Music Therapist (Fixed term contract to July 2020)

(Lecturer & Management Pay Scale, £15,936 - £17,467 per annum including London Weighting Allowance (FTE £40,679 - £44,611 per annum))
Location: Vocational Centre, Wandsworth, SW17 7DF and Wyvern House, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN, however travel to other sites and locations may be required. Hours: 15 hours per week, 2 days per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks

Closing Date: 01/11/2019

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated music therapist who will work collaboratively with other therapists and teaching staff at the College, with the aim of providing a holistic therapeutic approach to their work with students.

Music Therapy is part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary team at College, including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Speech and Language Therapists.

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Person Specification

You will have an MA or equivalent qualification in Music Therapy with UK HCPC Registration, and a degree in a relevant field. You will ideally have 2 years’ post qualification experience, including experience of working with students who have severe/profound and multiple learning disabilities as well as ASD. The scope of the clinical work offered would include clinical assessment of new students as well as managing a caseload of ongoing 1:1 and group work. It is essential that you can work autonomously in this role. Clinical supervision is either partly or wholly funded by the College.

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Further Information

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding Specialist College offering life-changing learning opportunities to young people and adults. We have six vibrant College centres across London and Surrey where committed, specialist teams deliver a range of programmes to meet the needs of our students.

The College is a busy, vibrant place to work, where our committed workforce is dedicated to empowering and enabling students to achieve.

Application Guidance

To apply, please download an application form. Once complete, please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Friday 01 November 2019

Interview date: W/C Monday 11 November 2019


This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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