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

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

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Specialist Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

Project Leader job profile and purpose statement

Assistant Project Leader job profile and purpose statement

Project Manager job profile and purpose statement

Supported Living Support Worker Job Profile 

 

 

POSTS AVAILABLE:

Supported Living worker vacancies, sharing a 24-hour shift rota

Full and part-time positions available

£18,115.00 per annum based upon 37.5 hours per week, plus allowance for sleeping nights   (pro-rata for part-time working patterns)

A team of workers is required to support a young male living in Supported Living accommodation in Coleshill, North Warwickshire on permanent full-time or part-time contracts.

The young man has cerebral palsy and is partially deaf/sighted. R is mobile but sometimes uses a wheelchair when going a longer distance.  He needs support with his daily routine, helping him to keep his home clean and tidy, support with shopping and preparing meals and is looking forward to enjoying your company to watch TV and have a chat together.  R is great fun to be with.  He is lively, friendly and has a good sense of humour and would like you to be the same.  You will also need to have experience of supporting people with a learning disability with a good understanding of meeting individual needs.  You will need to be able to complete notes and other records competently and support R to achieve his goals and ambitions using Person Centre Planning methods.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please do so by downloading an application form from our website www.solihullsolo.org

If you would like further information please call Julie Graham on 0121 779 3865 or email her on j.graham@solihullsolo.org

    

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 The following vacancies are now open to all interested in the following positions.  This includes established volunteers who want to enhance their skill base or looking for promotion to Support Worker (although please note, you do need to be an existing Volunteer who has been in post for 6 Months or more).

 

Shirley Cubs, Richmond Hall, Richard Lewis Way, Shirley

Friday evenings 6.30 to 8 p.m. 1:1 support

We are looking for a support worker who will work directly to support a young man access scouts on a weekly basis. You will help support and mediate activities to enable him to understand what is expected of him.  You will help aid him model appropriate behaviours as well as work alongside the existing scout leaders.  If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on kat@solihullsolo.org or ring her on 0121 779 3865.

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 27th May

 

Kingshurst Scouts

Thursday evenings 7.30pm until 9pm  1:1 support

We are looking for a support worker who will work directly in supporting a young man access scouts on a weekly basis (currently term time only). You will help support and mediate activities to enable him to understand what is expected of him.  You will help aid him model appropriate behaviours as well as work alongside the existing scout leaders.

If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on

kat@solihullsolo.org or call on 0121 779 3865

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 27th May

 

Brownies – Hampton in Arden

Tuesday evenings. 6.15 until 7.30 p.m.   1:1 support

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic support worker to work alongside the Brownie Leader, to help enable a young girl with moderate to severe learning needs effectively access the session on a weekly basis.

You will need the ability to ‘think out of the box’, seek alternative methods of engagement and generally support to positively engage with other members of the group

If you are interested in this post please contact Kat on kat@solihullsolo.org

or 0121 779 1801

Deadline for applications Friday 27th May

 

Scouts – Mill Pool, Lode Lane, Solihull

Friday Evenings : 7.15pm until 9.15 pm 1:1 support

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to support a young boy access scouts on a weekly basis (term time only). Working alongside the Scout leaders, you will help develop, enhance and provide effective support in meeting the ongoing objectives of the project.

If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on

kat@solihullsolo.org or call on 0121 779 3865

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 27th May

 

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

Weekend/Holiday Support and Night Worker(s) specialist in Autism

Up to 24 hours – Opportunity to earn up to £339 per weekend £12.12-14.14 per hour

I am looking for a team to support me at home and in my local community. I am an 18 year old male and I have autism. I can read and I am able to write with support, through the Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) I have very limited verbal communication and this has unlocked my voice so that I am now able to tell people how I feel, what is wrong and how best to support me. I would like you to know that I can understand everything that is said to me and about me.

The people who support me will need a lot of experience and knowledge about complex autism. I ask that you keep an open mind and please don’t make judgements about me because of my behaviour which can sometimes be challenging.

Position: Weekend Support Workers for immediate start

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Salary: £12.12 -14.14 per hour

ROLE: The support worker will work on a 2:1 basis as part of a team to provide social, emotional and practical support to the young man both at home and out in the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be involved in planning and delivering a varied activity programme with the young man/family
  • Assisting with the use of RPM and I Pad to encourage communication
  • Supporting Independent Living Skills
  • Providing support with personal care
  • Completing learning logs and daily observation sheets

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Experience and knowledge of supporting people with autism and challenging behaviour
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to children and vulnerable adults
  • Ability to engage with the family
  • Articulate, very clear verbal communication
  • Full driving licence

 

DESIRABLE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Hold or currently working towards a recognised social work, health care qualification
  • Qualification in Complex Autism
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Experience of epilepsy

You will be 100% committed to working within the team. This is a long term contract and we need dedicated staff who understand the need for consistency when supporting a person with autism.

Please contact Julie Graham on 0121 779 3865 or email j.graham@solihullsolo.org www.solihullsolo.org

 

 

HO – would like a PA to support her travelling on the train to and from College in the Jewellery quarter from Olton train station. Times are approximately 8am – 10am & 3pm – 5pm – Monday to Thursday. This would be ideal for someone who lives in the Solihull/Olton area and who likes walking (as H is a keen walker). Job share can be considered if the PA is only available on specific days/times.

FD – Male age 15yrs – would like two PAs to collect him from school on Wednesday & Friday at 3.15pm or home at 4.30pm for 2hrs & Saturday 2pm – 6pm, and also an extra 4hrs through school holidays. Experience of supporting people with Autism, sensory processing disorder, and challenging behaviour would be desirable, and enjoy participating in fun energetic activities.

CL is hoping to find a PA who is experienced in supporting individuals with profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities.  C would like a female PA who is able to manoeuvre her manual wheelchair, provide some personal care and help her engage in fun and stimulating activities.  The PA support is only required for several daytime dates in July.

Male aged 15 – would like PA to help him get ready for school Monday to Friday for an hour.  Experience of supporting people with ASD and Pathalogical Demand Avoidance would be desirable, and to be able to travel to his home in Cheswick Green.  More details to come.

MC  is a 16 year old boy who would like a PA who is experienced in supporting people with autism, noise sensitivity and challenging behaviour.  Hours of support are 8.45 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. Monday to Friday to help him get ready for school, Monday to Friday 3 to 5 p.m. approx. to support him after school (any weekday that PA is available), some Saturday or Sunday mornings (to work around current PA)and some hours during school holidays.  M responds positively to men so requires a male PA who can match his energy levels.

JA would like a PA to help him get ready for school in the mornings 7.15 to 8.15 a.m. Monday to Friday during term time.  J lives in Chelmsley Wood and attends school in Smithswood.

DCB would like a PA to support his family administer his Cystic Fibrosis medication (which consists mainly of inhaler type medication) at weekends for 1 hour in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon/evening.

MB would like a PA  (preferably male but not essential) to support him for 8 hours per week, generally on a Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon/evening and occasional weekends depending on the activity he would like to access.  M has physical and communication disabilities.  He is in a wheelchair and communicates via a computer he controls with his head movements.  M is a great character with a big sense of humour.  He likes pubs, eating, concerts (particularly girl bands – Cheryl and Little Mix) and is very clear about what he does and does not like.

JB – is a young man who lives in Shirley and would like a PA fitting the following description to support him for approx. 3 hours on a  Sunday: He has specifically requested “an active female over 30 years, who is bubbly, chatty, confident, pro-active, assertive, smiley, with common interests in singing, music, being outdoors, bowling, cinema, walking and soaps such as Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Holby City.  Someone who will support him to go to new places, try new things, learn new skills, be pro-active in planning his time with him, to make the most of the hours, seeking out places of interest for him to expand his horizons and life experiences away from the family”.

AK would like a PA (preferably a similar age – 20) to take him out to the park, swimming and spend time with him at home during the weekends and in school holidays.

BK is 18 and would like a male PA (20s) to support him and generally be his friend as well as a PA.  Support would be to pick him up from school and spend time together at home and out in the community in the early evenings and at weekends.  He would like support to go on the bus into Birmingham at weekends and have lunch out, and generally help develop his independence in the community.  Would prefer a driver.

MEN wanted!!  A lot of people would prefer a Male PA and they are in short supply!  Are you or do you know any men interested in becoming a PA?  Many PA roles can be worked around main full time jobs or college courses.

Please contact us on 0121 779 3865 and ask to speak to Julie or Paula.

The rate of pay for the above PA vacancies is £9.20 per hour. 

Any PAs who would like more work, or have availability to cover, please let us know your days and hours available. Ring 0121 779 3865 or email a.kaufmann@solihullsolo.org

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

Downloadable information:

Click Image to Download Reader Adobe Reader logo pdf

 

 

 

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

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Specialist Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

Project Leader job profile and purpose statement

Assistant Project Leader job profile and purpose statement

Project Manager job profile and purpose statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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