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JOB ID: H17_2670

The Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer (CNMO) position is your opportunity to put your credible high level strategic leadership and extensive and successful experience in leading nursing and midwifery policy into meeting the challenges of delivering contemporary, evidence based best practice across South Australia, whilst also forming strong partnerships with your colleagues nationally.

Your role is a pivotal state-wide leadership and influencing role for the professions. It provides important, strategic advice to inform SA Health policy and is instrumental in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing and midwifery specific policy. As a valued member of the Deputy Chief Executive’s Division you will be contributing to SA Health’s leadership, vision and strategic direction.

Significantly, you will be leading the professions quality initiatives, and have an indirect role in planning and delivery of health systems and services through influencing management and practices. Your personal leadership style in fostering inter-professional collaboration will contribute to a positive culture through the Office for Professional Leadership along with the Chief Medical Officer’s Office and the Chief Allied and Scientific Health Advisor's Office.

To be the successful candidate you will demonstrate: exemplary interpersonal, communication and influencing skills; the ability to form strong and constructive strategic working partnerships; senior strategic leadership of major reform; senior management experience at executive level within the professions; experienced leadership to a complex multidisciplinary organisation; significant experience in leading service reviews within the professions and analysis of complex, contentious and sensitive issues; advice and information in policy including influencing consultative processes with diverse range of stakeholders; comprehensive knowledge of emerging issues, trends, education and workforce issues within the professions.

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Registration Board Australia is essential and relevant tertiary qualifications are sought.

To apply visit to obtain the selection documentation

For a confidential discussion contact:

Rhodie Miller, Principal Consultant on +61 (0) 422 816 557 or via email

Applications close: Monday 4th December 2017