Injury Management Business Partner

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus and remote working from home

We are looking for an injury management professional to bring their expertise and experience to this integral role.

About the Job
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our Health, Safety & Wellbeing (HS&W) team as our new Injury Management Business Partner. This role will provide timely early intervention, stay at work and return to work advice and support to managers and staff in the areas of both workers’ compensation and non-work related injuries and illnesses.

The emphasis of the advice provided to line managers is on best practice return to work strategies and solutions which ensure the University meets both its legal obligations and provides a supportive return to work culture with a strong focus on early intervention.

The HS&W team sit within the People, Planning and & Culture department and reports into the Senior Manager of HS&W. It is expected as our new Injury Management Business Partner you will work closely with the Senior Manager of HS&W and partner with varied internal and external stakeholders to identify, develop, implement and/or improve early intervention, stay at work and return to work policies, systems and programmes to meet the HS&W team’s strategic objectives.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

About People, Planning & Culture
Help connect people with our vision and strategy. The People & Culture team at Swinburne engage, support and inspire our most valuable asset: our people. We provide strategic advice and solutions across the University’s full range of people and culture services.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A degree or postgraduate qualification in Occupational Therapy
• An in depth knowledge and practical understanding of the Victorian workers’ compensation scheme, legislation and associated guidance material
• Experience working as an Occupational Therapist managing work related injuries
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Paul Kozina, the Senior Manager – Health, Safety and Wellbeing via email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 5th August 2020.

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