• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital – Acute Services
  • Salary:  RN/M2A $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. (pro-rata)
  • Permanent Part-Time position working 36 hours per week, over a 7 day roster

New Mount Barker Hospital Development

The South Australian Government has committed $320.8 million to the New Mount Barker Hospital Development which will see a major redevelopment on the existing site and provide greater access to high-quality health services closer to home for the expanding population of Mount Barker and the Adelaide Hills region.

The New Mount Barker Hospital will:

  • triple inpatient capacity from 34 to 102 beds
  • expand capacity in specialist maternity, paediatric, rehabilitation, medical, surgical and palliative care beds
  • deliver 35 consult rooms to support community and allied health, Aboriginal health and medical outpatient services
  • allow for onsite dispensing pharmacies and pathology laboratories
  • establish a new 12-bed mental health unit.

For more information view our New Barker Hospital Development Brochure (PDF 1863KB)


In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses in General and Emergency settings at Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other Nurse Unit Managers, 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. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

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. You will have proven experience in acute general medical and emergency nursing, including experience in team leader roles and shift coordination. This will be evident in your ability to give 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.


  • 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: 868449


868449 – Associate Nurse,Midwife Unit Manager Acute.pdf


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For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 868449

Closing Date for Applications: 14 June 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Beck Obst
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8393 1755