East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) are looking for friendly and reliable volunteers to assist with the transporting of children, young people or family members who are currently accessing EACH’s services at our nook hospice. This may be journeys to the home, hospice or other locations such as hospital appointments.
There may also be times where volunteer drivers are asked to transport members of EACH staff or essential items between our 3 hospice sites and other locations. Drivers rotas are issued on a monthly basis and drivers can sign up to regular days or as ad-hoc to cover sickness or holidays.
We ask that all volunteers are 21+ and hold a full clean drivers license. You will be friendly and welcoming, flexible, committed and reliable and able to work confidentially within boundaries and have the ability to work on own initiative. All volunteers will be provided with an induction by the Lead Administrator who will also provide you with regular supervisions.
The recruitment process for this role consists of an application form, informal interview and is subject to an Enhanced DBS and two satisfactory references, you will also be required to complete a driver declaration form and undertake some mandatory training ahead of commencing your volunteer role, some of which will require an annual refresher e.g. safeguarding.