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Music Therapist

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Permanent
  • Job no: 13966
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • 0.4EFT= 30.4 hours a fortnight
  • Fixed Term- 12 month contract

The Department

The Palliative Care Service provides a predominantly consultative service to inpatients and outpatients at all three campuses of Alfred Health. Team members include consultant medical staff, palliative care nurse coordinators, a junior medical staff, a Grief Counsellor as well as an office manager. Referrals are received from all medical and surgical units including specialist areas such as Medical Oncology, Haematology, Heart Lung Replacement Services, Intensive Care and Rehabilitation Wards.

The Role

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a dynamic multidisciplinary palliative care team within one of Melbourne’s premier Hospitals.

If you have excellent communication skills, have a proven track record for developing and evaluating MT services, if you have initiative and can work independently and as part of dedicated team, are passionate about MT and its benefits in palliative care, then read on.


You will also need:

  • Musical proficiency in at least one musical instrument,
  • Undergraduate or Post Graduate Degree in Music Therapy from an approved training course
  • Registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Inc.
  • Current relevant licensing
  • Demonstrated ability to work with issues associated with death and dying and bereavement


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child Care
  • Car Parking

If you have any questions, please contact on

Applications close Wednesday the 30th of May, 2018


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


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  • Published on 16 May 2018, 5:41 AM