• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mental Health, Mount Gambier
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a – Permanent Full Time (over a 7 day roster) – RN/RM1
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed relocation costs may be available

Join the Limestone Coast Local Health Network and make a meaningful impact in mental health care delivery across our community. We are seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse to join our dynamic team, where you’ll contribute to delivering comprehensive and recovery-oriented services tailored to the needs of consumers and our local community.

Role Overview:

  • Integrated Care: Provide evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health services across community, acute, and rehabilitation settings.
  • Clinical Expertise: Utilise a range of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic, evaluative approaches, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs.
  • Professional Development: Continuously develop your skills and knowledge through ongoing professional development opportunities and hands-on experience.
  • Accountability: Take responsibility for maintaining high standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others, ensuring quality and compassionate care delivery.

About you

  • You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
  • Demonstrating sound knowledge and an understanding of the role of the Registered Nurse within a mental health care setting, you will bring the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • You will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting, displaying a commitment to providing consumer and family-centred care.
  • Strong communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will hold you in good stead for this role.

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.

About Us

Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia and has been identified as one of the four general hospitals to provide treatment for Country people closer to home. Committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the people of South Australia, it provides a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services as well as promoting the health of the general community and encouraging healthy behaviour on the part of the individual. We provide acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants. Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service | SA Health

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

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.

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

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.

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)
  • 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.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 864078

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 864078

Closing Date for Applications: 16 July 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Pauline Beach
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1507