Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Job Description

An Endorsed Enrolled Nurse provides medical and nursing care to patients, and plays a key support role in an interdisciplinary medical team. Endorsed Enrolled Nurses can be found in hospitals, at home or in outpatient facilities, and they work under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Endorsed Enrolled Nurses must have successfully completed medication administration education at some stage in their career in order to administer medicines.

Careers Ladder


A Diploma of Nursing is the minimum level of study required to become an Enrolled Nurse in Australia. These qualifications generally take 12 months to two years to complete and are open to anyone 18 years or older who has successfully completed year 12 or has a current Certificate III with relevant industry experience, or a Certificate IV or higher.

Complete a Diploma of Nursing, which is the standard qualification for Endorsed Enrolled Nurses in Australia.

If you would like to explore opportunities to further your career , considering completing Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) which will prepare you to work as a Registered Nurse.

Endorsed Enrolled Nurses must apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Registration must be renewed annually.


  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal
  • Empathy
  • Acumen
  • Autonomy
  • Charismatic
  • Communicator
  • Devoted
  • Educated
  • Flexible
  • Perceptive
  • Procedural
  • Resilient
  • Self-Motivator
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Nursing
  • Aged Care
  • Acute Care
  • AHPRA Scheduled Medicine Endorsement
  • Patient Care
  • CPR Certificate
  • Time Management
  • Care plans

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;