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SoLO Life Opportunities provide social & leisure activities for children, young

people, and adults with learning disabilities in and around Solihull.

 

  

 

 Vacancy – Volunteer Treasurer

 Would you like to be at the cutting edge of taking our charity forward for its next stage of development?  Do you have a high level financial background and a small amount of spare time (about 8 hours a month) to oversee the financial function of SoLO?  Would you like to be part of a fun, pro-active, talented bunch of trustees who steer the direction of SoLO and support its work.  If you answered yes to these three questions, then please contact Janet Down to discuss progressing this further.

 

Personal Assistant Service/Project Manager Post – 25 hours a week £18,863.00 p.a

 SoLO Life Opportunities provide social & leisure activities for children, young people, and adults with learning disabilities in and around Solihull.

We currently have a vacancy for a Project Manager. The post holder will be responsible for the overall planning, organisation, and line management of the Personal Assistant Service.

The post is for 25 hours per week starting end July 2015.

Hours of work will be 5 per day Monday to Friday, however, you will need to be flexible as some evenings and weekend working will be required.

The post is initially 25 hours but could increase to full time.

Rate of pay is £14.51 per hour.

If you wish to apply, you must have experience of working within the field of learning disability, and experience of project management and line management is highly desirable. You must also have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels, be organised, reliable and committed.  Most of all, you must be passionate about working with people with a learning disability.

We offer comprehensive training & support to enhance your professional development and you will be expected to attend some compulsory sessions.

Appointment is subject to successful DBS and reference checks.

If you are interested in this role please contact the office 0121 779 3865 for an application pack or or download details below:

 For more details contact Paula Burnham on 0121 779 1804

 Closing date: Monday 13th July 2015

Downloadable information:

Adults Project Manager – Personal Assistants  purpose statement

 recruitment pack containing  application form, DBS statement, Equal Opportunities monitoring form and Ex Offendders policy statement

 

Support Worker – AAA scouts, Shirley, Friday Evening, Shirley (from September 2015)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support a young man to access Scouts on a Friday evening.  You will help with breaking down activities into manageable chunks for the young man to understand and access group activities.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

Project leader – AAA swimming South, Friday evenings , 5:00pm-7:00pm (from September 2015)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead a small team at one of our swimming projects.  It is held on a Friday evening, at Tudor Grange Swimming Baths and it enables the young people who attend to have a relaxed but fun swimming experience.  You are required to show the ability to have effective leadership skills and complete all the tasks involved in leading a small team.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay £10.20 per hour.

Support Worker – AAA Swimming South, alternate Friday evenings, 5:00pm-7:00pm (from September 2015)

We are looking for a support worker on alternate Friday evening at Tudor Grange swimming baths.  This is a relaxed but fun filled session and you will help assist the young people who access this activity and work effectively within a small team.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay- £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

Assistant Project Leader – Saturday Super Friends Club – alternate Saturdays – 10:00am-12:00 noon We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to help assist the project leader in helping organize and lead a small team on this fun and relaxed project.  You will require some leadership skills, good communication and organizational skills and help assist with running the project effectively.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of Pay – £9.20 per hour, if aged over 21, or £7.39 per hour, if under 21.

Support Worker –Saturday Super Friends club – alternate Saturdays – 10:00am-12 noon (from September 2015)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to support work on this relaxed but fulfilled project. You will be working alongside a small staff team and will help enable the members who attend to engage and participate in activities with their peers.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of Pay – £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

Project Leader – AAA Ice Skating – Friday evenings 4:45pm-6:45pm (From September 2015)

We are looking for a project leader to facilitate and lead our ice skating project. You will need to show leadership skills, lead a small team enabling members to enhance their ice skating skills.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay £10.20 per hour.

Project Leader – AAA Tennis Saturday afternoons, 1.30pm-3.15pm, based at Olton & West Warks Club, Olton (from September 2015) Job share will be considered if preferable.

We are looking for a Project leader to facilitate and lead our Tennis project. No tennis skills are required as the session is delivered by Coaches at the club, but you will need to have good leadership skills.

This project runs term time only and whilst we would prefer someone to work every week the role can be shared to work alternate weeks if preferred.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of pay £10.20 per hour.

  

Support Worker –AAA Swimming North, Friday evenings- 4:45pm-6:45pm (from September 2015)

We are looking for a support worker on a Friday evening at Chelmsley Wood swimming Baths. 

 This is a relaxed but fun filled session and you will help assist the young people who access this activity and work effectively within a small team.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of Pay – £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

 

Support Worker – AAA scouts, Kingshurst, Wednesday evenings – 7.30pm-9:00pm

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work with a young boy in enabling him access scouts on a Wednesday evening.  You are required to mediate, support and break down activities into more manageable chunks for him to understand what is asked of him.  This is a physical scheme and you will be required to play games with the group to enable him to access the scheme fully.

If you are interested in this position could you please contact Damian on 0121 779 3865 or d.king@solihullsolo.org

Rate of Pay – £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.

 

Personal Assistant Positions – all paid at £9.20 an hour

SM - Female car driver needed to support 18 year old female SM with a mild learning disability and high functioning autism. 2 X 3 hours shifts during week and weekends. SM lives in North Solihull and could possible attend some of SoLO’s drop in groups.

 

TW - Male car driver to support TW a 15 year old male with autism. 10 hours a week on Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday (to be arranged) but alternate weekends is to support him to a youth club in Redditch. Other activities he enjoys are sports, cinema and going out for meals.

 

RT – Male or female, preferably a car driver to support RTa 15 year old male with severe learning disabilities a visual impairment and is unsteady on feet but can walk unaided. 3 hours a week after school or at weekends to take him swimming or out and about.

 

BH –  An experienced and confident male or female, car driver to support BH a 15 year old male with severe learning disabilities, challenging behavior and will need support with personal care for 3 hours a week and 6 hours in holudays. It would be of benefit for someone with prior knowledge of BH, therefore a member of staff who currently works at Merstone School or Teen Open Door. To ask for more information please contact Vicki or Kat in the office

 

We have new PA positions coming up all the time. To find out more or to apply to become a PA please contact the office and speak to Vicki

or Kat – 0121 779 3865

 

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

Downloadable information:

 

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

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement 

Support Worker  job profile and purpose statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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