Overview

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Kangaroo Island Health Service
  • Salary: $94,583 – $101,120 – Perm F/T – RN/RM2A

In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Kangaroo Island Health Service. Promoting continuity and consistency of care, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team. Kangaroo Island Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetrics, and outpatients. We offer accident and emergency services, acute inpatient and outpatient services and long stay nursing home accommodation. When you join our dynamic workforce at Kangaroo Island Health Service you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and take advantage of endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing.

You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 798707

 798707 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Acute.pdf

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 798707

Closing Date for Applications: 2 September 2022
Name of Contact Person: Nicole Holm
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8553 4200
Nicole.Holm@sa.gov.au