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Enrolled and mothercraft nurses

Enrolled and mothercraft nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities and in the community, and assist parents in providing care to newborn infants under the supervision of a registered nurse or midwife.

What do enrolled and mothercraft nurses do?

  • assess, plan and implement nursing care for patients
  • provide interventions, treatments and therapies and monitor responses
  • assist registered nurses and other team members to coordinate and evaluate care
  • promote health education activities
  • bathe, feed, change and settle newborn infants
  • provide advice, training and emotional support to parents of newborn infants


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started