SoLO Career Opportunities
Looking for a career with a leading charity organisation in the West Midlands? If you are the type of person with the passion to ensure that our members are not excluded from society, but are provided an environment that equips them for the future, we want to hear from you. If you have the passion to give our members the skills and experience they need to become free-thinking people able to make choices and take control of their lives, then you will fit right in at SoLO.
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If you would like to join SoLO’s team then take a look at the roles currently available and we look forward to hearing from you soon.
Take a look at our values and see if you are ready to help us make a difference:
- Fun Loving… This is the essence of what SoLO is about. We will use enjoyable social and leisure experiences as the tool to unlock our members’ potential, enable them to build skills, make new friends and have their place in society. We will be flexible and ready to take on innovation and accept challenge.
- Integrity… In our relationships with our members, colleagues, parents/carers and supporters, we will act with honesty and respect. We will listen, reflect and act appropriately in all our interactions.
- Training… We will be a learning organisation, providing for our members, voluntary and paid staff the opportunities to grow and develop. Through training, development and support, we will ensure that we are able to deliver excellent services with outstanding outcomes for all involved.
If you have availability at weekends and would like to consider a PA opportunity, this is the place to be!
There is a huge need for weekend work for PAs at the moment and we would love to hear from you!
JR - female PA needed - flexible days - 5 hours pw
MF - 12 year old boy - 6 hours a week
JSL - 8 year old boy looking for PA support Thursdays & Fridays
MG - young man with epilepsy looking for 2:1 PA support - Tuesday evening
JC - 21 year old man with autism requiring 2 PAs - weekend
AH - 27 year old male with autism and LD - PA needed for 12 hours a week
GM - 9 year old girl requiring PA to support fortnightly on a Monday after school
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.
Weekends are very popular! There are lots of opportunities for PA staff to work weekends to help to support families – if you have availability, we would love to hear from you!
Please contact us on 0121 779 3865 and ask to speak to Julie or Sara.
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 and speak to Julie or Sara or email them at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about being a Personal Assistant here
Swimming North (Chelmsley Wood) Project Leader 4.45pm till 6.45pm Fridays (Term Time Only)
£ 9.17 per hour plus holiday entitlement
Are you fun, organised and dynamic and have experience of supporting young people with a Learning Disability? We have a vacancy for a Project Leader at Swimming North, every Friday at Chelmsley Wood Swimming Baths.
You will have lead responsibility for a staff team and volunteers to provide a safe and fun swimming session for our 12 young members.
Please send your application by email to email@example.com or by post to 38 Walnut Close, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 7PU by close of play on Wednesday 29th November 2017
Due of the importance of ensuring Swimming North has a Project Leader in place before Christmas the closing date has been moved forward to 29th November 2017
Call 0121 779 3865 for further information.
Are you looking for a rewarding job where you make a difference?
SoLO Life Opportunities is a charity based in Solihull providing support to children and adults with learning disabilities.
We are looking for Support Workers who are passionate about their role, to enable adults with a learning disability to live independent, fulfilling lives in their own home. You will support someone with daily living skills including housekeeping, personal health and wellbeing, and playing an active part in the community. Full time and part time roles available. Shifts will include days, evenings, weekends, (sleep in or waking night), and bank holidays on a rota basis. Opportunities currently exist for lead roles and complex care support which attract the higher pay scale shown below.
- Experience and knowledge of supporting people with learning disabilities
- Knowledge of safeguarding procedures
- Excellent verbal and written skills
- Experience of working within a team
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated
- Hold or agree to complete The Care Certificate within 12 weeks of appointment
- Hold or currently working towards a recognised social care & health qualification level 2 or above
- Understanding of Person Centred approach
- Full UK Driving Licence
Successful applicants must be able to work flexible shift patterns, and will require an enhanced DBS check and 2 references. In return we will offer a competitive salary package, and ongoing comprehensive supervision & training.
Salary: £7.85 – £8.27 p/h if over 21 years of age.
£6.40 – £6.64 p/h if under 21 years of age.
Benefits: All staff receive 23 days paid annual leave plus bank holiday allowance (pro rata), and membership of People’s Pension scheme, and we offer a comprehensive training and supervision programme.
If you are interested in this post and feel you meet our requirements please send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to discuss in more detail please contact Supported Living Manager, Julie Graham on 0121 779 3865
Ice Skating Support Worker
Fridays (Term time -Weekly) 5.00pm – 6.30pm
Venue:- Solihull Ice Rink, 119 Hobs Moat Road, Solihull, B92 8JN
Rate of Pay:- £8.43 p/h
Under 21: £6.61 p/h
If interested please download the Recruitment Pack below and read the Support Worker job profile on the jobs page.
Please send applications to Paul Horton email@example.com
Closing date 1st December 2017
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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