Careers

PlayWorks Therapy is always looking for dedicated and qualified staff to join our team. PlayWorks Therapy is a fast growing company that seeks to build long lasting relationships with its employees and families. PlayWorks Therapy is a therapist-owned practice founded in 2011 that offers developmental therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and social work/counseling services to children throughout the Chicagoland area. We are a group of professionals who believe children can reach their full potential when offered high quality, individualized therapy services in a comfortable setting . Whether you are a graduate student or have been in your field for many years, if you find both personal and professional growth important, consider joining our team. We emphasize mentoring, collaboration, and continuing education among all of our therapists and team members.

If you are looking to enrich children’s lives through a family-focused company then please review the job opportunities listed below:

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is looking for a full-time therapist to provide home-based, school-based, and clinic-based therapy to children birth through ten years of age. We value family engagement, creativity, and individualized, high-quality therapeutic services!

Interventions combine aspects of both child-directed and adult-directed therapy models and are cognizant of each child’s global development. We emphasize family participation throughout our therapeutic process and interdisciplinary collaboration. PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is highly committed to each therapist’s professional growth, offering extensive supervision.

Along with your resume, please submit a letter of intent stating your interest and passion for the field of early childhood!

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Position Requirements:

  • Driver's license, personal vehicle with proof of insurance
  • Masters Degree from an ASHA accredited program
  • Experience working with children 0-5 years of age
  • Feeding experience is a plus (medical or sensory)
  • Motivated, personable, playful and engaging with children

Benefits provided:

  • Competitive compensation proportionate to education and work experience
  • Paid time Off
  • Paid national holidays
  • City of Chicago opportunities available
  • Signing bonus
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Professional dues reimbursement
  • Toys reimbursement
  • Gas reimbursement program
  • Group health insurance
  • Mentoring/Supervision with an experienced SLP
  • Professional liability insurance, workers compensation
  • Flexible scheduling

PlayWorks is currently hiring for this position. At this time we have closed our application process for our 2018 Clinical Fellowship class. Resumes can be sent to jobs@playworkschicago.com

Social Worker/Developmental Therapist (LCSW/LSW, DT)

PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is looking for a full-time therapist to provide home-based, school-based, and clinic-based therapy to children birth through ten years of age. We value family engagement, creativity, and individualized, high-quality therapeutic services!

Interventions combine aspects of both child-directed and adult-directed therapy models and are cognizant of each child’s global development. We emphasize family participation throughout our therapeutic process and interdisciplinary collaboration. PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is highly committed to each therapist’s professional growth, offering extensive supervision.

Along with your resume, please submit a letter of intent stating your interest and passion for the field of early childhood!

Social Work Requirements:

  • Degree requirements: A Masters of Social Work from an accredited institution
  • LSW or LCSW
  • Strong knowledge of child development (both typical and atypical development)
  • Motivated, personable, playful, and engaging with children
  • Driver's license and personal vehicle with proof of insurance

Developmental Therapy Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Special Education, Child Development, Child Development and Family Studies, Early Intervention, or Elementary Education ( these degrees are required for credentialing with the state )
  • Experience with the birth to 5 population

Benefits provided:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with education, internship, and/or work experience
  • Paid time off
  • Paid national holidays
  • Annual continuing education reimbursement
  • Annual professional dues reimbursement
  • Annual toy budget
  • Quarterly gas stipend
  • Group health and dental insurance
  • Individual mentoring/supervision with an experienced therapist as well as team meetings (both discipline specific and multi-disciplinary)
  • Professional liability insurance, workers compensation
  • Retirement benefits
  • Flexible scheduling

PlayWorks is currently hiring for this position. Resumes can be sent to jobs@playworkschicago.com

Occupational Therapist (OT)

PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is looking for a full-time therapist to provide home-based, school-based, and clinic-based therapy to children birth through ten years of age. We value family engagement, creativity, and individualized, high-quality therapeutic services!

Interventions combine aspects of both child-directed and adult-directed therapy models and are cognizant of each child’s global development. We emphasize family participation throughout our therapeutic process and interdisciplinary collaboration. PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is highly committed to each therapist’s professional growth, offering extensive supervision.

Along with your resume, please submit a letter of intent stating your interest and passion for the field of early childhood!

Occupational Therapist Position Requirements:

  • Driver's license, personal vehicle with proof of insurance
  • Master's Degree or higher from an accredited program
  • Eligible to obtain OT license in state of IL
  • Experience working with 0-5 population
  • Motivated, personable, playful and engaging with children
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of sensory processing

Benefits provided:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with education and work experience
  • Paid time Off
  • Paid national holidays
  • City of Chicago opportunities available
  • Signing bonus
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Professional dues reimbursement
  • Toys reimbursement
  • Gas reimbursement program
  • Group health insurance
  • Professional liability insurance, workers compensation
  • Flexible scheduling

PlayWorks is currently hiring for this position. Resumes can be sent to jobs@playworkschicago.com

Lead Physical Therapist (PT)

PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is looking for a full-time therapist to provide home-based, school-based, and clinic-based therapy to children birth through ten years of age. We value family engagement, creativity, and individualized, high-quality therapeutic services!

Interventions combine aspects of both child-directed and adult-directed therapy models and are cognizant of each child’s global development. We emphasize family participation throughout our therapeutic process and interdisciplinary collaboration. PlayWorks Therapy, Inc. is highly committed to each therapist’s professional growth, offering extensive supervision.

Along with your resume, please submit a letter of intent stating your interest and passion for the field of early childhood!

Lead Physical Therapist position requirements:

  • Doctorate from an APTA-accredited program
  • Minimum three years pediatric experience
  • Current PT license in Illinois
  • Driver's license and personal vehicle with proof of insurance
  • Strong knowledge of child development (specifically children birth to ten)
  • Personable, playful, and engaging; able to effectively build rapport with children and their families
  • Motivated to become a contributing member of an established team, develop PlayWorks’ physical therapy program, provide successful leadership and mentorship
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; confidence in professional ability to effectively convey those skills and knowledge to clients
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks in a dynamic and busy role

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, establish goals, and provide exceptional evidence-based treatment interventions for children aged birth to ten
  • Aid clinical director in interviewing and choosing physical therapists to add to team
  • Provide weekly mentorship and ongoing supervision to team of physical therapists
  • Establish home exercise programs, goal bank, screening tools, and marketing materials as needed
  • Create discipline-specific core competencies for mentorship services
  • Generate content for monthly discipline-specific team meetings

Benefits provided:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid national holidays
  • Annual continuing education reimbursement
  • Annual professional dues reimbursement
  • Annual toy budget
  • Quarterly gas stipend
  • Group health and dental insurance
  • Individual mentoring/supervision with an experienced therapist as well as involvement in team meetings (both discipline-specific and multi-disciplinary)
  • Professional liability insurance and workers compensation
  • Retirement benefits
  • Flexible scheduling

PlayWorks is currently hiring for this position. Resumes can be sent to jobs@playworkschicago.com