Learning Support Worker (Learning Disabilities)

halow project
Education & Training, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care, Youth
Woking, Surrey
Salary Details
£10.50 per hour, plus additional on track earning opportunities
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent
Hours per Week
Closing Date
Our buddies are fun, friendly and compassionate people with a genuine desire to support and encourage Young Adults (aged 20-40) with learning disabilities.

Job Description

Variable hour 'Learning Support Buddy' roles are paid at £10.50 per hour.   

About the role
Our buddies are fun, friendly and compassionate people with a genuine desire to support and encourage Young Adults (aged 20-40) with learning disabilities.  

We are looking for people to support learners in an outreach capacity on our fantastic community based learning programme, Building Futures, as we continue the exciting expansion of our activities into the Woking area (there may occasionally be a need to- also work in the Guildford area too). Working as a halow Learning Support Buddy you will provide highly person-centred 1:1 support to a Young Adult(s), helping to promote life skills, independence, social skills, leisure opportunities, educational provision and community access.  

Building Futures sessions run during term time from 10am to 4pm on weekdays, however, you would have the flexibility to pick up additional working hours in the wider halow buddy service if desired. These will also be paid at £10.50 per hour, with an additional rate of £50 per sleep-in in the Supported Living Houses should you choose to cover extra shifts (but this is not a requirement of the role).  

What we offer
halow is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.
Flexible, negotiable hours.
Pro rata 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, workplace pension, employee discount scheme, and other great employee benefits.
Fully paid training and ongoing career development.
An employee assistance programme and a supportive and caring team to work with.

How to apply
If this sounds like the place you could thrive in, please click visit https://halowproject.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/52 to watch our ‘life at halow‘ video, download the job description and complete an application.

halow is the operating name of halow project, registered charity no. 1116773.

The nature of this role means that you must be at least 18 years old and have the right to work in the UK. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

Company Description

halow is a Guildford based charity that supports around 200 young people with learning disabilities to live independent, meaningful lives and to be more involved in their local community, where they can access social activities, educational programmes and  supported living accommodation in south west Surrey.

Due to the expansion of our highly rated services, we are looking for an experienced senior care support worker who would like to progress their career in a supportive and person-centred environment.