Senior NES Consultant

MediRecruit is seeking a senior/experienced NES consultant in Melbourne. 

About the Role:

The vocational consultant role consists of the following duties and expectations:

  • facilitating an early return to work of the worker through various RTW activities
  • assessing the worker’s transferrable skills and potential through transferrable skills assessments, vocational counselling, motivational interviewing and reviewing appropriate retraining / courses that will lead to immediate employment outcomes
  • preparation of the worker to seek and obtain suitable new employment via various agreed methods
  • negotiating a job placement strategy that outlines job placement goals to meet the worker’s needs
  • setting expectations with workers in order to develop agreed goals in order to achieve RTW outcomes
  • facilitating job search and placement support for job seekers via various methods 
  • assisting key parties to manage the Victorian Workers Compensation System to ensure a safe return to work including providing a high level of customer service between insurers, workers and new employers
  • meeting KPI expectations of at least $15K per month (achieved through placements and services)
  • Achieving a minimum of 1 new employment placement per month (expected to commence following initial 3 months of commencing role)

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2+ years Occupational Rehabilitation / Employment Services / Recruitment, Case Management or related industry experience
  • Qualifications in a related field including: occupational rehabilitation, psychology, allied health, human resources and community services are highly favoured
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to liaise with all stakeholders
  • problem solving, conflict resolution skills, strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, data entry), strong report writing skills
  • Knowledge of Victorian Worksafe Laws and Relevant Acts (I.e. Worksafe New Employer Services program guidelines)

For more information about this role, contact

For more information, please apply via your CV, and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion.