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Vocational Rehabilitation 2022

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Due to popular requests WAOTA presents a half-day course on Vocational Rehabilitation.

Workplace rehabilitation is the process of helping an injured worker recover and return to work following an injury or illness. Otherwise known as Vocational Rehabilitation is a process which enables persons with functional, psychological, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities or impairments to overcome barriers in accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or other useful and meaningful occupation.

Vocational Rehabilitation is a set of services designed to assist individuals with disabilities to become self-sufficient

This course aims to provide an in-depth view of areas of vocational rehabilitation;

  • Case Management
  • Job Task Analysis
  • Risk Assessments
  • Hierarchy of goals (Same Employer/New Employer)
  • Specific Services
  • Barriers to Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Vocational assessments/counselling
  • Work trial canvassing
  • Work trial negotiations and RTWP development
  • Worksite reviews
  • Functional training
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Job seeking/reverse marketing

This course is tailored to any Allied Health professional looking to gain a basic understanding of Vocational Rehabilitation services, the benefits and key deliverables.

Presented by : Jason Vowles.

Jason is the Perth Business Manager at WorkFocus Australia. An Exercise Physiologist by background, he has extensive experience in the WorkCover space across a variety of insurers and legislations. Having worked previously in a clinical setting as an Exercise Physiologist, specialising in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injures, Jason then progressed to Business Manager for REDIMED and Be Active Health Solutions, before moving into vocational rehabilitation as the Business Manager of WorkFocus Australia’s Perth office.

In his role as Business Manager, Jason is responsible for the relationships and execution of Customer Service Level Agreements with key insurers and employers within WA. Working with an established team, and alongside the State Managers across the country, Jason oversees effective service delivery, identifying strategies for customers to address key focus areas to ensure ongoing achievement of key performance metrics.

Jason remains an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)


Date Friday 11th February, 2022
Time 13:00 – 17:00 course
Venue Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como
Cost Early Bird before 11/12/21

Member $100.00

Rural/ remote member $75.00

Non-members $187.50

Student $50

Standard rate after 11/12/21

Member $125.00

Rural/ remote member $92.50

Non-members $187.50

Student $65.00

Refreshments Afternoon Tea included
Book Online

Pay via invoice options are available using the ‘Book Online’ function below. Proceed to checkout and please ensure your billing details including company name are correct. Once your order has been received our finance officer will generate your invoice and email to the email address provided

If you prefer booking offline, you can use the registration form below.

**PD Registration Form 2021


February 11
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association