• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Hospital, Operating Theatre
  • Salary: $62,128 – $72,651 p.a – ENC/END
  • Temporary and Ongoing Appointments available

The Role
Are you a compassionate and dedicated Enrolled Nurse looking for an opportunity to make a difference in patient care? Port Lincoln Hospital is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our Operating Theatre team and contribute to the provision of person-centered care.

As an Enrolled Nurse at Port Lincoln Hospital, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting our Registered Nurses and Midwives in delivering high-quality healthcare services. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing person-centered care in accordance with regulatory and statutory requirements, under the direction and supervision of Registered Nurses/Midwives.
  • Practicing at a level ranging from novice to proficient, with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Collaborating closely with the healthcare team to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.
  • Taking responsibility for your actions and remaining accountable in providing nursing/midwifery care.

Positions available:

  • Ongoing Part Time (24 hours per week over a 6 day roster)
  • Temporary Part Time (24 hours per week over a 6 day roster, 6 month contract)

About You

  • Enrolled as an Enrolled Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate.
  • A team player able to work cohesively within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • You will have experience in the provision of nursing and or midwifery care in the healthcare setting in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, recognise and report changes in clinical condition
  • You will have the ability to engage with a broad range of people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, reflecting your high level interpersonal, written and verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times, you will have sound knowledge and understanding the role of the Enrolled Nurse within the health care setting.
  • Experience in the use of computer packages e.g Microsoft Word, Excel

The Region
The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) covers almost 440,000 square kilometres of spectacular South Australia, supporting about 40,000 people living around Eyre Peninsula and the Far North of the state.

With its ancient outback landscapes and culture, boutique vineyards, renowned oyster farms and Australia’s best-kept-secret surf coast, the Eyre Peninsula and Far North offers a lifestyle that will inspire and energise you.  The region enjoys a Mediterranean style climate so there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy everything the region has to offer. From surfing and fishing to hiking and exploring the outback – create your best life, right here.

To find out more about working in Eyre and Far North LHN visit Eyre and Far North LHN | SA Health

Port Lincoln Hospital a modern 48-bed hospital complete with Special Care unit, Chemotherapy/Renal dialysis Unit and Operating Rooms facilities. There is a wide range of visiting surgeons and the facility provides medical, special care, surgical, obstetric, palliative care and services for children. Situated in a beautiful coastal location, Port Lincoln Hospital is one of four rural general hospitals in South Australia, and has a range of clinical specialties along with a large and stable workforce.

Why Join Us

  • Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Eyre & Far North 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.
  • Job security and inclusions: in addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.
  • Relocation reimbursement of up to $13,000 may be available to people relocating for this opportunity. More information available from SA Health Careers – Relocation support.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic healthcare setting and make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Applicant Information
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.

Two part time vacancies are available, each working 24 hours per week and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 860463


Afton Kay
Nursing Administration
7669 1775

Application Closing Date
25 June 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 860463

Closing Date for Applications: 25 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Afton Kay
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 7669 1775