Psychologist/Injury Management Consultant
Rochelle has a professional background specialising in rehabilitation counselling, human resources, and organisational psychology, having completed her MBA qualification through Murdoch University. Rochelle has worked in the workers compensation industry in a number of roles over a twenty five year period, including psychology, human resource management, vocational rehabilitation consulting, claims and injury management, case management of the long term unemployed, self-insurance, insurance, and broker based injury management. Rochelle has worked as the internal manager of workers compensation for several multinational employers, before moving to an insurer based role, where she was both a Team Leader and Injury Management Advisor. Her most recent role also involved the performance monitoring of panel rehabilitation providers. She is therefore a key identifier of those qualities and service issues that are essential for superior injury management performance. She has continued to maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the workers compensation system, and has developed policy and procedural programs for an extensive number of employer groups on both an internal and consultancy basis, state based and nationally.
Occupational Therapist/Injury Management Consultant
Sian is a dedicated and motivated Occupational Therapist, with experience in workplace rehabilitation, injury management and education. Sian is passionate about supporting her clients to achieve the best possible recovery, and she collaborates closely with GPs, allied health professionals and other key parties to facilitate this. Her strengths include complex injury management, ergonomics and manual tasks technique training, in addition to safety consultation and risk management. Sian maintains engagement with the Occupational Therapy profession in her capacity as an academic tutor and clinical educator for OT students, primarily in the fields of ergonomics and vocational rehabilitation.
Occupational Therapist/Injury Management Consultant
Katy is a qualiﬁed and registered Occupational Therapist who has worked in Injury Management since 2009. A majority of Katy’s roles have included consulting across metropolitan and regional local government jurisdictions in Queensland and Western Australia. Katy is proficient in providing advice, education and support to ensure that employers meet and exceed their legislative requirements for Injury Management under the Act. She is also well experienced in providing case management of injured workers ﬁles, claims reviews, monitoring workplace rehabilitation and allied health providers, presentations to senior management, supervisors & managers regarding the Injury Management process and their role and responsibilities in the process, in addition to general and strategic case/claims conferencing. She is also able to undertake workplace/workstation and ergonomic assessments for injury prevention.
Physiotherapist/Injury Management Consultant
Helen qualified as a Physiotherapist in the UK in 2000. Helen has worked in the field of occupational health from 2005 and has a variety of experiences in both clinic and site based work, treating and managing a wide variety of conditions. Helen’s specialist qualifications allowed her to not only provide exercise based rehabilitation, but to also perform job analysis, back care, manual handling and functional assessments. Her experience sets her apart from other physical based rehabilitation consultants when undertaking detailed workplace assessments, identifying suitable duties for the development of a sustainable return to work, exercise prescription, and the provision of other functional based training needs. Helen is also often used as a client resource with regards to reviewing other treatment/service providers.
Exercise Physiologist/Injury Management Consultant
Lauren is an accredited Exercise Physiologist who has worked in the workers compensation industry in a number of roles since 2013. The majority of her roles have included educating and mentoring self-insurers and employers within the local governments of Western Australia to meet their legislative requirements for injury management. She also has experience within the mining industry, having worked in fly-in fly-out roles herself. Lauren is well experienced in providing strategic case management of injured workers claims including liaising with all key stakeholders, monitoring workplace rehabilitation and allied health providers, and conducting workplace and ergonomic assessments. She is passionate about supporting her clients to achieve effective and sustainable return to work outcomes in a timely and cost effective manner.
(Queensland/NSW Office) Rehabilitation Counsellor/Injury Management Consultant
Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology Degree with Honours in 2010, and holds full membership with the Australian Society of Rehabilitatioh Counsellors (ASORC). Amanda commenced her postgraduate career as a Rehabilitation Consultant performing occupational rehabilitation services before an opportunity arose to consolidate her skills as a Provisional Psychologist in 2012. In this role, Amanda focused on individual and group counselling services, psychometric assessment, and delivering evidence based interventions. She has also worked with ‘Multicultural Australia’ in a case manager role, refining her advocacy skills and consolidating her cultural awareness and sensitivities with this client group. Amanda has also worked for a Not for Profit organisation in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs region, which focused on mental health and family wellbeing. This role has provided her with extensive knowledge of free or fully funded services for her clients, which is invaluable for the long term care of clients once their insurance funded services have been exhausted. Amanda has over 8 years’ experience as a Rehabilitation Counsellor within life insurance, workers compensation and ComCare accreditation schemes, and has also worked extensively with the Veteran client group.
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Edge People Management provides a flexible and supportive workplace. If you are interested in joining the team at Edge People Management, and have a background and current registration in psychology, occupational therapy, exercise physiology or physiotherapy, we would love to hear from you.