Vocational Consultant - NES - Melbourne VIC

About the Company:

Join a leading provider of workplace health, well being and employment services across Victoria, specialising in Occupational Rehabilitation, preventative interventions, counselling, injury management, and vocational services.
About the Role:

We are currently seeking a Vocational / NES Consultant to join a leading return to work services provider in Melbourne.

As a Vocational Consultant, you will be:
- Facilitating an early return to work of the worker through various RTW activities.
- Assessing the worker’s transferable skills and potential through transferable 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 an initial 3 months of commencing role).


- Flexible working arrangements
- Exceptional quality of service
- Ongoing professional development activities
- Yearly professional development allowance incentive schemes
- Competitive salary

About You:
- 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
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to liaise with all stakeholders
- Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
- Strong computer and report writing skills 
- Knowledge of Victorian Worksafe Laws and Relevant Acts (i.e. Worksafe New Employer Services program guidelines).
- Eligible to work permanently in Australia

About Us:  
MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
How to Apply:  
Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Danielle Weedon (B. Physio) - danielle@medirecruit.com or 0437 483 364. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.