• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals – Elizabeth Vale and Modbury
  • Salary: $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – RN3 – Ongoing Full-Time

About Us:

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,500 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.

Benefits of working at NALHN:

From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.

Across SA Health there are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and career at any of our metropolitan or regional sites.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants from interstate or overseas.

About You:

Are you a dedicated, compassionate and enthusiastic Registered Midwife looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic, growing healthcare network where you will be part of a supportive team delivering high quality care to the community? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you. This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture.

You will be part of a growing Local Health Network (LHN) that provides an expanding suite of treatment modalities in contemporary, modern facilities.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to a passionate, highly driven, dedicated and progressive team at Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity is presented to work within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network as a Midwifery Consultant within the Women and Children’s Division.

In this role you will provide clinical expertise and lead our team of exceptional Midwives across two clinics – Lyell McEwin Family Clinic and Modbury Hospital Women’s and Paediatric Clinic.

These outpatient clinics within the Women and Children’s Division at NALHN play an integral role across the Division, providing antenatal care to the women of Northern Adelaide. We provide a family friendly environment and service for the families of Northern Adelaide. As a Midwife Consultant you will work closely with the Advanced Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager to ensure the smooth functioning of the clinics and provision of high-quality care to NALHN consumers.

As a Midwifery Consultant you will provide clinical expertise at the point of care through sound clinical judgement and decision making on matters such as clinical assessment, and the provision of care and treatment. The Midwifery Consultant position is considered to be an expert and knowledgeable resource in their specialty. In this role you will also be expected to have a key role in change management, and have a good, if not expert, understanding of quality improvement methodology, and how this is applied to practice as a service through clinical governance.

To be eligible for this position, you must be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.


  • 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.  Job Ref: 867092


867092 – Midwifery Consultant – Lyell McEwin Hospital Family Clinic and Modbury Hospital Women’s & Paediatric Clinic – RN3 – role description.pdf

* Refer to the SA Health Career Website – How to apply for further information.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 867092

Closing Date for Applications: 14 June 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Marnie Aldred
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0403 064 907