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Job Number : 27334
Type and Location : Rehabilitation / Perth, Northern Territory
Listed By : Konekt on 16 Apr 2019
Rehabilitation Consultant

Rehabilitation Consultants – Psych – Western Region (WA & NT)

Introducing Konekt

At Konekt we have a clear vision of what we want to achieve and we are passionate about maximising workforce participation by facilitating timely return to work and injury prevention services. Konekt offer over 25 years of experience providing occupational health and risk management solutions with over 450 staff in 50+ offices across the country. If you want to make a difference and help everyday Australians get back to work and recover from workplace injuries, then you belong at Konekt.
   
The Role:
Opportunities exist for a Rehabilitation Consultant in Perth & Darwin working on a varied caseload of Insurance and Government cases with expansion into NDIS sector within the next quarter. 
  
In this role, you will have full autonomy of your day.  You will apply your psychological knowledge and skills
to conduct vocational, earning capacity and initial rehabilitation assessments. You will provide adjustment to injury and vocational counselling to help drive behaviour change. Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including case management of same and new employer (redeployment) cases and associated report writing. Liaising with key stakeholders and building strong relationships to facilitate the achievement of business objectives

Other responsibilities include:  

  • Applying critical thinking in both assessment and case management scenarios to facilitate optimal outcomes for clients and customers
  • Building relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Reporting on activity to meet customer and legislative requirements.
  • Promoting Konekt services to customers where appropriate to generate and cross sell new business.
  • Meeting relevant Konekt accreditation standards and contract requirements such as reporting timeframes, ethical billing, and return to work outcomes
  • Where appropriate for more experienced Consultants, mentoring and training of junior consultants  

The Ideal Candidate: 
You are self-motivated and prefer being responsible for your daily tasks. You enjoy 360 degree case management work with a focus on achieving results. You demonstrate exemplary communication skills and the ability to build rapport with a range of people. In addition, you will possess the following:  

  • AHPRA registered Psychologist
  • An Australian Permanent Resident
  • Comcare accredited (desirable but not essential)  
  • New Graduates encouraged to apply

The Konekt benefits:

  • Konekt is the largest Rehabilitation Provider in Darwin and is part of the Western Australia / Northern Territory region that works closely together as one team
  • Exposure to the multidisciplinary WA/NT leadership team with extensive experience in the industry across allied health professions
  • 6 month comprehensive induction program including the Pillars of Case Management
  • New laptop and iPhone to enable portability and remote access to Konekt systems
  • Opportunity to undertake work in regional areas
  • Secondment opportunity available in Darwin
  • Ability to relocate within Australia and remain with Konekt
  • Relocation assistance available for Darwin role
Contact Details
If you are interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail, please contact Mitchell Scully (Acting Regional Manager WA/NT) on 0417 248 595 or via email at mscully@konekt.com.au




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