Join Us As a Driver Companion

in Surrey

Are you looking to make more money and the chance to make a difference?

Be a driving force for good and become a Driver Companion.

From £450 per week
Operations Department
Employment Type
Self Employed
Day shift – Monday to Friday + Weekend availability please

The benefits to you

Making a difference: Driving is only one part of the job. At the core of everything is care, it’s important to understand this is a healthcare role and not just a driving job. You will be making a difference.

Variety and autonomy: No two patients are the same so your day will be varied. Supporting our client’s patients and making a difference to their lives provides a sense of fulfilment that few other jobs can deliver.

Earn more: Our client has work all over London and beyond, giving drivers high earning potential. Patient transport is in high demand, meaning there is always plenty of work.

Skills: You will be trained and will be investing in yourself with a comprehensive training course including nationally recognised qualifications.

Required Attributes and Skills

  • Clean, Full, UK Driving Licence
  • A desire to care whilst earning
  • Good all-round communication skills
  • Ability to use App based operating systems
  • Good team player
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Good command of the English Language – other Languages are beneficial but not required.
  • Reasonable physical well-being

Please note that working as a Patient transport driver is designated as a safeguarding role and will require us to undertake an enhanced DBS check on your behalf before you will be able to start training.

The Work

  • Working in a single or double crew to aid patients with various mobility classifications, transporting Patients to and from non-emergency medical appointments throughout the UK – these could be at NHS or private hospitals/clinics.
  • Ensuring that all patients are collected from their home/medical site and are taken to the correct ward and/or settled at home safely.
  • Being friendly and engaging with patients who may be nervous about appointments or live an isolated life.
  • Being responsible for the wellbeing of your patients from the moment a booking is sent to you, up to the point the patient is deposited at their destination.
  • Inspecting and completing daily vehicle and equipment check and vehicle wipe downs after every patient.
  • Being dependable and on time. Helping patients with mobility where needed, including the use of a wheelchair to transport them.
  • Ensuring all patients are treated with dignity and respect, providing a quality and dignified service to all patients.
  • Reporting any safeguarding issues or incidents to the team.
  • Following all health and safety procedures including COVID protocols and PPE regulations at all times.

Please note that working as a Patient transport driver is designated as a safeguarding role and will require us to undertake an enhanced DBS check on your behalf before you will be able to start training.

About OnCue Transport

OnCue specialises in the provision of care-led, compliant, and scalable non-emergency patient transport services to ICB’s, NHS Trusts, and Ambulance providers.

Our Mission: Is to create value for our patients and partners by delivering an innovative and care driven patient transport solution.

Our Vision: To be recognized as a leader in our industry because of our innovation, and commitment to care for our patients, employees, and partners.

Application Process

OnCue works with a bespoke training & recruitment solutions company called The Better Hub, who are assisting us with the recruitment and training of our Driver Companions. The Better Hub will contact potential applicants to select them for interview, and where applicable, provide applicants with suitable training to meet the criteria of our requirements. The training provided is an investment in yourself, with courses providing nationally recognised qualifications and certificates which are transferable. Once trained by The Better Hub, you will be a fully compliant PTS driver, qualified to work in a single or two-person crew.