Enrolled Nurse

Job Description

Enrolled Nurses duties will range from providing physical and emotional care, to more complex duties such as giving medications. An Enrolled Nurse (commonly referred to as an EN) provides nursing care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

Careers Ladder


Studies in a Diploma of Nursing will be required to become an Enrolled Nurse in Australia.

You may like to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to practice as an EN. 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
  • Aged Care
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing Practice
  • Ethical Standards
  • Immunisations
  • Computer Literacy
  • Records

Future Prospects

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