• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Cummins and District Memorial Hospital
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a – Temporary Part Time (up to 11 June 2025) – RN/RM1

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Nurse to join our supportive Nursing and Midwifery team at Cummins and District Memorial Hospital.

As a Registered Nurse, you will contribute to the provision of high-quality, person-centred nursing care at Cummins Hospital, striving to improve patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team.

This is a temporary part time appointment, working 40 hours per fortnight over a 7 day roster and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed Relocation cost may be available for relocating for this role

About You

  • You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
  • With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.

About Us
Cummins Hospital is part of the Eyre and Far North Local Health Network. The hospital has 11 inpatient beds as well as aged care beds and provides emergency services, general medicine, diagnostic radiology and outpatient department. Our community services include extended care for the frail, aged and disabled, Meals on Wheels and allied health services.

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.

EFNLHN is South Australia’s highest performing Local Health Network, focused on improving the experiences of patients and consumers, supported by a caring and compassionate culture. EFNLHN’s hospital and service sites are based in some of the State’s premier tourist destinations, with friendly local communities who value and embrace their health service and its staff.

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

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)
  • 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.

Please refer to the job pack below for more detailed information. Job ref: 867112

Rebecca Varney
Administrative Services Officer
Phone: 0477 326 625
E-mail: danielle.juett@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
11 June 2024 – 11:55PM

Closing Date for Applications: 11 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Rebecca Varney
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0477 326 625