Registered Music Therapist

Hospice Waikato

Kirikiriroa, Hamilton

Family Services

Part time, Permanent

24 Hours per Week

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Hospice Waikato is a supportive organisation focused on leading the specialist field of palliative care. We are committed to providing high quality, patient focused, equitable care, for Waikato people living with a terminal condition.

We are looking for a Music Therapist to join our Family Services/Allied Health team for 24 hours a week.

Day to day, you will provide music therapy to patients and whanau either onsite at our Cobham Drive facility or in patients’ homes. You will work within our Family Services team, which includes Social Workers, Counsellors, Kaiaawhina and other Therapists, and alongside our Nursing Teams to deliver holistic care. There will be a requirement to support internal education for health and other professionals.

Requirements for this role:
• Full registration with Music Therapy NZ
• Current practising certificate
• Experience working with people of all ages facing significant life challenges
• Experience working with families affected by loss, grief and bereavement
• Comfortable working independently with the support of an interdisciplinary team
• Emotional maturity and resilience
• Full NZ Driver’s Licence

Want to know more? Contact Viv Young, Family Services Manager, at to discuss any aspects of the role.

Hospice Waikato offers a place which:
• Supports its people emotionally and professionally
• Is committed to being the best in its field
• Develops its people to the highest professional skill level
• Delivers its services with a multidisciplinary focus

We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values of Hapori – Community, Akiaki – Advocacy, Whakarangatira – Respect and Aroha – Empathy to apply

Apply via SEEK. Applications close 24 October and will be reviewed throughout this time.

Find more about Hospice Waikato and a copy of the position description at

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment health screening (including drug testing) and complete a criminal records check, the results of which must be to Hospice Waikato’s satisfaction. Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

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