Driver/Care Assistant (Casual)
About the Role
As a Day Centre Driver & Carer, you will drive St John Ambulance vehicles to provide transportation and assist with care for day centre users ensuring you provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment for clients in a daycare setting. You will work with clients from a wide range of background, some of which may be elderly, physically disabled, have early dementia and/or be socially disadvantaged.
As part of your role, you will ensure clients are transported safely to and from the centre, drive & care for clients on trips away from the Centre and assist with the care of clients as required, including assisting clients with mobility problems and participation in activities with clients e.g. Baking, crafts, quizzes, outside visits,
For more information, please see the Job Description (This is available on our website or once you have clicked apply)
As this is a driving role, you must possess a full driving licence with category B and D1, with a minimum 3 years full driving licence experience.
Ideally, you will have experience in a driving and care role, however, you must be passionate about providing a high level of care, as many of the people you will be assisting will be elderly, physically disabled, have early dementia and/or be socially disadvantaged.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.
We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
Interview Date: to be confirmed
Application Review Date: 24/03/2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role
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