Part-Time Music Therapist Vacancy

Posted on: 26th June 2012

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Body & Soul is looking for a part-time qualified music therapist to join the staff team. Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the role will be based atBody & Soul’s building in Islington. If you are interested, see the further information below, or get in touch.

HOURS: 2 hours per week – Tuesday evening 5:30-7:30pm

COMMENCING: Immediately

SALARY: Sessional: £20 per hour

Body & Soul is an award-winning UK charity with 16 years experience of supporting children, teenagers and families living with and affected by HIV. Our vision is a world free of stigma where HIV is no longer discriminated against and where everyone has access to treatment, love and care.

Our services include peer support and mentoring, HIV treatment support, health promotion workshops, nutritional programmes, psychotherapy, play therapy, family group work, casework and legal advice, educational support and accredited learning courses, complementary therapies including massage and acupuncture.

We are looking for a Music Therapist to join our team who will work with children 3-5 years old, all of whom are affected by HIV. Sessions will take place in a group rather than one to one. Music therapy is a new service at Body & Soul but will join an established therapeutic programme.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified Music Therapist and will be registered with the Health Professions Council. The postholder will be provided with high-quality internal supervision from the Head of Children’s Services and the Head of Programmes but external professional supervision is not included in the post.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible, innovative and well-motivated, showing an understanding of working with children affected by illness. You will need excellent communication skills with the confidence to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. We are ideally looking for a candidate with experience but will consider applications from newly qualified therapists.

To apply, please send a covering letter, CV and details of two referees to:

Nimisha Tanna
Body & Soul
99-119 Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4RE

Or email to: Nimisha@bodyandsoulcharity.org

The closing date for applications is 5pm Tuesday 24th July 2012.



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