Driver

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Northern Ireland
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Ref
5006
Skills
Other
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

Type of opportunity - Practical Support

Opportunity - 5006

Would you like to help blind and partially sighted people in the Fermanagh area? Do you enjoy driving and meeting new people? RNIB needs you to be a Volunteer Driver.


For the people they help, our volunteer drivers provide a friendly face and that personal touch to brighten their day and help get them to where they need to be.


Our drivers can become a regular part of someone’s life and for some their journeys together may be the only chance an RNIB customer has had to get out of their home for some time.


If you are friendly, courteous and reliable then this is the opportunity for you.

Region - Northern Ireland

Where based - Your Local Area

Additional location information - Various locations in the Fermanagh area.

What you will be doing?

  • Drive to activities and events
  • Assist passengers in and out of vehicle
  • Sighted Guiding

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Reliability, enthusiasm and patience
  • Willingness to work independently

What will you gain from the role?

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

What support will be given?

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

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

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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