Driver

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Somerset
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Ref
5000
Skills
Other
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

Type of opportunity - Practical Support

Opportunity - 5000

Would you like to help older blind and partially sighted people in your community? Do you enjoy driving and meeting new people? RNIB wants 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 - South West

Where based - On Site

Additional location information - RNIB Kathleen Chambers House, 97 Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PG

What you will be doing?

  • Drive to activities and events
  • Assisting passengers in and out of vehicle
  • Driving a car or minibus

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
  • Work with a variety of people
  • Meeting new people

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 - 3 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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