College Counsellor

Status: 22.2 hours per week over 3 days, term-time (192 days per year)
Salary: Annual salary is Band G £13,815 to £14,746 FTE Salary is £26,445 to £28,227
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 28th February 2022, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Thomas Rotherham College is the largest sixth form college provider in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We have a tradition of achievement and aim to provide a future of opportunity to all our students.

Based primarily at our Thomas Rotherham College site, the successful candidate will be student focussed and will have experience of working with young people and an understanding of issues in Counselling related to cultural diversity, safeguarding and multi-agency working.

Candidates should hold a diploma or degree in Counselling, clinical supervision experience, must be fully BACP accredited and be able to evidence experience and skills that suggest suitability to discharge the duties as outlined in the Job Description.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 28 February 2022. Interviews will be held w/c 7 March 2022. Applications are via our online application portal on our website at

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)