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Rehabilitation Specialist - Maternity Leave Cover

Coles Supermarkets  Macquarie Park 


Requisition ID: 7841 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 


Good things start here


This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.


Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.

At Coles Group Insurance, we protect our people, customers and business. From property and cyber, to public liability and workers compensation, we work across the company to understand our risks, provide exceptional coverage, deliver strategic advice, and bring our business goals and values to life.


About the role

We have an 8-month fixed term maternity leave cover for a Rehabilitation Specialist to work with our businesses and claims team to ensure effective early intervention and return to work planning for our most important asset, our Team Members.


What you’ll be doing

On a day to day basis you’ll responsible for return to work planning for injured workers in our workplace. You’ll also be involved in providing advice for complex claims and play a key role in influencing outcomes and supporting sound business decision making.

You’ll also:

  • understand return to work compliance requirements and ensuring business meets these requirements on allocated cases
  • assist the business in identifying and implementing return to work plans
  • build effective internal and external relationships to deliver improved outcomes
  • build the capability of the workers compensation state team and business stakeholders in effective return to work planning.


Good things you’ll need

We are looking for a professional with a background in allied health and experience in return to work planning with significant experience in workplace-based rehabilitation or experience within workers’ compensation environment.

You’ll also need

  • strong influencing and stakeholder management skills and genuine care for our injured team members
  • experience in taking a strategic approach to delivering strong outcomes with difficult claims
  • certification or qualification in allied health or a field relevant to rehabilitation or relevant experience
  • an understanding and knowledge of all rehabilitation principles, service providers, medical terminology and management of injurie

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.


For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.


We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.