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Employ a Therapist

Looking for a Music Therapist to join your team?

As the professional body for Music Therapists in the UK, BAMT is able to advise on issues relating to the successful setting up of posts of all levels and the recruitment of Music Therapists.  Advice is available on appropriate terms and conditions of employment in a variety of work areas including the NHS, Education and Charitable sectors.  If you are interested in setting up a post for a Music Therapist in your service, please contact the BAMT Office.

All practising Music Therapists in the UK are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and uphold the HCPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics, supported by the Guide to Professional Practice produced by BAMT.

Please see our helpful downloadable guide for employers for more information about advertising Music Therapy posts. 


The trustees of BAMT are pleased to announce a change in the advertising of Music Therapy posts. There will be no fee for advertisements .

To advertise your Music Therapy position in the BAMT job bulletin please fill the below google form and then drop and email to the BAMT office, info@bamt.org. The job bulletin will be sent out every Thursday. The jobs must be received by 12noon on Tuesday to be included in the Thursday's bulletin. Any late submissions will be included in the following Thursday's bulletin. Job advertising service is FREE of charge.


Current jobs will continue to be listed in the monthly bulletin.

BAMT Recommended rates for Music Therapists

The current BAMT Recommended Sessional Pay Rate is £40-60 per hour onwards but please see the guidelines on freelance working for further information. 

Agenda for Change Pay scales (From 1 April 2023)

Please check the below page for AFC Pay scales


The entry level for Arts Therapists is at Band 6.