• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Kimba Hospital
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (40 hours per fortnight) – RN/M1

A great opportunity for a Registered Nurse to experience drive in/drive out rural and remote nursing in the community focused town of Kimba. Multiple positions are available.

As a Registered Nurse, your primary role will be to assess individual patient needs and plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service providing a direct person-centred nursing/midwifery care. In rural and remote nursing you work with children, youth, women and their families with diverse cultural backgrounds and multiple complexities.

Employees in this role have the opportunity to work on a drive in/drive out basis within South Australia. The roster consists of 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off. This opportunity offers exceptional work life balance. There are additional monetary incentives in addition to the base salary consisting of the following:

  • Regional and Remote Zone and Locality Allowance – Zone 4
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Paid intrastate travel along with accommodation provision in Kimba
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Daily meal allowance
  • 4 weeks annual paid recreation leave
  • 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 Kimba
Kimba, once named ‘the kindest place in Australia and best remote area to live’, has a community of 1300 people and is situated halfway across Australia on the world renowned Eyre Highway, National Highway One.

Explore Kimba Hospital

Explore Kimba

That’s Our Kimba

Kimba Hospital is a 20-bed facility, including eight inpatient beds, eight aged care beds, and two Emergency Department beds. The hospital provides a range of services including emergency, general medicine, post-surgical care, basic x-ray, rehabilitation and palliative care. Our Accident and emergency is a 24- hour service.

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.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network 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.

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.

This is a part time vacancy working 40 hours per fortnight 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 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. Job Ref: 866442

Name: Kylie Hass
Title: EO/DON Kimba and Wudinna Campus
Phone: 8627 2400
E-mail: kylie.hass@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date.
Sunday 16 June 2024 – 11.55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 866442

Closing Date for Applications: 16 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: ylie Hass
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8627 2400