• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, Emergency Department
  • Salary: $72,651- $99,129 (pro rata) – RN/RM1; $84,870 – $107,279 (pro rata) – RN/RM2C
  • Permanent and Temporary positions available (hours to be negotiated), working over a 7 day roster


Exciting and challenging roles are available for self-motivated and professional nurses looking to step up to the next level and join a strong and supportive Emergency Department. As part of the multidisciplinary team at the Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, you will ensure the delivery of high quality care to patients presenting to the Emergency Department. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and student nurses. Mount Gambier, South Australia’s second largest city, is located on the gorgeous Limestone Coast and has all the services and facilities you would expect from a metropolitan location, with the lifestyle benefits of country living. Mount Gambier and District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia, and is committed to providing treatment for country people closer to home. We are a teaching hospital with a diverse range of resident and visiting medical specialists and extensive clinical support on site.

About You

  • Registered as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate with at least 3 years, full time equivalent, post registration experience.
  • To be a strong contender, you will have a solid background in emergency nursing practice (triage and resus) and be highly responsive to patients’ needs.
  • A team player with the demonstrated ability to think on your feet and work within changing environments, you will work effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses, and less experienced registered nurses.
  • Good organisation skills will be essential, along with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet set timelines whilst working under minimal supervision.
  • You will also possess good communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

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

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: 872675

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 872675

Closing Date for Applications: 24 December 2024, 11.55pm