• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln 
  • Salary: RN/RM2A $100,343 – $107,279 p.a (pro rata) + zone allowance + locality allowance + leave loading + superannuation
  • Ongoing Part Time (32 hours per fortnight), over a 7 day roster

Are you a skilled nurse ready to take the next step in your career? Port Lincoln Hospital is seeking an Associate Nurse Unit Manager to play a pivotal clinical role in our dedicated team in Eyre Ward A.

About the Role: As an Associate Nurse Unit Manager, you will work closely with the Nurse Unit Manager to lead our nursing team. Your responsibilities will include promoting continuity and consistency of care, resolving nursing care challenges, and ensuring the highest standards of clinical excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide proficient, person-centred clinical nursing care and individual case management.
  • Monitor patient/client care plans to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Oversee the provision of nursing care and ensure adherence to best practices.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to enhance patient outcomes and experiences.
  • Actively participate in clinical leadership and decision-making processes.

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, zone allowance, locality allowance), 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.
  • Work/life balance – many sporting clubs, activities and social events suitable for young and mature professionals

About Us

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


Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse, Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with at least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife.

More detail about the position, responsibilities and essential minimum requirements can be located in the Job Pack below.

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.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 856610.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 858271

Closing Date for Applications: 24 July 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Afton Kay
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7669 1775