Volunteer drivers wanted!

13th October 2021, 9:24am | By Jenny Ng |

Do you enjoy driving?

 

Would you like to make a difference to the people we support in your community?

 

We are looking for friendly drivers to join us!

 

You will meet some amazing people, whilst making a positive impact to their lives by helping them get to the activities and appointments that are important to them.

 

Activities will include:

  • Driving the people we support between their homes and services in a safe manner, in accordance with UK law.
  • Driving around the Malmesbury area, which will be the start and end point of the majority of journeys
  • Assisting people we support in and out of vehicles and locations – with assistance from trained Dimensions staff.
  • Driving in a manner that is sensitive of physical and emotional requirements of the people we support.

 

Activities will NOT include: Personal care, medication or financial assistance.

 

We are looking for drivers who:

  • Are aged 21 or over, with at least 2 years driving experience
  • Hold a full, clean and current UK Driving License (or equivalent)
  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in relation to journeys
  • Are friendly with the people we support and our support staff
  • Are willing to commit to volunteer regularly (times and days can be discussed)

 

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role.

 

How Dimensions is managing Covid-19

We confirm we have complied with the government guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19. 

 

We would like to assure applicants and new starters that Dimensions is taking all possible steps to minimise risks to volunteers and colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Click here to read an open letter from CEO Steve Scown to potential new volunteers.

 

Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, we’d love to hear from you!

Simply click on ‘Fill in an application’ or contact us on 0300 303 9162 or volunteering@dimensions-uk.org for more details.

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