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Registered Music Therapist

KidsXpress Limited

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

KidsXpress is a leading provider of Expressive Therapy to children under 12 years who have been impacted by adversity and Trauma Informed Training for those who care for them. Children are at the heart of everything we do and our values are Curiosity, Connection, Courage, Care & Creativity.

During the KidsXpress program, kids are finding ways to understand their situation through creative therapies, including: music, art, drama, dance-movement and play therapy, which provide the foundations for positive coping mechanisms and reparative therapeutic relationships.

KidsXpress works closely with community partners to provide therapy programs across Sydney. The programs are coordinated from the headquarters at 50 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park, meaning therapy sessions are delivered both in-house at our headquarters and in our school based programs.

KidsXpress is calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified music therapists who possess a large dose of playful creativity and are interested in joining the specialist KidsXpress team. Ideally you will have experience supporting a range of conditions, including behavioural concerns, anxiety, grief and loss, stress and trauma.

As a KidsXpress therapist you will work 3-4 days a week and be part of a two-person team delivering both individual and group programs in a school-based program in the Penrith area. You will receive in-house professional learning opportunities; group supervision; may be eligible to enter into a salary packaging agreement; and be a part of a vibrant, playful, and creative workplace surrounded by diversely skilled and experienced professional therapists.

Responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic services to a range of clients;
  • Provide support and build relationships with primary caregivers;
  • Prepare documentation, correspondence and reports;
  • Develop relationships with other service providers.

Requirements

  • A tertiary qualifications within Music Therapy;
  • Registered with the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA);
  • Minimum 3yrs experience in working therapeutically with children aged 4-12 years;
  • Experience working in a school setting highly desirable;
  • WWCC number as evidence of Working with Children Check;
  • National Police History Check;
  • Current valid driver license;
  • Experience working with individual client and small groups;
  • Experience in, or demonstrated awareness of, working with children with complex trauma;
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an integrative approach.

Ideal start date would be early August 2021.

If you are interested in the position, click "Apply Now".  If you would like to find out more information, please email Rana Ensor – rana.ensor@kidsxpress.org.au using the subject line: Registered Music Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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