Support Buddy (social care support worker)

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Nurturing Independence

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 watch our ‘life at halow’ video below and then click the pink ‘apply now’ button to submit your application!

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