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Jobs

NEW:

Waterloo Social Club – Support Worker (must be aged 18+ as project is at licensed premises)

We are looking for a Support Worker who would love to work in a party atmosphere and support adults with learning disabilities and additional needs.

Waterloo Social takes place every Wednesday evening, 6:30pm – 9:30pm at the Kingshurst Labour Club.

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

Deadline date: Monday 12th January 2015

Interview date: Wednesday 14th January (during the day)

Start Date: Wednesday 21st January 2015

If you would like to apply for this post, please complete the  application form  below and submit for the attention of Lynn Russell

 

Adventure Playground – Project Leader (temporary position until Easter)

Temporary project leader required for the Adventure Playground on a Thursday evening 3.15pm – 5.30pm. The successful candidate will need experience in dealing with young people with challenging behavior.

Closing date: Friday 19th December 2014

Start date: Thursday 8th January 2015

Rate of Pay is £10.20 per hour (including element of holiday pay)

Please email Kat O’Donovan on kat@solihullsolo.org or call on 0121 779 1801 if you would like to apply.

 

URGENT:   2 Personal Assistants to support a 13 year old female

We are looking for 2 very strong PAs to support a 13 year old girl with autism and challenging behaviour. E requires some support in the home but also would like to be taken out and about at the weekends. One of the PAs would need to be a car driver.  There are 13 hours per PA per week, mainly at the weekend with the possibility of this being increased.

If you would like to find out more about this post, please email Vicki: v.horton@solihullsolo.org

Personal Assistant to support a 9 year old male

PA  required to support H every Saturday, 1pm – 4pm. H enjoys swimming, going to McDonald’s and trips to the park. H is autistic and needs a friendly, bubbly PA to help support him in these activities.

If you would like to find out more about this post, please email Vicki: v.horton@solihullsolo.org

2 Personal Assistants to support a young man

Two  PAs are required to support a young man in getting ready in the mornings and to take him to Newlands Bishop Farm; likewise you will need to collect him in the evening and take him home and stay until Mum arrives back from work. A has physical disbailities and some communication difficulties. The PAs would work alternative shifts and will need to be a car driver.If you would like to find out more about this post, please email Vicki: v.horton@solihullsolo.org

Exciting new swimming project – Project Leaders and Support Workersstarting January 2015

Calling all PLs and SWs! You are needed for a new exciting Monday night swimming project. This project will be alternate weeks, one in the South and the next week in the North. Ideally we would like the same team to work on both venues, but this can be negotiated if you only want to work at one of the locations. The times for staff will be 5:00pm – 7:00pm, term time only.

Deadline Date: Friday 12th December

If you would be interested in working  on this exciting new project, please contact Kat O’Donovan on 0121 779 1801 or email kat@solihullsolo.org

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

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

 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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