Disability Management & Wellness Specialist

City of Richmond

Job title:

Incapacity Administration & Wellness Specialist


Metropolis of Richmond

Job description

The Metropolis of Richmond devoted to fostering a wholesome and inclusive office atmosphere. Dedicated to supporting our staff’ well-being, we’re in search of a passionate and skilled Incapacity Administration & Wellness Specialist to hitch our workforce.As our Incapacity Administration & Wellness Specialist, you’ll function the subject material professional, offering management within the improvement, coordination, and ongoing advising of incapacity administration and worker wellness within the Metropolis. Your function will report back to and collaborate with the Supervisor, Well being, Security & Wellness to make sure alignment with company initiatives whereas adhering to related incapacity administration laws.

  • Present recommendation and case administration for occupational and non-occupational absences, emphasizing stay-at-work/early return-to-work packages.
  • Handle lifecycle of WorkSafeBC Claims recordsdata together with collaborating in Request for Critiques and Appeals by way of WCAT
  • Present management for duty-to-accommodate initiatives, guaranteeing compliance with legislative requirements and consulting with authorized sources as vital.
  • Handle absences exceeding the brink, preserve communication with staff, and coordinate return-to-work plans.
  • Collaborate with HR managers to develop related procedures, experiences, and agreements associated to sick depart and incapacity advantages.
  • Develop and implement the company psychological well being technique and ship coaching packages associated to incapacity administration, worker well being, wellness, and training.
  • Conduct analysis, research, and surveys to evaluate organizational wants and put together experiences with suggestions.
  • Present management for referral and monitoring of workers requiring residential remedy for substance use problems.
  • Mentor and advise different managers on complicated incapacity administration claims, together with these in Public Works and Hearth departments.
  • Design, ship, handle and measure the effectiveness & engagement of company packages, together with coverage improvement, mentoring, and consultative companies for stakeholders each internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s diploma in a related subject reminiscent of Occupational Well being and Security, Occupational Remedy, Human Assets or Kinesiology with a minimal of 5 years of expertise; equal combos of training and expertise will probably be thought of.
  • Expertise as a incapacity administration specialist inside a unionized atmosphere, dealing with instances of each bodily and psychological nature.
  • Strong understanding of collective agreements, office laws, incapacity pointers, and Human Rights laws.
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, mediation, and negotiation abilities.
  • Proficiency in organizational and decision-making abilities.
  • Licensed Incapacity Administration Skilled (CDMP) is an asset.
  • Sturdy information of medical and remedy terminology associated to incapacity

Be part of us in making a distinction within the lives of our staff and making a more healthy office for all!

Anticipated wage


Richmond, BC

Job date

Solar, 31 Mar 2024 04:39:20 GMT

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