Return To Work And Wellbeing Coordinator

The Return to Work (RTW) and Wellbeing Coordinator is a key leadership role within Moonee Valley Councils (Council) Work Health and Safety team and is responsible for frontline injury and illness management in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act 2004; Workplace Injury and Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013, and associated regulations.


Lead all aspects of Councils illness and injury management processes including; Work-related and non-work-related injuries;WorkCover, including claims and premium management;Injury and illness-related legal claims management.
Assist the management of all aspects of the relationship with the WorkSafe Agent;
Support line managers in the establishment of return to work (RTW) strategies;
Health and Wellbeing Program / Health Workplace Program; and,
Assist in the development and implementation of WHS management systems, policies and procedures to ensure compliance and best practice.

Skills & Experience

Tertiary qualification in a relevant Health Science, Work Health and Safety or related field;
Extensive knowledge of contemporary theories relating to return to work, early intervention, insurance claim management and healthy workplace preventative strategies;
Strong knowledge of applicable legislation, policy and accredited systems (i.e. AS/NZS 4801 or ISO 45001);
Highly developed written and oral communications and the ability to translate complex information into readily understood reports, processes and programs; and,
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, First Aid and CPR training, Construction White Card and Internal Auditing Certificate desirable.


At Moonee Valley City Council, we provide a number of benefits to our valued employees including:

Flexible work opportunities
Local Government Employees Health Plan
Novated vehicle leasing
Employee assistance programs / phone or in person counselling services
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