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Lead Consultant

Lead Consultant

Job title: Lead Consultant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Annandale, Australia
Discipline: Healthcare and Medical
Reference: 1269
Contact name: Anita Hagarty
Job published: 09 September 2020

Job description

ROLE PURPOSE
 
The Lead Rehabilitation Consultant:
 
1. Conducts clinical assessments to determine worker and employer needs to recover at and return to work.
2. Develops plans to guide and implement a recovery at work in collaboration with relevant parties.
3. Implements, monitors and reviews rehabilitation plans to achieve a recovery at work.
4. Determines service closure at the most appropriate time .
5. Targeted customer/product growth is achieved within your specialty.
6. Coach other consultants to deliver product within your specialty.

 MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensure clear clinical direction to assist in successful return to work outcomes
• Create timely, evidence-based reporting and documentation
• Maintain Case Manager records that are in line with Generation Health’s File noting policy and stated SLA parameter for each service
• Demonstrate advanced ability to identify barriers, and appropriate solutions to solve for those barriers, in a report
• Respond to changes to identified barriers and their most appropriate solutions throughout the life of a case
• Participation in regular strategic file reviews with Manager
 

People
• Invite a client to participate in their own goal setting and remove barriers to participation in goal setting
• Ability to talk to the client about what they want and need to truly understand how we can best work in partnership with them
• See the client as an active participant in our service rather than a recipient. Invite them to participate in their plans so there are ‘no surprises’ and they can assist with problem solving
• Use of motivational interviewing techniques such as open ended questions to allow a client to open up and tell their story
• Use accurate empathy and reflection statements to demonstrate we have heard and understood them
• Think of the client as a purchaser of our services
• Respectful communication, engagement and rapport building with clients, customers and co-workers
• Live and demonstrate compliance to our values to clients, customers and co-workers
• Assist new staff induction by providing opportunities for observation
• Develop and undertake education sessions for relevant specific topics
• Deliver strategic file reviews that appropriately identify strengths and weaknesses of a consultant’s ability to deliver a quality return to work service
 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications  
 
Degree qualified in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation counselling, psychology, exercise physiology or equivalent
Maintain the associated Australian professional membership within your profession Experience Minimum 5 years experience, including a minimum of 2 years in a Senior Consultant role or equivalent
 
 

 

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