Support Worker – Childrens Services

We are recruiting Support Workers for our Children Services. Please browse the positions available.

If you are interested in applying for a role please click here to complete our online application. After you have submitted an application form you will be asked to email a copy of your CV to recruitment@sololifeopportunities.org. Please ensure you complete both steps.


Support Worker – Children’s Holiday Service (RefSWHS1)

The role involves supporting people as a group or on their own to safely participate in activities both in-house and out in the community. Activities are chosen by the members and can range from in-house sensory and relaxation sessions, to a day trip to the seaside, and have an emphasis on developing independence, wellbeing, social communication skills and inclusion. The role is “hands-on” direct support so the candidates must be caring, kind, and good at communicating with people who may find it difficult to communicate and understand. A great sense of humour is a must, as well as being able to take responsibility and maintain the safety and quality of life for the vulnerable people they are supporting.

  • Day – Week Days During School Holidays
  • Time – 9.30am- 4.00pm
  • Location – North or South Solihull
  • Pay – £10.42 – £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Childrens
  • Setting – Supporting in a group setting

Support Worker at Friday Club North – 2.5 hours per week – Term Time Only (RefSWFCN1)

The role involves supporting people as a group or on their own to safely participate in activities both in-house and out in the community. Activities are chosen by the members and can range from in-house sensory and relaxation sessions, to a day trip to the seaside, and have an emphasis on developing independence, wellbeing, social communication skills and inclusion. The role is “hands-on” direct support so the candidates must be caring, kind, and good at communicating with people who may find it difficult to communicate and understand. A great sense of humour is a must, as well as being able to take responsibility and maintain the safety and quality of life for the vulnerable people they are supporting.

  • Day – Friday
  • Time – 4.45pm-7.15pm
  • Location – Walnut Close
  • Pay – £10.42 – £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Childrens
  • Setting – Supporting in a group setting

Support Worker at Saturday Superfriends – 3 hours fortnightly – Term Time Only(RefSWSSFC1)

The role involves supporting people as a group or on their own to safely participate in activities both in-house and out in the community. Activities are chosen by the members and can range from in-house sensory and relaxation sessions, to a day trip to the seaside, and have an emphasis on developing independence, wellbeing, social communication skills and inclusion. The role is “hands-on” direct support so the candidates must be caring, kind, and good at communicating with people who may find it difficult to communicate and understand. A great sense of humour is a must, as well as being able to take responsibility and maintain the safety and quality of life for the vulnerable people they are supporting.

  • Day – Saturday
  • Time – 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Location – SoLO Base Fire Station
  • Pay – £10.42 – £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Childrens
  • Setting – Supporting in a group setting

Support Worker at Fun Factory – 4 hours fortnightly- Term Time Only (RefSWFF1)

The role involves supporting people as a group or on their own to safely participate in activities both in-house and out in the community. Activities are chosen by the members and can range from in-house sensory and relaxation sessions, to a day trip to the seaside, and have an emphasis on developing independence, wellbeing, social communication skills and inclusion. The role is “hands-on” direct support so the candidates must be caring, kind, and good at communicating with people who may find it difficult to communicate and understand. A great sense of humour is a must, as well as being able to take responsibility and maintain the safety and quality of life for the vulnerable people they are supporting.

  • Day – Saturday
  • Time – 9.30am-1.30pm
  • Location – SoLO Chelmlsey Wood Base
  • Pay – £10.42 – £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Childrens
  • Setting – Supporting in a group setting

Support Worker at Forest Oak After School Club – 2.5 hours per week – Term Time Only (RefSWFOASC1)

The role involves supporting people as a group or on their own to safely participate in activities both in-house and out in the community. Activities are chosen by the members and can range from in-house sensory and relaxation sessions, to a day trip to the seaside, and have an emphasis on developing independence, wellbeing, social communication skills and inclusion. The role is “hands-on” direct support so the candidates must be caring, kind, and good at communicating with people who may find it difficult to communicate and understand. A great sense of humour is a must, as well as being able to take responsibility and maintain the safety and quality of life for the vulnerable people they are supporting.

  • Day – Wednesday
  • Time – 3.00pm-5.30pm
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £10.42 – £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Childrens
  • Setting – Supporting in a group setting

Support Worker – Adult Services

We are recruiting Support Workers for our Adult Services. Please browse the positions available.

If you are interested in applying for a role please click here to complete our online application. After you have submitted an application form you will be asked to email a copy of your CV to recruitment@sololifeopportunities.org. Please ensure you complete both steps.


 

Support Worker – Personal Assistant (Adult)

We are recruiting Support Workers for our Personal Assistant Service to support adults.

If you are interested in applying for a role please click here to complete our online application. After you have submitted an application form you will be asked to email a copy of your CV to recruitment@sololifeopportunities.org. Please ensure you complete both steps.


Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 12 hours per week (Ref SWPAA1) 

J is looking for a male PA to support him within the community and his home for 12 hours a week over 3 visits. J has a Learning Disability and Epilepsy.

  • Day – Flexible to be used over 3 visits
  • Time – Flexible to be used over 3 visits
  • Location – Solihull Area
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 6 hours per week (Ref SWPAA2) 

Supporting a 40-year-old male who has Downs Syndrome, and is looking for a PA to support him within the community. R  likes going for walks in the park, going bowling, going to the cinema, playing table tennis, going to theme parks, and accessing outdoor activities.

Driver essential

  • Day – Monday
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Solihull Area
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 12 hours per week (Ref SWPAA5) 

Supporting a 33-year-old male with Autism to access activities in the local community, the role is 12 hours per week split across 2 days.

  • Day – Wednesday and Friday
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – South Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 10 hours per week (Ref SWPAA6) 

Supporting a 20-year-old male with Autism to access activities in the local community.

  • Day – Flexible
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 24 hours per week (Ref SWPAA7) 

Supporting a 32-year-old male with Cerebal Palsy and associated mobility, who requires 1:1 support at home from 7.00am- 9.00am and then support to attend the day service from 9.00am-3.00pm.

  • Day – Monday,Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time – 7.00am-3.00pm
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant/Adults Services
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community and on Adults Services

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 2.5 hours per week (Ref SWPAA8) 

Supporting a 30-year-old male to attend the SoLO Disco on a Wednesday evening.

  • Day – Wednesday
  • Time – 6.45pm-9.15pm
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant/Adults Services
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 2.5 hours per week (Ref SWPAA9) 

Supporting a 31-year-old female with ADHD and Autism to attend the SoLO Disco on a Wednesday evening.

The shift begins at 18:45pm, involves transport from her home to SoLO Disco, support while there, then transport home again. Shift finishes at 21:15pm.

Driver required.

  • Day – Wednesday
  • Time – 6.45pm-9.15pm
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant/Adults Services
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 4 hours per week (Ref SWPAA10) 

Supporting a 31-year old female with Learning Disabilities to access the community.

  • Day – Monday
  • Time – Timings Flexible
  • Location – North Solihull
  • Pay – £12.76/hr
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant/Adults Services
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Supported Living

We are recruiting Support Workers to assist within our Supported Living Houses.

If you are interested in applying for a role please click here to complete our online application. After you have submitted an application form you will be asked to email a copy of your CV to recruitment@sololifeopportunities.org. Please ensure you complete both steps.


Support Worker at Supported Living – Average 15 hours per week (Ref SWSLCL4)

You will be making a difference every day by supporting people in their own homes to be as independent as possible, by supporting them to :

  • carry out daily household chores,
  • prepare a shopping list of what they need and help them to do their shopping,
  • prepare and cook their own meals
  • manage their own finances
  • manage their personal hygiene and presentation
  • manage their health needs – helping them to book and access medical appointments
  • manage their medication – sometimes administering medication
  • maintain positive relationships with family and friends
  • manage their anxieties and worries
  • access community, leisure, social and employment activities

It is important that you are able to follow support plans and procedures to ensure that you are providing the agreed ways of supporting each individual to maintain their health, safety and wellbeing, and completing written reports to record events of the shift and the support you have given

The people you will be supporting have a variety of support needs and it is essential that your first priority in this role is to the people that you are supporting. By developing positive relationships with them you will be in a job that is fun, inspiring and extremely rewarding.

  • Day – 4-week rolling rota (Includes one full weekend off, two full weekends and one half weekend)
  • Location – Olton
  • Pay – £10.42/hr to £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Supported Living
  • Setting – Supporting one to one

Support Worker at Supported Living – 9 hours per week (Ref SWSLSR1)

You will be making a difference every day by supporting people in their own homes to be as independent as possible, by supporting them to :

  • carry out daily household chores,
  • prepare a shopping list of what they need and help them to do their shopping,
  • prepare and cook their own meals
  • manage their own finances
  • manage their personal hygiene and presentation
  • manage their health needs – helping them to book and access medical appointments
  • manage their medication – sometimes administering medication
  • maintain positive relationships with family and friends
  • manage their anxieties and worries
  • access community, leisure, social and employment activities

It is important that you are able to follow support plans and procedures to ensure that you are providing the agreed ways of supporting each individual to maintain their health, safety and wellbeing, and completing written reports to record events of the shift and the support you have given

The people you will be supporting have a variety oOne full weekend off, two half weekends and one full weekend on.f support needs and it is essential that your first priority in this role is to the people that you are supporting. By developing positive relationships with them you will be in a job that is fun, inspiring and extremely rewarding.

  • Day –Saturday Day Time
  • Location – Stratford Road
  • Pay – £10.42/hr to £10.70/hr
  • Service Area – Supported Living
  • Setting – Supporting one to one or one to three basis

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