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Claims Officer

Job Title: Claims Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Haymarket, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 200003621_1583732742
Contact Name: Connie Asvestas
Contact Email: connie@whipperrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: March 11, 2020 12:54

Job Description

  • 3 month contract with a major energy provider
  • Immediate Start
  • Haymarket Location

In this role you will be responsible to facilitate the prompt and durable recovery from workplace injuries/illnesses by performing all activities associated with the case management health and injury management claims within a regulatory framework whilst minimising the organisation's financial liability.

You will be responsible for:

  • Contribute to the broader health and safety strategy.
  • Perform end‐to‐end case management of claims.
  • Undertake claims investigations and recommend solutions for resolution.
  • Contribute towards compensation and payment associated with claims in line with legislative requirements.
  • Facilitate information management under the guidance of the manager to resolve litigated claims such as instructing legal advisors.
  • Provide advice and guidance to leaders and employees regarding workers compensation and health/injury management issues.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives, strategies, awareness and education programs to improve the outcomes of workplace injuries.
  • Maintain industry knowledge to ensure currency of processes and decision‐making.
  • Review incident/injury and health related data and assist with the development, implementation, evaluation and improvement of performance reporting against organisational targets.
  • Develop and maintain effective and sustained engagement with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain and protect self‐insurer licenses.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be directed by your Manager, in line with the Work Level Standards for this role.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant experience in a similar role within a large organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential issues.
  • Significant knowledge of legislation, codes, industry best practice, policies and procedures related to workers compensation, claims management and injury management.
  • Proven analytical, research and problem solving skills.
  • Well developed communication skills with the proven ability to build effective relationships and ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate self, and apply time management skills effectively to manage a demanding case load of workers compensation claims.
  • Advanced level computer literacy including the ability to use custom databases.

*Application close 5:00pm, by Tuesday 10th March 2020*

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