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APS6 WHS Coordinator & Rehabilitation Case Manager

Job Description

Your new company
Working with a customer centric Federal Government agency who work across multiple levels of government.

Your new role
Your key duties within this role will contain:
  • Manage and update the WHS Management System and WHS Management Plan ensuring they reflect relevant Codes of Practice and are compliant with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011
  • Provide advice and support on injury prevention, hazard identification, risk management and incident reporting. Maintain accurate and up to date records including WHS registers (risk, MSDN chemicals, WHS inspections, First Aid Audits etc.)
  • Chair the National WHS Committee (WHSC) including managing the governance and secretariat functions. Work closely with the WHSC to coordinate and promote WHS related events such as Work Safe Month or to educate and promote greater health, safety and wellbeing
  • Maintain a network of Wellbeing Support Officers (WSO), First Aid Officers (FAO), Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) and WHS Committee members. Conduct periodic checks to ensure adequate representation, training requirements and eligibility in accordance with the AAT Enterprise Agreement
  • Support the maintenance of WHS related policies and forms including WHS, First Aid, COVID-19, WHS risk assessment, workplace inspections, hazard reporting and incident notification. Maintain the WHS Intranet page
  • Manage a caseload of compensation, early intervention, and fitness for duty cases. Coordinate treating practitioner questionnaires, work health support plans, rehabilitation programs, return to work plans and suitable duties while ensuring compliance with the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and Rehabilitation Guidelines 2012
  • Manage and update the Rehabilitation Management System and Rehabilitation Management Plan ensuring they are compliant with the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and Rehabilitation Guidelines 2012. Support the annual audit of the Rehabilitation Management System
  • Provide subject matter expertise to other HR staff on the management of cases, best practice, quality assurance and continuous improvement
  • Support the maintenance of Rehabilitation Management related policies and forms including checklists, case manager competencies, work health support plans etc. Maintain the Rehabilitation Management Intranet page

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will display:

  • Demonstrated experience planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating WHS and rehabilitation programs and policies
  • Effective problem-solving and the ability to plan and negotiate tasks to deliver expected outcomes on time and to a high standard
  • Demonstrated ability to make persuasive recommendations to senior stakeholders and contribute to the achievement of outcomes through negotiation and developing solutions
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships internally and with stakeholders, demonstrating flexibility, adaptability, and positivity to changing demands
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills with a high attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to clearly and succinctly articulate complex issues and information to a diverse audience in a persuasive manner
  • Experience and/or qualifications in Human Resources, WHS or rehabilitation management

What you'll get in return
On offer is a chance to work with an exciting department whose remit covers integral parts of the Public Service

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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