London Metropolitan University

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Support Worker Charge Rates and Funding Body Info

Updated May 25th 2015

Contact details:-

Learning Centre (Holloway Road)
236-250 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PP
Tel:- 020 7133 2188

Calcutta House (Aldgate)
Old Castle Street, London, E1 7NT
Tel:- 020 7320 2370



London Metropolitan undertakes a facilitation role in respect of students who require support workers. Students who have recruited their own support worker will be allowed to register them to work on University premises. We are also happy to assist students who require personal support as well as study related support by helping them to liaise with Social Services. In such cases, it may be possible for available funding to be pooled to finance a single support worker.

As Disabled Students' Allowances are paid gross, we have found that most students do not wish to take on the responsibilities of employing their support workers. We have therefore reached an agreement with Randstad Student Support who provide a pool of trained support workers. London Metropolitan will facilitate the matching of such support workers to aid the students. All employment responsibilities are undertaken by Randstad, including tax, national insurance and payroll.

Information for Assessors:-

Support Roles and Charge Rates 2014 - 15

London Metropolitan University Faculties:-

  • The Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design
  • London Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Support Worker Charge Rates and Funding Body Info