• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Various Locations across the Region
  • Salary $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. (pro rata) – RN/M1
  • Various Contracts – Ongoing Part Time


 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 Yorke Peninsula, with over 700 kilometres of coastline, boasts stunning beaches and friendly local towns. It is one of SA’s most accessible seaside escape locations with breathtaking views and national parks. It is a place to experience fresh seafood from local providers and you’ll also find plenty of bakeries, craft breweries and distilleries. Walking trails, diving, surfing, and cycling are just some of the recreational activities the Yorke Peninsula has to offer.

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.

A career in the YNLHN can be very rewarding and comes with great lifestyles benefits. Whether you want to specialise in a particular area like Renal, Emergency, Perioperative, Mental Health or Community Health, we have diverse job prospects and opportunities to fast track your skills and career. Not to mention your choice of scenery from farm to ocean, vineyards, and the Southern Flinders Ranges.  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

The YNLHN offers our employees access to salary sacrifice arrangements through Smart and some areas have access to a remote zone allowance. Also, Commonwealth relocation incentives and retention bonuses may also apply.  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.

YNLHN Nursing and Midwifery currently have multiple permanent Aged Care Registered Nurse (RN) opportunities available for existing staff and new employees across YNLHN. Vacancies are currently available at the following sites:

Clare Hospital – Kara House Nursing Home

Located 150 kilometres from Adelaide in the beautiful mid-north, the Clare and Gilbert Valley region is a lovely place to live and work, providing beauty, affordability, culture, great lifestyle, and employment opportunities. Offering over 40 Cellar doors, many restaurants, cafes and galleries, there is no shortage of places to eat, drink and have fun.

Kara House is a 25 bed Residential Aged Care Facility.  Kara House is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T, 0.53 FTE (20 hours per week) Commencing ASAP

Hammill House – Port Pirie

Located 223 kilometres from Adelaide – known as the City of Friendly People
Port Pirie is a small City, nestled in the Southern Flinders Ranges as well as being situated on the Spencer Gulf, providing the perfect location of rolling hills meeting the beautiful coastline. It is a small drive to some of the most spectacular and diverse hiking trails.

Hammill House is a 20 bed Residential Aged Care Facility.  Hammill House is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T 1.16 FTE (Various positions) Commencing ASAP

Melaleuca Court Nursing Home – Minlaton

Located 200kms west of Adelaide on the beautiful Yorke Peninsula in the regional township of Minlaton, Melaleuca Court is a 35 bed Residential Aged Care facility.

Minlaton is known as the Barley Capital of the world and described as a picturesque town with wide open streets. Located in the middle of the Yorke Peninsula it is also a gateway to many beautiful coastal communities and locations.

Melaleuca Court Nursing Home is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T, 0.84 FTE (32 hours per fortnight) Commencing ASAP

Orroroo Community Home

Located 270 kms north of Adelaide and 120 kms northeast of Port Pirie in the regional township of Orroroo, Orroroo Nursing Home is a 16 bed Residential Aged Care facility co-located at the Orroroo Hospital.

Located on the southern edge of the Flinders Ranges, Orroroo is a friendly and welcoming farming community. Offering sporting, recreational, enhanced loop trails that can be explored by foot, bike, car or even horseback Orroroo offers a relaxing and hassle free lifestyle experience.

Orroroo Community Home is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T, 1.5 FTE (Various Positions) Commencing ASAP

Peterborough Hospital – Nalya Lodge

Located 220kms north of Adelaide and 113kms southeast of Port Augusta in the regional township of Peterborough, Nalya Lodge is an 11 bed Residential Aged Care facility co-located at the Peterborough Hospital

Peterborough is a farming community located on the edge of the Flinders Ranges, Peterborough welcomes everyone with their friendly nature, artistic creativity, love of country and fondness of a good yarn

Nalya Lodge is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T, 4.2 FTE (Various Positions) Commencing ASAP

Please apply online and provide a cover letter indicating which position/s, site/s, and FTE you are applying for. Job ref: 873463.

Important 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.

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: 873463.

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