• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Burra/Snowtown
  • Salary $148,016 p.a. – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M6.2


A fantastic leadership opportunity is available for an Executive Officer/Director of Nursing to provide strategic and operational leadership, governance and direction for the nursing/midwifery services within Burra and Snowtown Hospitals.

The focus of this role is on the development and implementation of frameworks and systems within which nursing/midwifery staff practice, and on monitoring and evaluating clinical practice and service delivery standards.  The Executive Officer/Director of Nursing will be an expert manager, practicing at an advanced level, and have an extended scope of practice with a high degree of autonomous decision making.

Please refer to the job pack below for more detailed information on the role and responsibilities.


Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse, Nurse/Midwife or Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with five years post registration experience as a Nurse/Midwife.

With demonstrated experience in management including personnel, finance and strategic planning and leadership, The successful applicant will bring the ability to foster a workplace environment that develops staff potential. Effective leadership skills, including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation, will hold the applicants in good stead for this role.

Important Information

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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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.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:857988.

Closing Date for Applications: 23 February 2024
Name of Contact Person: Jasmine Ritter
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8823 0334