• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Port Pirie 
  • Salary $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M3


CenSTaR is the Yorke and Northern Local Health Networks Central Staffing and Recruitment pathway that coordinates recruitment and placement of Nurses, Midwives, Assistants in Nursing, and Carers through a streamlined, specialised pathway.

We have a great leadership opportunity for a Nurse Manager who will use their clinical knowledge and experience to provide leadership of the YNLHN Central Staffing and Recruitment (CenSTaR) Team.

The Nurse Manager provides services to Nurse/Midwife Unit Managers, Directors of Nursing and Midwifery, Executive Officer/Directors of Nursing, Nursing Directors and Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery in nursing/midwifery practice and services in areas including but not limited to staffing methodologies, recruitment and selection, human resource management, financial administration, accreditation and risk management processes and information systems management.

The Nurse Manager accepts accountability for the outcomes of nursing/midwifery management practices, for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for contributing to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes.   They provide oversight and management of the health service including staff allocation, professional responsibility for nursing and midwifery CenSTaR staff, staffing skills mix, work health and safety responsibilities and significant events in consultation with the executive on call.


It is expected that all applicants will 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 essential.

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

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Important Information

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.


  • 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.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 866109

Closing Date for Applications: 28 May 2024
Name of Contact Person: Vanessa Watson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0422 142 426