Position Details
Reference Number 13825
Position Title Music Therapist
Department Diversional Therapy
Site Northern Sydney
Location Hunters Hill 120 High Street,, Hunters Hill New South Wales 2110
Roles Available 1
Position Summary

A rare opportunity is available for a passionate, experienced Music Therapist to join our dynamic inter-disciplinary team and undertake music therapy activities for the enjoyment of our residents in a well-resourced and innovative environment. The position is a truly hands on and fully immersive role with a particular focus on integrating programs of work in group or one-on-one settings with our residents. With the support of a knowledgeable multidisciplinary team, you will be able to set up and develop the Music Therapy function within our nursing homes and hostel units across our Hunters Hill and Maroubra campuses.

This is a temporary part-time position available for immediate start, finishing for:

Monday 9am – 5pm at Hunters Hill

Wednesday 9am-3pm at Hunters Hill

Friday 10am-3pm at Maroubra

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Holistically develop and maintain better practice music therapy programs
  • Establish and coordinate outcome based therapeutic music programs
  • Develop and implement Music Therapy interventions
  • Develop and maintain appropriate documentation for resident care needs

Essential Criteria: 

  • Registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association
  • Ability to develop and implement music therapy sessions
  • Excellent communications skills (written, verbal and interpersonal skills)
  • Operate effectively in a team and autonomously
  • Ability to set priorities and work to deadlines
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Computer skills including basic publishing applications

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in an aged care setting
  • Experience in therapeutic care planning
  • Variety of instruments and/or experience in facilitating a choir
  • Current first aid certificate

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person Nicola Ross
Contact Number 8345 9245
Closing Date 03/10/2019