Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Title: Van driver
Supervised by: Logistics Supervisor
Managed by: Distribution Centre Manager
Volunteering hours: Ideally between 8am and 4pm, with two daily shift patterns of 8am to 12pm and 12pm-4pm, Monday to Saturday
The role is to drive a van ensuring compliance with all relevant safety/fleet procedures. The role will encompass the un/loading vehicles and delivering orders to shops. In addition, the van driver will enable the collection of donated goods and waste materials from the shops for transport back to the Distribution Centre/other shops. The role will also involve collecting and delivering goods to customer’s houses, and therefore requires an energetic, physically fit and respectful person.
Health and Safety at Work Act
It is the responsibility of all volunteers to ensure that the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act are complied with; safe working practices are adhered to and that hazards are observed and reported to the appropriate member of staff.
Who are we looking for?
Skills, competencies and experience
Presentation and impact
Knowledge and skills
This role description will be reviewed periodically and may be amended according to the changing requirements of the Retail function).
If this sounds like a volunteer role you’d be interested in helping us with then we’d love to hear from you. Call us on 01793 816193 or click below to email the team.
Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web