Music Therapist ( Job No : JOB-2022-04117 )

  • Adults & Families
  • Disability
  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
About The Role


-Provide quality and professional Music Therapy services at Inpatient and Outpatient Services. These include but are not limited to individual and group music therapy
-Plan, review and assess progress with clear documentation
-Set relevant goals and objectives with the patient and their caregivers
-Execute music interventions to improve patient care such as expression, attention, mood, participation, reduction of undesirable behaviour, relieve symptoms, enhance spiritual or psychological comfort as well as assist in gross and fine motor and communication deficits
-Provide clinical reports and records on the following according to hospital standards:

1. Initial assessment

2. Review and subsequent assessments

3. Therapy goals

4. Weekly review therapy plan

5. Treatment updates

6. Discharge planning with measure outcomes

-Participate in case conferences, team meetings and family meetings

-Carry out proper hand over when required

-Ensure safety measures to protect patients during therapy

-Communicate to patients and family members to enhance therapy care, skill application and promote therapeutic carry over after therapy session

-Discuss cases with multidisciplinary team

-Develop and implement more appropriate treatment plans and new or modified programs when necessary

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

-Candidates should possess at least a Bachelor Degree in Music Therapy from an accredited institution with national credentials: e.g. MT-BC(USA), HCPC (UK), RMT (Australia or Canada), RMth (NZ) and IACAT (Ireland).
-Able to work independently with good communication and documentation skills

Core Competencies:

-Respect a wide range of cultural or spiritual practices and beliefs
-Must have an interest to work with the elderly in a hospital environment
- Ability to communicate in vernacular languages is an asset

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

-Have prior experience with geriatric rehabilitation and dementia. NMT training an asset.
-Proficiency with keyboard, guitar, percussion and vocal ability and familiarity with wide range of music genres (familiarity with Asian repertoire and geriatric population is an asset).

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Music Therapy

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Therapist or Therapist Aide
Min Educational Qualification:
Master (91)
Posting Date:

21 Nov 2022

Closing Date:

20 Dec 2022

Salary Range
SGD   4000.00 - 5500.00
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