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Wellibus Volunteer

Posted for Shire Community Services

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Bus escort to assist on the Wellibus, we need people Mon-Fri and must be able to commit to a full day of 9am-4.30pm.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

1. Operate and work within Shire Community Services policies and procedures. 2. Be aware of safety regulations with regard to the transport users with profound disabilities. 3. Assist users to travel in a safe manner, remaining vigilant at all times. 4. Help users safely board and alight the vehicle. 5. Support the driver by ensuring that all specific forms of mobility or safety equipment, such as wheelchairs or harnesses are properly secure before the bus moves off. 6. Assist the driver to make sure that the vehicle follows the correct route and stops at the appropriate places. 7. Start and finish work at times appropriate to duties being covered. 8. Support the driver by ensuring all loose items are secure and that nothing is carried on the vehicle, outside the needs of users. 9. Escorts should ensure that everyone, including themselves are seated during transit. 10. Operate any mobile communication devices on the vehicle if necessary. 11. Report all problems to the Manager at the earliest opportunity. 12. Communicate effectively with users, carers and other members of staff as appropriate. 13. Escorts shall convey written messages between service staff and carers where applicable and such monies that are an essential part of the users day service. These things should be in sealed envelopes with the users name on.

Skills

1. Ability to communicate effectively. 2. Empathy with the elderly, physically disabled and people with learning disabilities. 3. Must be physically fit as there is an element of supporting clients with physical disabilities.

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Interests

  • No specific interest

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

No additional details recorded for this opportunity.

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 14/01/2020

End Date: 30/03/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

1-3 Orient Way
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire
NN8 1AF

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