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Weston Hospicecare gives support to people with life-limiting illnesses in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset.

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Volunteer Driver for Day Hospice Patients

Organisation role · Flexible hours
BS23 4YQ, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, United Kingdom
HealthCommunity & familyWellbeing
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Weston Hospicecare
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Summary

Collecting patients from their homes and transporting them to and from the Hospice. 1 to 3 hours per week (Wednesdays).

Detailed description

Main tasks:

·     Collecting patients from their homes on a prearranged day and time and bringing patients to the Hospice

·     Handing patient onto Day Hospice staff

·     Returning patient back home at the end of their Day Hospice session

·     Ensuring patient gains entry to their home

·     Referring all medical, social and personal problems expressed by patients to Day Hospice staff

 

Experience and / or skills:

·    Have your own transport

·     Have a clean driving license

·     Have careful and considerate driving abilities

·     Be flexible

·     Be reliable

·     Have good time keeping

·     Have good communication skills

·     Be attentive

·     Be a good listener

·     Show empathy

 

We ask all our volunteers to:

·     Be reliable

·     Have a warm, friendly, adaptable, caring approach

·     Be open-minded and tolerant of different lifestyles and values

·     Be able to work within personal and organisational boundaries.


What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Weston Hospicecare

Weston Hospicecare gives support to people with life-limiting illnesses in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset.