Repat Neuro-Behavioural Unit (RNBU)

An exciting opportunity is opening up at the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN), within the Division of Mental Health.

SA Health is investing in a new Repat Neuro-Behavioural Unit (RNBU), which is being established at the Repat Health Precinct to provide high quality, compassionate, relationship-centred care to highly vulnerable patients/consumers living with dementia. The care model places the person at the centre of individualised care including strong engagement with carers and loved ones both upon entry into the Unit and throughout the consumer journey.

The RNBU will care for people living with dementia, whose extreme behavioural and psychological symptoms mean their needs can’t be met in mainstream residential care.

The Unit will also include videoconferencing and telehealth facilities so the expertise of staff can be shared with clinicians in regional and remote areas.

The design of the facility has had input from people with lived experience of dementia, who recently had a tour of the site to check out the progress.

The RNBU will place strong emphasis on ensuring team members’ individual personal values align with a culture of relationship-centred care. The team will be supported by intensive on-boarding and ongoing professional development.

The selection process may involve an on-line assessment that supports values based recruitment. 

Managerial and Medical Roles

For more information on these positions, select the job numbers below.

Other Roles Available

For a copy of the role description and hours available, go to Careers Search.
For further information on any of these roles, please contact the names listed below.

How to apply

To apply for any of these roles, go to the application form.
All applications must be submitted via the Careers SA Health website.

Admin (contact: Stacey.Wright@sa.gov.au)

  • Admin Assistant (Ward Clerk)
  • Admin Assistant (PA)

Patient Services Assistant (contact: Mark.Walker2@sa.gov.au

  • PSA WHA4
  • PSA Coordinator

Allied Health (contact: Melissa.Whitehead.sa.gov.au)

  • Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Carer Consultant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Senior Physiotherapist
  • Dietician
  • Senior Clinical Psychologist
  • Podiatrist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Music Therapist
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Allied Health Clinician

Nursing (contact: Emma.Altman@sa.gov.au)

  • Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Mental Health
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health Qualification
  • Enrolled Nurse