Volunter Drivers

Vacancy posted: Saturday, 3 December 2016

Salary: Out of pocket expenses
Location: Renfrewshire

Do you enjoy driving?  We would love you to be involved as one of our Volunteer Drivers to assist the staff in meetings social outcomes for the people using the service.

Riverview is a nine roomed respite project based in Quarriers Village. The project provided short breaks for adults who have learning disabilities. The project caters for approximately 90 people who use the service periodically. The people we support (guests) stay at Riverview for a few days at a time and participate in various activities during their stay.

The guests have a variety of health and learning disabilities.   The guests enjoy getting out and about and engaging in the local community and wider afield.  We try to ensure that people have a wide variety of choice and different social experiences depending on their individual choices and preferences.  The outings and activities are planned in advance in consultation with the guests through their pre visit review and welcome meetings.

The staff team work hard to make guests holiday/ short break as fun and enriching as possible.   Riverview is busy but a very rewarding place to work and volunteer.

MAIN TASKS: 

  • Driving the projects mini bus
  •  Helping passengers in and out of the mini bus and wheelchairs safely;
  • Taking part in training necessary for the role.

REQUIRED SKILLS, QUALITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Volunteers must be over 21 years old with a clean current driving licence.
  • Proactive
  • Compassionate
  • Have good communication skills
  • Sociable.
  • Approachable
  • Team player.

WHERE & WHEN:

This will take place at our Riverview service Mondays to Friday evenings  and at weekends

COMMITMENT REQUIRED:

It would be wonderful if you could help us one day at the weekend and if you are availability/ flexibility for one or two evenings mid week from 6pm- 10pm

TRAINING & SUPPORT PROVIDED:

  • Infection control
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Adult Protection Training
  • Mentor in project
  • Core Values
  • Adult protection
  • Safer handling of loads.

TRANSPORT:

Person would need own transport to get to and from Riverview

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Volunteer application form, meeting with staff, reference and PVG check.

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Contact Name Louise McGinty
Telephone 01505 616109
Address Quarriers Volunteer Centre
Quarriers Village
Head Office
Bridge of Weir
PA11 3SX

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