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Claims Consultant - Injury Management

Apply now Job no: 688055
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Southern
Categories: Administration and Clerical

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network - Workforce Services - Injury Management
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $87,451 - $97,379 - Full Time/ Temp up to 10 July 2020 - ASO5


The Claims Consultant will be responsible to the WHS&IM Manager through the Injury Management team Leader for a range of tasks, such as:

  • Assisting in the implementation of IM plans, program and strategies which support the strategic priorities of SA Health, SALHN and the health reform agenda;
  • Delivering prompt, efficient, cost effective and equitable claims and compensation services to SA Health which meet all legislative requirements and accreditation standards;
  • Contributing to the development and ensuring implementation of best practice of claims and compensation processes which support the strategic objectives of SA Health which meet or surpass our legislative requirements under the Return to Work Act (SA) 2014.
  • Implementing claims and compensation systems, processes and procedures as established through the SA Health IM program or specific SALHN processes.
  • Providing day to day advice and guidance on the management of work injury claims to stakeholders to ensure a coordinated, consistent and equitable approach;
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of best practice and innovative approaches to the equitable management of claims  and the compensation budget;
  • Assisting in the development of claims and compensation sub-elements, to achieve the best possible and cost effective resolution of acute and complex claims;
  • Work proactively to resolve claims and compensation issues and contribute to the creation of a positive work culture, through responsible participation in grievance and dispute resolution;
  • Implementing communication and consultation mechanisms which support a positive workplace culture and encourages open dialogue through the claims management process;
  • Participating in professional improvement training to maintain / develop skills / knowledge / expertise.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applications are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For Role Descriptions and contact details see attached below Job Pack. 

Download File 688055 - Claims Consultant - Job Pack.pdf

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