• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Kangaroo Island Health Service
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 (pro rata) – RN/RM1
  • Permanent Part Time position (up to 37.24 hours available), working over a 7 day roster 


Enjoying a team approach to holistic, client-centred care, this is a great opportunity to contribute to the wellbeing of aged care residents on Kangaroo Island. As part of the multidisciplinary team, you will provide high quality nursing care aimed at improving residents’ health outcomes. Your duties will involve assessing residents’ needs, planning, implementing and coordinating appropriate service delivery options, and communicating changes in condition and care. You will participate in clinical auditing and evaluative research to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis. You may be required to provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing.

You will 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 demonstrated competence in aged care nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within an aged care setting.

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.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (Direct Contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 855213

 855213 – Registered Nurse – Aged Care.pdf
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For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 855213

Closing Date for Applications: 23 February 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Niki Kuper
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0476 242 609