• Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Tranmere North
  • Salary RN-2A    $100,343 – $107,279.   p.a.
  • Full-time permanent 7 Days Roster from 0800 to 1700 & 1230 to 2130

About the role

Seeking an experienced Nurse to join an enthusiastic and progressive team within Mental Health Services at Tranmere. Providing specific support to the Team Manager in the leadership of nurses in the unit/team, your duties as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. You will be responsible for ensuring optimal consumer care is provided by utilising the process of nursing to deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to mental health consumers within a designated practice setting. The provision of education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. You will use clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to nursing staff and participate in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.

Must be registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, holding a current practising certificate. You must also hold a qualification in mental health nursing equivalent to a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. With demonstrated competence in the care of individuals with complex mental health needs, you will bring the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the health care setting. You will have experience in coordinating the work of other nurses, reflecting a proven track record in the supervision of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses.


The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan and regional areas.

We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging available
  • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians
  • Access to Fitness Passport, a discounted workplace health and fitness program available to CALHN staff and their families.
  • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites.

Essential Requirements:

Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Information:

  • The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
  • Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.


Applications close: Friday 5 July 2024


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 871189



Harry Shelat

Telephone:   +61 8 7425 5555


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 5 July 2024