Current Volunteer Vacancies

Grants & Funding Officer

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Grants & Funding Officer at our growing charity venture.

 

The successful applicant will need to be computer literate with good written English and basic maths skills.

 

Previous grant application experience preferred, but not essential.

 

The primary responsibilities of the role are:

- Researching and identifying potential funding opportunities and matching these to agreed priority work on the Cynheidre Heritage Project and for the South Wales Railcar Group.

- Developing relationships with funders to understand their objectives and deadlines.

- Actively apply for appropriate funding streams to help expand the railway into a major tourist attraction.

 

- Provide feedback to the board of directors.

 

The board of directors will offer guidance and support every step of the way to ensure you are happy in the role.

 

We envisage that the majority of the work will be home-based, with some occasional need to be present at our site.

 

This role is ideal for someone looking to fulfil their free time with a worthwhile cause.

 

If you progress through the application stage then you will be contacted by a member of our team to discuss things in more detail.

Medical Officer

An exciting opportunity for a Medical Officer has become available at our growing charity venture.

 

Key roles and responsibilities:

- Carry out medical examinations on an as required basis for the following staff roles

 

- Train Drivers, Firemen/women, secondmen/women. These tests should include but not be limited to a practical test of colour vision, cognitive capacity and stamina and fatigue.

 

- To process and assess confidential Medical Questionnaire Forms for all safety critical roles, raising the need for physical examinations where appropriate.

 

- Advise management if a member of staff is, or is not, in their opinion medically fit to perform one or more Safety Critical Tasks intended to be undertaken by them or whether a medical examination is required.

 

- Where you conclude that a person is medically fit, you will issue a certificate to that effect to the management as well as issue a copy to the person concerned. To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

 

- Be a medically-qualified Medical Officer that is a fully qualified medical practitioner registered with the General Medical Council who holds a Licence to Practise.

 

- Have current or recent experience in a branch of medicine in which examinations of all body systems are regularly carried out on adults.

 

- Be familiar with the principles of occupational health who keeps this knowledge up to date and have an understanding of how safe work practices could be adversely affected by medical conditions. Desirable but not essential:

 

- Be familiar with the working environment of the staff being examined and assessed. This can be ensured by arranging to accompany a member of LMMR staff in each relevant task during a sufficient part of a working shift to include all tasks regularly or frequently performed.

 

This role will assist us in meeting the requirements for Medical Fitness in our Safety Management System under the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 : SI 2006 / 0599 (ROGS).

 

Please note that although this is a voluntary role, we will re-imburse reasonable expenses and costs where necessary.

The board of directors will offer guidance and support every step of the way to ensure you are happy in the role.

 

If you progress through the application stage then you will be contacted by a member of our team to discuss things in more detail.

Nurse Advisor

An exciting opportunity for a Nurse Advisor has become available at our growing charity venture. Key roles and responsibilities:

 

- Work with the railway Medical Officer to carry out medical examinations on an as required basis for the following staff roles

 

- Train Drivers, Firemen/women, secondmen/women. These tests should include but not be limited to a practical test of colour vision, cognitive capacity and stamina and fatigue.

 

- To work with the railway Medical Officer to process and assess confidential Medical Questionnaire Forms for all safety critical roles, raising the need for physical examinations where appropriate.

 

- Advise management if a member of staff is, or is not, in their opinion medically fit to perform one or more Safety Critical Tasks intended to be undertaken by them or whether a medical examination is required.

 

- Where you conclude that a person is medically fit, you will issue a certificate to that effect to the management as well as issue a copy to the person concerned.

 

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

 

- Be a qualified Nurse or Nurse Practitioner who is fully registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

 

- Have current or recent experience of undertaking routine health assessments for fitness to undertake safety critical work, or similar and have the confidence to make decisions based on medical information regarding fitness for the proposed post.

 

- Have an understanding of how safe work practices could be adversely affected by medical conditions or disabilities and be able to advise management of limitations caused by the medical condition or disability for their consideration.

 

Desirable but not essential:

 

- Experience of occupational health or practice nursing is desirable but not essential.

 

- Be familiar with the working environment of the staff being examined and assessed. This can be ensured by arranging to accompany a member of LMMR staff in each relevant task during a sufficient part of a working shift to include all tasks regularly or frequently performed.

 

This role will assist us in meeting the requirements for Medical Fitness in our Safety Management System under the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 : SI 2006 / 0599 (ROGS).

 

Please note that although this is a voluntary role, we will re-imburse reasonable expenses and costs where necessary.

 

The board of directors will offer guidance and support every step of the way to ensure you are happy in the role.

 

If you progress through the application stage then you will be contacted by a member of our team to discuss things in more detail.

Class 142/143 Unit Fitter

This is an exciting time for our railway, as we have recently taken delivery of a Class 142 DMU directly from Transport for Wales to use in passenger service on our growing tourist railway.

 

We seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our maintenance team to carry out routine maintenance and repair work on the Pacer units based at our railway.

 

Key roles and responsibilities:

 

- To carry out safe and timely FP, A, B1, B2, B3 examinations of the railway's DMUs as they fall due, to ensure their time out of traffic is kept to a minimum.

 

- To fault find and rectify mechanical issues as and when they arise.

 

- To work with the Head of Rolling Stock Maintenance to ensure the adequate supply of parts and spares as required. - Offer guidance, support and training to other volunteers to hand down valuable skills.

 

- To complete and file paperwork relevant to the work carried out in accordance with the LMMR VMI. To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

 

- Be a qualified or previously qualified (within the last 5 years) fitter with experience of working with Cummins LT10R engines and Voith T211r hydraulic transmission systems.

 

- Be able to produce documentation demonstrating your current or previous competence.

 

- Be able to complete a basic PTS course and medical assessment form as this is a safety critical role.

 

The board of directors will offer guidance and support every step of the way to ensure you are happy in the role.

 

If you progress through the application stage then you will be contacted by a member of our team to discuss things in more detail.

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