Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant (Psych or Rehab Counsellor)

IPAR REHABILITATION Published: October 27, 2016
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  • Career progression and leadership opportunities – advance with us!
  • Careers start here – new graduates are welcome!
  • Induction, coaching, training, development – all you need to succeed

Our business

IPAR is the leading provider of occupational workplace rehabilitation services in Australia. Our dynamic team is looking for the next talented individual to join our journey and make a difference through exceptional outcomes for our valued clients.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant to join our successful Different Employer team in Canberra.
Working with people who have sustained a psychological or physical injury, you will be responsible for assessing their needs, then developing and implementing strategies to enable a safe return to work with a new employer as part of their rehabilitation. This will include providing job seeking and candidate marketing services (and other similar services), to assist your client successfully locate new employment.

Like our best performers, you will be a driven and energetic professional, with strong verbal and written communication skills. You will have the confidence to utilise initiative to solve problems and achieve outcomes. Your personable approach will assist to manage stakeholder expectations and to build strong relationships with key customers.

You will also have:

  • Full or provisional registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency); or
  • Associate or Full membership with ASORC (Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors);
  • Allied Health Qualifications in Psychology or Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Experience in Occupational Rehabilitation, desired not essential!
  • An appetite for learning and desire to set the foundation for your career
  • A passion for injury prevention, return to work, and the health benefits of work
  • The ability to grow our services and build strong relationships with key customers
  • Current driver’s license and motor vehicle

How we support you

IPAR is a lively and supportive place to work. You will work autonomously whilst having the support of a strong team environment. You will also benefit from:

  • Manageable caseloads and KPI's
  • Individually tailored professional development programs
  • Clear career pathways and a ‘promote from within’ culture
  • Secondment opportunities that keep it interesting and challenging
  • A comprehensive induction program, buddy program and workplace mentoring to ensure a great start and ongoing support to excel

IPAR's future is exciting

Our plans include further geographic expansion and a range of exciting new service offerings. This will mean a continuation of our steady growth and will present our team with new challenges and career opportunities both locally and interstate.


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