Music Therapist

Music Therapist

Extraordinary People Limited
0-2 years
42000 - 60000 SGD

Job Description

Extra•Ordinary People is a charity and Institute of Public Character (IPC) striving to enable and support persons with special needs. We believe that every child should have access to therapy, making therapy available to those from low-income families who may not be able to otherwise afford intervention.

We adopt an ecosystem approach towards enabling and empowering children and youth with special needs to live independently, be work ready, work able and sustain employment. This is achieved by providing a holistic support, engaging and involving caregivers in the process.

Working in close collaboration with other professionals (therapists from other domains, job coaches, counsellors etc.), we are looking for dynamic and passionate Music Therapists to join our team in journeying with these youths and their families through their lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify client’s needs with respect to music therapy issues in home/school/work contexts
  • Deliver in-person and virtual music therapy services both in individual and group settings
  • Monitor, evaluate and document the clients’ progress
  • Conduct meetings/webinars with parents/caregivers regularly and work with them to enhance learning
  • Work with caregivers and the integrated team to design Individualised Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Work with members of the integrated team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Company-curated programmes relating to enabling clients to be work ready, work able and live independently
  • Conduct talks, webinars and/or workshops for parents/caregivers and members of the public
  • Provide consultation and training services for other professionals, educators and organizations
  • Work closely with members of the integrated team to ensure best practice and high-quality care
  • Provide professional input to integrated team and case discussion

Requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Music Therapy
  • Registration with relevant Professional Body or Music Therapy Association
  • Preferred 1 year experience in working with children, youth and young adults with special needs
  • Proficient in music and music technology, including but not limited to piano/keyboard, guitar, voice, and/or GarageBand
  • Able to work well with other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

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