First listed on: 17 June 2018

Health and Rehabilitation Advisor NSW 

At Kmart, families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items. Our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all of our customers, every time, everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times. For Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With another 40 new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

A 12-month maternity leave contract (four days per week) has become available in the Health and Safety Team. The role is for a Health and Rehabilitation Advisor who enjoys a challenge and is committed to achieving results with the opportunity to impact positively on the health and wellbeing of our Kmart employees.

You will primarily be responsible for the management of claims and non-work-related cases across the NSW and ACT portfolio, alongside a Health and Rehabilitation Specialist. The key focus is on developing and promoting injury management strategies focussing on early injury recovery and sustainable return to work. 

Through the facilitation of early intervention and innovative return to work outcomes you will contribute to the overall success of the organisational goals in relation to claims cost reduction, improved productivity and sustainable outcomes. You will provide support to facilitate and coordinate training and coaching programs focussed on both health promotion and rehabilitation and return to work. A strong focus will be on ensuring that site managers are equipped with skills and expertise to implement the initiatives developed and to ensure ownership by the business.

If you are a tenacious, innovative individual who is able to work autonomously towards team goals, on offer is the opportunity to be part of an exciting and diverse business where success is recognised and achievements shared.

To be successful you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in workplace based rehabilitation, preferably in a self-insured environment;
  • Previous experience delivering and facilitating training;
  • Ability to influence health practitioners in the workers compensation and personal illness setting;
  • Experience as a RTW coordinator (formal certification preferred);
  • Demonstrable experience achieving goals and reaching positive outcomes
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and influencing skills to negotiate and drive outcomes;
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst contributing to team goals.

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

So if this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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