Recruitment – Career Opportunities in Singapore

Are you a professional music therapist with internationally recognized credentials such as MT-BC (USA), HPC (UK), RMT (Australia/Canada), RMTh (NZ) who is interested in opportunities in Singapore?  Please apply directly to the openings posted below. Kindly direct questions or broken links to


Full-time, Contract

Position listed: Ongoing

Requirements :

  • Bachelor / Master of Arts in Music Therapy from recognised institutions                  
  • Registration with relevant Professional Body or Music Therapy Association

Job Description: Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Determining therapy objectives with the client at the outset of the relationship;
  2. Planning, reviewing and assessing therapy sessions to monitor effectiveness and to aid the planning of subsequent sessions;
  3. Taking an active role in sessions by playing, singing and listening;
  4. Encouraging clients to take part in the session, and supporting them by responding musically;
  5. Encouraging clients to use a range of accessible musical instruments (such as percussion) and their own voice to express themselves;
  6. Helping clients explore the world of sound and to create a musical language of their own;
  7. Improvising with music as a reaction to what the client is communicating in order to enhance the individual nature of the relationship;
  8. Recording therapy sessions, with the consent of the client(s);
  9. Supporting the client’s creative development and facilitating positive changes in their behaviour and well-being;
  10. Helping the client develop an increased self-awareness;
  11. Assessing the musical and non-musical behaviours of the client;
  12. Writing up case notes and reports. Music therapists working in a clinical setting may spend a lot of time liaising with professional colleagues engaged in the care and development of their clients.

Sector : Children/Youth
Location : North
Email Address:
Office Address:

Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities
Human Resource Department
1 North Bridge Road #03-33
High Street Centre
Singapore 179094


2. Music Therapist – MONTFORT CARE

Full-time / Part-time , Contract

Position listed: 4 March 2019
Montfort Care is a network of programmes committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community facing transitional challenges. Led by a team of professional practitioners, we strongly believe in nurturing and investing in our human capital to impact the lives of those in need.We are looking for someone who dares to be di­fferent, values teamwork, and has the tenacity and drive to improve the lives of individuals, families and the community facing transitional challenges.

Music Therapist (Allied Health)

This position is open to accredited Music Therapist who is interested in either a full-time or part-time (at least 3 working days equivalent) employment with Montfort Care. You will be part of a team of allied health professionals to identify needs and design interventions for elders and their caregivers in the community; proactively engage, empower and enable them to address issues related to their overall health and well-being. To this end, you will work with internal and external stakeholders to offer meaningful activities and therapeutic intervention through music to the intended beneficiaries.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Masters in Music Therapy from an accredited institution
  • Possess a wide range of music genre in more than 1 language
  • Competent in more than 1 type of musical instruments
  • Passionate about eldercare and caregiver support, especially dementia and end-of-life care
  • Creative, energetic, passion for learning and growing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel and provide therapy at clients’ residence
  • At least 2 years of working experience

Job Description – Your responsibilities include the following:

  • Identify how music therapy can be applied to address needs of referred clients
  • Design interventions and utilise various music techniques and materials to support the care plan of the clients
  • Review and evaluate the impact of music therapy intervention
  • Prepare and submit case notes and reports

You are invited to submit your application at Montfort Care Career Site if you are the “someone” we are looking for. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Sector: Child Protection/Eldercare/Family Services

Work Location: Central

Website address:


3. Music Therapist – ST. JOSEPH’S HOME

Full-time, Permanent

Position listed: 15 March 2019

St Joseph’s Home is looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to join the Allied Health Services Department (AHSD) as the residential Music Therapist. You will be working with an enthusiastic team of therapists and therapy assistants in delivering therapy interventions to our elderly residents.

Job Requirements:

  1. Bachelor / Master Degree in Music Therapy from a recognised University or institution
  2. Membership in the Association for Music Therapy Singapore or a recognised equivalent
  3. The ability to speak and understand English as well as a minimum of at least 1 of the following:  Mandarin, Malay, Tamil, Hindi, Teochew, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka or Hainanese

Job Description:

  1. Assess residents, plan and implement clinical interventions and conduct regular reviews and evaluations
  2. Supervise Therapy Assistants in their duties and responsibilities
  3. Train and guide Therapy Assistants in carrying out duties competently
  4. Carry out all relevant clinical documentation required in a timely manner
  5. Oversee the Music Therapy service inventory of items
  6. Participate in relevant departmental meetings, discussions and AHSD projects

Salary will be commensurate with relevant work experience and educational qualifications.  Email your interest with a comprehensive CV, recent photo and expected salary to:

(only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)