• Limestone Coast Local Health Network – Mental Health Services, Mount Gambier
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. – RN/M2A
  • Permanent Full Time position, working over a 7 day roster 


Joining a dynamic and enthusiastic team within Mental Health Services based in Mount Gambier, you will provide proficient, person centred, clinical nursing care and/or individual case management to consumers in mental health settings. This is a highly rewarding role where you will have the chance to work with individuals where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. You will be responsible for monitoring consumer care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, as well as overseeing the provision of nursing within a team/unit. In addition, you will provide evidence based health education, counselling, and/or therapeutic/rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual consumers or groups. Participation in clinical auditing, clinical trials and/or evaluative research will also form as part of your core duties.

Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. With demonstrated competence in Mental Health practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will possess sound knowledge of contemporary professional nursing/midwifery and health care issues. You will bring to the table considerable experience in the management and leadership roles in a multidisciplinary team, including the leadership, supervision and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses / clinicians. A team player with a positive “can do” attitude, you will have the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team together with the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the healthcare setting.

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.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 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

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.

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

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For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 858099

Application Closing Date
20 February 2024 – 2 weeks – 11.55PM

858099 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health.pdf
Australian applicant guidelines
International applicant guidelines

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 858099


Closing Date for Applications: 20 February 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Pauline Beach
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1507