Senior Supported Living Worker (Learning Disabilities)



Organisation
halow project
Reference
VAC-58249
Sector
Children & Young People, Disability, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care
Location
Guildford
Salary Details
£25,500 - £26,500 per year (OTE- on track earnings)
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
full time (37.5 hours/week with shifts on rolling rota)
Closing Date
12/12/2021
Our support workers are fun, friendly and compassionate people with a genuine desire to support and encourage Young Adults with Learning Disabilities to live independently in their own homes and be an active part of the community.

Job Description

About the role

Working as a halow 'Senior Buddy' you will provide highly person-centred 1:1 support to Young Adults (aged 20-40) in their own supported living accommodation, promoting life skills, social skills and independence. You will also be responsible for organising the day to day running of the house, line managing other buddies and supporting the halow Care Team in delivering the supported living service. 

Full time roles are based on 37½ hours per week on a rolling shift pattern (daytime/evening/weekend) with 2 sleep-in shifts a week. 

*Hourly rate starts at £10.50/hour, rising to £10.76/hour once successfully completing probation and £11.02/hour when line managing 3 other buddies. The sleep-in (overnight) shift is paid at £50 per shift. 

For a full job description please visit our careers page where you can also watch our 'life at halow' video and compelte the easy online application form. 

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.