Swimming North: Support Worker x 2 (to start 2nd May or sooner)

Two support workers are required for our Swimming North project, term time only, Fridays, 4:45pm – 6:45pm at Chelmsley swimming baths. We require applications from applicants who can swim, are very vigilant, enthusiastic about the role, and confident in their ability to support vulnerable children in having safe fun whilst swimming. You will need to have experience of supporting children with learning disabilities.  This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and reference checks. Current rate of pay is £8.07 if over 21 and £6.84 if under 21) (including element of holiday pay).   If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Jenny on 0121 779 1801 or j.ricks@solihullsolo.org

Deadline date 18th April

Swimming North: Project Leader (to start 2nd May)

A Project Leader is required for the Swimming North project, term time only, Fridays, 4:45pm – 6:45 pm at Chelmsley swimming baths. We require applications from applicants who can swim, are very vigilant, enthusiastic about the role, and confident in their ability to support vulnerable children in having safe fun whilst swimming. You must also have well established leadership skills, the ability to challenge behaviour and implement rules.  You will also need to complete project paperwork, including inducting staff, volunteers and members. You will need to have experience of supporting children with learning disabilities.  This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and reference checks. Current rate of pay is £10.09 per hour (including element of holiday pay).   If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Jenny on 0121 779 1801 or j.ricks@solihullsolo.org. Deadline date 18th April

  

Saturday Super Friends Club – APL (to start ASAP)

An APL is required for our SSFC project, term time only, Saturdays, fortnightly, 9:30 – 12:30 at SoLO’s Fire Station base by Solihull Fire Station. SSFC is a lovely project which we are sure the successful candidate will enjoy working on. You will need to have experience of supporting children with learning disabilities and leading a project. This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and reference checks.   Current rate of pay is £9.11 if over 21 and £7.31 if under 21) (including element of holiday pay).  If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Jenny on 0121 779 1801 or j.ricks@solihullsolo.org

Deadline date 18th April.  

 

Saturday Super Friends Club – Support Worker 1-1 (start date to be confirmed)

A 1-1 support worker is required for our SSFC project, term time only, Saturdays, fortnightly, 9:30 – 12:30 at SoLO’s Fire Station base by Solihull Fire Station. We require applications from applicants who can support a young, male member, with mild medical needs and some personal care needs.  When delivering personal care support you will also have the support of another member of staff.  SSFC is a lovely project and having already done a successful trial visit, this member is very excited about attending.  Current rate of pay is £8.07 if over 21 and £6.84 if under 21) (including element of holiday pay).  This post will be initially limited to 21 sessions or will cease earlier if the member stops attending. Additionally, if the member does not attend, you won’t be required to attend.  You will need to have experience of supporting children with learning disabilities.  This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and reference checks. If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Jenny on 0121 779 1801 or j.ricks@solihullsolo.org

Deadline date 18th April

  

We are looking to recruit Personal Assistants and Holiday Activity Support Workers

Personal Assistants wanted for daytime, evening and weekend work. Up to 15 posts available £9.11 over 21 £7.31 under 21.

We currently have a number of positions available supporting young people and adults both in their own home and out in the community.

Hours are varied and can range from one hour a day up to 6 hours a day and are available Monday to Friday or Saturday/Sunday both daytime and evenings patterns are avaialble.

You will need to have experience of Learning Disability, preferably be a driver and must be reliable.

Applications will be particularly welcomed from young males aged 18-30

Holiday Activity Support Workers wanted for Summer 2014              £8.07 over 21 £6.11 under 21

We are currently recruiting for our Summer Holiday play schemes and activities programmes.  Ideal candidates will have experience of supporting children with additional needs.

Sessional Workers for School Holidays

Do you have experience of working with children / young people with additional needs and want a job that gives you more than just a reasonable wage? Are you enthusiastic, patient and reliable? If so read on…..

SoLO Life Opportunities provide social & leisure activities for children and young people with learning disabilities. Our schemes take place during school holidays, evenings, and weekends in and around Solihull.

 We are currently recruiting staff with experience in the field of learning disabilities:

Post 1

Male Support workers 

(Requirement is compliant with the Sex Discrimination Act due to under representation and nature of some roles)

Post 2

Support Workers with qualifications or competence in caring for children with Complex Health Needs/Profound & Multiple Disabilities.

Post 3

Play workers holding a relevant play qualification      

Applicants must meet one of these specifications to apply.

Posts are for work during the Summer school holidays so you must be available for a minimum of 15 days in the summer school holidays.

Additional work may be available at other times for successful applicants.

The current rate of pay is £8.07 per hour for over 21s, £6.48 for under 21s. (Including element of holiday pay)

We offer comprehensive training & support to enhance your professional development. This would begin with compulsory induction training on 12th July 2014.

SoLO are committed to Safeguarding children and Vulnerable Adults and will carry out DBS checks and reference checks before appointing staff.

Contact us for an application pack on 0121 788 3469.

Closing date for application 23rd May 2014.

 

For an information pack for any of the posts advertised, please download below or call the office on 0121-788-3469

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

Application Word Format 2014   application form

Statement of Requirement updated  DBS statement of requirement

Values into action – project version SoLO’s Values Statement

solo equal opportunities monitoring form – staff & vols  Equal Opportunities form