Opportunity details

St Christopher's Hospice, SE26 6DZ
Drivers: 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday (Various times/shifts available)
Companions: Mondays and Tuesdays at various times

How to apply

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  • Minibus Driver/Driver’s Companion/Car Driver

    We are looking for volunteers to help with patient transport in three different ways

    Why we need your help

    • There are many reasons why our patients need transport to be provided.
    • In the first instance where possible we encourage our patients to make their own transport arrangements.
    • If patients are not able drive, use public transport or receive help from family, friends, neighbours or carers we can offer to assist.
    • We can also provide help to those who have poor mobility and cannot get in to a car easily. Our minibus has a passenger lift and can transport wheelchair users. Essential training is given to volunteers who help/assist anyone with mobility issues.

    How can you help?

    We are looking for volunteers to help with patient transport in three different ways

    • Driver’s companion. No driving involved. Sitting and chatting to patients on the journey and helping them in and out of their homes and the car or van
    • Minibus driver. We need someone who is willing to drive our minibus and transport patients to and from the hospice
    • Car driver. Using your own car to take patients to and from the hospice

    How to apply

    Apply online now

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