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  • Patient Transport Driver (West Fife)
    with St John Scotland (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO66648 - Created/last updated: 10/10/2019



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    About this opportunity:St John Scotland (Fife) are looking for volunteer drivers aged between 25-70 to support our patient transport service.
    St John Scotland works in partnership with NHS Fife to provide patient transport for people attending renal clinics in Fife. All passengers are referred to us by NHS Fife.
    The service uses dedicated St John badged vehicles which can carry up to 6 passengers allowing multiple pickups.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:Volunteers will be introduced to staff and patients, have a driving assessment and complete forms and submission.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers will receive a mileage rate of 45p per mile which is the NHS rate.

    Experience required:Good and safe driving skills. People skills.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Insurance requirement.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe current service runs for Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline. Volunteer drivers collect passengers from their homes at a pre-arranged time, convey them to the clinic and return them home after treatment.

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

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