First listed on: 25 October 2020

Team Leader Health and Wellbeing

With a strong focus on employee wellbeing, safety and health, and as a self-insured organisation, Queensldand Rail’s Employee Wellbeing team has a significant responsibility to ensure that workers are supported with robust and meaningful rehabilitation programs, workers compensation and common law claims are determined in accordance with relevant legislation and that our employees are compliant with the NHS Standard for the rail industry. An opportunity exists to lead the delivery of these services and to identify and implement continued improvements in the realm of health management within the organisation.

About Queensland Rail

Queensland Rail is an integrated customer and rail infrastructure business with over 7000 staff, $6.9 billion in assets, 216 stations and more than 6,500 kilometres of track across Queensland. Our purpose is to provide a safe, reliable, on-time, value for money and customer focused rail service that benefits the community, supports industry and is integrated with Queensland’s public transport system. We encourage a safe and innovative working environment, where our people can not only deliver quality service, but achieve their own career aspirations. Queensland Rail inspires innovative thought, passionate motivation, teamwork and forward thinking.

About this Role

Leading the wellbeing, health and workers compensation services and initiatives, the role of Team Leader Health and Wellbeing plays an integral role within our People and Culture function. Typically, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of professionals in line with the employee Wellbeing program of work including overseeing all aspects of workers' compensation, rehabilitation, health compliance and health promotion initiatives which all contribute to supporting the health and wellbeing of our workforce.  

You can anticipate some of your responsibilities to include:

  • Reviewing, developing and implementing metrics and reporting systems to measure the performance of the Employee Wellbeing team, identifying areas for improvement and risks of non-compliance against relevant legislation.
  • Leading the application of and adherence to the National Health Standards and Workers Compensation legislation, through sound risk management and change management principles.
  • Leading the application and adherence to the ongoing requirements of the self-insurer licence for Queensland Rail workers compensation and ensuring the licence is maintained together with monitoring and responding to our performance as a self-insurer.
  • Leading a team of professionals with a strong focus on customer, service delivery and efficiency ensuring internal and external customer needs are met as measured through developed KPIs.
  • Drive a workplace culture where the health and wellbeing of employees is valued and prioritised through the development and implementation of health promotion and wellbeing initiatives.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Extensive knowledge of contemporary health practices and associated legislation and National Health Standards relevant to workers compensation (preferably in a self-insured environment), rehabilitation case management, injury management, and health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • High level of skill in leading a team of professionals to resolve complex claims and cases related to health in a practical way

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in a similar role, ideally within a large organisation.  Interpersonally, you will have a natural relationship-building ability, strong communication skills and be accustomed to dealing at all levels of the business.


Starting Salary $116,049.00 plus superannuation

Benefits on offer

  • Flexible working options.
  • Competitive Salary Packaging
  • Generous superannuation scheme.
  • Support for further professional development and study
  • Queensland Rail also offers free train travel to and from work on duty days and a healthy work/ life balance.

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake Psychometric Assessment, Pre-Employment Health Assessment, Video Screen and background checks that might also include Criminal History and Credit Checks.

As Queensland Rail is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, we encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and members of other diverse groups to apply.

Apply to position number 68562 via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button.  Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5:00pm, Sunday 1st November 2020.  For more information please contact Kristy Jordan at

Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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