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Volunteer Driver (Ayrshire)

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About This Role 

Our Volunteer Drivers play an important role within Crosshouse Hospital by supporting the vital respiratory service.

As one of our valued Drivers, you will visit various locations around Ayrshire, collecting and delivering items as required, more information can be explained once the role has been applied for.

All of your journeys will be planned in advance according to your availability.

Expenses for use of your own car will be reimbursed. 

What we're looking for: 


  • You must be aged 25+
  • Have a minimum of 1 year post licence driving experience
  • Have access to own vehicle (four doors and in good condition) with Comprehensive Insurance cover insured for driving relating to volunteering including carrying passengers. Roadside Assistance cover for own vehicle is recommended. Please note fuel expenses will be reimbursed. 
  • You must have a full, clean, current Driver’s Licence
  • You must have a working mobile phone and active email address
  • Good geographical knowledge of Ayrshire
  • The role requires drivers to be in good health and reasonably active 
  • A PVG check will be required and completion of an NHS Occupational Health Check questionnaire.
  • Experience engaging with the public 
  • You must live within reasonable travel distance of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Crosshouse Hospital  

What We Can Offer You

  • A unique and rewarding volunteering opportunity
  • Induction training will be provided before volunteer role commences

Time Requirements

Volunteers are asked to be available to undertake journeys on a regular basis. Frequency of assignments will vary according to request demands and availability of drivers. Please note that the role may involve out of hours trips.

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