Play Therapist - Gladstone (multiple roles - Full Time or Part Time)

Job Description

Gladstone Office - Multiple Roles (Full time or Part-Time)

Centre for Play Therapy is a growing organisation with office locations throughout Queensland. We are currently seeking play therapists or counsellor/human services workers interested in training in play therapy, to join our growing team in Gladstone for an immediate start.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct individual play therapy sessions with children on a regular basis as agreed with the parent or carer;
  • Conduct an initial parent/ carer consultation and ongoing parent/ carer consultations by phone or in person as required;
  • Complete written reports on work conducted as required;
  • Assist in conducting observations and reports related to family contact as requested;
  • Provide evidence in court proceedings as required;
  • Assist in facilitating groups for young people and parents/ carers as requested;
  • Assist in the facilitation of training programs where requested;
  • Engage in team meetings and supervision on a regular basis as agreed;
  • Maintain record- keeping practices in accordance with C4PT policies and procedures;
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Provide in- home support including travel where required
  • Assist in providing networking support where required

To be successful you will have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field including counselling, psychology, social work, teaching, occupational therapy, art therapy or similar
  • Registration with the relevant professional association or body or ability to register
  • Must be willing to undertake post graduate certificate training in child-centred play therapy unless already trained in this specific therapy
  • Experience working with complex cases in the disability, trauma or child safety sectors is highly desirable

Why is Centre for Play Therapy such a great place to work?

As a C4PT employee you will receive:

  • Free individual clinical supervision monthly (or fortnightly on request)
  • Free group clinical supervision monthly
  • Free professional development opportunities via Masterclasses
  • A work computer and access to internet for work related purposes
  • Access to a team mobile phone for work related purposes
  • Access to an iPad for work related purposes
  • Monthly operational supervision
  • Monthly team meetings with your immediate and whole regional team
  • Monthly whole of office events (related to important causes we celebrate)
  • Team building events 
  • A fun, passionate, committed and supportive team
  • Opportunities for vertical and horizontal career progression
  • Job security with a permanent part time contract

Don't just take our word for it, read below what current staff member Zara, thinks of C4PT:

“C4PT have provided me with a workplace where I feel part of a family. The company is dynamic and collaborative in their business model and are open to growth and innovation from their staff. During my time at C4PT I have felt supported through my Clinical and Operational supervision, and I believe these have assisted me in my growth as a Play Therapist over the past (almost) 12 months.” 

Our C4PT Values

COMPASSION- through nurturing a culture of inclusion, empathy and generosity in our relationships

HOPE- through approaching our work with optimism and by encouraging people to celebrate life and pursue their dreams and aspirations 

INTEGRITY- our relationships will be based on truth and honesty

RESPECT- by recognising and valuing the uniqueness of each individual 

INNOVATION - we openly embrace innovation and constructive processes of change through planning, self-reflection, evaluation, team development and measured risk taking

As an employee of C4PT you will be expected to uphold the standards outlined in C4PT’s Vision, Mission Statement, Values and Philosophy.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and align with our values, please email your resume and cover letter to