Music Therapist - Grade 3 (fixed term)

Job posted: 14/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 59499

Reference: 59499

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey:

Monash Children’s Hospital is one of Australia’s leading providers of integrated children’s health services, with more than 30 specialist services and programs. We have Victoria’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and provide leading paediatric services in many areas including Diabetes & Endocrinology, Rehabilitation, Oncology and Eating Disorders.

The Music Therapy service is integrated across Monash Health, providing clinical services in paediatric and adult inpatient, mental health and community services, operating across Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children's Hospital, Dandenong and Casey Hospitals and the Kingston Centre. We form part of a dynamic allied health team and are committed to a patient centred, evidence based practice and supporting staff to continue their career development and lifelong learning.

This exciting new Grade 3, 0.6EFT position (part-time fixed term until March 2024) is available to Senior Music Therapy clinicians and is based at Monash Children's Hospital. Ongoing supervision and professional development opportunities are provided.

A Day in the Life:

We know the importance of Music Therapy and how it contributes positively to our patients’ lives. We love what we do and now we are seeking a talented Senior Music Therapist to work in a Grade 3 capacity with us in Monash Children’s Hospital.

What an exciting opportunity to expand your clinical and leadership skills in this role. This role can afford an aspiring Grade 2 clinician to transition to Grade 3. We will offer you guidance and support in your transition.

In this respected, senior position you will work collaboratively with a dynamic group of people who are inclusive, passionate and share a vision to provide excellent, evidence-based care for patients and their families.

No two days will be the same – we promise you a diverse range of opportunities to utilise your skills and expertise as one of our Music Therapists. We are a supportive group of clinicians with a common goal of excellent clinical care for everyone in our care.

What You Bring:

  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work as a Music Therapist
  • Compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team
  • Motivation and accountability for the management of specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Strong leadership skills in people management, conflict resolution and building and motivating teams
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership, evaluation and implementation of quality improvement or research activities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a strong team focus and an innovative approach

 What you need:

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Music Therapy from an approved training course
  • Eligible for current membership and registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Inc.
  • Current ARIA Music Therapist Copyright & Reproduction licence

In return we will provide,

  • A supportive and cohesive team of paediatric clinicians within a larger multidisciplinary setting
  • Genuine career progression and professional development
  • Continual opportunities to use your drive for innovation to develop services to meet the changing landscape within the broader healthcare system

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Amy Thomas on 0408 459 329

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

We only accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Music Therapist - Grade 3 (fixed term)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Amy Thomas - 0408459329

Music Therapist - Grade 3 (fixed term)