Rehabilitation Provider Requirements

NT WorkSafe has implemented the Principles of Practice for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers (“Principles of Practice"). These principles support Workplace Rehabilitation Providers in delivering services to workers with a compensable injury

The principles-based framework is intended to:

The Principles of Practice cover seven principles:

Part one—Principles of service delivery

1. Adopt a biopsychosocial approach to build capacity through work participation

2. Empower the worker and employer to achieve the goals of return to work

3. Deliver outcome driven workplace-based rehabilitation services

4. An evidenced-based approach to service design and delivery

5. Services that result in a measurable benefit to the worker and employer

Part two—Principles of administration

6. Competent and qualified professionals

7. Appropriate governance processes

NT WorkSafe have developed a guide based on the Principles of Practice - Guidelines for approval as a vocational rehabilitation provider in the NT (“the Guidelines”). Please refer to this guide to assist with your application for new and renewal processes to become an accredited vocational rehabilitation provider in the Northern Territory.

Organisations should ensure they fully understand the Principles of Practice and the Guidelines prior to making an application to NT WorkSafe to become an approved vocational rehabilitation providers in the Northern Territory.

Related Forms and Resources

Application for renewal as an accredited vocational rehabilitation provider - RENEWAL
Application to become a vocational rehabilitation provider - NEW
Guidelines for approval as a vocational rehabilitation provider in the NT