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Advanced Nurse / Midwife Manager

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 28 Jul 2022

Location: Kangaroo Island SA

Kangaroo Island Health Service (the Health Service) is part of the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network in South Australia. The Health Service is a remote health unit providing services including emergency, acute inpatient, surgical, maternal and neonatal and outpatient services.


  • Expe­ri­enced Advanced Nurse / Mid­wife Manager
  • Pas­sion­ate about rur­al and remote com­mu­ni­ty health­care provision
  • Focus on con­tem­po­rary mod­els of care and sus­tain­able workforce

Kan­ga­roo Island Health Ser­vice (the Health Ser­vice) is part of the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Net­work in South Aus­tralia. The Health Ser­vice is a remote health unit pro­vid­ing ser­vices includ­ing emer­gency, acute inpa­tient, sur­gi­cal, mater­nal and neona­tal and out­pa­tient ser­vices. Kan­ga­roo Island Health Ser­vice is a Mul­ti-Pur­pose Ser­vices site and pro­vides emer­gency, inpa­tient care, aged care and com­mu­ni­ty care.

Kan­ga­roo Island is Australia’s third-largest island and is one of the world’s great nature-based des­ti­na­tions. It is 13 kilo­me­tres off the coast of South Aus­tralia and 30 min­utes by plane from Ade­laide. Kan­ga­roo Island cov­ers an area of approx­i­mate­ly 4400 square kilo­me­tres, with 509 km of coast­line and 155 km from the East coast to the West coast and is home to a res­i­dent pop­u­la­tion of around 4500 and greater than 190,000 state, inter­state and inter­na­tion­al tourists each year.

The Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Net­work are now seek­ing an expe­ri­enced Advanced Nurse / Mid­wife Man­ag­er to be strate­gi­cal­ly and oper­a­tional­ly respon­si­ble for the gov­er­nance of ser­vices deliv­ered in the Kan­ga­roo Island Com­mu­ni­ty Health Ser­vice. This is a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty for an expe­ri­enced nurse / mid­wife man­ag­er, with a pas­sion for remote health care pro­vi­sion, and some­one who is excit­ed about con­tribut­ing to the Kan­ga­roo Island community. 

To be a strong can­di­date for the role you will have:

  • expe­ri­ence in man­age­ment and lead­er­ship roles prefer­ably in com­mu­ni­ty health settings
  • Demon­strat­ed com­pe­tence in the rel­e­vant area of nursing/​midwifery practice
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Resilience and be a con­tem­po­rary and accom­plished nurs­ing manager
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty in lead­ing and pro­mot­ing con­sumer engage­ment initiatives
  • A pas­sion to live as part of, and con­tribute to, a vibrant com­mu­ni­ty in a unique part of the world.

The clos­ing date for appli­ca­tions is Wednes­day 24 August 2022.

For a con­fi­den­tial dis­cus­sion, please con­tact Prin­ci­pal Con­sul­tant, Liz Hli­pala

M: +61 (0)401 122 301
E: lhlipala@​hardygroupintl.​com