We extend the standard Kerr-Schild solution generating method to higher order scalar tensor theories that are shift-invariant for the scalar field. Certain degeneracy conditions, crucial for the absence of Ostrogradski ghosts, are found to be required for the validity of the Kerr-Schild ansatz while on the other hand, theories with no parity symmetry are excluded from the solution generating method. The extended Kerr-Schild symmetry turns out to be a very useful tool to easily construct black hole solutions from simple seed configurations. In particular, the generating method developed is adapted to construct generic black holes but also regular black hole solutions within Degenerate Higher Order Scalar Tensor (DHOST) theories. As a particular example we show how to construct explicitly the Hayward metric as a solution to a specific DHOST theory.

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