• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Southern Fleurieu Health Service – Public Ward, Victor Harbor
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. – RN/RM2A
  • Permanent Full Time position working over a 7 day roster


You will ensure the effective function of the Public Ward at the Southern Fleurieu Health Service in Victor Harbor in part of the beautiful Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network. The Public ward manages General Medical inpatients with a three-bed capacity for cardiac monitoring, post-surgical care such has knee and hip replacements, palliative care and Transitional Care package clients. You will achieve effective workflows through consultation, staff education, quality improvement, policy development and implementation activities. Supporting the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the service, you will promote continuity and consistency of care. You will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and assist the Nurse Unit Manager with 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. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others, and for the guidance and development of less experienced staff within the service. Acting as a resource person, you will maintain a learning culture by encouraging reflection and professional development and assisting others to maintain portfolios and records of learning. You will also support Transitional Care Program Nurses, nursing student rotations and Assistance in Nursing (AIN’s) as part of the learning workforce.

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. This will be supported 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.


  • 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 ref860170

Application Closing Date
12 April 2024 – 2 week close – 11.55PM


860170 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Public Ward.pdf


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 For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 860170

Closing Date for Applications: 12 April 2024
Name of Contact Person: Bianca McCumiskey
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8552 0500