RNIB Driver - Swansea

Swansea, Swansea (Abertawe)
18 Dec 2018
15 Jan 2019
Hours per month
20 to 30 hours
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Practical Support

Opportunity - 4999

Would you like to help blind and partially sighted people in the Swansea area? 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 - Wales

Where based - Your Local Area

Additional location information - Swansea: in the local area.

What you will be doing?

  • Driving to activities and events
  • Assisting passengers in and out of vehicle
  • Sighted Guiding

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Reliability, enthusiasm and patience
  • Reliable and punctual

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Work with a variety of people
  • Work with people with sight loss

What support will be given?

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

When will you be needed - Flexible

How often will I be needed - 6 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information - This role requires a criminal record check. DBS Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity with adults

Are driving license and vehicle check required - Yes

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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