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Driver needed to help with patient and families in South or Auckland

Totara Hospice South Auckland
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Totara Hospice South Auckland (THSA) is a supportive and caring organisation, providing palliative care services to patients and their families/whanau living in the South and South East Auckland area. This is an exciting opportunity to join the THSA team and make a difference in people’s lives by supporting them through what can be a challenging time.

We need your help!

What skills and attributes do we hope you can share with us?

  • We need people who have a positive attitude and friendly manner.
  • A flexible attitude
  • A genuine willingness to be part of a team and be able to take direction. Whilst also being able to take initiative and work independently.
  • Sensitivity, understanding and respect for our diverse community.
  • Reliability to your volunteer commitment.
  • You will need a reliable, clean, warranted and registered vehicle, and a full clean drivers licence

What will you be doing?

  • Drivers are required on a casual basis to transport patients from their homes to clinical appointments at Auckland Hospital, Middlemore and the Superclinic
  • Drivers are also needed to transport patients to and from Day Hospice at Totara Hospice located at The Gardens, South Auckland. Day Hospice runs on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

What support will we give you?

  • Volunteer induction and ongoing training opportunities
  • Ongoing support from our Volunteer services team.

What benefits do you get?

  • This volunteer role offers the opportunity to work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team who provide a professional service to our community.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of patients and their families by supporting them with transport at a time when they are at their most vulnerable
  • A chance to work in a friendly team, and an opportunity to make new friends and meet a group of diverse people.
  • Valuable experience and skills that you can add to your CV.
  • Most importantly the satisfaction to Make Hospice Happen and supporting the belief of the Totara Hospice team that even though dying is inevitable, dying unsupported is unacceptable.

Please call for a chat and more information about this opportunity to really help and make a difference in your community