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The Sara Lee Trust is a highly regarded local charity providing free counselling, complementary therapies and group activities to people in the Hastings and Rother area affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. 

Our psychological support and therapy care can have a compelling impact on the lives of people who are often facing their most challenging and difficult times of their lives. We are looking for qualified counsellors with relevant experience of working with serious illness who wish to help us continue to make a positive impact across our local community.


Senior Counsellor (Part – time up to 30 hours per week)

Up to £29.5K per annum*

Part-time Counsellor (Part – time up to 16 hours per week)

Up to £27k per annum*


*dependent on experience


Fixed term contract for 15 months

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the team is currently working from home, providing counselling mainly via. telephone and Zoom, however, face to face counselling is slowly being reintroduced.  Under normal circumstances, counselling is provided from St. Michael’s Hospice, our purpose designed Therapy Centre in Sidley, the Hub on Rye Hill as well as in patients’ homes and in other places of care such as hospitals and nursing homes.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Full details and an application form can be found on our website  For more information or for an informal discussion, contact Michael O’Rourke, Senior Counsellor at / 07728 415 134.  The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 16th July.  Interviews will take place in the week commencing 19th July at the Sara Lee Therapy Centre in Sidley, Bexhill. 

The Sara Lee Trust, Registered in England and Wales, Charity Number 1055048.

16 hours per week
The Sara Lee Trust
St Leonards
Contact name: 
Michael O’Rourke
Friday, July 16, 2021

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