Enrolled Nurse - Casual Pool

Job no: 865181
Work type: Casual
Location: South East
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery
  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier
  • Salary: $31.34 - $36.65 per hour + 25% casual loading - Casual  (up to 11 April 2025) - ENC/END


Applications are now open for the Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service Enrolled Nurse Casual Pool. Apply now!

A Casual Pool works by applications being accepted on a continuing basis for a period of 12 months. A selection panel will regularly review and assess applications, and keep you informed during the process.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will assist with the provision of professional high quality patient care at Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service.
  • Maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team, you will implement appropriate nursing care and assist with general and specialised procedures from nursing care plans. 
  • Plan and prioritise your own work program to achieve defined outcomes and exercise judgment when it is required to solve problems arising in your work area.
  • Provide verbal and documented information within your scope of practice to patients, other health care team members, and members of the public, and contribute to your professional expertise by maintaining ongoing personal professional development and continuing education through a portfolio of post-enrolment learning.
  • Work with the aged, children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Recognise and respond to clinical deterioration or other incidents and escalating appropriately
  • Provide evidenced based care, developing clinical skills while keeping up to date with professional standards of practice and quality management initiatives consistent with organisational policies

About You

  • Enrolled as an Enrolled Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate.
  • A team player able to work cohesively within a multidisciplinary environment,
  • you will have experience, within the boundaries of your education and skill preparation, in the provision of nursing and or midwifery care in the healthcare setting in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.
  • You will have the ability to engage with a broad range of people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, reflecting your high level interpersonal, written and verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times, you will have sound knowledge and understanding the role of the Enrolled Nurse within the health care setting.


The Region

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network is surrounded by a world class wine region, outdoor adventures, and some of South Australia’s best coastline, offering a work-life balance like no other.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network, part of SA Health, provides a wide range of health care services to residents within the Limestone Coast region, which is situated in the southeastern part of South Australia and extending all the way to the Victorian border.  Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service is part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network. We provide acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants.

Mount Gambier & District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia. Nursing roles in Mount Gambier have much to offer; you will benefit from ongoing career development, education and training opportunities, be part of a progressive rural region, have access to an extensive range of clinical support on site, and be part of a friendly team environment. 

Your lifestyle

  • Relaxed and affordable lifestyle
  • Access to safe beaches, excellent recreational fishing, sailing and surf
  • Outstanding National Parks and great sporting and recreational facilities
  • Well-serviced with educational facilities, including TAFE and University campuses
  • Plenty of social activities including sporting clubs, music groups and great food and beverage experiences

Find out more about working with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/workatLCLHN.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups. The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.


Applicant 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

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 more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job Ref: 865181


Nurse Unit Manager 
Phone: 87211343
Email: Health.MGDHSNursingResourceAndInformationSystems@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

11 April 2025 - 11.55PM


865181 Enrolled Nurse - Job Pack.pdf

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