• Part Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) – Whyalla
  • Salary – Classification – RN/M1 – REG NSE/MIDWIFE LV 1 – $68,481 to $93,439 pro rata
  • Employment Part time – Ongoing Permanent


An exciting ongoing career opportunity has opened up in the CAFHS Country North Team for a dedicated and passionate Registered Nurse / Midwife (RN/M1), located at Whyalla.

The Registered Nurse / Midwife provides nursing services in Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS). 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 care and for activities delegated to others.

The RN/M is responsible to undertake a portfolio within which they will:

  • Assess individual client needs, plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies.
  • Provide direct person centred nursing care to clients in a defined team with increasing autonomy over time.
  • Plan and coordinate services with other disciplines or agencies in providing individual health care needs.

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


The Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) is a free state-wide service that supports parents and families of children from birth to five years of age, who live across metropolitan, regional and rural areas in South Australia.

With over 100 clinics across South Australia, CaFHS helps parents and families to understand their child’s health, development, and wellbeing needs, which can include breastfeeding, sleeping, settling, introducing solids, parenting and play and development. Each year, CaFHS provides over 75,000 family consultations  via in clinic or at home appointments, telehealth (phone) or virtually.

South Australia records approximately 20,000 births each year and CaFHS offers an in home initial 4 health and development check at 1 to 4 weeks of age, to support the infant and family’s health, wellbeing and development. Further health and development checks are offered at 6-8 weeks, 6-9 months, 18-24 months, 3 years and 4 to 5 years. For children with ongoing or complex needs, CaFHS can refer families to other healthcare and community service supports.

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

It is the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions and SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. It also provides important community-based services of which the Child and Family Health Service (CAFHS) is an integral part.

If joining the CAFHS team sounds like the next step in your rewarding nursing career, please 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. work involving vulnerable clients)
  • Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances)

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 810392


Kathryn Sumner
Title: Nurse Consultant
Phone: (08) 83031624
E-mail: kathryn.sumner@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

9/12/2022 – 11.55PM

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.