• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Quality, Risk & Safety, Mount Gambier
  • Salary: $128,327 – $133,758 p.a – RN/RM4
  • Ongoing Part Time (0.5FTE 40 hours per fortnight

Are you ready to step into a role where your clinical expertise and leadership can make a significant impact? Join us at Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) as an Advanced Clinical Risk Consultant, where you will play a pivotal role in supporting, coordinating, and implementing our clinical risk management framework. This position offers a unique opportunity to influence strategic directions, ensure comprehensive identification and management of clinical risks, and lead projects that enhance patient, client, and service outcomes.

Position Overview: As an Advanced Clinical Risk Consultant, you will leverage your extensive clinical nursing/midwifery knowledge to provide expert guidance and leadership across various disciplines within LCLHN. You will take responsibility for managing and coordinating projects and programs that contribute to clinical excellence and safety, aligning with organisational goals and government policies. Your role will also involve managing and coordinating medico-legal advice and ensuring adherence to professional standards and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Leadership: Provide expert clinical leadership to nurses, midwives, medical officers, and executive teams, fostering a culture of excellence and safety.
  • Project Coordination: Lead and coordinate projects and programs aimed at improving patient/client/service outcomes through innovative clinical practices.
  • Policy Development:  Contribute and manage LCLHN responsibilities for state-wide portfolios/projects/programs to contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of relevant Departmental and Government policies
  • Risk Management: Implement and oversee a robust clinical risk management framework, ensuring alignment with organizational strategies and regulatory requirements.
  • Autonomous Decision Making: Practice autonomously within the healthcare system, making critical clinical decisions and ensuring adherence to best practices and standards.

You must 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

Why Join Us?

  • Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Limestone Coast 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.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment where your ideas are valued.
  • Job security and financial incentives: 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.
  • 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.

The Region

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network provides a wide range of health care services to residents within the Limestone Coast region, which is situated in the southeastern part of South Australia and extending all the way to the Victorian border.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network is surrounded by a world class wine region, outdoor adventures, and some of South Australia’s best coastline, offering a work-life balance like no other.

Your lifestyle

  • Relaxed and affordable lifestyle
  • Access to safe beaches, excellent recreational fishing, sailing and surf
  • Outstanding National Parks and great sporting and recreational facilities
  • Well-serviced with educational facilities, including TAFE and University campuses
  • Plenty of social activities including sporting clubs, music groups and great food and beverage experiences
  • Conveniently located approximately halfway between two major cities: Melbourne and Adelaide

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.

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

Applicant Information

This is a part time vacancy working 40 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

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.


  • 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: 871951

Hannah Morrison
Regional QRS Manager
8724 5217
Email: hannah.morrison@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
Thursday 4th July 2024, 11:55PM

Closing Date for Applications: 4 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Hannah Morrison
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8724 5217