Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses

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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.

Fun facts

  • 1312 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 43% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 90% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by enrolled and mothercraft nurses. A few are listed below:

  • assessing, planning and implementing nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as administering medications, and monitoring responses to treatments and care plans
  • assisting Registered Nurses and other team members to coordinate and evaluate care provided
  • promoting and assisting in health education activities for the prevention of ill health
  • bathing, feeding, changing and settling newborn infants
  • providing advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants
  • providing emotional support to parents of newborn infants

Specific occupations

  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Mothercraft Nurse
  • Medical Assistant (Defence)