Senior Regulation Officer Salary: PSCSAA 2019, Level 5, $89,047 - $97,994 Position Number: 02203900 Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time Location: Shenton Park About the PositionReporting to the Manager Regulation, the Senior Regulation Officer position is located within the Regulatory Services Division of WorkCover WA.The Senior Regulation Officer is responsible for ensuring service providers comply with legislative instruments and perform their functions in accordance with principles and standards across the Western Australian workers’ compensation scheme. The occupant of this position will be involved in the delivery of a variety of tasks, including: Engaging in effective stakeholder management and utilising specialist knowledge to make evidence-based decisions and resolve complaints.Monitoring performance standards for service providers and analysing data trends for reports.Reviewing and providing recommendations on premium rate loading applications and appeals.Providing education and advice to service providers about performance to ensure they are compliant with principles and standards in accordance with legislation and regulations.To be successful in this position prospective applicants should have the skills outlined in the selection criteria. Essential selection criteria Ability to analyse and evaluate data, identify trends, and formulate recommendations.Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively negotiate with and persuade stakeholders.Effective case management experience and ability.Experience interpreting and applying legislation and conducting reviews. Desirable selection criteria Demonstrated knowledge of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981. Possession of or progress towards a relevant tertiary qualification. A full statement of duties for the position can be found in the attached Job Description Form (JDF).This position is available for an initial period of 18 months, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be appointed to other similar vacancies that occur throughout the Agency over the coming 12 months. About WorkCover WAWorkCover WA is responsible for regulating and administering the workers’ compensation scheme on behalf of the government and community of Western Australia. We work with employers, workers and service providers to achieve a contemporary workers’ compensation scheme that is fair, accessible and affordable. Our goals are built around leadership, strategic scheme management, and building an agile and innovative organisation.We continuously seek to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. WorkCover WA encourages people who are representative of the broad Western Australian community to apply.Some of the benefits our employees enjoy are: Professional development opportunitiesAccess to our on-site fully equipped gym and facilitiesParking at our offices in Shenton ParkParental leave – 14 weeks paid and up to 38 weeks unpaidFour weeks (20 days) annual leave for each year of service. Further information about the PositionFor further information about this position, please refer to the attached JDF.You can also obtain more information about the role expectations and responsibilities by contacting Ms Rebecca Harris, Manager Regulation, Regulatory Services on (08) 9388 5677. Selection MethodologyA variety of assessment methodologies may be used throughout the recruitment process, including: InterviewSkills assessmentAptitude testingPsychometric testingReferee checks. The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police Clearance.Applying for the PositionYou can submit your application for this position via the ‘Apply for job’ button at the bottom of this page. Your application should include a: Current and comprehensive curriculum vitae; andA two page cover letter outlining your skills and experience in the context of the selection criteria and JDF. Applications close 2 February 2021 at 5:00pm. Attachments - You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader. Closing date: 2021-02-02 5:00 PM
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