Mini Bus Driver

  • VO38442


Description

Our drivers are expected to complete the daily bus checklist form. Ensure bus has enough fuel for journey/phone is charged and has credit. Drivers to complete general inspection of vehicle, reporting any faults or damage to management as soon as possible. Take part in the morning team meeting. Drivers are responsible for securing walking aids and ensuring all seat belts are fastened, doors are closed and portable step is on board (where applicable) before moving off. To take charge of safety and movement of any other volunteers and service users while travelling on bus and ensure all staff are wearing fluorescent jackets. Bus hygiene and checking safety appliances are in place and complete, while securing gates on return to the centre are all part of the day. Volunteer should read notice board for updates regarding training or fundraising activities. Drivers to assist with other tasks when necessary.

Organisation aims and objectives

Mid-Lin Day Care provides day care facilities for older people in Dundee. Our facility operates on the principle of alleviating social isolation and providing support which helps older people to remain living independently for longer. Our service users have transport to and from the centre provided, along with nutritious three course lunches. Person centred activities and live entertainment bring enjoyment and stimulation to our service users as part of our activities programme. Mid-Lin now operates with 9 staff and 40 volunteers caring for a wide range of needs through physical and mental debility including late stage dementia.

Availability

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1 x 4 hours or 1 x 8 hours weekly.

Restrictions

Insurance purposes. A full driving licence, with no previous exclusions and no more than 6 penalty points is required.
Experience required: A happy disposition and a willingness to learn new skills. Reliability.
Travel details: Mid-Lin Day Centre. 59 Pitkerro Drive Dundee, DD4 8AT. Bus number 15, 17, 32, 33 or 36 from Dundee City Centre.
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport costs within Dundee area only. Reimbursed daily.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: All volunteers will be encouraged to apply for I.L.A in order that First Aid, Moving & Handling of people and a Understanding dementia Course can be applied for. Ongoing training and support provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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