Dimensions Volunteering


Volunteer Driver

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England


Do you enjoy driving?

 

Would you like to make a difference to the people we support in your community?

 

We are looking for friendly drivers to join us in Malmesbury!

 

You will meet some amazing people, whilst making a positive impact to their lives by helping them get to the activities and appointments that are important to them.


Activities will include:

  • Driving the people we support between their homes and services in a safe manner, in accordance with UK law.
  • Driving around the Malmesbury area, which will be the start and end point of the majority of journeys
  • Assisting people we support in and out of vehicles and locations – with assistance from trained Dimensions staff.
  • Driving in a manner that is sensitive of physical and emotional requirements of the people we support.

 

Activities will NOT include: Personal care, medication or financial assistance.

 

We are looking for drivers who:

  • Are aged 21 or over, with at least 2 years driving experience
  • Hold a full, clean and current UK Driving License (or equivalent)
  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in relation to journeys
  • Are friendly with the people we support and our support staff
  • Are willing to commit to volunteer regularly (times and days can be discussed)

 

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role.


What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Dimensions provides support for around 3,500 people with learning disabilities and autism across the UK.

Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:

 

  • Access to free online training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Reasonable expenses may be reimbursed as agreed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector

 

Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, please get in touch!