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Recovery at Work Advisor (Regional)

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Safety
Job Location: 

Wollongong, NSW, AU, 2500

Job Ref No:  41748
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94879.0-$104367.0

About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.



The opportunity


Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Recovery At Work Advisor to join our Injury & Claims Management team on a permanent full-time basis. The role is based in Wollongong however we will also be open to Sydney based candidates - Flexibility and working from home arrangements available due to the current environment.


Reporting into the Recovery At Work Team Lead, you will be responsible for providing best practice and comprehensive case management using evidence based strategies to drive successful recovery at work outcomes. You will provide sound recovery at work advice and case management involving early intervention, workplace assessment, occupational rehabilitation and recovery at work programs for complex or significant cases.


You will maintain effective relationship with key stakeholders to implement strategies and work collaboratively towards achieving optimal outcomes to minimize costs and premiums. You’ll achieve this by maintaining a high standard of customer service with our internal and external key stakeholders and, work cooperatively within a team, exchange information and assist other team members to achieve team objectives and work outcomes


Please click here to view a copy of the position description.



About you


To be successful in this role, you will hold Recovery at Work Coordinator Accreditation in accordance with SIRA requirements along with sound knowledge and experience of NSW Workers Compensation legislation.


You will be an accredited Allied Health Professional with a background in occupational rehabilitation. You thrive in a collaborative, complex and constantly changing environment, demonstrating the flexibility and resilience to quickly update your approach and evolve within. Your strong stakeholder and communication skills are also highly regarded as you will be required to partner with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure best outcomes are reached.

You hold a current driver’s license as travel within Sydney and NSW will be required.



Salary and benefits


The salary for this position is Transport Grade 6 ($94,879 to $104,367) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!



How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.



Applications close: 11.59pm, Sunday 5th Dec 2021



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued.  We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​

For any enquiries, please email Christina Park at CHRISTINA.PARK@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU. ​

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Check out this useful video series that will help you stand out from other applicants and navigate the recruitment process at Transport. View here​. ​ ​

All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or

  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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