Make a referral to Return to work assist
Referrals are made to Return to work assist by:
- a workers' compensation insurer
- an employer-if their worker agrees to take part
- the worker themselves
- the worker's solicitor
- the worker's union representative
- the worker's medical or allied health professional.
The Return to work assist process is simple:
If you would like to refer a worker to Return to work assist you
can do so using the refer somebody else link below. Alternatively,
you can fill in the PDF
form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax to 3020 6312.
You can call Return to work assist directly on 1300 023 969.
The Return to work assist team then takes the worker through the
process and assesses the worker's needs. The worker is assisted to
return to work and achieve realistic employment goals.
Benefits of Return to work
For injured workers
Return to work assist provides early access to current return to
work services at no cost and help them obtain employment and
It means better return to work outcomes and the opportunity to
increase worker, employer and staff satisfaction. It can also help
to improve relationships with medical providers.
The initiative increases the number of available skilled workers
during a period of skill shortages. Maximising return to work
outcomes may also help to reduce employer's premiums.
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