Volunteer Driver - Nottinghamshire Hospice
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As a volunteer driver, you’ll be an essential part of the hospice team, responsible for collecting patients from their homes and taking them to the Therapy and Wellbeing Service, seeing them safely into the hospice and collecting them after their session.

What you’ll be doing

  • Using your own car to collect patients and take them to Nottinghamshire Hospice for appointments or activity sessions.
  • Helping patients get in and out of your vehicle in line with safe practice and Hospice procedure. Guiding them safely into and from the hospice building.
  • Ensuring patients are comfortable throughout the journey.
  • Putting patients at ease by chatting and listening to them.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll need:

  • To be aged 21 or over with at least three years driving experience.
  • Your own car with five doors and an up-to-date MOT.
  • Good communication skills and a friendly personality.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of others, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and an awareness of boundaries.
  • Ability to cope with emotional distress in a healthy manner.
  • Reliability, flexibility, initiative and willingness to be part of a team.
  • A good level of health and fitness.

What you’ll get from it

You’ll have the opportunity to give something back to the community while learning new skills. By driving patients to the hospice, you’ll help them access care and support.

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

0115 910 1008 option 4
volunteering@nottshospice.org

You’ll need to be aged 21 or over to apply and some roles will require a DBS check prior to you starting, to ensure there is nothing on the record which may make you unsuitable. If a check is needed it will be mentioned when you apply.