Return To Work Specialist

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1802-9511
Salary: Competitive Rate on Offer
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: cezzy@launchrecruitment.com.au
A leading Government Agency is seeking an experienced  Return to Work Specialist to develop, implement and manage best practice Return to Work (RTW) strategies and solutions  

Key Responsibilities:- 
  • Work with the Return to Work Solutions team to develop, implement and manage RTW strategies and practices which are based on the segmentation and triage of claims.
  • Ensure that the most effective RTW approaches are consistently applied 
  • Interpret and apply legislation, regulations and guidelines as they relate to weekly benefits (PIAWE), and key early intervention claims management decision making practices 
  • Keep abreast of Merit Review Service Decisions and WorkCover Independent Review Office (WIRO) reviews so that potential impacts are anticipated and managed
  • Engage with and foster key internal and external relationships 
  • Manage escalated telephone and written enquiries from insurers, workers, employers and providers to facilitate resolution
  • Prepare a range of internal and external strategic and operational documents including guidance material, knowledge articles, position papers.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:- 
  • Workers Compensation or personal injury experience with the ability to identify and implement business wide strategies within a legislative context.
  • Experience in developing and delivering various return to work initiatives, encompassing rehabilitation, case management strategies or application key technical practices within an early intervention environment.
  • Solid working understanding of workers insurance legislation combined with a sound understanding of the workers insurance claims and the regulatory environment 
  • Excellent relationship management, interpersonal and leadership skills
If you are seeking a new opportunity and looking to advance your career please send your resume to:- 
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