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Enrolled Nurse
Occupation in demand Occupation in demand Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Provides nursing care to patients in a variety of health, aged care, welfare and community settings under the supervision of Registered Nurses. Registration or licensing is required.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Specialisations
  • Medical Assistant (Defence)
Job prospects for Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses in Victoria

Occupations in the Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses group include Enrolled Nurse and Mothercraft Nurse.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 4,100 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,187.90

Hourly earnings
$32.30

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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