Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Voluntary, A regular commitment would be appreciated, eg once a week, twice a month
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Do you enjoy driving?

 

Would you like to make a difference to the people we support in your community?

 

We are looking for friendly drivers to join us!

 

You will meet some amazing people, whilst making a positive impact to their lives by helping them get to the activities and appointments that are important to them.

 


Activities will include:

  • Driving the people we support in their own mobility vehicles
  • Driving the people we support between their homes and services in a safe manner, in accordance with UK law.
  • Driving around the Minsterley area, which will be the start and end point of the majority of journeys
  • 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.

 

Activities will NOT include: Personal care, medication or financial assistance.

 

 

We are looking for drivers who are:

  • Over age of 25, with at least 2 years driving experience
  • Hold a full, clean and current UK Driving License (or equivalent)
  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in relation to journeys
  • Are friendly with the people we support and our support staff
  • 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.

 

How Dimensions is managing Covid-19

We confirm we have complied with the government guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19. 

 

We would like to assure applicants and new starters that Dimensions is taking all possible steps to minimise risks to volunteers and colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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Refreshed on: 15 January 2022
Closing date: 28 February 2022
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

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