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SoLO Life Opportunities provide social & leisure activities for children, young

people, and adults with learning disabilities in and around Solihull.

 

  

 

Office Apprentice

We are once again recruiting for an office apprentice to augment our A team in the SoLO office with front line duties!  If you know of anyone wanting to go down this route, we are linking with Solihull College using the National Apprenticeship Scheme.

The website is www.apprenticeships.org.uk and the vacancy reference number is 635708.

Closing date: 9th September

 

URGENT – Support Worker needed for Swimming north, North Solihull Sports Centre, Friday evenings 445-645pm (from September 18th) three positions available

We are looking for 3 enthusiastic and confident individuals to help support a group of young people to access a swimming session on a weekly basis (term time only). You will be required to work as part of a small team and support the young people whilst they are participating in the session.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org.

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21

Support Worker – Explorers, Marston Green scouts hut, Monday evenings 7pm-9pm (from September)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support a teenage boy to access explorers on a Tuesday evening. You will help with breaking down activities into manageable chunks for him to understand and access group activities. You will also be required to act as a mediator between others within the group when the young man is struggling with demands and requests.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21

 

Support Worker – Waterloo (18+ only)

We are looking for a support worker to join our Waterloo project that runs on:

Evening: Wednesday evening

Time: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Every week

Venue: Kingshurst Labour Club, 51 Clopton Crescent, Chelmsley Wood B37 6QU

Dress: Smart/Casual

Start date:23rd September 2015

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

The Waterloo Disco is a very busy and fun project to work on- we have about 100-120 people attend each week. The team are amazing and very welcoming so if you like socializing and having a dance please:

 If you are a paid member of staff email me your experience to Lynn – l.russell@solihullsolo.org

Or if you are a volunteer or external person please complete the application form (making sure you read the job specification) and send to Lynn Russell no later than 10am on the 28th August 2015.

Interviews will be held on the 7th September from 10am- 3pm and any working interviews will be on the 16th September 2015 from 7pm-9pm

For application pack, please see link further down this page.

 

Support Worker – AAA scouts, Shirley, Friday Evening, Shirley (from September 2015)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support a young man to access Scouts on a Friday evening. You will help with breaking down activities into manageable chunks for the young man to understand and access group activities.

 If you are interested in this position, please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

 Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

  

Project Leader – AAA Ice Skating – Friday evenings 4:45pm-6:45pm (from September 2015)

We are looking for a project leader to facilitate and lead our ice skating project. You will need to show leadership skills and lead a small team – enabling members to enhance their ice skating skills.

 If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

 Rate of pay £10.20 per hour.

 

 Support worker and Escort – Teen Open Door

We are looking for a support worker to join our Teen Open Door project which runs on a Tuesday evening at Merstone School.  Your hours of work will be 3.15 till 8.15 p.m.  You will  be responsible for ensuring members can access all activities – both centre-based and out in the community.  After the session we require you to work as an escort whilst the memhers are transported home.  (You will be dropped at a convenient place to make your journey home easy after the last member has been dropped home). 

Start date:  Tuesday 14th September

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Becci on 0121 779 3865 or email her on b.fox@solihullsolo.org

 

Support Worker – Beavers – Dorridge Scout Hut – Tuesday evenings 5.30 to 6.45 (from September 2015)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support a young girl to access Scouts on a Tuesday evening.  You will help with breaking down activities into manageable chunks for her to understand, and access group activities.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or email him on d.king@solihullsolo.org

 Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

 

Personal Assistant Positions – all paid at £9.20 an hour

SM - Female car driver needed to support 18 year old female SM with a mild learning disability and high functioning autism. 2 X 3 hours shifts during week and weekends. SM lives in North Solihull and could possible attend some of SoLO’s drop in groups.

 TW - Male car driver to support TW a 15 year old male with autism. 10 hours a week on Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday (to be arranged) but alternate weekends is to support him to a youth club in Redditch. Other activities he enjoys are sports, cinema and going out for meals.

RT – Male or female, preferably a car driver to support RT a 15 year old male with severe learning disabilities a visual impairment and is unsteady on feet but can walk unaided. 3 hours a week after school or at weekends to take him swimming or out and about.

BH –  An experienced and confident male or female, car driver to support BH a 15 year old male with severe learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and will need support with personal care for 3 hours a week and 6 hours in holidays. It would be of benefit for someone with prior knowledge of BH, therefore a member of staff who currently works at Merstone School or Teen Open Door. To ask for more information please contact Kat in the office

 We have new PA positions coming up all the time. To find out more or to apply to become a PA please contact the office and speak to Paula, Hannah or Kat – 0121 779 3865.

 

For application information pack on any posts advertised, please download appropriate forms below or call the office on 0121 779 3865.

Downloadable information:

 recruitment pack: containing application form, DBS statement, Equal Opportunities monitoring form and Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

Project Leader job profile and purpose statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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