• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Community and Allied Health, Port Lincoln 
  • Salary:  $106,512 – $115,137 – ASO7; $112,625 – $122,610 – AHP4; $128,327 – $133,758 – RN/RM4
  • Ongoing Full Time

Are you a changemaker, passionate about creating long term positive change for your community?  This is an exciting opportunity to shape the long-term direction of Home Support and NDIS services across Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN). We are looking for an experienced leader whose innovative thinking can build on our existing programs and take them to new heights.

You will be reporting to and supported by the Executive Director Community and Allied Health (EFNLHN) for the operational management of the Country Health Connect service. As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for providing leadership in the continued development of the highest quality and contemporary client centred services.

You will have the opportunity to work in a positive and supportive environment with Clinical Operations Managers in the Community and Allied Health Directorate and other senior leaders across the organisation to drive service growth and development through the effective planning of services.

Country Health Connect focuses on the delivery of exceptional care to those living within our communities who require some support to remain living independently.


  • Opportunity to shape the future of Country Health Connect services across Eyre and Far North Local Health Network.
  • Supportive team culture and values-based environment
  • In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short videoabout what salary packaging is.
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed Relocation costmay be available
  • 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.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record in senior management roles with a working knowledge of aged care and disability sector reforms.

You will bring the ability to analyse, plan, organise, manage complex services and work with Executive teams and consumers to create successful outcomes.  This will be evident in your ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with a range of stakeholders to maximise engagement opportunities specifically within the Home Support, NDIS, Community Health and other new and emerging areas.

You will have previous change management experience, strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

You will have extensive experience with multidisciplinary team functioning and be willing to support staff from a variety of disciplines to reach their potential. An understanding of human resource management, supervision, financial management and risk management processes is also required.

You will require excellent administrative, IT, organisational, communication skills managing remote based staff and the ability to work independently.

To be appointed at RN/RM4 classification you must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

To be appointed at AHP4 classification must hold a recognised qualification within a relevant Allied Health profession and be eligible for (full) membership of the relevant Professional Association.

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.

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.

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 B

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: 866085


Susie Chapman
Program Manager Business Support
Phone: 0458 537 553
E-mail: Susie.chapman@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

27 May 2024, 11:55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 863120

Closing Date for Applications: 27 May 2024
Name of Contact Person: Susie Chapman
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0458 537 553