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Position Vacant: Return to Work Advisor - Southern Cross Care

Tuesday 14 May 2024

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to the job description in the below link:

Positions Vacant - Self Insurers of South Australia (


About the role:

The Return to Work Advisor is the nominated person responsible to ensure that workers who have sustained an injury, given the appropriate treatment and support to return to work quickly and safely, in accordance with legal requirements and SCC values, policies and processes.

Key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Effective management and confidentiality of all Return to Work files and 100%
    compliance with legal requirements and Return to Work SA Injury Management Self-Insured Performance Standards.
  • Develop, implement and monitor Recovery and Return to Work plans and
    monitor workers progress and capacity for work with the assistance of the Senior Claims Manager.
  • Ensure medical specialists are involved with the Return to Work process as
  • Liaise with medical professionals to ascertain further details of the injury/illness
    and capacity for work.
  • Provide specialist advice, support, and assistance to managers.
  • Assistance with annual Actuarial and remuneration return documentation.
  • Ability to develop and implement Return to Work policies and procedures
    consistent with SCC’s Strategic WHS/IM Plan.


About you:

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

  • At least 5 years experience in a Self-insured environment
  • ReturntoWorkSA Return to Work Coordinator Certificate
  • Demonstrated ability to be empathetic and tactful whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to demonstrate high level report writing skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to liaise and interact with individuals and groups at varying levels of authority


About us:

Southern Cross Care is one of Australia’s leading charitable aged care and retirement living service providers. We value the diversity in our team, live and breathe our values and offer salary packaging benefits to maximise your take-home pay.

When you work for us, we value you as an individual, care for your well-being and develop your skills to help you build your career. We reward creativity and provide the stability and flexibility you need. When you work for us, you work better for life.


Enquiries & Applications:

Applications close: 31 May 2024 at 4pm