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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:

Personal Assistant – 14 hours per week, Tuesday and Friday.

We are looking for an experienced support worker to support a young lady in a work placement at Newlands Bishop Farm in Solihull for 7 hours each day from 9.30am to 4.30pm Tuesday and Friday each week. The role includes collecting the service user from home and then taking her back again at the end of the day. Travelling time and mileage is paid for this part of the role and is included in the overall 7 hour day.

Duties at the farm include working with horses and other animals.

L is hearing impaired and communicates using British Sign Language therefore a BSL qualification is an essential requirement for this role. She also has a Learning Disability, experience of which desired, however it is more about the right person with the right skills to support L appropriately.

If you feel that you have the skills, experience and attributes to fulfil this role then we would welcome an application from you.

Start date July 2016.

Rate of pay £9.29 per hour if over age 21.

If you would like more information please contact Paula in the office on 0121 779 3865.  Application packs can be downloaded from the website  – see links above and below

 

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.

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.

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”.

Male Workers 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 £9.29 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 j.graham@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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