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Post: Local Service Co-ordinator (p/t 12hrs per week over 2 days, to include Tuesdays and Wednesdays.) This is a maternity cover post, for 9 months minimum. Start date: 1 st May, 2024.

Salary: £36,075-£41,925 pro-rata

Location: City of Bristol (office base from Home)

Soundwell Music Therapy Trust is the only specialist adult mental health music therapy charity in the UK.  We use music to help people in the South West whose lives are seriously affected by mental illness.  We also work with unpaid carers in need of support and respite.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced music psychotherapist to join our small team as Local Service Co-ordinator covering the City of Bristol.

Based from home, the Local Service Co-ordinator will have responsibility for the planning, development and co-ordination of Soundwell’s services within Bristol, ensuring that high quality services are provided yet mindful of achieving value for money. The role includes co-ordination of music therapy services in Bristol, including processing enquiries and referrals and arranging outreaches, and half a day a week of music therapy practice.

You will have experience of music therapy to support adult mental health.  You will also be an excellent and proactive organiser, have strong experience of project/service co-ordination, and a track record of successful partnership working.

A competitive salary is offered together with a number of benefits including contributory pension, sick pay scheme, mileage allowance and supervision costs.  Due to the nature of this work, the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Previous criminal convictions may not necessarily be a bar to this employment.

Application process – please read carefully:

Candidates should submit the following:

Soundwell application form. Please provide evidence against the requirements of the person specification.

Please send all applications by email to

The closing date for all applications is 9am, Wednesday 7th February. The interview date is Thursday, 29th February. Please keep this date free in case you are called for interview. At the interview, we will be asking for a 10 min presentation that demonstrates your music therapy work, with a mental health focus.

If you would like to discuss this role in advance of making your application, please contact Emma Weatherup on to arrange a time to speak.

Local Service Coordinator Bristol – Maternity Cover


£36,075-£41,925 pro-rata


12hrs per week over 2 days, to include Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Contract Type:

This is a maternity cover post, for 9 months minimum


City of Bristol (office base from Home)

Close Date:

Wednesday, 7 February 2024

Email Contact:

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