Volunteer Drivers (Care Cars)





Voluntary drivers – ‘Carecars’ patient transport scheme


We need drivers to transport patients who can’t drive or don’t have family to and from their hospital appointments.

We particularly need drivers from Basildon, Canvey and Thurrock area.

You will be responsible for handling voluntary donations from patients and to provide receipts for money taken.  Drivers will not be expected to assist in lifting and handling disabled/wheelchair bound patients who require ambulance transport.  Patients in wheelchairs will need to provide their own escort to accompany and assist them when they arrive at the hospital.

Full induction and training is given for this rewarding role.


Principle Duties

  • To provide a friendly and efficient service.
  • To ensure that information received during the course of duty is treated as strictly confidential.
  • To adhere to the guidelines for drivers.
  • To work in accordance with the Data Protection Act on the disclosure of information and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To work in accordance with Equality Act 1 October 2010 guidelines