Louth, Lincolnshire
Voluntary
Job description

Activities will include: 

  • Driving the people we support between their homes and services in a safe manner, in accordance with UK law.
  • Driving a mobility / lease vehicle (which may be wheelchair adapted).
  • Assisting people we support in and out of vehicles and locations – with assistance from trained Dimensions staff.
  • Driving in a manner that is sensitive of physical and emotional requirements of the people we support.

 

This is a flexible role where you'll get to meet some amazing people, whilst making a realdifference to their lives by enabling them to attend the activities and appointments that are important to them.

 

We're looking for drivers who:

  • Have a full, clean and current UK Driving License (or equivalent)
  • Are aged 21 or over, with at least 2 years driving experience
  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in relation to journeys
  • Are comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism 
  • Are willing to commit to volunteer regularly (times and days can be discussed)

 

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role. 

 

What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:

  • Free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector

 

Want to apply for this role?

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Posted on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 01 November 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker