Learning Support Worker

  • Full Time/ Part Time
  • Guildford

Website halowproject halow project

Nurturing Independence

Could you be a Learning Support Buddy?

Buddies are fun, friendly and compassionate people with a genuine desire to support and encourage young people with learning disabilities.

We are looking for people to support learners in an outreach capacity on our fantastic community based learning programme, Building Futures. Working as a halow Learning Support Buddy you will provide highly person-centred 1:1 support to a Young Person 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 as well.

Variable hour  Buddy roles are paid at £9.50/hour for Buddies aged 18-20; £9.74/hour for Buddies aged 21-22 and £10/hour for Buddies aged 23+.  An additional rate of £50 per sleep-in shift is also available should you choose to cover extra shifts in our Supported Living and/or Buddy Service.


We are seeking enthusiastic and caring candidates to be part of our growing and outward looking team that is passionate about growing halow over the next 5 years and beyond. If this sounds like the place you could thrive in, please visit our careers page where you can download the full job description, watch our ‘life at halow’ video and complete our easy online application form.

Closing date: 30th July 2021

Interviews: Will take place throughout the advertising period.


Please note: The halow Project are currently operating a mandatory testing policy for COVID-19 as part of a temporary operational response to the managing the risk associated with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  All staff are required to undertake weekly PCR testing and wear appropriate PPE. The policy will be regularly reviewed and updated inline with any changes to Government guidelines and policy relating to COVID-19.

To apply for this job please visit halowproject.livevacancies.co.uk.