Minibus Escort

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
06 Feb 2019
Ref
10852
Skills
Other
Hours per month
20 to 30 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Do you enjoy meeting people? Could you be an escort on our minibus? We need volunteer escorts on our minibus to support blind and partially sighted people who have a learning disability to travel to our day and assessment centre in Bishopbriggs.

Criminal Record Check Required?
PVG Scotland Adults

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Assist passengers in and out of vehicle; Sighted Guiding
  • Reporting any incidents/ accidents.
  • Escorting people with various complex needs.
  • Escorting customers on and off transport and supporting them throughout the journey.

When will you be needed?
5 hours per week, Thurs am; Thurs pm; Fri am; Fri pm.

Location:
 59 Springfield Road
 Bishopbriggs
 Glasgow
 Lanarkshire
 G64 1PN

Collecting clients from their homes in and around the former Strathclyde region and taking them to a specific location and also dropping them home again.
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?

  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Physically fit (carry light loads)
  • Reliable, punctual and trustworthy
  • Willingness to work independently
  • Willingness to work as part of a team


What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Working with a variety of people
  • Working with people with sight loss
  • Meeting new people
  • New experiences and skills

   
What Support Will You Be Given?

  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Induction
  • Expenses
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Regular updates
  • Training as appropriate
  • Sighted Guiding Training
  • Support from Volunteers and Staff

 

 

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