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Volunteer Driver

Job Reference: 810-CH2496

Employer:
City Health Care Partnership CIC
Location:
The Calvert Centre
Salary:
Not Applicable

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company providing high quality local health and care services in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Knowsley, Wigan and St Helens.

Our vision is to lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do and we are looking for exceptional people to work with us to provide the highest possible care to the people who use our services.

We deliver over 50 diverse services in community settings, helping to minimise the need for acute care in hospital. We employ around 2,400 people, which means we have lots of opportunities for progression and development; we recognise enthusiasm, innovation and dedication and are keen to give colleagues with these qualities a chance to shine.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and our core values of service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and co-operation and partnership help us to do this. We want people who join CHCP CIC to share these values, which are firmly rooted in our culture along with the seven Cs of care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour.

We can offer an excellent package of benefits, including becoming a shareholder in CHCP CIC (at a cost of only £1), giving you the chance to have a voice in your business.


Base

Carers Information and Support Service (CISS), The Calvert Centre, Calvert Lane, HU4 6BH (please note that this is only where the minibus is stored, and this role involves driving to several locations across Hull and/or East Riding)

 

About the building

Wheelchair accessible, hearing aid loop, disabled toilets and baby change, parking on site

 

Driving licence requirements

All volunteer drivers of the minibus must have a category B licence, over the age of 25 and must of had their licence for a minimum of two years.

If you are driving the minibus, you will be covered by the vehicles insurance. However on the odd occasion you may be asked to use your own vehicle. You will also be expected to have your licence checked for endorsements, and will have to inform your insurance company that you are using your vehicle for volunteering purposes.

 

Time commitment

  • 2-4 hours

  • Minimum of once every two months

 

Objectives

The objectives are

  • To increase access to support for patients/service users

  • To help with the transportation of individuals who cannot access any other form of transport

  • To provide valuable admin experience for volunteers

CHCP are looking for a volunteer to drive our minibus for patients, volunteers and service events. This role is a great way to get out into the community and help those who need it the most.

 

Activities

The volunteer will help with:

  • Safely driving volunteers to and from set locations

  • Helping people get on and off the minibus safely

  • Keeping the minibus clean and tidy

  • Performing daily/weekly/monthly safety checks on the minibus and reporting any concerns

For further details contact The Volunteer Hubon 01482 222220




CHCP CIC is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Our organisation is positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact our Human Resources team as soon as possible.

If this role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, this check will form part of the recruitment process and the cost of the check will be recovered from the successful candidate upon commencement of the employment/new role. Please note that this check will be charged to you in four monthly instalments when you commence employment/start your new role with City Health Care Partnership CIC.

CHCP CIC employees have access to an excellent range of benefits; for further information, please click on the ‘staff benefits’ link.

Please note if you are not successfully shortlisted the status of your application will be updated to ‘unsuccessful’ on this site.



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