Rehabilitation Coordinator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/0732020
  • Job Title: Rehabilitation Coordinator
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About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on the 1st of July 2017. Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. Our unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

As the most trusted public sector agency we are working to embed our new values:

  • We do the right things – Kia Tika
  • We serve and support – Manaakitanga
  • We are better together – Whanaungatanga
  • We strive to improve – Auahatanga

The Injury Management team are an empathetic, collaborative, and professional team who provide rehabilitation support to Fire and Emergency NZ employees. We have been an ACC accredited employer for the last 19 years and we are committed to providing effective and best practice rehabilitation support.

We pride ourselves on assisting employees who are temporarily unable to work due to a work injury or illness, to recover and return to work as soon as possible.

About the role

As part of a dedicated team you will support Fire and Emergency NZ employees whose work is impacted by injury or illness. We work collaboratively with affected employees, their managers and union representatives to maintain or regain rehabilitation wherever possible.

You will liaise with health professionals and managers throughout the country to ensure accurate assessment of entitlements and the implementation of rehabilitation plans to maintain a safe and sustainable work fitness. Supported by a collaborative and professional team to develop, implement and maintain high quality rehabilitation services.

Day travel to our regions at least once per week is essential to build sustainable genuine relationships with clients and managers and attend rehabilitation meetings.

About you

This role requires ACC Case and Claims Management experience or a background in health services. You may bring knowledge of ACC legislation, including an understanding of the ACC Partnership Programme and its requirements. It is essential that you understand the importance of communicating decisions in an empathetic manner, acknowledging our inclusive environment that promotes health and wellbeing.

We also look for the following:

  • Demonstrated relationship management skills
  • Experience managing consultative rehabilitation
  • Understanding of workplace based rehabilitation delivery
  • Adaptability to work successfully with a variety of people and roles to achieve results
  • Full, Class 1, NZ driver’s licence

This is a permanent role and the salary range is $84,000 to $93,00 per annum, benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance, and generous sick leave provisions through our Wellness policy.

Applications close: Thursday the 26 March 2020