Coordinate safety champion meetings and make recommendations on emerging issues based on your reporting findings.

About you

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a fast-paced injury management role
  • Previous role with the ongoing management of work and non-work-related injuries
  • Thorough knowledge of the provisions of relevant Workers compensation legislation across Workplace Health and Safety legislation, including other relevant legislation, codes and standards across all states
  • Demonstrated experience and success in injury case management and return to work
  • Demonstration of initiative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and implement workplace health and safety strategies including incident investigating and reporting, health and safety auditing and hazard management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with and influence key stakeholders at all levels

Benefits offered at yourtown:

  • Access to salary packaging arrangements
  • Hybrid & flexible working arrangements
  • Free membership to our wellbeing program including apps such as CALM & Centr
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • A supportive workforce with coaching and development opportunities
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Corporate rates local gym access

With a big agenda, a big brand profile and a compelling mission, and in an organisation small enough (but with great reach!) to make a real difference, this is an opportunity to do something incredible for your career and for children and young people.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment. 

Contact:  Louisa Gilbert – Talent Acquisition Specialist on lgilbert@yourtown.com.au 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"   

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