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  • Driver, Fife Renal Service (West Fife)
    with RVS East Fife Community Transport & Good Neighbours

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO98858 - Created/last updated: 22/11/2023



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    About this opportunity:The new Fife Renal Service will support patients undergoing dialysis at Queen Margaret Hospital to get to and from appointments, three times a week. Use your driving skills and friendly personality to help people in your local community.

    Volunteers will collect the patient at home and take them to their appointment and then collect them at the hospital to take them home and see them into the house safely. Shifts are available 6 days a week, early morning, middle of the day, teatime, and weekday late evening - let them know what you could manage as you don't need to do all of this!

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction training includes adult protection, data protection, Health and Safety, lone volunteering, Dementia awareness and manual handling. There are many other courses available including customer service, online skills, self-development, wellbeing and more. Support is provided by the staff team and is available as often as needed
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage is reimbursed at 45 pence per mile

    Experience required:Good Communication skills needed. You should also be a dependable driver with access to a car, and have a willingness to help clients.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsFrom your home to collect people in your local area and take them to Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline KY12 0SU

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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RVS East Fife Community Transport & Good Neighbours has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Driver, Fife Renal Service (Central Fife)
  - Driver, Fife Renal Service (North East)

Type of volunteering: Driving / escorting
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