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Occupational Rehabilitation and Compensation Principal

Job ID
992427
Job Type
Permanent Full-time
Location
Aus - Brisbane
Categories
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
Applications close
E. Australia Standard Time

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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.

About the role

As our next Occupational Rehabilitation and Compensation Principal, you will have a demonstrated ability to develop the strategy and guide the business in relation to management of workers compensation and common law claims, income protection, fitness for work and medical conditions.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage and improve the implementation of the process, procedure, direction and advice to optimise the end to end Occupational Rehabilitation and Compensation function.
  • Lead, support and mentor your team to deliver an efficient and effective service to the business.
  • Provide expert advice and support to the Global Business Streams and Projects to facilitate early intervention, occupational rehabilitation and return to work processes.
  • Lead and support the Projects to investigate workers compensation and common law claims
  • Work in conjunction with treating doctors, allied health providers and insurers to facilitate injury management and return to work
  • Interpret and apply medical advice to implement strategies to promote successful return to work outcomes and ensuring employees are fit for work
  • Maintain accurate claims and health records
  • Provide training and education to business streams and projects to improve best practice claims and injury management processes and management of fitness for work matters.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Ideally a degree qualification, preferably in Allied Health, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or related area
  • Registered health practitioner with AHPRA
  • Significant experience in a comparable role
  • Injury management experience with an insurer or rehabilitation provider or employer
  • Fitness for work / non work-related injury experience with an employer
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the state workers compensation legislation and scheme
  • Expert in the development and implementation of injury management and rehabilitation programs
  • Have led a team with a hands-on approach to coaching and mentoring
  • Be a strong influencer with excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise in a dynamic and results oriented environment

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities in which we live and work.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

Visit our website to learn more – www.thiess.com

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role, please follow the below link.

Thiess is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. Applications are open to all Australian citizens and permanent residents.

How to apply

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