Contract

WHS and Workers Compensation Lawyer

Our client is seeking an experienced WHS and Workers Compensation Lawyer to support a high profile and dynamic government organisation.

$960 to $1330 daily rate including super Canberra/Virtual

WHS and Workers Compensation Lawyer – $960 to $1330 daily rate including super – 11 month contract

The Role

Our client is seeking an experienced WHS and Workers Compensation Lawyer to support a high profile and dynamic government organisation. The successful candidate will need to have extensive experience advising on WHS law and workers compensation matters.

The Duties

The successful candidate will work as a secondee within the organisation’s in-house legal team – either onsite in Canberra or virtually. Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills are required as the successful candidate will be providing advice and assistance to a wide range of client areas.

The duties for the role include:

  • advising on whether a health & safety incident is notifiable under the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 (Cth);
  • supporting Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigations including responding to statutory notices for information and documents;
  • responding to workers’ compensation claims and s 71 notices under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth); and
  • advising on the application of the Public Services Act 1999 (Cth) and other Commonwealth government regulations and directions.

The Requirements

A current practising certificate and a minimum of 6 years PQE. Experience advising on Commonwealth WHS and Workers Compensation law and the Public Service Act 1999 (Cth) is essential.

Applicants must be Australian citizens and be willing to undergo any required security checks.

How can we help?

If you have any questions about the role, the company please do not hesitate to ask Ben Milligan.

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