Vocational Rehab Consultant (Psych/Rehab Counsellor)

Job Description

Let the Journey Begin

As a Workplace Rehabilitation Psychologist, you will play a crucial role in helping our clients overcome barriers to returning to work following injury, illness, or psychological distress. You will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to assess individuals' needs, develop personalized rehabilitation plans, keeping the rehabilitation plan on track, driving to ensure the successful reintegration of our clients back into the workplace. We have currently had an increase in demand for both same employer and new employer services. Therefore, you may be working with clients to identify new employment opportunities goals through vocational counselling and completing vocational assessments. In addition to supporting clients with job-seeking and job placement services to obtain new employment in line with their capacity for work, experience, and the local labour market. Additionally, you will offer counselling, education, and skill-building interventions to enhance clients’ coping strategies and resilience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of our clients cognitive, and psychological functioning to identify barriers to returning to work.
  • Collaborate with medical practitioners, treating health professionals, employers, and other stakeholders to develop individualized rehabilitation plans tailored to clients’ unique needs.
  • Provide evidence-based interventions, including cognitive-behavioural therapy, mindfulness techniques, and stress management strategies, to support clients in overcoming challenges and building resilience.
  • Offer counselling and education to clients on topics such as PTSD, managing workplace stress, and fostering a supportive work environment.
  • Monitor clients’ progress throughout the rehabilitation process, adjust intervention strategies as needed, and provide ongoing support to facilitate successful return-to-work outcomes.
  • Completing adjustment to injury counselling to help clients understand their injury and support them to identify and implement coping strategies.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes in accordance with professional standards and regulatory requirements.

Team Member Testimonial, Provisional Psych

“Working with KINNECT was an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic role and explore the various routes that a Psychology degree could take me. The team was supportive and encouraging, and the multidisciplinary approach allowed me to grow professionally and personally.”

Why you will love this Job?

One of our core values is to help people, and we know that you like to do that too. As a KINNECTer you will also enjoy the following: -

  • The role of Workplace Rehabilitation Psychologist itself meets all the requirements for a Provisional Psychologist to demonstrate their practical experience to register as a psychologist and be paid at the same time.
  • This is an opportunity to share experiences with other likeminded individuals.
  • Relevant Professional Development is supported and paid for by KINNECT.
  • Partake in Internal Focus Groups – role specific to assist professional growth.
  • Be part of a growth industry.
  • Option to work from home.
  • Laptop and mobile provided for work and personal use.

Why you will love working at KINNECT?

Joining KINNECT comes with a host of benefits designed to enrich your work experience, including: -

  • Monthly incentives.
  • Flexibility to purchase extra annual leave.
  • A paid day off to celebrate your birthday.
  • Access to paid parental leave.
  • Discounted Health Insurance for your enjoyment.
  • Weekly and monthly gift vouchers as rewards for 'Core Values' champions.
  • Participation in KINNECT social days, work anniversary commemorations, and frequent events.

About You

  • Current full or provisional Psychologist registration with AHPRA or a Rehabilitation Counsellor with full membership with ASORC or RCAA.
  • Demonstrated experience or a passion to learn how to conduct comprehensive psychological assessments and developing individualized treatment plans, preferably in a rehabilitation or occupational health setting.
  • Have either a proficiency in evidence-based interventions for managing psychological conditions commonly encountered in the workplace, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder or the desire to learn.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams and build rapport with diverse individuals.
  • Commitment to ethical practice, cultural competence, and continuous professional development.
  • Previous experience in vocational counselling, career coaching, or employment services would be advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of vocational assessment tools, and employment market trends or the ability to learn

Ready to Apply?

If this opportunity resonates with you, please submit your application today! For additional details, feel free to contact us at careers@kinnect.com.au.

This position is being directly sourced by KINNECT. We kindly ask that no agencies make inquiries.