Support Worker – Personal Assistant (Children)

We are recruiting Support Workers across our Personal Assistant service to support children. Please browse the positions below.

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 SWPAC1)

H is a 10-year-old boy who lives in Solihull B90. He has Global developmental delay and Autism and he and his family need support for 12 hours per week on Wednesday and Thursday before school 7.15am -9.15am and after school 3.15pm-5.15 pm

Support Worker – Personal Assistant

  • Day Wednesday and Thursday
  • Time – 7.15-9.15am and 3.15-5.15pm.
  • Location – Hampton in Arden area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr  or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

 


Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 5 hours per week (Ref SWPAC2)

A is a 5-year-old boy who needs support for 5 hours at weekends so that his Mum can get the weekly shopping done and spend time with his siblings. A likes to spend time in the local park running around, playing games, and going Swimming at Tudor Grange pool.

  • Day –Weekend
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Hampton in Arden area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

 


Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 6 hours per week (Ref SWPAC3)

P is a 9-year-old girl who lives in Chelmsley Wood. She has Downs Syndrome and would like a female who can support her at home and when going out to local activities for 6 hours on a Saturday.

  • Day –Saturday
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Chelmsley Wood area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 3.5 hours per week (Ref SWPAC4)

G is a 17-year-old girl living in Shirley and has Downs syndrome. G would like a female to support her in the community for 3.5 hrs every Saturday to take her out to social activities in Solihull so she can safely make friends and have fun.

Driver preferred but not essential.

  • Day –Monday or the weekend
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Shirley area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 2 hours per week (Ref SWPAC5)

K is a 6-year-old boy who lives in Shirley. He has Autism and is nonverbal and would like support in the community for 2 hours per week to access activities, such as the park or trampoline parks.

Support Worker – Personal Assistant

  • Day – Saturday or Sunday
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Shirley area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr  or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

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 – 6 hours per week (Ref SWPAA1)

J is a 28-year-old man who lives with his parents in Solihull. He has Learning Disabilities and Prada Willi syndrome and is looking for support 6 hours per week and would like to use these on a Monday or at the weekend.

J is a big fan of superheroes and Lego so would like someone who can incorporate this into the activities. He enjoys going to shopping centres for a look around, going to the cinema, playing mini golf, eating out and going to the pub.

Driver preferred.

  • Day – Monday or the weekend
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Solihull area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community

 


Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 8 hours per week (Ref SWPAA2)

A is a 30-year-old man with autism who lives in Solihull, B91. He is looking for support going out into the community for a total of 8 hours per week, 4 hours on Monday and 4 hours on Saturday. He would like someone who will get to know him and understand how his autism affects his daily life. A is very chatty and while he can be a bit loud at times, he is kind-hearted and gentle.

He would like someone to take him to Solihull shopping centre to look around the shops, eat out, go for walks and visit museums. He is very amenable and would like support to think of and try out new activities.

Driver preferred but not essential.

  • Day – Monday and Saturday
  • Time – Flexible
  • Location – Solihull area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – supporting one to one in the community

 


Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 8 hours per week (Ref SWPAA3)

D is a 28-year-old man living in Marston Green and has severe learning disabilities, mobility difficulties and limited verbal communication. D needs someone to support him by picking him up from home and taking him to Evolve and then be dropped home after. D needs support taking part in activities and needs some support with personal care.

D likes going for walks, meals out, listening to music, watching youtube videos and spending time at the day service. D would like someone who is patient and kind, and who can get to know him and help him communicate what I need and want.

Driver preferred but not essential.

  • Day –Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Time – 8.45am-4.45pm
  • Location – Marston Green area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community and in a group setting

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 20 hours per week (Ref SWPAA4)

M is a 17-year-old man who lives in Hall Green and has cerebal palsy and limited verbal communication. M needs support in the home and likes activities in the community such as swimming and going to the park.

  • Day –Monday – Friday
  • Time – 3.30pm-7.30pm
  • Location – Hall Green area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community and in a group setting

Support Worker – Personal Assistant – 20 hours per week (Ref SWPAA5)

M is a 17-year-old man who lives in Hall Green and has cerebal palsy and limited verbal communication. M needs support in the home and likes activities in the community such as swimming and going to the park.

  • Day –Saturday and Sunday
  • Time – 9am-7pm
  • Location – Hall Green area
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Personal Assistant
  • Setting – Supporting one to one in the community and in a group setting

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.


 Wake In Night Support Worker at Supported Living – 45 hour per week, available full-time or part-time (Ref SWWKNFT/PT)

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
  • Time – Wake In Nights
  • Location – Olton or Castle Bromwich
  • Pay – £9.70/hr
  • Service Area – Supported Living
  • Setting – Supporting one to one or one to three basis

Support Worker – Adult Services (Daylight North)

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

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 Daylight North – 18 hours per week (RefSWDN1)

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 – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Time – 10am-4pm
  • Location – Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre Base
  • Pay – £9.70/hr or £6.83/hr (Under 21)
  • Service Area – Adults
  • Setting – Supporting 1:1 in a group setting

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