Obtain information from the VSM regarding patient’s name, address and any accompanying passengers including relevant details about the person’s condition or directions.
Transporting the patient(s) to the required destination at the agreed time.
Warmly greeting the patient, introducing yourself and any other patients who may be travelling in your car, making them feel welcome and comfortable.
Before driving off, ensure that the patient is comfortable and secure in the car then proceed to your destination at a speed to give your passenger the maximum comfort and confidence.
To report any matter of concern to the VSM.
To maintain confidentiality regarding information relating to patients and staff.
Experience required: Volunteering Policy and Guidelines.
Able to safely transport people with varying degrees of illness and mobility.
Possess a reliable passenger carrying car (with current MOT certificate if required).
Helpful and caring manner with a friendly disposition.
Good conversation skills and ability to know when it is appropriate/not appropriate to talk.
Commitment and flexibility in being available at mutually agreed times.
Minimum age: 17
Expenses paid: Yes