Art Therapist – Allied Health Professional Calvary Bruce Private Hospital


Calvary Bruce Private Hospital

Art Therapist
Permeant Full time
Health Professional Level 1
Base Salary starting at $35 + 

  • Make a difference at one of Canberra’s leading private healthcare providers
  • Master of Art Therapy from an ANZACATA endorsed tertiary institution
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About Calvary Bruce Private Hospital
Calvary Bruce Private Hospital is one of Canberra’s leading private healthcare providers featuring eight state-of-the-art digitally integrated theatres, including a hybrid cath lab as well as the only dedicated private mental health facility in the ACT. Our values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect underpin all that we do. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applicants from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities and various life experiences and faiths. Here at Calvary Bruce Private we work together to provide opportunities that empower and enrich our staff. 


About the role
Art Therapists are employed at Hyson Green as part of the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the group therapy programs and provide individual therapy for inpatients. The role also involves providing consultation and liaison to other areas of the Private Hospital as needed.

The team at Hyson Green are committed to providing contemporary and innovative approaches to mental health care. We strive to empower our patients on their recovery journey, with a focus on collaborative decision making and care planning.

Hyson Green is a private 34 bed facility with the recent expansion due to be completed in to incorporate an additional 14 beds. Hyson Green offers both day and in-patient programs and support for more than 500 patients a year who exhibit common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression and mood disorders. Our team is passionate in supporting patients to achieve their best possible outcomes with high quality tailored programs to suit individual needs.


What you bring 


  • Master of Art Therapy from an ANZACATA endorsed tertiary institution
  • Professional membership with ANZACATA (or eligibility to register)
  • Appropriate clinical experience, including demonstrated skills in assessment, treatment, therapeutic intervention, group work, case management, and case work
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt


  • Experience in or demonstrated capacity to provide Art Therapy services in group, individual and open studio formats
  • Passion for creative expression, and capacity to provide technical support and work creatively alongside participants
  • Experience in and/or interest in enhancing the hospital environment and patient experience through the display of artwork
  • Capacity to engage in Art Therapy specific supervision
  • Demonstrated ability in materials procurement and maintaining an art studio
  • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver effective group programs for patients and their families
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral – in particular, an ability to develop and maintain rapport with clients and other health care professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Appropriate computer skills and ability to learn and use new IT systems
  • Demonstrated high order ability in liaising with VMOs and their reception staff, health funds and hospital staff through a strong customer focus

For further information please contact Justin Vella Acting Senior Psychologist on 62453100 or [email protected]



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


About Calvary

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Consistent with our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect, Calvary is committed to providing a safe environment to all workers, residents, clients and visitors. As a result Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers and a mandatory Influenza vaccination requirement for residential aged care workers unless assessed as exempt. Evidence of vaccination will be required to be provided during the recruitment process.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.



Calvary Bruce Private Hospital

Job Salary

Full time