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Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant

WISE Employment

About us

WISE Employment is a flourishing not-for-profit organisation that is incredibly passionate about supporting local communities. Through our current well-established programs we have been successful at making a difference in many local communities. Our successful programs help remove barriers that local community members experience when searching and securing gainful employment. This particular role will assist people with disability, injury or ill health requiring vocational rehabilitation through WISE Occupational Rehabilitation Services.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a sub-contractor who has qualifications in Rehabilitation Counselling, general Counselling, Social Work or a registered Psychologist to empower their local community by assisting disadvantaged individuals. Your main responsibility with this role is to work with our customers to help them resolve their barriers and provide tools and strategies that will assist them in removing their barriers and providing them with a pathway to sustainable employment.

Your key accountabilities include:

  • Providing relevant assessment and counselling services to our customers to assist in removing barriers
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the customers and internal stakeholders
  • Manage caseload for billing and ensure notes are accurate
  • Provide daily summary of customer counselling session outcomes and attendance to the Business Manager

We are flexible with regards to this role because we are keen to find the right person. We are happy to offer a subcontractor agreement. The role will be based across Darwin, and travelling to multiple sites is required for the role.

About you

We are seeking an experienced person who will have a strong interest in assisting clients remove non vocational barriers to employment to return to the workforce and meet the following key requirements of the role:

  • It is essential that you have a degree-level qualification in Rehabilitation Counselling, general Counselling, Social Work or a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA
  • Ability to travel between sites
  • Experience in one to one and group counselling
  • Updating a database with clinical notes and billing
  • Familiar with a fee for service basis
  • Experience in working with the long term unemployed is preferred

How to Apply

If you have experience working in a similar role and are looking for a rewarding career, please submit your application by clicking the 'Apply now' button below. Please note that there is an expiry date on the advert, however we will start to shortlist candidates as soon as possible. As such, we encourage that you apply as soon as possible to ensure you don't miss out on this fantastic and rare opportunity.

In accordance with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction candidates for this role are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status as a condition of employment.

In order to be the successful applicant you must have the right to work in Australia, a current driver's license, satisfy a national police clearance check and Working with Children Check requirements.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@wiseemployment.com.au.

WISE actively encourages and welcomes applications from candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse background, candidates with a disability and Indigenous candidates.

Please note: Our offices will be closed Monday 27th December until Tuesday 4th January. We will be reviewing applications from 4th January and respond to applications after this date

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