Our escorts will receive training that will make them competent in assisting frailer older people in wheelchairs. This training is an accredited course where students will receive a nationally recognised certificate Passenger Assistant Training Scheme (PATS). Must be willing to undertake a disclosure through the PVG Scheme
About Pilton Equalities Project
Since 1989 PEP has been enhancing the quality of life for people in North Edinburgh. PEP provides a range of services that bring people together, help them participate and tackle exclusion and health inequalities. PEP provides activities, learning opportunities and community transport all of which help enable people to actively participate in community life.
Fairly fit, confident, patient, outgoing personality. Care for older people.
Guidelines on escorting, guidance on confidentiality, boundaries, first aid, lifting and handling.
Flexibility & Commitment
2 hours per Week. Minimum Commitment: 6
All escorts are requested to meet the drivers at The PEP Centre, 3 West Pilton Park, Edinburgh
Public transport and out of pocket expenses paid.
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