Return to work coordinators: Information for employers

This guide helps employers understand their obligation to appoint a Return to Work Coordinator, and what the role involves.


What it contains

Helping injured workers return to work requires the support of employers and skilled Return to Work Coordinators. Under Victorian workers compensation legislation an employer must have a Return to Work Coordinator with the appropriate seniority and competence (knowledge, skills and experience) to help them meet their return to work obligations.

This guide outlines:

  • when you need a return to work coordinator
  • who can be a return to work coordinator
  • what the role involves
  • what skills they need
  • how to get these skills