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Teen Open Door Vacancy


Teen Open Door is a weekly project for 11-18 year olds with complex and or profound multiple learning disabilities to chill out after school with music, arts, games, dancing, and reflexology. It runs weekly on a Tuesday 3:00pm till 6:45pm at Merstone School.

Project Leader

We are looking for a Project Leader who has experience and is confident in leading a team of support workers and volunteers and working with individuals with complex learning and developmental needs. You will be required to plan the sessions making sure that all of  the activities are accessible to all of the young people in the group, work with in a tight budget, and allocate staff and volunteer roles throughout the evening. The project leader gets an additional 1 hour a week planning time.

Rate of pay £10.20 per hour

Closing date  8th February 2016

Start date 23rd February 2016

If interested in applying for this role, please contact Katie on k.gallagher@solihullsolo.org or download an application form below.


Assistant Project Leader for Funky Fridays and Fabulous Family Disco Project – 4 hours per session @ £9.20 per hour

Do you enjoy dancing to all the latest chart songs and party tunes? – if so then we have the ideal position for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic, fun and friendly workers to support young people (18+) to enjoy SoLO’s very own ‘Nightclub experience’ at Funky Fridays twice per month and/or at our ‘Fabulous Family’ disco also twice per month. Both events take place at the Botteville Road Legion in Acocks Green, Birmingham, from 7.30-10pm on a Friday evening. The hours for staff are 6.30 – 10.30pm.

If you feel that you can make a difference to the lives of adults and children with a Learning Disability by supporting them to have a great night out then please download the appropriate application form from our website or if you would like more information please contact Lynn Russell in the office on 0121 779 3865 or by emailing l.russell@solihullsolo.org


Support Worker – Access All Areas – Swimming North – Fridays 4.45-6.45 – 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 0121 779 1801
Rate of pay: £8.16 per hour, if aged over 21, or £6.54 per hour, if under 21.
Closing date: Friday 12th February 2016

Personal Assistant Positions 

PA required South Warwickshire area 21-26 hours per week £9.20 per hour

J is 17 years old and has Autism and ADHD. He also has an anxiety disorder and sleep disorder. He also has asthma which he uses an inhaler for regularly. J would love a PA to support him every day to support him to activities he loves such as playing computer games, pool and going swimming. He wants to increase his independence and do things away from his family.  Experience of LD essential.

For more information contact a.kaufmann@solihullsolo.org or on 0121 779 3865

PA required South Warwickshire area up to 20 hours per week £9.20 per hour

We require a PA to support a young man to get ready for school in the mornings Monday to Friday and then to go out and participate in activities at the weekend.X has a diagnose of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD).Staff will need to have experience in the above diagnosis and skilled in de-escalation techniques, be confident and calm.

For more information contact a.kaufmann@solihullsolo.org or on 0121 779 3865

AS – is a young man who would like a PA to support him from 3.30 – 6.30pm Monday to Friday (or any weekday) after he has finished his Daytime activities. A has some verbal communication difficulties and makes his needs and wants known using an app on his tablet. A male or a mature female would be more suitable for A (although all applicants will be considered and the final decision is with A), and must be a driver with a car. Job share can be considered if the PA is only available on specific days/times.


CQ – is a boy who would like a PA to support him on Tuesday evenings at Youth Club and on alternate Thursday evenings


MC – would like a PA who is experienced in supporting people with ASD for 1 evening a week, preferably straight from school for 2 – 3 hours (not Tuesdays).


DCB – is a boy who would like a PA to help support his Mum administer his medication. He lives in Smiths Wood and times would generally be for 1 hour between 3.30pm – 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and most weekends for approximately 1 hour in the morning, 1 hour midday and 1 hour approx. 4.30pm. Support is likely to be shared with other family members so close liaison with the family is required. Medication administration will be provided although the support is more to observe that the medication has been administered. Job share can be considered if the PA is only available on specific days/times.

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 or kat@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











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