• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, various sites across Yorke and Northern Region
  • Salary $28.94 – $29.80 per hour + 25% casual loading – Casual up to 31 May 2025 – AIN/AIM

Please note locations: Balaklava, Booleroo Centre, Burra, Clare, Crystal Brook, Jamestown, Laura, Maitland, Minlaton, Orroroo, Peterborough, Port Pirie, Riverton, Snowtown, Wallaroo and Yorketown.

By becoming a part of the Yorke and Northern LHN CenSTaR Assistant in Nursing Candidate Pool, you’ll contribute to caring for residents and patients across various Yorke and Northern Local Health Network facilities.

In the role of Assistant in Nursing, you’ll provide vital support to Enrolled and Registered Nurses in administering general care to residents/clients. This involves performing essential nursing tasks typically handled by Enrolled or Registered Nurses, such as assisting with personal care for patients and handling basic technical duties like preparing for nursing procedures, sanitizing equipment, and managing local inventory levels.

Your responsibilities will also encompass maintaining a safe environment, both physically and culturally, for both patients and staff. Adherence to established guidelines, protocols, and standards set forth by the organization is paramount. While working under the direct or indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse, your tasks may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a collaborative care team setting.

Essential Criteria
To be eligible to apply, candidates must be:

  • Enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing or midwifery and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level; OR
  • Employed on the basis that the person is, or will be, undertaking a course approved by the Registration Authority for the preparation of Enrolled Nurses; OR
  • Hold a Certificate III or IV in one of the following health related disciplines:
    • Basic Health Care;
    • Aged Care;
    • Health Services Assistance: (Qualifications to include elective units recommended for AIN Acute care);
    • Home and Community Care;
    • Individual Support Work;
    • Or such other nationally recognised courses approved within the healthcare setting by full agreement of DHA and the ANMF

About us
Being part of Yorke & Northern 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.

The beautiful Yorke and Northern region is a great lifestyle location with easy access to Adelaide via a major road network. There is the opportunity to work flexible hours within service needs – work/life balance is valued by our health network. We offer supportive and friendly team environments across our sites. The health units within the Yorke & Northern LHN have dedicated, experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care.

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

Applicant Information
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.

We also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.

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: 31st May 2025 

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 862362.

Vanessa Watson
CenSTaR Administration Officer
Phone: 0422 142 426
E-mail: vanessa.watson@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 31 May 2025
Name of Contact Person: Vanessa Watson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0422 142 426