Health & Wellbeing Officer

Posted 01 December 2022
Salary$75 per hour + Super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

Our client is responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of early childhood, primary school, secondary school, vocational education, adult, migrant and higher education in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

They are currently looking to engage a Health & Wellbeing Officer for a 3 month contract based at Parramatta.

The role is responsible for delivering case management services for a portfolio of medium to high risk workplace injuries and non-work related health conditions in accordance with the workers compensation legislation and departmental policy. The role will provide early intervention and return to work services to support the early and safe return to the workplace following injury or illness focused on minimising the impact the school and business operations.
Key accountabilities
  • Provide support and advice to staff that have sustained workplace injuries or non-work related injuries in accordance with legislative and operational processes.
  • Develop recovery at work strategies, preparing, implementing and monitoring return to work plans and procedures to facilitate an early and safe return to work that is balanced with business operations and educational continuity.
  • Maintain compliance with both workers compensation and injury management legislation and departmental policies and procedures to improve work health and safety performance.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and external agencies to ensure effective claims and injury management.
  • Prepare and coordinate reports on the progress and status of workers compensation claims and nonwork related rehabilitation programs including in response to correspondence.
  • Manage all injury management and return to work databases in line with departmental policy and procedures.
  • Oversee and participate in claims reviews with relevant stakeholders to improve workers compensation performance.
Additional comments:
  • Return to Work Co-Ordinator certification/qualification is desired
  • Gov experience preferred
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.