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MUSIC THERAPIST OPPORTUNITY (Graduate Employment Scheme South Wales)

The starting salary for this post is £28,224, rising to £28,800 after successful completion of 7 months’ probation.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a newly qualified Music Therapist in South Wales to join our Graduate Employment Scheme from September 2019.

Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated people.

We support thousands of people through our own centres and by working in over 150 partnerships with a wide range of organisations including care homes, schools and hospitals. 

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where music therapy is available to all who need it. Through the delivery of high-quality music therapy services across the UK, our Masters-level music therapy training and our dedicated research to enrich, strengthen and demonstrate the effectiveness of our work, our mission is to bring life-changing music therapy to as many people as possible.

Our Values

Our values define our actions and drive us to bring the life-changing power of music to as many people who need it as possible.

Focusing on people and music

We put the wellbeing of our beneficiaries and their families and carers at the heart of all we do. We work creatively with music to make a positive change to people’s lives.

Striving for quality

We are committed to the music-centred Nordoff Robbins approach and we strive for quality in all that we do when we support, interact and work with others – from our beneficiaries, students, stakeholders, donors and partners, to each other. 

Always improving

We follow the example of our founders Paul Nordoff and Clive Robbins. We continuously learn from our work, always look to improve, and embrace new opportunities to bring music to people who it could benefit. 

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

As part of our service development in Wales, we are offering a 3-day per week music therapist role in South Wales to a new graduate from any UK music therapy training programme. The successful candidate will join our Graduate Employment Scheme in September 2019. This will be the first time we have opened up the opportunity for participation in the scheme to graduates from other UK training programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity for a newly-qualified music therapist with a real enthusiasm for practising within the music-centred Nordoff Robbins approach, and we are committed to providing tailored support for the successful candidate.

Nordoff Robbins offers excellent rates of pay, regular supervision and CPD.  The successful candidate will work independently, delivering music therapy in a range of settings, but as part of a wider regional team with continual management and peer support. Our Graduate Employment Scheme is a 7-month scheme offering additional support to newly qualified music therapists setting out in the profession. Successful completion of the scheme leads to a permanent employment contract with Nordoff Robbins.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

You must be a fully qualified music therapist, with use of your own car (as partnerships are often in varied locations).  This post is open to applications from all newly-qualified HCPC-registered music therapists. At Nordoff Robbins we are all about making music’s opportunities available to people who could benefit from them most, and that’s why we want to make the distinctive ‘music-centred’ Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy available to more people in more places.  We therefore ask applicants to explain in their application why they are keen to join us in working within this approach.  Equally, we are prepared to offer active support to successful applicants who may not have been specifically trained to work this way, so we’d also like you to tell us how you think we could help you with this.

We are running an Open Afternoon on Friday 14 June (2.30-4.30 pm) at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama for anyone interested in applying for this post to come and find out more about Nordoff Robbins as an organisation, about the Nordoff Robbins approach, and about the key features of our Graduate Employment Scheme supporting therapists setting out in the profession. Please contact joanna.humphreys@nordoff-robbins.org.uk to register for a place.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) detailing your experience and why you would like to work for us to recruitment@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

Job description

For further information about this post, please contact:

Fraser Simpson (Regional Manager, Nordoff Robbins South West & South Wales)

Email – fraser.simpson@nordoff-robbins.org.uk 

Tel. – 07834 322316

Closing date for applications: 21 June 2019

Interviews held in South Wales: Week commencing 8 July 2019

All interviews will include an element of music making

 

Music Services Assistant (part-time)

Part time, 12 hours per week Friday afternoon (2 to 6pm) and Saturdays (8.30am to 4.30pm)

Salary, £6,390.30 pa including London Weighting (FTE £19,801 plus £1,500 London Weighting)

We have an exciting new vacancy for a part-time Music Services Assistant based at the London Centre.  

The Music Services Assistant will play an important role in the charity’s Music Services operation by delivering effective staffing of our reception area on Fridays and Saturdays.  They will work closely with our National Music Services Co-ordinator to ensure that the reception function is well run, and that clients, visitors and callers have a positive experience when they spend time with us.

Job description

To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification for this role to recruitment@nordoff-robbins.org.uk by no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 28th June 2019.

 

MUSIC THERAPIST OPPORTUNITIES

We have exciting opportunities available for Music Therapists in Scotland, specifically in the Glasgow and Edinburgh regions and surrounding areas.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

We are recruiting for Music Therapists in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and the surrounding regions.  We also have a vacancy for Maternity Cover Music Therapist role for four days a week in Glasgow and surrounding regions from August 2019 with potential for becoming a permanent position.  All roles are either three or four days with the possibility of being full time in consultation with the post holder and subject to partnerships being sourced.

Nordoff Robbins offers excellent rates of pay, generous annual leave, regular supervision and CPD.  The successful post holders would work remotely on most days, delivering music therapy in a range of settings, but as part of a much wider regional team with continual management and peer support.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

You must be a fully qualified music therapist, with use of your own car (as partnerships are in often in varied locations).  The posts are open to applications from all HCPC-registered music therapists, including non-Nordoff Robbins trained music therapists.  At Nordoff Robbins we are all about making music’s opportunities available to people who could benefit from them most, and that’s why we want to make the distinctive ‘music-centred’ Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy available to more people in more places.  We therefore ask applicants to explain in their application why they are keen to join us in working within this approach.  Equally, we are prepared to offer active support to successful applicants who may not have been specifically trained to work this way, so we’d also like you to tell us how you think we could help you with this.

HOW TO APPLY

You can view the Job description here 

Send all applications with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) detailing your experience and why you would like to work for us to recruitment@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

For further information about these posts, please contact:

 

Mary Brown (Regional Country Manager, Glasgow & Tayside)

Email - mary.brown@nordoff-robbins.org.uk 

Tel. - 0141 237 4884

 

Janet Halton (Regional Country Manager, Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife)

Email – janet.halton@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

Tel. - 0131 629 6363 

 

Closing date for applications: 16th June 2019

Interview dates: TBC

All interviews will include an element of music making
 

 

ALUMNI OPPORTUNITIES

Are you a graduate of the Nordoff Robbins training scheme and keen to start working with us as a music therapist? You can find out more about what it takes, and what we have to offer you with our Alumni Role Application Pack