01217793865 info@solihullsolo.org


Personal Assistants required for opportunities to work between 5-18.5 hours per week across both North and South Solihull

Do you have experience of supporting young people and/or adults with a learning disability?

Would you like to work up to 18.5 hours per week supporting our Service Users to access social and leisure activities within the local community?

Are you free to work flexibly on a shift pattern that covers late afternoon and evenings?

Are you available to work at weekends?

If you answered yes to these questions please read on.

We currently have a number of service users who would like to go out and have fun with a like-minded person. Equally they may like to stay at home and do things they enjoy such as cooking, watching a film, playing games or using IT.

You must be enthusiastic and reliable, with preferably, the ability to drive and use of a car.

If you are interested in joining SoLO as a PA please contact the office for an application pack or you can download an application form below.

Should you require additional information about these roles please contact Paula Burnham p.burnham@solihullsolo.org Vicki Horton v.horton@solihullsolo.org or Kat O’Donovan kat@solihullsolo.org or you can call the office on 0121 779 3865

Please note: Any current SoLO PAs can register their interest by emailing as above.


Personal Assistant

£7176 per annum – £9.20 per hour – 15 hours per week

Male Personal Assistant wanted to support a 22 year old male for 15 hours a week on a flexible daytime working pattern.

L has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and is looking for a young male (of a similar age) to support him to go bowling, to the cinema, clothes shopping and generally hanging out.  He is looking for someone who has experience of learning disability, is a driver, and who is fun to be with.

Epilepsy experience not essential as training is available.

The rate of pay for this rewarding role is £9.20 per hour.

If you are interested in this position please contact Kat or Vicki at SoLO Life Opportunities on 0121 779 3865 or download a Personal Assistant application form below.


Ice Breakers- Project Leader (18+ and car driver)

We are looking for a Project Leader for the Ice Breakers project, which is a monthly project that meet up, pick up the members from their home and go out to enjoy various community activities such as Bowling, cinema, eating out etc.

The project takes place: Monthly

Evening: Wednesday

Venue: various

Start date: February 2015, or earlier 

Interview date: 20th November 2014

If you would like to apply for this position please contact Lynn by expressing your interest and experience to l.russell@solihullsolo.org


Access All Areas: Scouts – Support Worker

We require a Support Worker to support a young boy to attend scouts on a Friday evening 7.30pm – 9.00pm in Berkswell.Your role will be to adapt/break down activities so that they can be included in all of the activities that take place.

Rate of pay is £8.16 if over 21 and £6.54 if under 21(including element of holiday pay)

This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and reference checks.

Start date: as soon as possible 

If you would like to apply for this post please contact Katie Gallagher on 0121 779 1801 or email k.gallagher@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:

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

Application Form Word Format 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

Recruitment of ex-offenders policy statement     Ex Offenders policy statement










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