Rehabilitation Consultant – Contract

Posted 4 weeks ago

Rewarding Contracting work available with two reputable employers. If you are interested in entering the fee-for-service sector, this is a wonderful opportunity to secure yourself in the market. Provide meaningful services to veterans and/or return to work clients. Both employers are well-equipped with established contractor models. Ongoing work is available with negotiable guaranteed hours.

Dedicated DVA Provider:

  • Boutique specialist employer providing services to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Good contracting rates in the region of $115 per hour.
  • Great systems, infrastructure, and support to valued contractors.
  • Allied Health owned, family operated & a wonderful culture
  • Opportunity for ongoing work.

NSW RTW Provider: 

  • Contractor – only model – join some of the industries top consultants taking the market by storm
  • Great contracting rates in the region of $120 per hour.
  • Great induction, templates, and processes
  • Allied Health owned with a flat-line culture
  • Opportunity for ongoing work and guaranteed hours

These well-established rehabilitation providers are seeking experienced Rehabilitation Consultants with availability to take on a caseload in Tamworth. Work with either DVA, or NSW RTW clients (or both).

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our valued veterans and clients who have sustained a workplace injury. As a confident rehabilitation consultant, you will use your initiative to solve problems and work creatively and collaboratively to secure the best outcomes for your clients!

The role will involve:

  • Case management of Clientele with physical and/or psychological conditions
  • Assessment of DVA/NSW RTW clients’ rehabilitation needs.
  • DVA: Create and implement individual rehabilitation plans to promote successful transition from Australian Defence Force to civilian life.
  • Undertake specific home and activities of daily living assessments.
  • Coordination of return-to-work plans (vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations) and non-return to work plans (engagement in treatment and psychosocial activities)
  • Delivery of a range of evidence-based early intervention and occupational rehabilitation services
  • Motivational interviewing to enhance engagement in meaningful occupations.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders within a multidisciplinary clinical context.
  • Completion of high-level written reporting.


To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • DVA Contracting: Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselling, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy or Social Work with relevant registration/membership.
  • NSW RTW Contracting: Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology or Physiotherapy with relevant registration/membership.
  • Injury Management experience gained within an occupational rehabilitation setting.
  • The ability to work effectively on an independent basis.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Good relationship-building and time management ability
  • ACN or ABN & Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • A current driver’s licence and your own car

In return, you will be offered:

  • Generous contracting rates commensurate with experience
  • Support and respect from the friendly team
  • Interesting & rewarding workload.
  • A large degree of autonomy commensurate with seniority

For further details please contact Kirstin Symmonds

Phone. 0407 381 250

Email. Click Here

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.

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