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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.

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.

 

Download Our Recruitment pack & job profiles

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

Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement

Specialist 2-1 Personal Assistant job profile and purpose statement

Specialist Lead role 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

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.

Birmingham Care Jobs SoLO

If you would like to join SoLO’s team then take a look at the opportunities currently available and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

PA Opportunities

FD – Male age 15yrs – would like two PAs to collect him from school

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.

Please contact us on 0121 779 3865 and ask to speak to Julie or Paula to apply.

The rate of pay for the above PA vacancy is £9.29 per hour. 

JB - 10 year old boy looking for PA to support him alternate weekends

JB – age 10 years looking for a male or female PA to support him in community activities – his interest are Bowling, Cinema, playing football, going to the park and Swimming. Experience of supporting people with Down Syndrome.  Car Driver essential, PA – for alternative Saturdays or Sundays every fortnight  (12am-4pm ) 4hrs south of the borough B92 to Start A.S.A.P please  

 

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.

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 £9.29 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:  j.graham@solihullsolo.org or s.higgins@solihullsolo.org

 

 

 

Find out more about being a Personal Assistant here

More Opportunities

Sessional Workers for School Holidays

Do you or someone you know have experience of supporting children / young people with additional needs and want a job that gives you more than just a reasonable wage? Are you enthusiastic, patient and reliable? If so read on…..   SoLO Life Opportunities provide social & leisure activities for children and young people with learning disabilities. Our schemes take place during school holidays, evenings, and weekends in and around Solihull.   We are currently recruiting for Support Workers with qualifications or competence in caring for children with a range of learning disabilities and additional needs.

Posts are for primarily for work during the school holidays but additional work may be available at other times for successful applicants.   The current rate of pay is £8.24 per hour for over 21s, £6.61 for under 21s (including element of holiday pay).

SoLO is committed to Safeguarding children and Vulnerable Adults and will carry out DBS checks and reference checks before appointing staff.   Contact us for an application pack on 0121 779 3865 or alternatively download it from the SoLO website www.solihullsolo.org

Closing date for application: Monday 23rd January 2017 Interviews commencing mid February 2017


Support Worker

Do you live in the south Solihull area? We are looking for a support worker to support a lovely young boy access Beavers at Dorridge Scout Hut.  You will be required to support, mentor and develop the group skills of the young boy as well as work alongside the Beaver leaders.

Venue – Dorridge Scout Hut

Day and time Tuesdays 5.30 until 6.45 (term time only)

Rate of pay – £6.61(under 210 or £8.24 (over 21)

Please contact Kat on 0121 7793865 or kat@solihullsolo.org if you are interested in this position or you have any questions or queries.

Closing date for applications: 16th January

 

Do you live in the south Solihull area? We are looking for support workers and volunteers to help support 3 young people to attend a group called Rock Solid. You will be required to support the young people within this social gathering as well as enhance their social experience and develop skills in this area.

Venue – St Phillips with St James Church, Dorridge and Bentley Heath

Day and Times – Tuesdays 7pm until 8.30pm (term time only)

Please contact Kat on 0121 7793865 or kat@solihullsolo.org if you are interested in this position or you have any questions or queries.

Closing date for applications: 16th January

 

 

 

 

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

Downloadable information Packs and Job Details may need to be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader, it’s free to download and we have provided a link below:

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