Community Health Nurse

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Eyre Peninsula, Cummins SA, Australia
  • 10 Aug, 2018
Casual Registered Midwife Registered Nurse Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Eyre & Far North Community Health, various locations
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $62,957 - $85,902 + 25% casual loading (pro rata) - Casual - RN/RM1


$62,957 - $85,902 + 25% casual loading (pro rata)




Joining the Eyre & Far North Community Health Service, you will provide direct person-centred nursing care and individual case management to patients on a shift-by-shift basis in the community setting, with increasing autonomy over time. Working with clients in the community where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds, you will provide health promotion and education to patients and carers to improve the health outcomes of each individual. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA 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.

You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a community health setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 30 June 2019

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 658302

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Closing Date for Applications

30 June 2019



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