Position Details
Reference Number 65127
Position Title Music Therapist -Paediatric - Grade 1 - working various sites
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Music, Art and Child Life Therapy
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Rotating training program position
  • Excellent supervision and learning opportunities
  • Friendly, supportive workplace with career advancement opportunities

Our Journey:

Music Therapy at Monash Health is provided across many sites, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children's Hospital, Dandenong and Casey Hospitals and the Kingston Centre. We provide clinical services to paediatric and adult inpatients, mental health and community services. 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.

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 enjoy making a positive impact to our patients.

We are looking for a talented Grade 1 Music Therapist to join our team in an ongoing part time, rotational role.

These role forms part of our Grade 1 rotation program. Rotation opportunities may include acute paediatrics, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation service, sub-acute adult rehabilitation and acute adults. Ongoing supervision and professional development opportunities are provided. 

This role will afford you variety (no two days are the same!) and the opportunity to gain experience in many different clinical settings in our Monash Children’s Hospital, Kingston Centre (Cheltenham) and Casey sites. You will be joining a friendly and welcoming team of Music Therapists who all share a common goal of excellent clinical care for all our patients.

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
  • 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
  • All candidates require Australian working rights

In return we will provide,

  • A supportive and cohesive team of 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 Hayley Miller on 0427314847.

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 22,000 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.

Contact Person
HAYLEY MILLER Senior Music Therapist 0427314847 hayley.miller@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 12/03/2024
Position Documents
Grade 1 Music Therapist PD Position Description Music Therapy Grade 1.docx
Application Guide Application Guide July 2023.pdf
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