Nurse Consultant – Parkinson’s Disease

December 5, 2021

Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: S.A. Health
Total Indicative Remuneration: $125,813 -Â $131,43

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network – Rural Support Service
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: RN/M3: $125,813 – $131,437 p.a.
  • Permanent Full Time position 
  • Location is negotiable across SA Regional LHNs 


The Nurse Consultant –Parkinson’s Disease provides expertise in relation to care for people with Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases across the Regional LHNs. The Nurse Consultant will provide clinical leadership, project management, specialist neurological clinical care, case management, education and evaluation of care. Employees classified at this have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

This role provides clinical leadership for nurses involved in the care of people with neurodegenerative conditions in the Regional LHNs and provides oversight for the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of service improvement initiatives with the aim of improving outcomes for consumers.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

• Primarily providing nursing/midwifery care;

• Providing clinical leadership to nurses/midwives;

• Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient/client/service outcomes.

Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing/midwifery practice, the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices for the specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. 

Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

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 and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 778314


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