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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

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.

• 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

• 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


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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