Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Millicent and Districts Hospital and Health Service – Aged Care
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. (pro rata) – RN/M1
  • Multiple Permanent positions available (hours and roles negotiable, working over a 7-day roster) 

BENEFITS

  • Work in a purpose built aged care facility (roles may be negotiated) in a setting that will enable you to expand your experience and skill level.
  • Job security and financial incentives, including salary sacrificing, employer superannuation contributions, leave loading, other allowances
  • 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.
  • 4-6 weeks annual leave (depending on roster arrangements) in addition to other leave entitlements
  • Opportunity to discuss flexible working arrangements, including Monday-Friday shifts within Day Surgery Unit
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment where your ideas are valued
  • Continuous professional and personal development opportunities
  • Conveniently located approximately halfway between two major cities: Melbourne and Adelaide.
  • Great work-life balance with great swimming/surfing beaches, national parks and world-renowned wineries in close proximity and only 30 minutes to South Australia’s largest regional city, Mount Gambier.
  • Enjoy a relaxing and affordable country lifestyle in Millicent while you start or continue your career in health.
  • Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Provide professional high-quality direct nursing care within the Millicent and Districts Hospital and Health Service – Sheoak Lodge.
  • Opportunities to extend and expand your scope of practice in a vibrant rural setting.
  • Bring and grow in your skill set by providing support and guidance to a broad range of nursing staff from the novice to experienced staff, supported by a team of Nurse Educators.
  • Access continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team
  • Become an important member of the local community by contributing to improving their health and wellbeing.

ABOUT YOU

  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
  • Effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads.
  • Creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting

ABOUT US

Millicent and District Hospital and Health Service is part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network and employs over 140 staff across the site to provide the community with access to acute and aged care services which includes but is not limited to:

  • Inpatient admissions including paediatric, medical, step down and mental health.
  • Outpatient care including infusion and transfusion services
  • Surgical services-including day surgery and overnight as required. Surgical specialities offered include general surgery, orthopaedics, endoscopy and gastroscopy, oral and maxillofacial, breast and endocrine, dental and minor procedures.
  • A 24-hour, seven day a week Accident and Emergency Department.
  • 60 bed residential aged care facility co-located
  • Domiciliary midwife program
  • Co-located Community Health Service

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network employs over 1500 staff and provides a wide range of health care services across the Limestone Coast region, covering a large geographical area which consists of the Upper and Lower South East, and extends all the way to the Victorian border.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network offers rewarding employment opportunities in a workplace that supports integrity, honesty, courage and respect in the workplace.

Find out more about working with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/workatLCLHN

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.

Check(s)

  • 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.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups.  The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 862654

Application Closing Date

Tuesday 2nd July 2024 – 11.55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 862654

Closing Date for Applications: 2 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Cosimo Greco
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8733 0150
cosimo.greco@sa.gov.au