Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant, Australia

Job Description

  • Be part of a friendly & welcoming award-winning culture
  • Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits, Hybrid role
  • Relocate to Australia with KINNECT: We will pay your relocation costs!!

KINNECT is growing and we have various opportunities for Injury Management/ Workplace Rehabilitation consultants across Australia in city and regional locations.


KINNECT are currently recruiting for several Workplace Rehabilitation Consultants across Australia including both city and regional locations across all states. This is a fantastic opportunity for our NZ friends to join a first-class Australian rehabilitation provider and build a career and life in Australia.

The life of a Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant is diverse, no two days are ever the same and what is rewarding about it the major impact you can have on our clients and their families’ lives – never underestimate the power of helping a client back to work!

As a Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant at KINNECT, your role will be diverse, offering a wide range of responsibilities across workplace rehabilitation and injury prevention services.

  • A key aspect of your role will involve delivering workplace rehabilitation services that help individuals engage in meaningful occupations through a client-centered approach, promoting optimal health and well-being. Your duties will include:
  • Assessing injured workers to determine the best strategies for facilitating their return to work.
  • Visiting workplaces to understand the challenges injured workers may face and educating employers on injury prevention.
  • Providing clinical opinions and justifications through detailed report writing.
  • Case managing complex injuries and coordinating with treating doctors and health professionals to support injured workers in their recovery and return to work.

In addition to rehabilitation services, you will partner with various organizations to deliver a range of other services, such as:

  • Conducting pre-employment assessments, including drug & alcohol testing, audiology, spirometry, vision, and functional testing.
  • Developing job dictionaries.
  • Performing manual task risk assessments.
  • Leading interactive manual handling training and implementing stretching and warm-up programs.
  • Conducting ergonomic assessments in workplace, home, and vehicle settings.

Team Member Testimonial, (Accredited Exercise Physiologist): I love working with KINNECT in Cairns because they are a supportive and friendly team, along with the Cairns Team Manager who fosters a positive and encouraging work environment. Everybody has a strong work ethic yet also incorporates KINNECT’s importance of positive workplace culture, meaning coming into the Cairns office is always enjoyable and positive.


At KINNECT, one of our core values is helping people, and we know that aligns with your passion too. As a KINNECTer, you will enjoy:

  • Quality over Quantity: No “billable hour” targets; our focus is on delivering high-quality service.
  • Career Growth: Unlimited opportunities for leadership development, advancement, and promotion.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: The ability to work from home.
  • Tech Perks: A laptop and mobile phone provided for both work and personal use.


When you join KINNECT, you will be rewarded with an industry-leading salary package and top-notch perks, including:

  • Monthly Incentives: Enjoy regular rewards for your hard work.
  • Extra Leave: The option to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Birthday Off: Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off.
  • Paid Parental Leave: Support for you and your family.
  • Health Benefits: Discounted health insurance.
  • Recognition Rewards: Weekly and monthly gift vouchers for ‘Core Values’ winners.
  • Social Events: KINNECT social days, work anniversary celebrations, and regular events to foster team spirit.


As a Workplace Rehabilitation professional passionate about helping people, you will bring the following talents and attributes to our team:

  • Professional Accreditation: Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or rehabilitation counselling, with the ability to obtain registration with AHPRA, ESSA, ASORC, or RCAA. Accredited Exercise Physiologists should be able to obtain ESSA registration.
  • Experience: Experience working within ACC (NZ accident compensation scheme) is highly desirable. This is also a great opportunity for EPs, Physios, or OTs to enter Workplace Rehabilitation—a challenging yet rewarding career with growth and development opportunities.
  • Analytical Expertise: Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and report writing skills.
  • Team Collaboration: Ability to thrive under pressure in a dynamic team environment.
  • Excellent Communication: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport and establish trust with clients from diverse backgrounds.


If this opportunity resonates with you, apply now! For further details, contact us at Alternatively, please click apply and select a location(s) where you would be keen to relocate to!

This position is being sourced directly by KINNECT. We respectfully request no agency approaches.