411412 Mothercraft Nurse

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
411412
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Mothercraft Nurse
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
Yes
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

411412 MOTHERCRAFT NURSE

Provides care to newborn infants, and provides advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 2

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

4114 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
4114
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

4114 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.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
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
providing emotional support to parents of newborn infants

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
733.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
866.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
855.80