• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a – RN/RM2A
  • Multiple Part Time Positions available: Permanent & Temporary, working over a 7-day roster


In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Emergency Department at the Mount Gambier & District Health Service. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other Nurse Unit Managers, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team.

Positions available:

  • More than one permanent part time vacancy available (part time hours to be negotiated);
  • One part time temporary vacancy working 40 hours per fortnight, up to 24/1/2025.

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

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.

Mount Gambier & District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia. Nursing roles in Mount Gambier have much to offer; you will benefit from ongoing career development, education and training opportunities, be part of a progressive rural region, have access to an extensive range of clinical support on site, and be part of a friendly team environment.

The Region

Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service is part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network. 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.

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 (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

About you

  • You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
  • At least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife
  • With prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses.
  • Use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.
  • Applicants with experience in working in Emergency Department setting or relevant critical care setting will be highly regarded

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.

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: 856775

Want to know more? Contact Sarah Trahar, Nurse Unit Manager, 0403 795 575, sarah.tahar@sa.gov.au

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 856775

Closing Date for Applications: 5 August 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Sarah Trahar
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0403 795 575