Position Details
Reference Number 28878
Position Title Grade 2 Music Therapist
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Music Therapist


  • Part Time Fixed Term role
  • Hub of medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital 
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite carpark

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 4500, 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 clinical music therapy programmes to neonates and infants within the Royal Children's Hospital under the supervision of the Manager of Music Therapy. The main focus of service delivery will be to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 


Music Therapy at RCH is part of the Allied Health directorate and the team consists of 7 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 are interested in joining our team as a Music Therapist and want to belong to a workplace that has an international reputation as a centre for clinical excellence, click apply now.


Other information and how to apply: 

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.


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, hairdresser, 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
Essential: 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: Well-developed interpersonal skills
Desirable: Able to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
Desirable: Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritise will support work in this area
Contact Person Beth Dun
Contact Number 0393455421
Contact Email Beth.Dun@rch.org.au
Closing Date 04/05/2018
Position Description MT RCH Grade 2 NICU PD 2018.pdf