Patient Drivers Needed for Exciting New Partnership!

Circle and Dr. Kershaw's Hospice are partnering in a pilot scheme to support patients accessing their Well-Being Centre. We are looking to recruit Volunteer Drivers based in and around Oldham, in particular Drivers based in Crompton, Royton, Shaw & Heyside.
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Volunteer drivers will use their own vehicles to provide a door-to-door, flexible, transport service with passengers picked up from their own home and taken to the Hospice, with return journeys also provided.

Based around our award winning Volunteer Drivers and Home from Hospital services, this new pilot funded by Dr. Kershaw's will taking people to the Dr. Kershaw's Well-Being Centre to take part in a series of social events and support activities.


For each journey, a contribution is calculated at 45p per mile – to reimburse the driver for the cost of petrol and to support the costs of insuring and maintaining their vehicles.

All drivers will be DBS checked with vehicle checks taking place on information including MOT, insurance and driving licence. Each driver will be issued with a branded hi-vis vest and identifying badge and branded lanyard.

Requirements: Own vehicle required, Driving license
Areas of Interest: Community, Disability, Event, Families, Health and wellbeing, Hospices, Hospitals, Social care
What activities will the volunteer do? Driving, Escorting
DBS Check Required: Yes

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Dr Kershaw's Hospice
Organisation Profile: Dr Kershaw's Hospice are Oldham’s only specialist care facility for adults with life limiting illnesses. The palliative care that the hospice provides is completely free of charge, and is set within a peaceful, homely environment, with beautiful grounds for both patients and their families to enjoy. Dr Kershaw's Hospice has been serving the people of Oldham and the surrounding districts for 25 years. We need your help to ensure this amazing place is here for generations to come. Please support your local hospice.
Charity number: 1105924