• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Wallaroo
  • Salary $62,128 – $72,651 p.a. – ENC/END
  • Ongoing Full Time Contract


 The gorgeous Yorke and Northern region encompassing the Yorke Peninsula and significant areas of the Spencer Gulf and Gulf of St Vincent, Southern Flinders Ranges and the Mid North of South Australia all within easy reach of Adelaide.

The Mid North region is SA’s gateway to the outback and Southern Flinders Ranges, it is renowned for its wonderful rural panoramas and unique country townships. The area is made up of dramatic landscapes and native wildlife and offers an abundance of activities to break up those workdays, including outback camping, four-wheel driving, cycling, and surfing. The beautiful Clare Valley sits within this region and offers some of Australia’s best wines with more than 50 cellar doors to explore and enjoy.

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) supports and fosters a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe in their work environment. This culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions. View the below videos for more information about working for YNLHN:

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network – We care for you

Wallaroo Hospital

Located 160 kilometres from Adelaide on the beautiful coastline of the Yorke Peninsula, Wallaroo is a 21-bed acute hospital. Services offered include 24-hour accident and emergency, acute and general medical services, chemotherapy, medical imaging, surgical services obstetric and maternity care, palliative care, and outpatient clinics.

The Yorke Peninsula region offers a lovely place to live and work, providing a beautiful coastal environment, the area provides great beaches for swimming and fishing. There is plenty of areas to explore on your days off.

Surgical specialities are offered between Monday and Friday by local and visiting medical specialists and include general surgery, orthopaedic, gastroenterology, obstetric, urology, gynaecology, dental, ophthalmology, plastics, and ear nose throat services.

YNLHN surgical services are also supported with a 24-hour, 7-day week on-call service. Applicants to these positions will be required to participate in an on-call roster system to support these services.

Wallaroo Hospital has one operating theatre that provides services 5 days per week with a supporting on-call service.

YNLHN have the following position for a Registered Nurse wishing to work within the Operating Theatres at the Wallaroo Hospital:

  • Enrolled Nurse: Permanent F/T, 1.0 FTE (38 hours per week) Commencing ASAP

Opportunities are also available for Registered Nurses employed in this role to expand and consolidate on additional skills within additional services at each hospital if desired.

Please apply online and provide a cover letter indicating the FTE you are applying for.  Job ref: 873462.

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 https://www.smartsalary.com.au/salary-packaging/.  For information about the eligibility for the 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.

Applications close: 21st July 2024 at 11.55pm CADT

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 873462.

Jayne Gebert
CenSTaR Administration
Phone: 8638 4152
E-mail: jayne.gerbert@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 21 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Jayne Gebert
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8638 4152