Technical Specialist - Workers Compensation

Job Title: Technical Specialist - Workers Compensation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 118-LB75
Contact Name: Lorraine Backhose
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2018 07:19

Job Description

Join this employer of choice, who are in their next stage of growth.  Enjoy using your technical experience within workers compensation to support and guide a team through complex claims strategies.

About the role:
  • Providing effective litigation strategies to minimise claims costs
  • Collaborating with Claims Officers and Clients to come to fair and commercially sound liability decisions
  • Working with the Case Managers and Team Leader to reduce claims and share ownership of higher risk claims
  • Undertake and provide technical support in case reviews
  • Mentoring, coaching and training the team in order to improve the quality of decisions
  • Managing legal settlement for permanent impairment, common law and statutory benefits
  • Working with Case Managers, ensuring stakeholder engagement and all relevant information obtained
  • Working on Permanent Impairment claims with IMA and Case Manager

Your background/knowledge:
  • Strong technical expertise, with an in depth knowledge of litigation and workers' compensation legislation
  • Strong coaching/mentoring skills to develop all team members including Team Leaders, ensuring correct decisions are made
  • Used to working within a targeted structure and meeting compliance measures
  • Developed claims strategy and worked with continuous improvement processes
  • Used to educating team members of case law, precedents and decisions
The benefits:
  • Highly attractive remuneration and benefits package
  • Monthly RDO
  • Wellbeing package - corporate health plans, dental benefits, fitness events
  • Leadership and development courses
  • Career opportunities
  • Annual bonus
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