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Supported Living worker vacancies, sharing a 24-hour shift rota

Full and part-time positions available

£18,115.00 per annum based upon 37.5 hours per week, plus allowance for sleeping nights   (pro-rata for part-time working patterns)

A team of workers is required to support a young male living in Supported Living accommodation in Coleshill, North Warwickshire on permanent full-time or part-time contracts.

 The young man has cerebral palsy and is partially deaf/sighted. R is mobile but sometimes uses a wheelchair when going a longer distance.  He needs support with his daily routine, helping him to keep his home clean and tidy, support with shopping and preparing meals and is looking forward to enjoying your company to watch TV and have a chat together.  R is great fun to be with.  He is lively, friendly and has a good sense of humour and would like you to be the same.  You will also need to have experience of supporting people with a learning disability with a good understanding of meeting individual needs.  You will need to be able to complete notes and other records competently and support R to achieve his goals and ambitions using Person Centre Planning methods.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please do so by downloading an application form from our website www.solihullsolo.org

 If you would like further information please call Julie Graham on 0121 779 3865 or email her on j.graham@solihullsolo.org  

  

Business Development Manager

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within SoLO for the right person to join our Senior Management Team – are you that person? We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident, high achieving individual with marketing and bid writing experience at a senior level. But we want more than this! The right candidate would need to have a passion for ensuring that people with a learning disability are given an equal chance in life. He or she would have experience in managing teams of people and have the ability to inspire, motivate and direct the current marketing and fundraising team. He or she would need to demonstrate evidence of successful fundraising and bid writing with an understanding of how the voluntary sector works. If appointed, you would become part of an exciting new programme of development, have the satisfaction of working in an environment which makes a difference to people’s lives and gain significant job satisfaction. This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

The post is a one year funded post, part time initially, starting at 25-30 hours a week (with opportunity to grow to full time and permanent), salary £18.18 an hour

For further information please contact Janet Down on 0121 779 3865 or by email to janet@solihullsolo.org  Alternatively you can view the vacancy and download an application form from our website at www.solihullsolo.org

Due to nature of funding, the deadline for applications is 2nd May, 2016Interviews will be held on 5th or 6th May.

TIME OUT – Project Leader

Alternate Saturdays 1.15pm – 4.45pm (plus 1.5 hours paid planning time per session)

We are looking for an experienced Project Leader to lead this lovely group which enables young adults with moderate to high support needs to take part in an exciting variety activities, both in-house at The Fire station base and out in the community. Rate of pay: £10.30 per hour. If you are interested in this position please contact Katie:  k.gallagher@solihullsolo.org or call on 0121 779 1802

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th May

 

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Shirley Cubs, Richmond Hall, Richard Lewis Way, Shirley

Friday evenings 6.30 to 8 p.m. 1:1 support

We are looking for a support worker who will work directly to support a young man access scouts on a weekly basis. You will help support and mediate activities to enable him to understand what is expected of him.  You will help aid him model appropriate behaviours as well as work alongside the existing scout leaders.  If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on kat@solihullsolo.org or ring her on 0121 779 3865.

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th May

  

Scouts – Hockley Heath

Wednesday evenings 7.15 until 8.45  1:1 support

We are looking for a support worker who will work directly in supporting a young man access scouts on a weekly basis (currently term time only). You will help support and mediate activities to enable him to understand what is expected of him.  You will help aid him model appropriate behaviours as well as work alongside the existing scout leaders.

If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on kat@solihullsolo.org or 0121 779 3865

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications Friday 6th May

 

Kingshurst Scouts

Thursday evenings 7.30pm until 9pm  1:1 support

We are looking for a support worker who will work directly in supporting a young man access scouts on a weekly basis (currently term time only). You will help support and mediate activities to enable him to understand what is expected of him.  You will help aid him model appropriate behaviours as well as work alongside the existing scout leaders.

If you are interested in this position please contact Kat on

kat@solihullsolo.org or call on 0121 779 3865

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th May

 

Brownies – Hampton in Arden

Tuesday evenings. 6.15 until 7.30 p.m.   1:1 support

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic support worker to work alongside the Brownie Leader, to help enable a young girl with moderate to severe learning needs effectively access the session on a weekly basis.

You will need the ability to ‘think out of the box’, seek alternative methods of engagement and generally support to positively engage with other members of the group

If you are interested in this post please contact Kat on kat@solihullsolo.org

or 0121 779 1801

Deadline for applications Friday 6th May

  

Swimming North – Support Worker

Fridays 4:45 – 6.45pm Term time only

We are looking for a support worker to work alongside an existing staff team to help enable a group of young people access swimming on a weekly basis

If you are interested in this position please contact Becci on

b.fox@solihullsolo.org  or call on 0121 779 1801

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th May

  

Football – Support Worker

Saturdays 9:15 – 11:15 Term time only (rota basis)

We are looking for a support worker to join existing staff team to help enable a group of young people access football, the session is delivered by Solihull Moors. If you feel this project is for you then please get in touch

If you are interested in this position please contact Becci on

b.fox@solihullsolo.org  or call on 0121 779 1801

Rate of pay: £8.24 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.61 per hour, if under 21

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th May 

 

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

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.

CL is hoping to find a PA who is experienced in supporting individuals with profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities.  C would like a female PA who is able to manoeuvre her manual wheelchair, provide some personal care and help her engage in fun and stimulating activities.  The PA support is only required for several daytime dates in July.

Male aged 15 – would like PA to help him get ready for school Monday to Friday for an hour.  Experience of supporting people with ASD and Pathalogical Demand Avoidance would be desirable, and to be able to travel to his home in Cheswick Green.  More details to come.

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.

JA would like a PA to help him get ready for school in the mornings 7.15 to 8.15 a.m. Monday to Friday during term time.  J lives in Chelmsley Wood and attends school in Smithswood.

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”.

AK would like a PA (preferably a similar age – 20) to take him out to the park, swimming and spend time with him at home during the weekends and in school holidays.

BK is 18 and would like a male PA (20s) to support him and generally be his friend as well as a PA.  Support would be to pick him up from school and spend time together at home and out in the community in the early evenings and at weekends.  He would like support to go on the bus into Birmingham at weekends and have lunch out, and generally help develop his independence in the community.  Would prefer a driver.

MEN 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 £9.20 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 a.kaufmann@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:

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

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 

Business Development Manager Job Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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