Vehicle Checks Volunteer - Nottinghamshire Hospice
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Vehicle Checks Volunteer

As a Vehicle Checks Volunteer, you’ll be helping to ensure that our transport fleet is fully operational for our hospice staff to visit patients and families out in the community. Keeping our vehicles in safe working order, means that we can provide our end-of-life care to the people who need us and deliver our hospice services with greater effect. By volunteering with us, you’d be helping to make a difference.

What you’ll be doing

Vehicle Checks Volunteers support the Facilities and Transport Department with various tasks to help with the upkeep of our small vehicle fleet activities. You will volunteer alongside our experienced team of staff and volunteers in this department. The role includes the following:

Conduct Vehicle Checks:

  • Oil and fluid levels checks and top-ups
  • Tyre pressure checks
  • Light checks and bulb changes
  • Tool kit checks
  • First Aid kit checks
  • Documentation checks
  • Fuel card checks

Vehicle Valet:

  • Jet wash and clean exteriors
  • Hoover and clean interiors
  • Refuelling, if required

Vehicle Documentation:

  • Assisting with MOT and Tax checks on GOV.UK
  • Assisting in booking of services and MOTs
  • Collecting and filing of weekly fuel receipts and management checks

Who we’re looking for…

We’re looking for enthusiastic people who have a basic working knowledge of vehicle upkeep and a willingness to carry out the tasks above.

You’ll also need to:

  • Hold a full UK driving license with Cat B (car, light goods up to 3,000Kg)
  • Have no more than 6 penalty points on a full UK driving license
  • Be able to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Be confident in using the internet
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be able to carry out tasks with minimum supervision (though access to support and supervision whilst volunteering will be available)
  • Be a team player
  • Be reliable, flexible and use initiative
  • Be 18 years or older

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll be making a difference to people’s lives as well and giving something back to the community. In your Vehicle Checks role, you will develop new and existing skills, which could improve your confidence and employability. Volunteering is great way to meet new people and feel valued.

To apply for this role, please fill in the form below or get in touch on:

0115 910 1008 option 4 or email

You’ll need to be aged 18 or over and undergo a clear DBS check, prior to you starting. This will be explained when you apply.

Nottinghamshire Hospice is fully committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion best practice within our staff and volunteer workforce, as well as with our patients and supporters. We warmly welcome those from all backgrounds – this diversity is important for our journey and values and enriches the services we offer.

We particularly welcome applicants from minoritized ethnic communities, LGBTQ+ communities, applicants under the age of 40, applicants with disabilities, and male applicants for clinical roles, as they are currently under-represented within our workforce.