Job Opportunities

Rehabilitation Consultant

Business Unit: Rehabilitation/RTW
Location: Broken Hill
Employment type: Permanent Part Time
Reports to: Manager, Allied Health


About Thrive:

At Thrive Medical, we are dedicated to advancing healthcare and quality of life in our community.
Starting from humble beginnings in 2011, our commitment to providing quality and comprehensive health services has allowed us to grow our team of expert multi-disciplinary health professionals, as well as expand our medical imaging services.

Offering big city capability with friendly Broken Hill service, our extensive network of care providers offers you convenient local access to the support you need.
Our goal is to continue to grow and expand our services so that the people of Broken Hill can receive care that is not only as good as anywhere else in Australia, but any city in the world.


Core Responsibilities:

Thrive Medical have recently been successful in obtaining registration with SIRA to deliver Workplace Rehabilitation Services in the following areas:

  • Return to work with the pre-injury employer
  • Return to work with a different employer


Day to Day Duties:

  • Assist patients to navigate their rehabilitation from work related injuries.
  • Build trusting relationships with your client and develop a collaborative partnership ensuring the highest quality of rehabilitation is achieved.
  • Refer to OT/PT for work site assessments, functional assessments and Psychology for Vocational assessment/counselling as necessary.
  • Assess barriers that may arise in the return-to-work/injury management process and identify sustainable and safe outcomes for all.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders inclusive of but not limited to Insurers, Employers, Injured Workers and Medical Professionals.
  • Provide case management and prepare detailed documents to facilitate the injury management process and ensure effective record management is maintained.
  • Comprehensive report writing of initial assessments, letters to treating professionals, return to work plans/suitable duties plans and progress reports.



  • Adhere to AHPRA guidelines.
  • Maintain awareness of current evidence and research on clinical practices and inform/educate other practice staff.
  • Change systems and procedures to ensure compliance with best available evidence as applicable.


Expected Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • Client centred
  • Innovative
  • Problem solving approach
  • Time management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Administration/report writing skills


Essential Requirements:

  • AHPRA Accredited Psychologist, Registered Nurse, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist/ASORC or RCAA Accredited Rehabilitation Counsellor/ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist
  • Valid Australian Driver’s License and own vehicle
  • Current CPR
  • Current National Criminal Check or willing to gain


Conditions of Employment:

  • Must pass and maintain a suitable pre-employment Police Check. Employment may be terminated as a result of details disclosed in a Police Check report. Incumbent must provide Thrive Medical with evidence of currency on a 3-year basis and as required.
  • All positions are subject to a probationary period of three months. Ongoing employment will be subject to successful performance during this time.
  • Adhere to Thrive policies and procedures and utilise resources provided
  • Ensure client and staff confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license as you may be required to travel intrastate and interstate.
  • Some out of hours work will be required from time to time but will be managed in a manner that ensures work / life balance.
  • Maintain a smoke free working environment.


How to Apply:

Forward your resume and all enquiries to CEO, Heather Pearce –