St John Scotland works in partnership with the Scottish Ambulance Service and local NHS boards to provide Patient Transport.
Safely transport patients from their home to the hospital, and back home again at a pre-arranged time.
Liaise with coordinator and commit to regular shifts. (there are morning and afternoon shifts Monday-Saturday)
You will not be required to actively help patients boarding and disembarking vehicles as all patients referred to the service are mobile.
About St John Scotland
Our teams of members, volunteers and supporters across the country run projects which help save and enhance lives every day. These include Patient Transport, CPR training, public accessible defibrillators, Scottish Mountain Rescue and our First responders.
You must be between 25 – 80 years old. Hold a full driving licence and be a competent driver. • Outgoing and welcoming personality • Ability to communicate with patients and fellow drivers accordingly • Great sense of responsibility and commitment
• You will receive all the necessary training and support from Edinburgh Patient Transport team and St John Scotland staff team • You will be equipped with the St John Patient Transport Uniform and an identification badge • You will be eligible to claim expenses for mileage whilst volunteering when using your own vehicle
Flexibility & Commitment
at least 6 months
Volunteers will be required to pick up patients at their own home across Edinburgh and the Lothians and transport them to and from the Renal Unit at the Royal Infirmary.
• You will be eligible to claim expenses for mileage whilst volunteering when using your own vehicle
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