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halow is a vibrant, growing charity based in Guildford that provides opportunities and support for over 170 young people with learning disabilities to access social activities, educational programmes and supported living accommodation in south-west Surrey and beyond.

To find out what life is like at halow please click here and see what our staff have to say.

Call us about working with amazing young people! 01483 447960

Available Job Opportunities

Senior Buddy (full time)

Support Buddy (full time)

halow Values

 

halow is committed to equal opportunities and we value diversity in our workplace.

 

 

Senior Buddy

 

How about working in a caring, supportive environment where every day is different and where you can make a real difference to people’s lives?

Would you like to gain experience in line management and supporting a team?

 

Working as a Senior Buddy at halow you will provide highly person-centred 1:1 support, promoting life skills, independence, social skills, leisure opportunities and community access, whilst providing care in the young person’s own supported living accommodation.  At the same time, you will be trained and supported to take your next steps into management and higher levels of responsibility.

 

Full time roles are 37½ hours per week (starting at £10.50/hour*) on a rolling shift pattern (daytime/evening/weekend) plus 2 overnight shifts (sleep-ins) per week (£50 each).  Slightly reduced hour roles are also available, with salary/leave pro-rated.   * The hourly rate rises after successfully completing probation (£10.76/hour) and again when line managing 3 Buddies (£11.02/hour).

 

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 2 years and beyond. If this sounds like the place you could thrive in, please click here to complete your application!

 

Closing date: 11pm, Thursday 20th May 2021

Interview dates: Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th & Friday 28th May 2021

Support Buddy

 

Support Buddies are fun, friendly and compassionate people with a genuine desire to support and encourage young people with learning disabilities.  Our staff love seeing how their support enables each young person to progress and they feel a real sense of purpose working at halow.

Working as a halow Support Buddy you will provide highly person-centred 1:1 support within the Young Person’s home, helping to promote life skills, independence, social skills, leisure opportunities, educational provision and community access.

 

Full time roles are 37½ hours per week (£10/hr*) on a rolling shift pattern (daytime/evening/weekend) plus 2 sleep-ins per week (£50 each).  Slightly reduced hour roles are also available, with salary pro-rated.

* For Buddies aged 23+.  Buddies aged 18-20 rate is £9.50/hr; aged 21-22 is £9.74/hr.

 

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 2 years and beyond. If this sounds like the place you could thrive in, please click here to complete your application!

 

Closing date: 11pm, Thursday 20th May 2021

Interview dates: Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th & Friday 28th May 2021

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