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  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale
  • Salary: RN1 - $68,481 - $93,439 p.a. (pro rata) / RN2C - $79,998 - $101,120 p.a. (pro rata) - Ongoing Part-Time working 32 hours per week.
South Australia has some of the best beaches, world famous wine regions, the Fringe Festival, the fantastic Adelaide Oval and enviable award-winning food and dining experiences. Adelaide consistently ranked in the world’s 10 most liveable cities throughout the 2010’s and in 2021 Adelaide was ranked the third most liveable city in the world. Adelaide has more affordable accommodation and less traffic congestion with easy access to all facilities from the beach to the Adelaide Hills and scenic regional areas. With a population of over 1,300,000, Adelaide has all of the advantages of bigger cities without the dense population and expense.
The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care to more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged. With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.
Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.
Here at NALHN, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes, everyone has a Story and Everyone Grows. Consistent with our values, we are looking for a midwife with a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of women and families. The successful applicant will assist in leading and growing our Home Visiting Midwife service.
The Home Visiting Midwives provide a wide range of postnatal midwifery services within the community to support families within the LMH catchment - North and North-eastern suburbs of Adelaide.

These postnatal services include:
• Routine postnatal care of mothers and babies within the first week of life.
• LSCS management and wound care
• Breastfeeding / Formula feeding support
• Neonatal weight management
• Routine screening of mothers and babies
• Home Phototherapy and ongoing jaundice management
• Community engagement for vulnerable families.

This highly specialised unit is innovative, and client focussed with exceptional outcomes. The right person for this role has a ‘can-do’ attitude. You will be driven, collaborative and supportive with a commitment to growing yourself and the people you work alongside.
Employees classified at this level provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings. Employees working within this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice. They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. An employee at this level accepts accountability for his or her own standards of nursing/midwifery care and for activities delegated to others.
The Registered Midwife position works as part of the team in the home visiting community service which provide short term postnatal and neonatal care in the community for families following discharge from the Lyell McEwin Hospital. Employees classified at this level use their clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery in a patient/client care area within a Health Unit/Community Service.
As a Clinical Nurse in this position, you will provide nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to
proficient practitioners. You will accept accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. The Clinical Midwife role at this level continues to be predominantly clinical in nature; however, employees are assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities should be negotiated with
each employee and be consistent with the career development plan for the employee as determined by their performance review/development plan.

To be eligible for this position as a Registered Nurse you are required to be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

To be eligible for this position as a Clinical Nurse you will be required to be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate; OR registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) Directions 2022 No 7 to work in SA Health/health care 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.

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

Maeve Downes

[email protected]

08 8182 9776

Part Time
Elizabeth Vale
$68,481 - $93,439 pa
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