• Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Glenside
  • Salary  RN-3   $121,537 – $126,970
  • Full-time permanent 

About the role
Employees classified at this level use their clinical knowledge and experience to provide support services and clinical leadership after-hours. The DNC provides after hours oversight and management of the MHD including staff allocation, operational management of consumer flow and access, professional responsibility for nursing and midwifery staff, staffing skills mix, work health and safety responsibilities and significant events in consultation with the executive on call. The role includes but is not limited to staffing methodologies, recruitment and selection, human resource management, financial administration, patient flow, bed and resource management, accreditation and risk management processes and information systems management. Employees in this role accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing management practices, for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for contributing to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of consumer outcomes. Individual employees accept accountability for their specific span of control or allocated portfolio.


  • Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practising certificate.
  • Hold 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 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: 863251

Alison Pickering
Mb:  +61 434 077 170
E: alison.pickering@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 5 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Alison Pickering 
Telephone Number of Contact Person: +61 434 077 170