Principal responsibilities of this role include :
Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of safety, wellbeing and injury management (SWIM) strategies, systems and procedures in collaboration with the central office SWIM Unit, Human Resources and Ethical Standards (HR&ES).
Provide authoritative advice to senior management and staff on a broad range of contemporary SWIM and workers' compensation issues.
Develop regional strategies to ensure the delivery of appropriate SWIM education and awareness training sessions for service delivery staff, managers and supervisors.
Monitor trends in injuries, illnesses and occurrences across the region and prepare detailed reports for managers and stakeholders with recommendations for managing identified SWIM issues.
Assist managers in the coordination of return to work strategies for ill and injured staff or reasonable adjustment requirements for temporary disablement.
Assist managers in the coordination of workers' compensation and QSuper claims and ill health retirement processes consistent with legislative requirements and departmental policies and procedures.
Liaise with other government agencies, statutory authorities, professional organisations, unions, external service providers etc.
in the management of issues affecting SWIM.
Contribute to the evaluation of services and initiatives so as to ensure services provided are value-adding and achieving business goals of the agency.
Applications to remain current for 12 months.