Join the CALHN nursing team

At Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), our nursing team achieves the extraordinary every day.

We’re looking for experienced nursing staff to join us and help us shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research.

Opportunities now available

We’re looking for registered and enrolled nurses to join the network with opportunities available across a wide range of services/units including:

  • General Medical & Geriatric
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgical
  • Mental Health community
  • General and specialised Rehabilitation
  • Palliative Care
  • Spinal Unit
  • Burns Unit
  • Oncology
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • ICU
  • Perioperative
  • Mental Health acute
  • Central staffing hub
  • Renal transplantation and dialysis
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology and Stroke
  • Infectious diseases

What are we are looking for?

We are looking for enrolled and registered nurses who are either enrolled or eligible for enrolment with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who hold a current practising certificate.

Our ideal candidates:

  • are driven, dynamic and person-centred who have a desire to provide world-class care that is connected and revolves around the consumer in their (and our) community.
  • will thrive working collaboratively within inter-disciplinary teams and care partners, consumers, carers and their families to achieve the best outcomes and experiences for patients.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.  Growing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce is just one way we ensure consumers receive culturally appropriate care so that together, we can have a positive impact on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in South Australia.  At CALHN we have developed networks to strengthen supports for the Aboriginal workforce.

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

About us

As the largest health network in South Australia, CALHN plays a central role in improving the health and wellbeing of South Australians by delivering world-class integrated healthcare and hospital services.

As a nurse working within CALHN you’ll be exposed to diverse clinical environments, providing endless opportunities for your professional career to flourish. You’ll have the opportunity to work with medical and allied health staff as part of part of a inter-disciplinary team to make a difference to the health of consumers and their families.

Importantly, you’ll be part of a supportive and innovative organisation, committed to best practice where your ideas and feedback on systems and practices will be valued. You’ll have access high quality practice, education and research to compliment the hands-on experience you’ll gain working with us.

You can find out more about CALHN’s sites and services from this website or visit our YouTube channel to find out how CALHN’s nurses are achieving the extraordinary.

How to apply

Click here to apply to join the CALHN nursing team.

Applications will be assessed regularly with selection processes to commence in September 2021.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.


If you have any questions or enquiries, please contact our Nursing Recruitment Team on email

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