Non-emergency Patient Transport Services

Volunteer Car Drivers

  • Location
    Atcham, Shrewsbury, SY4 4UG
  • Reports To
    Site Manager/Control
  • Hours
    Depending on availability
  • Salary
    Mileage will be reimbursed at 45p per mile

About the job

Could you spare a few hours a week to transport our patients from their home to appointments at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Princes Royal Hospital and Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospitals in Shrewsbury and neighbouring areas?
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We are looking for dedicated Volunteer Drivers to become part of our non-emergency patient transport team and provide a professional caring service for all patients whilst in the care of Falck UK Ambulance Service.
 
You will be expected to drive and assist patients using our non-emergency patient transport when attending appointments at clinics or hospitals.  
 
You will need the following:
• A valid, full UK driving licence with no more than six penalty points  
• Your own car - taxed, valid MOT and insurance  
• Excellent local knowledge of roads  
• To take part in our volunteer training course  
 
You will be provided with the following training:  
• Manual handling  
• Basic First Aid  
• Using and managing your handheld Android/PDA  
 
In return, we will reimburse your mileage at 45p per mile, round trip from your home.  
 
In order to apply for this role, you need a full UK manual car driving licence, with a minimum of 3 years driving experience. Please note we will only consider applications with no more than 6 penalty points on your licence.  
 
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK
Due to the range of patients you may encounter, you are required to complete a mandatory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. We operate both enhanced Adult and Children checks for this role in line with our compliance.
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If you meet the requirements for this role, please apply through the relevant link.
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