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Volunteer: Transport Services

The District Nurses
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KEY BEHAVIOUR REQUIREMENTS • Provide safe transport of consumers between their home and TDN. • Embrace the requirements of the Aged Care Standards and Charter of Aged Care Rights • Report changes observed in the health and wellbeing of consumers, where relevant, to Volunteer Services Coordinator or Director of Care • Represent The District Nurses in accordance with organisational values and standards in relation to presentation and customer service

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Evidence of the following must be provided prior to appoint to the position: • Police Certificate • Working with Vulnerable People Certificate • Current Tasmanian Driver’s license, with no previous loss of license (if interested in other duties such as providing transportation services) • Willingness to participate in the TDN flu vaccination program 2021 or to provide TDN with evidence of flu vaccination in 2021. Commitment to participating in TDN induction program and any agreed ongoing training Successful applicants will be required to attend a driver safety induction Commitment to availability


  1. Sound driving history and knowledge of local driving conditions and geography
  2. An understanding of passenger comfort and safety
  3. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to interact with older persons
  4. A positive approach to ageing
  5. Ability to adapt and remain calm and positive when things are not going to plan
  6. Demonstrated ability to identify priorities and manage time effectively
  7. Demonstrated awareness of workplace health andsafety practices

WORKING ENVIRONMENT • TDN is committed to providing a safe and mentally healthy workplace, supporting and developing our workforce to achieve satisfaction in providing best quality care for our consumers. • TDN values equity and diversity and has a zero-tolerance for discrimination, bullying and harassment. • TDN (office environment and fleet vehicles) are smoke free environments. • TDN is committed to safe practices relating to COVID-19 for our staff and consumers.