Volunteer Mobility Car Driver

The Wilberforce Trust are committed to supporting people with sight loss and hearing loss. We do this through our supported living accommodation, low vision clinic, visual awareness training, sensory awareness sessions, and activities within the living and learning zone. Our vision is to see a world in which all people with sight loss, including those with other disabilities, are truly integrated in society with equal opportunities in all aspects of life, and to know that our passion and commitment have been influential in bringing this about. Our mission is to be a leading provider of high quality support, training and care services, to create opportunities for people with sight loss, including those with other disabilities, and to encourage and facilitate the development of these on a local, regional and national basis by being a model of good practice. Our aim is to do this in a way which enhances the quality of life of those we work with. The Volunteer Mobility Car Driver role involves: collecting tenants in the mobility car from a tenant's home and transporting them to their chosen destination, which will facilitate independent living for the tenant through greater choice of activity. Responsibilities: To ensure the safety of tenants whilst in the driver's care; to meet any reasonable needs of the tenant/s; and to assist the tenant/s to and from the vehicle. A full driving licence and DBS check (facilitated by the Trust) are required for this role.

Location: North Yorkshire Yok Yorkshire and the Humber | Organisation: The Wilberforce Trust

Salary: Voluntary | Job type: Part time | Hours:

Benefits:
Volunteering as a Mobility Car Driver gives: A chance to meet new people, to develop new skills, to gain experience and knowledge, and to be respected and valued for your involvement.

Closing date: 11-03-2019

How to apply:
For more information or to apply please email Pip Myring: p.myring@wilberforcetrust.org.uk

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visual impairment
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