Mt Gambier Nursing Candidate Pool

Country Health SA in Mount Gambier is currently recruiting for suitably qualified Registered Nurses, dual registration Registered Nurses/Registered Midwives and Enrolled Nurses.

The Mount Gambier Nursing Candidate Pool is now open - meaning you can apply for a variety of nursing positions that are available now and throughout the next year.

Country Health SA Local Health Network

Country Health SA provides high quality, safe and innovative health services to rural and regional South Australia. We are committed to growing better country health services close to home. Discover more about our vision and values

Career Benefits

By joining Country Health SA in Mount Gambier as a nurse you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Be part of the largest Rural Health Service in South Australia
  • Experience a diversity of clinical practice
  • Be part of a teaching organisation - with strong links to universities
  • Access to Uni SA within the City of Mount Gambier, with Flinders Medical School located on the same site as the health service
  • Enjoy career development and learning opportunities - be able to use a wide range of clinical specialities to support and lead clinical care or equally develop clinical expertise in a broad spectrum of clinical fields
  • Be part of progressive rural region - sharing learning and teamwork across all regional sites - with strong clinical networks across the South East region
  • Access to an extensive range of clinical supports on site - pathology, radiology, imaging, access to allied and community health plus specialty services
  • Have the opportunity to share your learned knowledge as well as build additional expertise

About Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier is located half way between Adelaide and Melbourne, but that's not the only reason we're perfectly centred. Mount Gambier strikes the ideal balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and comforts of a small town, between cultural progress and tradition, and between modern conveniences and the preservation of natural beauty - be it our iconic blue lake, or our many caves, sinkholes and parks.

Located 30 minutes from the Coonawarra wine district, in under an hour you can visit amazing coastline, world heritage listed Naracoorte Caves and many other beautiful locations.

A great place to bring up a family

Mount Gambier has everything a large rural centre should, including fantastic quality public and private schools, kindergartens and child care centres. It's home to a variety of activities to enjoy as a family, and housing prices are very reasonable when compared with metropolitan Adelaide or Melbourne. Enjoy life without a commute, and be home in just a few minutes. You can even choose to live in the countryside located 5 minutes from town, if you're looking for a tree change, or you can live in the township, and be walking distance to cafes, restaurants, pubs and entertainment.

Live an outdoor lifestyle

Mount Gambier is the right place for outdoor opportunities, with plenty of land, sea and sky options such as caving, sinkhole diving, surfing, sailing, fishing, archery, shooting, horse-riding, and walking trails. There are gyms and sporting clubs offering team and individual sports. Cycle or walk along the newly-created Railway Lands that take you across town or enjoy the many events that take place in this area.

Mount Gambier is located in a region filled with beautiful sandy beaches, where you can enjoy water sports or access some of the best fishing spots. Top spots include Port Macdonnell, Beachport and Robe.

Get your fix of culture, music and entertainment

The benefits of being half way between Adelaide and Melbourne is that shows stop here to perform. Don't expect Madonna, but entertainers such as our own Louise Adams and Kasey Chambers have all recently dropped in.

Adelaide Fringe in Mount Gambier is a month long program of spectacular performances and visual arts events in Mount Gambier as part of the Fringe and brings the streets to life throughout the last weekend in February through mid-March.

Mount Gambier is the home of the James Morrison Jazz Academy and this Generations in Jazz is a spectacular gathering on the outskirts of the city and not only attracts the jazz legends of today but the bright stars of tomorrow, bringing together up to 4400 of Australia's most talented musicians, along with a growing list of global artists.

The Riddoch Art Gallery is the largest SA Regional Gallery.

Current opportunities

Start your exciting country nursing career in Mount Gambier now - apply now!

  • Job Ref: 635947 Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife
  • Job Ref: 635949 Enrolled Nurse

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions


"I chose to work for Country Health SA in Mount Gambier because of the continuous training and education supported by the hospital. I can work 3 days a week to look after my family and also do training as well.

We have lots of fun on the work-floor and have a great work ethic, the teamwork and atmosphere are fantastic. There is a real community here." Read more of Ruth's story