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Injury Management Advisor

Apply now Job no: 503161
Work type: Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Health & Safety

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With more new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!

Reporting in to the National Injury & Wellbeing Manager, the role of the Injury Management Advisor is central to providing support to our stores’ network for existing team members. Summary of the key responsibilities of this role outlined as follows:

  • Proactive pandemic management including interviewing relevant stakeholders, completing close contact tracing and regulator notification 
  • Assist Kmart Team Members to return to pre-injury capacity following an injury or illness
  • Develop and promote injury management strategies that focus on early injury recovery and durable return to work for all Kmart team members
  • Provide coaching and advice to the workplace management team to develop injury management competency
  • Consult Wesfarmers Group Team Cover claims team regarding appropriate treatment, services and return-to-work issues
  • Promote and coordinate injury prevention and health promotion initiatives and programs

Please note the role is based in Mulgrave (South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne)

To meet the challenges of this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Tertiary qualified in Allied health: Registered Nurse preferred, alternatively: Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology or Speech Pathology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in injury management
  • Have demonstrated experience in workplace based rehabilitation, preferably in a self-insured environment
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise in a dynamic and results oriented environment
  • High level organisational skills and demonstrated expertise in undertaking effective work and process planning
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to negotiate and drive outcomes
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with workers, managers, and medical providers
  • Proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Proven ability to manage multi-site work environment

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, a generous bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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