Volunteer Ambulance Driver

Seaham, Consett, Crook/Willington, Chester le Street, Stanley, Durham City

The role of the Daft as a Brush Driver is the safe and timely collection of the patient from a predetermined point to the location of their treatment, which is predominantly but not exclusively the Freeman Hospital.

Working as part of a team with your designated Companion, you will ensure that the patient is transported in a comfortable and caring environment.


Transporting patients to their cancer treatment at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (Freeman Hospital).

Skills & Qualities

• Hold a full UK car license.
• Age limits - minimum 25 years, maximum 75 years (at time of application).
• Able to commit to a full day of volunteering, occasionally starting and finishing at an unsociable hour.
• Proficient in driving a larger vehicle while carrying passengers, and comfortable driving across the region and in built up areas.
• Access to emails and able to use a mobile phone/computer.
• No medical conditions affecting your ability to drive or meet the key responsibilities of role.
• Effective communication skills, and able to handle sensitive situations with empathy and tact.
• Good time management and organisation skills.

When & Where?

Transport schedules will be based in area local to driver, transporting patients to Newcastle.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Full training provided.

Volunteer Benefits

Uniform provided.

Other Information
Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care More information
Type: Driving, Health & Social Care

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