Workers' Compensation Claims Consultant

  • IAG
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 03/12/2018
Full Time Insurance

Job Description

#Closer #Braver #Faster

The Role

CGU has an exciting opportunity for a Claims Consultant / Case Manager to join our Victorian Workers Compensation Claims team managing a Multidisciplinary Management (MDM) short tail portfolio based in Melbourne.

The Claims Consultant position would suit someone who thrives in a Workers' Compensation environment and enjoys working with people. The primary purpose of the Claims Consultant role is to assist in the management of Workers Compensation claims with the aim to help injured worker's recovery and return to work as quickly and safely as possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the injured worker, their employer and health professionals to achieve a safe & sustainable return to work
  • Implement and ongoing review of claim management strategies (Short Tail Claims)
  • Provide exceptional customer service to employers and build relationships with all stakeholders
  • Attend and participate in Claims Reviews or other employer engagement as appropriate to the portfolio
  • Review claims and to ensure entitlements are appropriate in accordance with relevant legislation & guidelines
  • Manage other core claims management functions such as weekly compensation and medical expense benefit

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in managing personal injury claims, particularly in a Workers Compensation (essential)
  • Experience implementing a multidisciplinary approach, coordinating methods to manage the rehabilitation of injured workers.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and clear and professional communicator
  • Ability to build rapport and establish relationships
  • Resilient, displays empathy and able to communicate with all walks of life
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively

About Us

At IAG, we believe that everyone has a unique point of view to share, shaped by their life experiences, cultures & passions. We celebrate and commit to:

  • #Proud to be me – we value difference, not sameness
  • #Together – harnessing our collective wisdom enables us to be our best for our customers & each other
  • #No boxes – it's not about labels, boxes or categories. It's about building a diverse and inclusive mindset into everything we do

IAG is the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand. IAG owns some of the region's most trusted brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC, WFI and Swann Insurance.

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In addition to a diverse and inclusive culture, some of our benefits include 13% superannuation, 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work program, recognition and reward program, and various corporate partner discounts.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply for this position.