Return to Work Advisor | Melbourne Head Office

Posted on 02-Aug-2018
Application Close Date: 23-Aug-2018
Job Details
Melbourne Head Office
Human Resources
Position Type:
Permanent Part Time
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About Us

With a portfolio comprised of Australia's most iconic and beloved brands - Diana Ferrari, Williams, Mathers, Colorado, Cinori, Midas and Wanted - Fusion Retail Brands and the Munro Footwear Group are the custodian of Australia's favourite footwear.

Drawing on over 150 years of history and experience, our brands are fixtures of the Australian retail landscape, renowned for their quality products and ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction.

Dedicated to growth, excellence and evolution, our success is predicated on connecting with consumers in authentic and unexpected ways, while remaining true to the rich heritage of each of our brands. Progressive and forward thinking, we continue to evolve employing over 2,000 people throughout our Support Offices in Port Melbourne & Collingwood and 290+ stores nationally.

About the role:

 We have a fantastic opportunity for a Permanent Part-time Return to Work Advisor to join our Work Health & Safety team;

  • Provide prompt rehabilitation and return to work support for work related and non-work related injuries/illness for employees across national store portfolio.
  • This role involves a rotating on-call component including evenings and weekends.
  • Document, coordinate and monitor the employee's Return to Work/Suitable Duties Plans, in liaison with the injured/ill employee, treating professionals, line managers and insurers
  • Promote an efficient system for immediate reporting of injuries to enable early employee contact regarding rehabilitation and reporting to the insurer
  • Ensure compliance with state & territory legislation for workers' compensation and rehabilitation.

To be successful in this role, you will require the following: 

  • Accredited Return to Work Advisor with 3+ years' demonstrated experience in the provision of workplace based rehabilitation, return to work, and advice to management
  • Experienced working across different State & Territory systems 
  • Qualifications in Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or a related discipline is preferred
  • Experience in proactively managing and coordinating claims to a successful outcome with strong commitment to achieving immediate or early return to work
  • Experience in Return to Work management in a retail and multi-site environment
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong empathy and genuinely interested in people's health and wellbeing.
  • Understanding and application of safety principles for the provision of rehabilitation and injury management
  • Understanding of WHS legislation and principles

 If this sounds like you then join us by applying now.