Getting Better Together - Volunteer Drivers Needed

Getting Better Together is a Voluntary Organisation in Shotts and they are in need of Volunteer Drivers. The driver could be asked to assist older adults from the house to the vehicle and ensure the individual is safely seated and secure in the vehicle, ensuring any mobility aid ( wheelchair, zimmer is stored safely.

If appropriate the driver will be asked to wait and return the passenger safely home. You should be a safe driver, have good communication skills, and interested in older people.

Volunteers can claim a mileage allowance of 45p per mile and appropriate training will be provided.

A PVG (Disclosure) is required for this post.

Volunteers should have a MOT certificate (if required) Insurance policy document and proof of road tax must be available. GBT will also carry out a DVLA online licence check. A good geographical knowledge of Lanarkshire / Glasgow would be helpful.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Jean Thomson on 01698 358866 or e-mail jean.thomson@vanl.org.uk.