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Volunteer Driver

Castlemaine Health

Utilising Castlemaine Health Patient Transport vehicle, provide eligible Mt Alexander Shire community members and residents of Castlemaine Health Aged Care Facilities with a safe, reliable transport service to health appointments.

Responsibilities:

Under guidance from the Volunteer Program Manager:

  • Respect the confidentiality and privacy of all individuals
  • Ensure the safety and security of the vehicle at all times whilst in charge of the vehicle
  • Abide by all traffic laws and maintain safe driving practises
  • Ensure no unapproved passengers are transported
  • Store mobility aids in the vehicle’s boot or behind a safety barricade
  • Report all accidents and incidents immediately to the Volunteer Transport Co-Ordinator
  • Report all contact hours to enable the Manager to compile statistical and service data for funding requirements

Qualifications:

Essential: Current drivers licence. A safe driving record.

Desirable: Interest/experience working/volunteering with older people with restricted mobility. Key selection criteria:

  • Confident and capable driver
  • Willingness to undertake training and attend meetings
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take instruction and seek assistance
  • Flexible approach, reliable and patient
  • Non-judgmental and positive attitude

Additional requirements:

  • This position description is subject to review and amendment at any time, as appropriate and as approved by the relevant Director.
  • To ensure a healthy and safe work environment for employees and our clients, smoking is not permitted on hospital grounds, in buildings and offices or in any vehicle.
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Police Records Check prior to commencement. A Working With Children Check may also be required for particular positions.