Volunteer Driver – Hospital Based

  • VO98857


Description

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity are looking for volunteer drivers to support vital hospital services. As one of our valued Drivers, you will visit various locations around the country, collecting and delivering items as required. Inductions with the relevant departments will be provided.

Volunteers will be contacted when a collection or delivery is required, and most journeys will be planned in advance. This is a flexible role where you can choose when you are available to support, and journeys will be given based upon your preferences and availability. The frequency of assignments will vary according to request demands.
Drivers will be issued with Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity branded clothing

If you would like more information or have any questions before registering an interest, then please feel free to contact our email: volunteer@glasgowchildrenshospitalcharity.org

We look forward to welcoming you to Team GCHC in this unique and rewarding role!

Restrictions:
• Have a minimum of 2 year post licence driving experience
• Have access to own vehicle (in good condition) with Comprehensive Insurance cover insured for driving in a volunteering role. Roadside Assistance cover for own vehicle is recommended. Please note fuel expenses will be reimbursed. 
• You must have a working mobile phone and active email address
• The role requires drivers to be in good health and reasonably active 
• A PVG check will be required and completion of an NHS Occupational Health Check questionnaire.
• Drivers will be expected to complete Drivercheck prior to volunteering for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, a link will be issued following successful interview. Drivercheck is the UK’s largest driving licence checking and vehicle compliance business.

Organisation aims and objectives

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity raises funds to support young patients, their families and the NHS heroes who care for them at Scotland’s largest children’s hospital. Money raised through donations, fundraising and volunteering helps to fund our life-changing projects and support services including our hospital Play Programme, Family Support and Bereavement Services, Medical Equipment, Paediatric Research and support for NHS staff.

Availability

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Restrictions

No Gender Restriction, See description for restrictions
Experience required: Driving, Caring,Organised,Reliable / Dependable,Trustworthy,• Good geographical knowledge of Scotland • Experience engaging with the public 
Travel details: The opportunity takes at multiple location across South Lanarkshire Across South Lanarkshire
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses are reimbursed on a monthly basis. Mileage rates for essential drivers are 45p per mile.
Training details: Inductions with the relevant departments will be provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer