• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Lyell McEwin Hospital – Elizabeth Vale
  • Salary: RN1 – $68,481 – $93,439 p.a. (pro rata); – Ongoing and Temporary Full-Time or Part-Time. (Multiple Positions)

South Australia has some of the best beaches, world famous wine regions, the Fringe Festival, the fantastic Adelaide Oval and enviable award-winning food and dining experiences. Adelaide consistently ranked in the world’s 10 most liveable cities throughout the 2010’s and in 2021 Adelaide was ranked the third most liveable city in the world. Adelaide has more affordable accommodation and less traffic congestion with easy access to all facilities from the beach to the Adelaide Hills and scenic regional areas. With a population of over 1,300,000, Adelaide has all of the advantages of bigger cities without the dense population and expense.

NALHN provides care to more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. 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.

Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is a 443-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital which has links to the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University.  LMH provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services.

Modbury Hospital is a 220-bed, acute care teaching hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency services, Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care. GP Plus Health Care Centres and Super Clinics.

With a workforce of almost 6,000 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.

As a Registered Nurse you will provide nursing services in health service settings. In this role you will develop from a novice practitioner to a proficient level of professional practice and consolidate knowledge and skills, developing in capability through continuous professional development and experience. As a Registered Nurse you will accept accountability for your own standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others. Key responsibilities of this role include:

Assessing individual patient/client needs, planning, implementing and/or coordinating appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies.
Providing direct person centred nursing care and/or individual case management to patients/clients on a shift by shift basis in a defined clinical area with increasing autonomy over time.
Planning and coordinating services with other disciplines or agencies in providing individual health care needs.
To be eligible for this position, you will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate. You will be enrolled in an approved mental health course or holds a qualification in Mental Health Practice.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Healthcare Setting Workers  Vaccination) Directions 2022 No 7 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 802267

 802276 – Registered Nurse – Northern Mental Health Adult Acute (Multiple Positions) – RN1- Job Pack.pdf


  •   Applications close: 5 August 2022

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




Gerald Yeoh

(08) 7485 4363


Closing Date for Applications: 05/08/2022
Name of Contact Person: Gerald Yeoh
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 7485 4363