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14 hours per week (0.4 WTE) Fixed term (maternity cover)

Band E3 £11,782.40 per annum

When COVID-19 hit, it changed everything for our families. We had to respond quickly by adapting to how we care. The demand for the outstanding care Haven House provides is increasing and more vital than ever. We need you to help us deliver our care to families who so desperately need us during the most difficult of times. Despite the difficulties posed by Covid- 19, music therapy continues to be a highly valued and well-established service that families tell us is so important to them.

As an HCPC registered and qualified Music Therapist at Haven House, you will offer family-centred music therapy, for children aged 0-18 with life-limiting illnesses. You will manage your own caseload of individual and group clinical work, both at the hospice and in the community. You will be able to demonstrate your exceptional team-working skills, flexibility, initiative and enthusiasm, whilst upholding Haven House values; Professional, Safe, Respectful and Compassionate.

As a valued member of the Community and Wellbeing service, you will join a unique and vibrant team in which collaboration and multi-disciplinary working are celebrated.

In return, we will support your wellbeing and offer you a supportive environment to develop your skills and make a real contribution to service development, alongside our Lead Music Therapist.

This role is based at our beautiful woodland hospice in Woodford Green, North East London, offering free parking and easy access from the Central line.

“A children’s hospice is all about providing wonderful care to children and their families and creating special memories”.

You are warmly invited to discuss this role informally with the Lead Music Therapist before applying. Please call 07702 866822, or email [email protected] to arrange a time.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

For more information about the role, please download a copy of the job description and person specification from our website.


As part of the music therapy team, you will benefit from the following;

  • Monthly supervision allowance
  • Regular opportunities for CPD

As an employee you will be entitled to the following range of benefits:

  • Retention of your NHS pension (if applicable and subject to meeting NHS criteria)
  • Pension Scheme (employer matching up to 7%)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 27 days annual leave pro rata

To apply
Please download the application form, person specification and job description and return to [email protected]

Closing date
Friday 27 May although Haven House reserves the right to commence the interview process before the closing date.

Monday 13 June