Overview

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Community & Allied Health Services, Balaklava
  • Salary $100, 343 – $107, 279 p.a. (pro rata) – RN/M2A  
  • Temporary Part time – up to 1 November 2024 – 24 hours per week 
  • Operating on a 7-day roster

Overview

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of individuals and communities? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can lead and innovate in healthcare delivery? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Join Our Team as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Community Health Nursing based in Balaklava.

As our Associate Nurse Unit Manager -Community Health Nursing, you’ll play a pivotal role in advancing primary healthcare services and enhancing health outcomes for our valued clients. Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Providing Advanced Nursing Care: Utilise your expertise to deliver high-quality nursing care to our diverse range of clients in the community setting;
  • Developing Strategies and Programs: Lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative strategies and programs aimed at improving the overall health and well-being of our community health nursing clients;
  • Collaborating with a Dynamic Team: Work closely with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals to coordinate care, manage nursing rounds, and ensure the seamless delivery of services;
  • Driving Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for improvement and spearhead initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our community health nursing practices; and
  • Nurturing Professional Growth: Enjoy ample opportunities for professional development and career advancement as you expand your skills and knowledge in community health nursing.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your nursing career and make a meaningful impact on the health and wellness of our community, we want to hear from you! Join us in our mission to provide exceptional care and support to those who need it most.

Why work for Us?

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network – We care for you

Eligibility 

Applicants 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 with at least 3 years, full time equivalent, post registration experience.

Experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses essential.

Location

Balaklava is a charming town where history meets modern living! Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes and the tranquil Wakefield River, Balaklava offers a rich tapestry of heritage, from its agricultural roots to its wartime significance. Explore boutique shops, cafés, and vibrant galleries along the town’s main street, while enjoying a relaxed family-friendly lifestyle supported by excellent schools and community services. With a thriving agricultural industry and a vibrant arts scene, Balaklava is the perfect blend of country charm and modern convenience, inviting you to experience the warmth and hospitality of rural South Australia in every moment.

About Us

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Yorke and Northern LHN – We care for you

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Important Information

This is a part time vacancy, working 48 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.  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.

Check(s)

  • 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: 11th June 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 864247.

Contact:

Sue Kain
Nurse Manager / Team Leader
Phone: 8842 6571
Email: sue.kain@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 11th June 2024