• Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Murray Bridge
  • Salary $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M3


We have a great leadership opportunity for a Nurse Unit Manager to lead the Nursing team in providing patient care within the Emergency Department and Chemotherapy Unit at Murray Bridge Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will use your clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal coordination of patient care delivery in a patient/client care area within the Health Unit. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and midwifery and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient care and outcomes.


Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with at least 3 years post registration experience.  Experience in management and leadership roles and the supervision of students, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and Midwives essential.

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)
  • 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: 13th May 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 865483.

Kristin Hunter
Director of Nursing and Midwifery
Phone: 8535 6777
E-mail: Kristin.Hunter@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 13 May 2024
Name of Contact Person: Kristin Hunter