Day Care Volunteer Driver

Purpose of this Volunteer Role:

To support the day care leader and multidisciplinary team to administer the highest standard of patient care and day care services in line with the Willow Burn mission and statement of purpose. Ensuring that patients are collected from home before and from the Hospice after day care in a safe manner.

Task Description:

  • Attend moving and handling and health and safety training, including annual reviews and updates
  • Provide copies of up to date car insurance certificate (which needs to include business insurance ) to HR
  • Register their vehicle as business use with their insurance provider to ensure the driver is covered in the event of any accident
  • Liaise with the day care receptionist to arrange collection of the patient
  • Escort patients from indoors to the vehicle on their outbound and inbound journey
  • Report any visible patient mobility changes to the multidisciplinary day care team
  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of all patients at all times as per the volunteer confidentiality policy
  • Ensure effective communication with all departments to ensure the needs of all patients are the priority at all times
  • Current clean drivers license and motor insurance
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Good sense of humour
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Tact & diplomacy in dealing with a variety of situations
  • Self awareness and able to use initiative
  • Caring and compassionate approach
  • Good understanding of equality and diversity
Day Care Volunteer Driver


  • Your information

  • How would you like to help?

    Let us know which types of role you are interested in by ticking one or more of the boxes below.
    Please note that roles are not always available in every area.
  • How much time can you offer us?

    Let us know which types of role you are interested in by ticking one or more of the boxes below.
    Please note that roles are not always available in every area.
  • Is there anything we need to know about you?

    Do you have any special requirements/health issues that may need specific provision or may restrict the type of volunteering you can do?
  • Please tell us about your skills and experience

    For example, how do your skills and experience fit the role description(s), do you use a computer, are you good at organising, do you enjoy speaking to groups?

    If you would like to, you can also use this space to tell us about a Willow Burn experience that you or your family have gone through and/ or what you wish to gain from volunteering.
  • Emergency Contact

    In an emergency who would you like us to contact?
  • Transport

  • Keeping in touch

  • The charity produces a regular e-newsletter to keep supporters up to date.

  • From time to time, the charity may wish to contact you about its fundraising activities.

  • How did you hear about us?

  • Criminal Disclosure

  • Referees

    Please provide contact details for two referees from people who can comment on your experience and your suitability to volunteer. Ideally these should be people you have worked for (either as a volunteer or an employee) and neither should be a relative.
  • Referee 1

  • Referee 2

  • Data protection

    Your personal details will be treated as confidential and kept for no longer than necessary. If you are accepted as a volunteer the information you have provided on this volunteer registration and monitoring information form will become part of your volunteer records which will be used to plan and record your practical involvement as a volunteer. Some of the information may be held on a computer database. During and after your volunteering we would like to send you details of our fundraising events, volunteering opportunities and keep you updated on Willow Burn activities. If you do not want to receive this information please write to Willow Burn Hospice at the address below.

    I certify that the information given on this form is correct and that should any false statements or omissions be made, a volunteer role may not be offered. Please read the declaration above and tick the following box to confirm you agree with this declaration.
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