Enjoy a challenging and rewarding role  Contribute to the well-being and safety of employees, making a real difference in people’s lives Hybrid work model, Officer Band 6, starting $88,168 + Super + ADO  Together, Different Future  As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic, progressive, and inclusive local council. Our success lies in working together, doing things differently and preparing for the future.  We’re looking for people who dream big and want to be part of creating meaningful change in our community.  About the Opportunity Join our Risk, Health and Safety team in a pivotal role as an Injury Management Officer, where you will oversee compliance with policies and procedures in relation to WorkCover Claims, Return to Work requirements, and psychosocial hazards. You will make an impact by Maintaining the integrity of the WorkCover system and maintaining confidentiality with regard to queries. Managing WorkCover claim forms within legislated timelines. Providing professional advice to Managers and staff on WorkCover issues. Leading the coordination, development, implementation, and review of Council’s rehabilitation/return to work and early intervention programs. Providing advice and coordinating support for impacted staff in response to Psychosocial hazards. Conducting investigations into Psychosocial hazards, identifying root causes of harm, and recommending pathways for recovery and prevention. What you will bring Understanding of, and ability to interpret legislation and policy to provide guidance for people leaders, managers, employees, and Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), to identify, monitor, and manage risks. Experience in providing business partnering and/or advisory services in an internal setting, with the ability to balance relationship management with organizational requirements and capability. Ability to research, investigate, and analyse a range of data to support the preparation of strategies, policies, and reports, for management consideration. A high level of computer literacy: proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications and one or more relevant specialist software packages. Possess good knowledge of the operations of local government. Demonstrated ability to maintain high-level confidentiality. Why work with us  Activity based and hybrid work model.  Opportunities to work on innovative and impactful initiatives that make a real difference to the community.  Professional development opportunities, including training and education programs, and leadership development initiatives.  A commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with initiatives to reduce the Council's carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices in the community.  A focus on work-life balance, with programs and initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental well-being.  Discover these benefits and how we support and value our employees throughout their career journey.  Click here.  To apply  Please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role.  Applications close, 16th June 2024 For further information regarding the role please contact Bec Whiting - Risk, Health and Safety on 5943 4715 or refer to the position description.  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 by contacting us on 1300 787 624.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check and pre-employment medicals, certain positions may also require a Working with Children Check.  You must have valid Australian Working Rights to be considered for this role.  Position Description AUD Officer 3809