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.
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.
AM is a 12 year old girl with Downs needing help with after school activity
AM is a 12 year old girl with Downs Syndrome looking for a PA to help with an activity after school and also to take to a Youth Club on a Tuesday. Female preferred.
CA is a 4 year old boy looking for PA fortnightly on a Saturday
CA is aged 4 and looking for a PA with experience of working with children with ASD, Autism, Olfactory hyper-sensitivity, able to follow and support with routine. He has challenging behaviour, doesn’t like crowds and has melt-downs. Looking for a female or male, car driver not essential. Would like to be supported on community fun activities. For quiet times, enjoys children’s TV programmes, DS, teddies, sensory lights/objects. PA for Saturday fortnightly, for 4 hours – north of the borough.
DH is a 13 year old boy looking for a PA for a Saturday or a Sunday weekly for 5 hours
DH is aged 13 and looking for a PA – male or female – car driver not essential. Needs experience of working with children with ASD, ADHD, Autism, Mosaic Down Syndrome, Sensory Difficulties and challenging behaviour. Would like to be supported on community activities. Loves going on buses and train rides. Needs to socialise with peers. Enjoys collecting electrical items, lights, speakers. Likes bike riding, board games, and loves animals – especially cats or dogs. Needs PA for either a Saturday or a Sunday (flexible) 5 hours a week – north of the borough.
SP is a young man with cerebral palsy looking for a PA Monday or Saturday to access community activities
SP– is a young man aged 25 years wheel chair user, with cerebral palsy. He would like a PA to build his confidence back up, as feeling low at the moment. He loves fun, is very independent, loves to talk a lot and is very sociable.
He would like to access community activities: swimming, cinema, pub, and going out for a meal. 4.5hrs on Monday or Saturday. Start A.S.A.P please
MP - 12 year old boy looking for PA for Saturday OR Sunday
MP – 12 year old boy looking for a PA with experience of ASD, SPD, challenging behaviour desirable, to support him on community activities 6 hours per week either on a Saturday or Sunday. In school holidays to be flexible for week days. He loves drama, performing arts, music and dancing. He loves making things and being very creative, and enjoys participating in fun energetic activities. He is looking for a young male or female – car driver not essential – to start A.S.A.P please – North of the borough.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Find out more about being a Personal Assistant here
Project Leader – Funky Fridays
Acocks Green Legion – Botteville Road
Twice a month on a Friday – 6.30 to 10.30 p.m.
Wanted: dynamic and enthusiastic person to lead on this project which involves working with the “SoLO Sounds” DJs and requires a working knowledge of DJ equipment. You will be team leading staff and volunteers to enhance the experience of the members on project.
Alternating sessions between “nightclub” experience and “family disco”.
Start date: January 2017 (preferably with earlier handover)
Deadline: extended till Friday 25th November
enquiries to Margaret Sheikh on 0121 779 3865 or email her on firstname.lastname@example.org
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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