Volunteer Driver, North Team - Cabot Park, Avonmouth

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Avonmouth, Cabot Park- BS11 0YP
Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

28/03/2024, 23:55

Do you like driving?

Do you like meeting new people?

Do you want to give back to your community in your spare time?

If so, you may wish to apply to become a volunteer driver for Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Our volunteer drivers enable our operational policing teams to have what they need delivered, where it is needed and at a time that enables them to support victims of crime. You don’t need to have any previous volunteering experience, just a friendly attitude and a full driving licence.

You will visit different locations within the Avon and Somerset area and your role will be drive one of our fleet vehicles to facilitate the transport of property, equipment and other items between locations and also to drive officers and staff to and from appointments when needed.  You may also assist the Transport Services Department with collection and delivery of vehicles. You need to be able to undertake tasks unsupervised, organising your own schedule to maximise the best use of the vehicle and your time.

Our driver service operates between the hours of 8am-4pm Monday to Friday. The roster is built a month in advance around volunteer availability.  You will have flexibility around how often you wish to volunteer to fit in with your other commitments.  However, we would hope that volunteer drivers would commit to a minimum of 2 days a month.

In order to become a volunteer driver you must be at least 21 years old and have held a full driving licence (Category B) for a minimum of 12 months.  This role requires you to provide your employment history for the last 3 years.

As part of the application process you will be required to complete:

  • Occupational health screening
  • Undertake and pass the basic Police driving assessment

Why volunteer with us?

  • Be the difference – you will be part of a large community of over 200 police volunteers
  • Give back – your support will help make Avon and Somerset a safer place to live, work and visit.

As a Police Support Volunteer, Avon and Somerset Police will reimburse you for out-of-pocket expenses that you incur while volunteering for us.

If you would like to learn more about this volunteering role before you apply please contact volunteers@avonandsomerset.police.uk

Shortlisting date TBC

Interviews date TBC

About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

Find out more about our benefits and culture

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Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

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Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

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This vacancy is closed to applications.