Volunteer

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Volunteer's Required

We normally have an intake every month   

Without our Volunteers, we would not be able to offer our service to NHS Scotland.

We are a busy service, delivering over 200 items each month right across Scotland and beyond.

After applying to volunteer you will be contacted to join a group MS Teams call with a short presentation informing you of our service and what it's like to volunteer.

We then invite new volunteers to our base of operations at QEUH in Glasgow to start their training. Usually this is a one day classroom based course followed up by top up "on the job" training.

Usually most new volunteers with start on the operations desk handling calls and emails from our NHS colleagues and coordinating our on road teams via the Scotservs radio network.

  

All probationers start on a Monday to Friday fixed day shift pattern with shifts lasting 10 hours from 8am to 6pm these are selectable to suit your level of commitment with some volunteers doing one each week, others one a month.

 

Please note it is not possible

to undertake training at night nor weekends.

 

Once you've been assed and fully trained, you may wish to progress onto the road.

For Driving roles: you your MUST have held a full unrestricted licence for a minimum of 2 years and have experience riding/driving. Upon applying to join you will be expected to undertake an internal assessment based on Police Roadcraft.

 

Advance training such as IAM or ROSPA isn't required but is highly recommend as this is what the above assessment is based upon

If your interested in Volunteering, the next step is to click the link bellow, fill out the application form and we will be intouch with a link to be able to schedule a MS teams call to talk yo you a bit more about Volunteering and to answer any questions you may have.

If you do have any questions, the best way to contact us is by using the live chat box, as if were online we can get back to you right away.

Volunteer Requirements -

Riding & Driving,

  • Age 23 for car drivers & 25 for motorcycles

  • Held Full unrestricted licence for minimum 2 years

  • A Positive outlook & willingness to give back to the community

  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 12 Hours per month 

  • Advanced training is preferred but not essential - Please see bellow for links to training groups in your area.

  • Applicants with Previous experience in a similar role such as Police, Ambulance or Fire service will be given priority for any vacancies on the team. 

  • Please note this is a Glasgow based role.

For more information on advanced training please see your local group -

IAM Glasgow North - http://www.iamglasgow.org/

IAM Glasgow Southhttp://www.iam-gs.org.uk/

Rospa East Kilbridehttp://www.eastkilbrideroadar.co.uk/

Rospa East Renfrewshire - http://www.er-roada.btck.co.uk/

Rospa Ayrshire - https://aamrg.co.uk/

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