Position Details
Reference Number 35518
Position Title Music Therapist NICU role
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Music Therapist


  • Part Time
  • Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists to join the established team of music therapists at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. We are seeking an experienced music therapist to provide music therapy services to neonates and infants within the Royal Children's Hospital. The main focus of service delivery will be to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and other speciality areas in the hospital as required. 

Music Therapy at RCH is part of the Allied Health directorate and the team consists of 8 Registered Music Therapists who provide clinical music therapy services to children and adolescents with a range of medical conditions.

For further information about the Music Therapy team go to the webpage at: http://www.rch.org.au/musictherapy/



If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Working knowledge of music therapy for infants, children and young people; including neurodevelopment and mental health needs
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Experience of effective collaboration within multidisciplinary teams
  • A flexible approach to programming and to clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated experience prioritising service and clinical demands


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Selection Criteria Essential: Current Registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association
Desirable: Previous work with newborns or infants
Desirable: Previous experience of Music Therapy within a Hospital or Health related context
Desirable: Working knowledge of music therapy for newborns and infants
Desirable: Working knowledge of family centred and infant focussed programming
Desirable: Motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Desirable: Able to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams
Contact Person Beth Dun
Contact Number 93455421
Contact Email Beth.Dun@rch.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Janeen Bower
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 29/05/2020
Position Description Grade 2 Music Therapist (NICU)_April2020.doc