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Specialist, Workers Compensation and Injury Management (707777)

Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
Strategy and Business Services
People and Culture

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 6
Salary:$98,358.00 to $111,379.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, flexible, Fixed-term, full-time
Region: Statewide
Location:Hobart, Launceston or Devonport

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania is committed to investing in its people to ensure a sustainable and successful organisation through a positive workplace culture and highly capable employees. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about what flexibility could look like for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 (minimum 58.80 hours, by negotiation).

Period of Appointment

ASAP for 12 months (or until the return of the substantive whichever is earliest). 

Duties

The purpose of the role is to ensure effective case management of workers compensation claims and non-compensable injury management in accordance with legislation, the Department’s Injury Management Plan and any applicable policies and guidelines.

Essential Requirements

As a result of a risk assessment process the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community and therefore it has been determined that prior to appointment to these duties a person to is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease known as COVID-19.

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Personal Injury Management (Return-to-Work).
  • Qualified Injury Management Coordinator.
  • Tertiary qualification(s) in workers compensation claims, injury management, work health and safety or a related discipline.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File 707777 Specialist, Workers Compensation and Injury.pdf

Download File 707777 Specialist, Workers Compensation and Injury.docx

Download File Advice to Applicants.docx

Download File Advice to Applicants.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue "Apply Now" button.

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment on (03) 6165 3174.

For more information on the position please contact:

Rebecca Wilkie
Manager Relationship Management
Email: rebecca.wilkie@nre.tas.gov.au
Phone: 0438 747 364

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