Duty Rider Volunteers

  • VO88466


Description

Our mission is to deliver urgent medical samples, equipment and supplies free of charge between hospitals, healthcare sites and laboratories in the North East of Scotland when Healthcare Providers’ own transport services do not operate.

We need advanced trained motorcycle riders over the age of 25 to help us achieve this mission.

A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. All volunteers are greatly appreciated. For more details please contact Graeme Scott, Membership Secretary at email: membershipsecretary@nervs.org.uk or telephone.: 07881460792.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our mission is to deliver urgent medical samples, equipment and supplies free of charge between hospitals, healthcare sites and laboratories in the North East of Scotland when Healthcare Providers’ own transport services do not operate. NERVS is affiliated to the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes (NABB). NABB states that they “consist of independent Blood Bike Group Charities who work with their local hospitals, Air Ambulance services, and other NHS sites transporting medication, medical equipment, X-rays, scans, samples and human donor milk”.

Availability

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Flexible-there are a range of times available to volunteer and all help is greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Experience required: Has to be an advanced trained Rider who has held their licence for 2 years or over and has a clean licence ( minimal points may be accepted but it depends on our insurance company).
Travel details: We have a base at Dyce where our Vehicles are based. Travel happens all over the North East of Scotland during the volunteering.
Minimum age: 25

Support

Training details: Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers. A video induction to our base facility is provided and also to our vehicles, as well as a physical induction. A shadow shift where you shadow another rider is available and encouraged. We have a training coordinator who organises on going training throughout your time with NERVS. When you are on shift there is always either a duty controller or a board member on with you to provide support.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 13 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.