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Volunteer Driver

Brainkind Neurological Care Centre Lancashire

About the role

As a Volunteer Driver you’ll provide reliable, safe transportation to and from the Brainkind care centre and help people to access services in the community. The centre has its own van and minibus.

Activities in this role will usually include:

• Providing transport for clients to and from the centre.

• Making sure that the vans/minibus is safe and insured, and reporting any issues to the centre.

• Staying in contact with the centre and informing the nursing team of any concerns you may have about the client.

• Making sure that client information is stored safely.

• Keeping records about the vehicle maintenance and mileage •

How often we’d like your support

We hope you’ll volunteer 3 - 6 hours a week, but all our roles are flexible to suit you

What you can expect from us

We want to provide an experience that is inclusive, friendly, and supportive. To do this we will:

● Offer all the training you need in your role

● Make sure you feel appreciated and respected

● Provide regular support in a way that suits you

● Ask for your feedback on how we can do better

● Deal with any concerns or complaints quickly and fairly

● Make sure you have a clear understanding of what you need to do in your role

● Repay out-of-pocket travel expenses

Some of the benefits to you

● Join a team that celebrates diversity and individual differences

● Make new friends and feel connected

● Feel more confident and improve your wellbeing

● Boost your CV and gain references for your future employers

● Help change lives and support your local community


What skills do I need?

Skills and experience you’ll need.

• Have a current driving licence, held for a minimum of one year. A clean driving licence preferable, but penalty points are acceptable dependable on risk assessment carried out by the centre

• Be reliable

• Have a warm, friendly, adaptable, caring approach

• Be able to read a map/sat nav and plan a route

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Details

This is a when needed but Volunteer will be informed a head of time, planning will be done with volunteer and team.

Where does this role take place?

27 Teal Avenue
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 9BN

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Register your interest
  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Health and Social Care
  • Older People
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Driving
  • Details
  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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