Driver – Royal Hospital Chelsea Minibus


Position closes on 29th December 2017

Main Responsibilities

• To drive In-Pensioners as required to and from medical appointments or social trips as coordinated by the Chief Clerk

• To maintain a daily log of journeys undertaken.

• To be responsible for the daily safety check of the vehicle, reporting any defects immediately and maintaining daily inspection logs. All problems with the vehicle to be reported to the Chief Clerk

• To take precautions to ensure the safety of passengers who are on, getting on or off the vehicle.

• To ensure that the gangways, entrances and exits of the vehicle are kept clear at all times.

• To ensure the vehicle is kept clean, inside and out, particularly the windows

• To ensure that there is sufficient lighting in the vehicle to illuminate access from the seats to the exit

• Working hours will be flexible so as to cover the transport requirements of the vehicle users.

• Provide supervision and attention when needed to passengers, ensuring they are safely able to enter or exit the vehicle

• At times, support In-Pensioners with providing an escort to appointments or by participating in In-Pensioner activities that involve the use of the vehicle.

 

Essential:

• Full clean UK or EU driving licence including classification D1 (up to 16 seater vehicle)
• Genuine interest in working with the elderly.
• Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Desirable:

• An awareness of responsibilities in regards to Safeguarding Adults
• A good standard or English, both oral and written
• Basic IT/ Smart phone skills
• Knowledge of local area including the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and central London

 

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