Rehabilitation Counsellors are allied health professionals with tertiary qualifications in rehabilitation counselling. Rehabilitation Counsellors work with individuals experiencing disability, injury or social disadvantage, in partnership with their families, organisations and other health professionals, to deliver work, life and career solutions.
The core skills and expertise of Rehabilitation Counsellors include: vocational assessment, job preparation and placement services, and career development; adjustment to injury counselling, rehabilitation and return-to-work services (including suitable duties programs) and workplace assessment, disability prevention and management.
Rehabilitation Counsellors have specialised skills in workplace, occupational and vocational rehabilitation to assist injured workers to maintain, obtain and regain employment.
Employers of Rehabilitation Counsellors include:
Federal Government Departments.
State Government Departments.
Private occupational rehabilitation companies.
Not for profit disability agencies.
State Workers’ Compensation Authorities.
Income protection and life insurance companies.
Compulsory Third Party Insurance Companies (CTP) and Accident Authorities.
Private rehabilitation services.
It is a simple process to advertise your Rehabilitation Counsellor job vacancy to RCAA members and other visitors to this website. To get started complete the submission form in the careers hub.