Play Therapist Paediatric Play


As a Play Therapist at Paediatric Play, you will be an integral part of our team, making a lasting impact on the lives of our participants. Using play as your primary mode of communication, you will help children navigate through emotional difficulties, and other developmental challenges. Play-based interventions will be the key to unlocking the potential within each child.


What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct individual play therapy sessions for children to express themselves.
  • Use various play therapy techniques and creative activities to address emotional, behavioral, and social challenges.
  • Collaborate with families to develop personalised treatment plans and provide support for their child’s well-being.
  • Work closely with our multidisciplinary team to integrate play therapy into the child’s overall treatment plan.


What You’ll Bring

  • A degree in Play Therapy, Counselling, Psychology, OT, Social Work, or a related field.
  • A genuine love for working with children and a profound understanding of child development
  • Strong communication and active listening skills, enabling you to connect with children and build trust.
  • The ability to be creative, flexible, and adaptive in tailoring play-based interventions to individual needs.
  • Positive energy and passion for quality outcomes for each participant and their families


Why Join Us

At Paediatric Play, we take pride in our commitment to making a difference in the lives of children and their families.

Paediatric Play provides:

  • Referral support and management
  • Fully equipped therapy rooms including 1 x play therapy room
  • Shared office space
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Monthly peer supervision


We are looking for people who want to make a difference.

Remuneration for this role will be based on relevant skills and experience. This will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Specific Requirements

  • Hold a current National Police Check (NPC)
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Hold a current Australian issued Driver’s Licence


How to Apply

If you’re ready to make a meaningful impact through the transformative power of play, we want to hear from you!

Send your resume and a cover letter expressing your dedication to child-centered play therapy via Seek.

Give us a call for a confidential conversation on 0432438866