Return to Work/Claims Support Officer

Hybrid work model, Officer locationBand 5, 75k + super (12 months full-time- maximum term)Administer Councils insurance claims and liaise with Councils insurersGreat opportunity to gain experience in local governmentAbout the roleJoin a highly supportive and busy Risk Health and Safety team as a Claims Support Officer administering Councils insurance claims and liaise with Councils insurers.Reporting to the Coordinator, Risk, Health and Safety, some of your duties will include:Maintain the integrity of the Work Cover system and maintain confidentially regarding queries.Process WorkCover claim forms within legislated timelines.Provide general advice to Managers and staff on WorkCover issues.Assist with the coordination, development, implementation, and review of Councils rehabilitation/return to work and early intervention programsAssist with the investigation associated with WorkCover claimsComplete relevant claims forms within required timelinesAssist with the investigation of claims to ensure relevant details are provided to all relevant stakeholdersAbout youThis role would suit an experienced claim, WorkCover and Return to Work officer who is looking to expand and diversify their skills within the local government sector. You will have a hands-on approach and strong stakeholder engagements abilities. You will be proficient in computer packages such as MS Office and other programs related to the claims process.About usCardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role. We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program. To applyTo apply for this position please complete the online application form,  including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Please note you will be required to answer some selection questions as part of the application process.To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.Applications close: 10 July 2022For application queries please contact 1300 787 624 and ask to speak to a member of the recruitment team, if you require further information regarding the position, please ask for Hayley Cork.Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.You must have valid Australia Working Rights to be considered for this rolePosition Description 75000 AUD Cranbourne 3977

Return to Work/Claims Support Officer

  • Hybrid work model, Officer location
  • Band 5, 75k + super (12 months full-time- maximum term)
  • Administer Councils insurance claims and liaise with Councils insurers
  • Great opportunity to gain experience in local government

About the role

Join a highly supportive and busy Risk Health and Safety team as a Claims Support Officer administering Councils insurance claims and liaise with Councils insurers.

Reporting to the Coordinator, Risk, Health and Safety, some of your duties will include:

  • Maintain the integrity of the Work Cover system and maintain confidentially regarding queries.
  • Process WorkCover claim forms within legislated timelines.
  • Provide general advice to Managers and staff on WorkCover issues.
  • Assist with the coordination, development, implementation, and review of Councils rehabilitation/return to work and early intervention programs
  • Assist with the investigation associated with WorkCover claims
  • Complete relevant claims forms within required timelines
  • Assist with the investigation of claims to ensure relevant details are provided to all relevant stakeholders

About you

This role would suit an experienced claim, WorkCover and Return to Work officer who is looking to expand and diversify their skills within the local government sector. You will have a hands-on approach and strong stakeholder engagements abilities. You will be proficient in computer packages such as MS Office and other programs related to the claims process.

About us

Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. 

We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role. 

We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program. 

To apply

  • To apply for this position please complete the online application form,  including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Please note you will be required to answer some selection questions as part of the application process.
  • To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.
  • Applications close: 10 July 2022
  • For application queries please contact 1300 787 624 and ask to speak to a member of the recruitment team, if you require further information regarding the position, please ask for Hayley Cork.

Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624

Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.

You must have valid Australia Working Rights to be considered for this role