Return to work support

Many people find getting back to work plays a big part in their recovery. When you are ready, we’re here to support you get back to work as quickly and safely as possible.

How we can help you get back to work after a transport accident

We will work with you, your employer and your health professionals to help you return to work, or find other duties. We can help you identify your work goals and find the right services to support you.

Services you can access

We can pay for these services to support your return to work:

  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Allied health professional services, such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy or psychology
  • Workplace modifications or equipment
  • Retraining, to help you get a new job if you can’t return to the job you had before your accident
  • Travel, to and from your work or to and from retraining
  • Financial help for your current or new employer, to help you to get back into the workforce.

Vocational rehabilitation services can help you prepare for your return to work, carry out a workplace assessment or help you find a new role if your injuries stop you from returning to your old job.

Allied health services can help you to physically and mentally get used to working again after your accident.

How we can help your employer

We will also offer your employer financial assistance to support your return to work.

This can include:

  • WorkCover insurance premium protection, for the period of your return to work program
  • Wage subsidies, to compensate your employer financially while you return to your normal hours and duties
  • Work trial
  • Equipment and/or changes to your workplace.