SA Health

Job no: 871118
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Hammill House, Port Pirie 
  • Salary $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – RN/M3
  • Temporary Full Time Contract (up to 27 December 2024)



Are you a seasoned healthcare professional with a passion for driving excellence in patient care? We’re seeking a Nurse Unit Manager to lead and coordinate patient care delivery within Hammill House, Port Pirie.

As a pivotal member of our team, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring continuity and quality of care while fostering a positive work culture.  You’ll utilise your clinical knowledge and experience to lead nursing staff and multidisciplinary teams towards achieving optimal patient/client outcomes.

Your main focus in this role will be line management, coordination, and leadership of team activities, accountability for nursing/midwifery practices, and promoting a work environment conducive to staff development and patient-centric care.

About You

We’re looking for candidates who possess:

  • Strong leadership skills with expertise in communication, problem-solving, and negotiation
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering a person-centered care environment
  • Proven flexibility, creativity, and innovation in healthcare settings
  • Track record in leading and promoting consumer engagement and change management.

Essential Criteria

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 a minimum of 3 years of post-registration experience.  Previous experience in management, leadership and supervisory roles essential.

If you’re ready to take on a rewarding leadership role where you can make a difference in patient care and team development, we invite you to apply now and join our dynamic healthcare team

About the Region

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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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 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. Job ref871118.


Vanessa Watson
CenSTaR Administration Officer
Phone: 0422 142 426

Application Closing Date

15 July 2024 – 11.55PM


871118 PPRHS – Hammill House – Nurse Unit Manager Job Pack.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines



Advertised: 24 Jun 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 15 Jul 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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