Work for a not for profit organisation that values its people and encourages innovation, participation and a culture of high performance. Playgroup Queensland employs a nation-wide community connected workforce and respects professionalism, embraces diversity and encourages work and life balance.

About Playgroup Queensland

Playgroup Queensland Ltd (PGQ) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission. In conjunction with government, non-government and community agencies, PGQ supports and establishes state and national parenting programs aimed at families with young children. PGQ also acts as a voice to government and the wider community on early childhood and parenting.  

PGQ has been operating for more than 40 years and is a member of Playgroup Australia, along with other state and territory bodies. PGQ is a not-for-profit community organisation with a focus on better outcomes for families with young children from all abilities and cultural heritages. PGQ aims to connect with families,children and the community. 

Since being founded in 1975, Playgroup Queensland and its team, have been active within the professional sectors and have been involved in a number of projects which has earned the organisation a string of awards and accolades, including the National Work Life Balance Awards 2009 to 2010 from the Australian Government, the Business Excellence Awards 2011 from Westpac Brisbane North and most recently, the Australian Marking Institute State Partnership Award with the Department of Education Training & Employment in 2014.

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Clinical Specialist (Perth based)

The Role

Playgroup Queensland currently has a 18 month fixed term position, with the possibility of an extension, for a Registered Music Therapist to join the Sing&Grow team as a Clinical Specialist.  Based in Perth and surrounding suburbs you will work a  fixed 18 hours per week, with the possibility to flex up to 37.5 hours per week. There is an opportunity for suitable candidates to job share this position.  The successful applicant will help to deliver high quality early intervention services to vulnerable and disadvantaged families with young children in the community. 

 What You Will Do

  • Facilitate Sing&Grow clinical services via group programs, home visits & 1:1 sessions 
  • Contribute to the before S&G services preparation and after S&G services finalisation, including facilitating S&G In-service meetings; communication with families and other items as required.
  • Complete all evaluation processes
  • Extend project reach where possible, identifying gaps in the current service delivery
  • Contribute to the marketing and promotional activities in WA by attending conferences and workshops, continued research and maintaining professional knowledge of music therapy.

  What We Are Looking For

  • Tertiary qualification at degree level and current registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association
  • Experience as an RMT in early childhood, paediatrics, disability or family therapy
  • An excellent understanding of early childhood development, attachment theory, risk and protective factors, family therapy, cultural diversity, disability and mental health issues
  • Ability to plan/undertake and monitor therapy programs within early childhood risk management frameworks and document specific outcomes within specified time frames
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact and communicate with families from varying social contexts, and other professionals within the field
  • Must hold a current 'C' class drivers licence and have access to own vehicle
  • Must hold or be eligible for a 'Working with Children Check'



Playgroup Queensland Human Resources

E:  T: 1800 171 882



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