• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Minlaton and Maitland
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $102,966 – $111,456 p.a  – Temp F/T (up to 30 June 2022, job share arrangement may be considered) – RN/RM2

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Community Health Nursing will provide advanced nursing services in a primary health to develop, implement and evaluate strategies and programs in order to achieve optimal health outcomes for Community Health Nursing clients. You will undertake clinical management of nursing clients including allocation to and management of rounds, as well as providing direct nursing care. You will be accountable for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. Promoting continuity and consistency of care, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Yorke and Northern Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate, and have at least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife. With prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will have demonstrated competence in community nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice and have experience in leadership and the supervision of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and in a variety of settings within the community.

You will be required to work 30.4 hours per fortnight at Minlaton site, and 45.6 hours per fortnight at Maitland. Job share arrangement may be considered.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

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.

Applications close: 4 March 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 745637

Closing Date for Applications: 4/3/21
Name of Contact Person: Sue Kain
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8842 6571