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Rehabilitation Counsellors work across a range of employment settings; including private practice, government, insurance, industry, not-for-profit rehabilitation services and within multi-disciplinary teams.

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Big Umbrella  BIG UMBRELLA     (posted 1 September 2021)

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Rehabilitation Counsellors – Multiple Roles

  • Portfolio of full-time, part-time & contractor roles available
  • Join a large national organisation or small, locally-owned employer
  • Many great locations incl. Greater Sydney, Newcastle, Port Macquarie & Brisbane

Big Umbrella is a recruitment agency specialising in Allied & Workplace Health, Australia-wide. We are recruiting for a number of Rehabilitation Counsellor roles in Workplace Rehabilitation including Contractor, Graduate, Rehabilitation Consultant, Senior Consultant & Operations Manager.

If you are open to considering new opportunities, we’d love to hear from you.

Contractor – Assessments Only

We are recruiting for a Contractor to perform assessments in Greater Sydney. You can be based anywhere, as all work can be completed remotely. Great rates, flexible hours & lovely team.

Permanent roles are available in the following locations...

  • Sydney CBD
  • Strathfield
  • Western Sydney
  • Sutherland
  • Wollongong
  • Newcastle
  • Port Macquarie
  • Brisbane

Some of the benefits you can look forward to include...

  • Generous salary packages, in line with experience ($65-130K + Super + Bonus + Benefits)
  • Choose your employer – mid-sized to national organisations
  • Flexible work arrangements – full or part-time roles, opportunity to work from home
  • Perform a diverse range of services & opportunity to specialise in your area/s of interest
  • Professional Development assistance & mentoring from industry experts
  • Industry leading training & induction programs
  • Lucrative performance-based bonuses
  • Financial assistance with relocation to regional & coastal areas
  • Tools of trade including laptop, mobile phone
  • Pool cars or reimbursement for use of your own car
  • Collaborative & positive team environments

Our clients are proficient at onboarding, managing & supporting new team members in a COVID-safe manner. Many are national organisations, so if your location is not listed & you are interested in a new role, please get in touch.

For more information, please contact Sally West or Adam Harrington on 1300 217 391 or email:hello@bigumbrella.com.au. Otherwise, please email us your CV & we'll be in touch!

To view our current positions Australia-wide, please visit: www.bigumbrella.com.au

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WORKCOM  WORKCOM     (posted 19 August 2021)


Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor

Job No: WCM2
Location: Australia

About Workcom

Workcom is a leading workplace rehabilitation provider operating throughout Australia since 2007.

We assist people, employers, and insurers reach their potential through assessment, rehabilitation and vocational services.

About The Opportunity

Workcom is going through an exciting phase with growth in our existing rehabilitation services business and some new services coming online.

This growth has created the need for an additional Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor to assist with our quality assurance and service improvement activities in vocational rehabilitation as well as complete some client work.

Responsibilities of the Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor include:

  • Conduct and review initial rehabilitation needs assessments in accordance with industry standards, contractual requirements, and company policies and processes.
  • Develop and review comprehensive rehabilitation plans to guide return to work and / or recovery.
  • Conduct and review clinical assessments relevant to your discipline such as personality assessments, vocational assessments, transferable skills assessments and psychological assessments.
  • Conduct and review labour market analysis and reports.
  • Provide and review job search assistance to clients.
  • Assess the worker's transferable skills and potential.
  • Provide comprehensive case management and work in collaboration with stakeholders in the rehabilitation process to achieve rehabilitation goals and outcomes.
  • Facilitate approval, implementation, monitoring and reviewing of rehabilitation plans.
  • Provide and review comprehensive and timely reports on rehabilitation progress and closure.
  • Ensure accurate and timely records are kept in line with industry standards, legislative, contractual requirements, and company policies.
  • Participate in, develop and provide professional development, training, coaching, and supervision activities to ensure delivery of high-quality services.

About You

Your qualifications:

  • A degree in Rehabilitation Counselling. Psychology or equivalent.
  • Australian Driver’s license.
  • AHPRA registration for Psychologist or eligible for full membership of RCAA, ASORC or equivalent.
  • Eligible to work permanently in Australia.
  • Comcare workplace rehabilitation provider accreditation (or eligible for).
  • DVA rehabilitation services provider accreditation (or eligible for).

Your experience:

  • Significant industry experience in Occupational Rehabilitation.
  • Deep knowledge of rehabilitation services in the context of workers compensation schemes, life insurance rehabilitation services, CTP rehabilitation services, DVA rehabilitation or related services.

Your skills:

  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills including experience with Practice Management Software (e.g., Case Manager).
  • Outstanding communication and networking skills.
  • Highly organised and ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop others.

Your personal attributes:

  • A commitment to professional development and staying up to date with industry standards and evidence-based service.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to establish rapport with clients and stakeholders.
  • Reliable, trustworthy, resilient and committed.
  • High emotional intelligence (self-aware, socially aware).

About The Benefits

The comprehensive range of benefits include:

  • Generous base salary ranging between $100,000 - $120,000 (based on relevant skills and years of experience).
  • Incentives up to 20% of base salary based on performance.
  • Superannuation (Currently 9.5% of base salary increasing annually to 12% by 2025).
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Entitlements including 4 weeks paid annual leave, 2 weeks paid personal leave & paid public holidays and
  • Allowances including travel and professional development.

If you are interested in this position please click here Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor – Job No. WCM2


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