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

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO89641 - Created/last updated: 07/12/2021



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    About this opportunity:Do you enjoy driving? Could you give up a few hours a week to help people get to hospital for dialysis treatment?

    The St John Scotland Fife team are looking for volunteer drivers who will have the responsibility of transporting Dialysis patients to and from the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

    You must:

    - Live in the local area
    -Be available for early morning shifts
    -Be between 25 - 70 years old
    -Hold a full driving license and be a competent driver
    -Great sense of responsibility, commitment, and friendliness

    St John Scotland works in partnership with the Scottish Ambulance Service and local NHS boards to provide Patient Transport for people attending oncology and renal clinic

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:Volunteers are given an induction and training delivered by the Patient Transport Coordinator, introduced to the unit and the patients they would be volunteering with. Ongoing support is offered by the PT Coordinator.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers travel expenses are reimbursed at 45p per mile. This happens once a month upon receipt of an expenses form and receipts (if available)

    Experience required:You must be between 25 - 70 years old Hold a full driving licence and be a competent driver Outgoing and welcoming personality Ability to communicate with patients and fellow drivers accordingly Great sense of responsibility and commitment

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Insurance requirement.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details

    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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