• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Modbury Hospital – Modbury
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. (pro rata) – RN2A –  Temporary Part-Time – 20 per week, up until 30 August 2024

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 Associate Nurse Unit Manager 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.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity is presented to work within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network as a Associate Nurse Unit Manager within the Aged Care, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care Division.

Provide nursing and / or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and / or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners.

Accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

Provide support to the Advanced / Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses / midwives in the ward / unit / service.

Employees in this role will undertake a portfolio within which they will:

  • Promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other ANUM and the Advanced / Nurse / Unit Manager or equivalent.
  • Assist the Advanced/Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in the implementation of practice changes.
  • Assist the Advanced / Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward /unit / service management responsibilities, e.g. Performance Management Processes, Recruitment, Staffing, Leave Management, Rostering, Work Allocation and Attendance Management, Financial and Supplies Planning and Monitoring.

To be eligible for this position, you must be Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse 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)
  • DHS Aged Care Sector Employment Screening

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: 864936

Office Aged Care, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care
Phone: (08) 7321 4248
E-mail: Health.NALHNACRPCRecruitment@sa.gov.au

 864936 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Continuing Care Team – RN2A – role description.pdf

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

Closing Date for Applications: 10 May 2024, 11.55pm
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7321 4248