Jobs & Volunteering

Current positions

Post:                          Peer-Mentoring and Befriending Project Worker – Young Carers Team

Hours:                       23 hours – 18 month post funded by Children in Need

Salary:                       21,200 pro rata

Job Purpose:          To deliver and develop a project aimed at increasing young carers engagement in our core service delivery or community based provision.  Through the project young carers will have more choice and control of how they receive support – to help reduce isolation, increase self-esteem and confidence and develop social skills.  They can be assigned to Peer Mentors who are also young carers.  Peer mentors will receive support to engage in safe, positive and meaningful relationships with young carers, increase their knowledge, skills, confidence and future opportunities.  To work alongside a volunteer co-ordinator appointed to this project.

Please find the application form and job description below, email or telephone 0121 788 1143.

Closing Date: 6th June 2017  12pm

Interviews will take place on the 14th June 2017

Job description – PM&B PW JD – young carers

Application form – Application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form – Equal Opportunity Form


Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities are on the Do-it website here

If you would like to find out more about volunteering, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For an informal chat please call us on 0121 788 1143 and ask for Naomi Perryman, or email us at  Also, look out for further information in your local community, at local events and here on our website.


any problems using the do it website please contact Naomi on 0121 788 1143 or email


Solihull Carers Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Volunteering FAQs

Volunteering – Frequently Asked Questions Am I too old? No – as long as you are over 18, age is not a barrier if you can to offer your time, energy and skills.   How much time do I need to volunteer for? The amount of time needed is different for each role, and also …

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Training & Development

Here at Solihull Carers Centre, We are committed to providing the best quality service possible for carers that we work with. In order to do this, we make sure all of our staff and volunteers have up-to-date training so we can promote and share good practice.   We provide Core Training for all of our …

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