• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Modbury Hospital – Modbury
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. (pro rata) – RN1
  • Ongoing Full-Time and Part-Time (Multiple Positions)
  • Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time, up until 27 June 2025 (Multiple Positions)

About You:

We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic Registered Nurses to join our Geriatric Services in both 2 West and 4 West. Our teams cater for the restoration and rehabilitation of our older population in the NALHN catchment. Registered Nurses with a genuine interest in bettering the lives of Older People and providing compassionate, clinical and restorative care, are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Role:

Our Geriatric Services are made up of dynamic multidisciplinary teams who all work together to achieve a shared goal – optimising the care of Older People to return home after their acute admission. Our Services are committed to providing best practice care that supports consumer choice and celebrates individuality in ageing. We deliver innovative, holistic, person-centred care to a diverse group of older patients utilising a comprehensive geriatric assessment model. We promote ageing with dignity, respect and compassion through valuing patients time, supportive communication and shared decision making. Shared team values have led to the creation of highly functional teams, with a positive workplace culture.

In addition, the comprehensive geriatric assessment model provides an opportunity for nurses to apply their holistic clinical assessments and discharge planning skills to their full capacity while incorporating rehabilitation skills. Opportunity for additional upskilling is encouraged utilising our Geriatric Novice to Expert pathway, with succession planning to Clinical Nurse roles promoted.

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.

To be eligible for this position, you must be registered or be eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold, or be 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: 856644

Yolanda Martinez-Bishop
Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (08) 8161 2298
E-mail: yolanda.martinez-bishop@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
24 May 2024 – 11.55PM


856644 – Registered Nurse – Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM) Unit_Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit (Multiple Positions) – RN1 – role description.pdf

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Closing Date for Applications: 24 May 2024
Name of Contact Person: Yolanda Martinez-Bishop
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8161 2298