• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Nursing and Midwifery
  • Location Negotiable
  • Salary $156,163 p.a. – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M 5.2

*  Experienced Midwifery Divisional Director – Midwifery, Perinatal and Women’s Health
*  Strategic Transformational and Innovative leader
*  Passionate about rural healthcare provision
*  Focus on contemporary models of care and sustainable workforce


This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Nurse/Midwife Divisional leader, with a passion for rural health care provision to live and work in a wonderful region of South Australia.

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) region 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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About the Role

YNLHN are now seeking an experienced Midwifery Divisional Director – Midwifery, Perinatal and Women’s Health, to provide strategic, transformational, and innovative leadership, governance, and direction for the Regional Local Health Network and provide a key support for the Executive Director Nursing & Midwifery by ensuring the operational services function as a highly effective component of the organisation producing a high degree of confidence in the service delivery.

The focus of this component of the role is to deliver the highest quality of care to women and their families. This will be through development and implementation of frameworks and systems within which Nursing/Midwifery employees practice, and on monitoring and evaluating clinical practice and service delivery standards.

To be a strong candidate for the role you will have:

  • significant experience in nursing and/or midwifery leadership and healthcare management, specialising in Midwifery
  • Be recognised as a strategic, contemporary and transformative nursing and/or midwifery leader who can contribute to the overall leadership of the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network;
  • Experience in leading successful change and developing models of service delivery across the continuum of care including acute, community and mental health; and
  • A passion to live as part of, and contribute to, a vibrant community in a thriving rural community.


All 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 5 years post registration experience.  Experience in Midwifery is essential.

Please refer to the job pack below for more detailed information on essential minimum requirements.

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 (direct contact with blood or body substances)

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: 8th April 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 860883.


Closing Date for Applications: 8th April 2024
Name of Contact Person: Candice Hargrave
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7117 6164