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  • Driver/Escort
    with Continuing Care Service North East Fife

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47124 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Our clients are referred to us through doctors, nurses, social workers, home helps, neighbours and family members. In providing transport services, car ownership is essential and confidence in assisting individuals who may be frail or vulnerable. The role of our volunteers is to be supportive and essential qualities are discretion and tact. Volunteers receive a mileage allowance and any "out of pocket" expenses. Our Co-ordinator plans the work of the volunteers. All volunteers are required to have criminal record disclosures.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Co-ordinator provides ongoing support to volunteers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile can be paid as and when requested. Generally fortnightly.

    Experience required:Experienced drivers, confident in working with vulnerable clients. Discretion and tact.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Own transport and appropriate insurances

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe geographical area we cover is North-East Fife but volunteers providing transport with their own vehicles may have to travel to major hospitals in Dundee, Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Edinburgh.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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