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Return to Work Inspector
  • $99,794 per annum + Superannuation
  • Full time, Fixed Term Position (August 2022)
  • Melbourne CBD Location

About the role

The RTW Inspector will be responsible for inspecting workplaces to ensure compliance with the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act) and will, where required, use education and enforcement of workers compensation legislation to achieve greater RTW outcomes. You will need to make on-the-spot decisions regarding compliance or next steps and have the ability to independently manage your own time and work.

  • You will have the ability to provide an effective response to high risk issues/ problems
  • You will be liaising with employers, Agents, and Injured workers in order to determine the outcome of an employer’s compliance or in order to assist with the provision of information on the injured worker’s case
  • You also have the ability to undertake accountabilities within the authority of the relevant legislation & organisational policies and procedures.
  • Finally, you use your ability to influence compliance and to provide expert advice to external stakeholders                                                                                          

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced professional who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are exemplary – You have a passion for Health & Safety. You are a team oriented person who enjoys delivering an impact on your team and stakeholder.

  • You have a knowledge of the RTW obligations as detailed under the Act in Victoria
  • You also have a demonstrated ability to liaise in a professional manner with a diverse internal and external client/stakeholder group in a variety of situations
  • You have highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Finally, you have excellent time management, prioritisation and organisational skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm Monday  21 June. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and/or Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Oli Hayes on 03 4243 8819.

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community. 

Our future

Our goals are to embed in every workplace a proactive, prevention-led approach to health and safety across the state, and to provide a personalised, tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with WorkSafe.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.

Job Ref: OH000188
Submitted: 07-06-2021

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