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Volunteer Driver (Charlton Farm)

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Hospice volunteer

Location: Charlton Farm, Wraxall Near Bristol | Department: Hospice | Vacancy Type: Voluntary | Start date:  Immediate

The role

We are seeking compassionate and reliable Volunteer Drivers to help transport children, young people, and their families to and from our hospices, medical appointments, and community activities. This vital role ensures that families can access the care and support they need, relieving some of the stress and logistical challenges they face.

Key responsibilities:

  • Safely transport children, young people, and their families to and from CHSW hospices and other necessary locations.
  • Assist passengers in and out of the vehicle as required.
  • Ensure the vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition.
  • Provide a friendly, supportive, and empathetic presence during journeys.
  • Communicate effectively with the CHSW team regarding schedules and any issues that arise.

What we're looking for:

  • A full, clean driving license.
  • A minimum of two years of driving experience.
  • Good communication skills and a friendly, empathetic nature.
  • Reliability and punctuality.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the privacy of the families.
  • Willingness to undergo necessary background checks and training.


  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and their families.
  • Flexible hours to fit around your availability.
  • Mileage expenses reimbursed.
  • Full training and support provided.
  • Being part of a supportive and dedicated team.

How to apply

To register for this role please fill in this form:

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More information

Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share their commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Charity Registration Number 1003314.

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