First listed on: 15 August 2019

Injury Management Advisor 

The Opportunity
  • Can you provide high quality injury management support to assist employees?
  • Work with multiple stakeholders to achieve great rehabilitation outcomes!
  • Join CSIRO and make a difference!

The CSIRO Health Safety and the Environment (HSE) team is seeking an experienced Injury Management Advisor.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for providing case management support to injured and ill employees under the compensation and non-compensation rehabilitation streams.

You will use your diverse skills to provide expert rehabilitation advice and coaching to stakeholders to improve injured worker rehabilitation outcomes, injured worker satisfaction, and return to work outcomes.

Your duties will include
  • Supporting the implementation of CSIRO's HSE strategy through planning and delivering proactive rehabilitation, return to work and injury management strategies.
  • Contributing to HSE projects, in particular, those focusing on injury management.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with injured employees, line managers, HR managers, HSE team members and other internal stakeholders.
  • With limited guidance, developing solutions to complex and challenging Injury Management issues in partnership with relevant work groups.
  • Providing hands on injury management support to operational staff, and other stakeholders when required.
  • Coaching and educating staff through knowledge sharing across relevant organisational teams and using best practice and communities of practice to enhance the overall Health, Wellbeing and Injury Management performance.

Location: Negotiable – Perth WA, Adelaide SA, Melbourne (Clayton) VIC, Canberra ACT, Sydney NSW or Brisbane QLD
Salary: AU$83k - AU$94k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 62793

To be successful you will need
  • A relevant tertiary qualification such as an allied health discipline or injury management experience and/or wellbeing, claims/rehabilitation experience within a large or complex organisation.
  • In depth knowledge of managing complex cases under the SRC Act 1988.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in interpreting medical advice and developing return to work programs based on that advice and the advice of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to understand stakeholder priorities as well as leveraging and contributing to HSE teams in the design / delivery / implementation of communication strategies to deliver consistent messaging across the organisation.
  • A history of leading and participating in ongoing knowledge transfer across the HSE team and stakeholders and providing support and direction for others in the team.
  • A history of enhancing performance by continuously improving the delivery of consistent, best practice injury management services.
  • The ability to build trusted relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

The successful applicant may be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

CSIRO’s Commitment to Diversity

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish - D&I Strategy

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

28th August 2019

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

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