• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Elmhaven Aged Care – Streaky Bay
  • Salary: RN/RM2A $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. (pro rata) + zone allowance + locality allowance + leave loading + superannuation
  • Ongoing Full Time or Part Time (hours to be negotiated), over a 7 day roster

Are you a skilled nurse ready to take the next step in your career? Elmhaven Aged Care – Streaky Bay is seeking an Associate Nurse Unit Manager to play a pivotal clinical role in our dedicated team.

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.

Eyre and far North Local Health Network (EFN LHN) provides a range of residential care services under the brand of Country Health Connect. We are part of SA Health and provide a range of high quality services that aim to enrich people’s lives regardless of their health and support requirements, financial circumstances or lifestyle preferences

We have a dedicated team at Elmhaven Aged Care who are compassionate, caring and highly professional individuals. Our staff members and volunteers play an integral role in the health and wellbeing of residents by providing companionship and support and encouraging independence. We know that maintaining the link between family, friends and the local community enriches the quality of life of our care recipients.

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

About you

  • You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
  • 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife
  • Prior experience of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses.
  • Use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.
  • Ability to be creative, innovative, and flexible when approaching issues with the healthcare setting and be able to prioritise your workload
  • Knowledge of contemporary professional nursing/midwifery and health care issues, and Quality Improve Systems as applied to a health care setting

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.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 858271

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

Closing Date for Applications: 5 August 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Lesley Hawker
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8626 1127