• Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Berri
  • Riverland Mental Health (MH) Inpatient Services
  • Salary $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. – RN/M1
  • Multiple Ongoing Full Time/Part Time Contracts


We are looking for multiple Registered Mental Health Nurses ready to make a positive impact in the lives of people with mental health challenges.

As the Mental Health Nurse, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery-oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Local Health Network (LHN) Mental Health (MH) service appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community.

The Mental Health Nurse contributes to the delivery of integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation services settings and will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs.


All applicants must be registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practising certificate and must hold or be working towards or willing to work towards a qualification in mental health nursing equivalent to a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.

The Job Pack below includes more detailed description of the role, responsibilities and essential minimum requirements.

Why work for us?

The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn.

View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

The RMCLHN promotes flexible ways of working to enable employees to better balance work, personal life, and family commitments.

We are an inclusive workplace that supports diversity to ensure there is a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work.

Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally and can take advantage of education and training opportunities to support you in your role.

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Important Information

If you’re employed full-time, part-time or on a casual basis you could be eligible to pay for a range of expenses with your pre-tax salary, including groceries, utility bills and some work-related expenses including self-education.  In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.  For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

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)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • 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

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.

Applications close: 16 April 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 862622.

Closing Date for Applications: 16 April 2024
Name of Contact Person: Elisabeth Buck
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8580 2525