• Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Adelaide 
  • Salary RN-3 $121,537 – $126,970 p.a.
  • Permanent full-time                      

 About the role

The Nurse Consultant (NC) provides clinical nursing expertise for specified individual consumers / groups and provides clinical leadership in the assigned team / unit.  Clinical leadership includes providing direct mental health care, providing clinical leadership to nurses within the team / unit and coordination and leadership of allocated projects / standards which contribute clinical expertise to improve consumer care.


Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia for at least three years and holds a current practising certificate.

Holds a qualification in mental health nursing equivalent to a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.


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 officer

  • 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: 

  • Current National Police Clearance (NPC)
  • Working with Children Check
  • Immunisation screening as indicated in the role description. SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening, and vaccination policy in the workplace.
  • Driver’s license

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

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 865551

Closing Date for Applications: 19 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Kat Mackereth or Sarah Skinner
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0401 200 634 or 0481 453 889
katherine.mackereth@sa.gov.au or sarah.skinner@sa.gov.au