Driver

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
South East England
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
13 Jul 2018
Ref
6518
Skills
Other
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

Driver

Type of opportunity

Practical Support

Opportunity -6518

Are you confident and enthusiastic? Would you like an opportunity to contribute towards a rewarding experience for our older people?

We are looking for a volunteer to help support the residents get out and about, by using the pool car available.

Region

South East

Where based?

On Site

Additional location information

Hove: RNIB Wavertree House, Somerhill Road, Hove, BN3 1RN

What you will be doing? Drive to activities and events, Assist passengers in and out of vehicle

Driving to appointments, or just taking residents out to cafes

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Reliability, enthusiasm and patience
  • Willingness to work as part of a team

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Experience in a care setting
  • Meeting new people

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate
  • Sighted Guiding Training

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed? 2 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information

This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

Are driving license and vehicle check required?

Yes

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