SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network

  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network – Allied Health, Complex & Sub Acute Care
  • Registered Nurse – Access Assistant Program (Disability Services) – Balaklava, Dublin, Tanunda, Port Lincoln
  • Casual Hourly Rate – $35.59 – $48.56 + 11% Superannuation + 25% casual loading – RN/M1
  • Employment Casual


The Women’s and Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia.

We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions and SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. We also provides important community-based services, of which the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and Child, Family Health Service (CaFHS)  and  Disability Services are an integral part.

Our Access Assistant Program in Disability Services , part of Allied Health, Spiritual Care, Complex & Sub Acute Care directorate provides services for students with complex health care needs and / or physical disabilities while they are at school.

About the Role

We currently have multiple exciting opportunities to join the Disability and Complex Care team as Registered Nurse, Level 1 on Casual capacity.

As a Registered Nurse Level 1, you will:

  • provide direct nursing care and support to pre-school and school aged children in community educational settings with complex health and disability needs
  • work 1:1 in education settings, such as pre-school, mainstream schools and special education schools
  • work in collaboration with other health professionals
  • consolidate knowledge and skills and develops in capability through continuous professional development and experience

About You

We are  seeking a registered (or eligible for registration) nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and holds, (or who is eligible to hold), a current practicing certificate; who has had experience in working with clients with complex and/or invasive health care including tracheostomies, oxygen therapy and ventilation.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality service to consumers/clients

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role descriptions for each role.

If this sounds like the next step in your rewarding nursing career, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Other 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)
  • 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. Job ref: 815524


Jodie-Ann Hochuli

Nursing Director, Disability and Complex Care

Phone:  0458 112 366


Application Closing Date: Friday, 25th October 2024 – 11.55PM


RN1 Registered Nurse AAP Disability Services -Role Description – 815524.pdf

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

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