Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance provides relief from sickness and injury for the people of Dorset and Somerset, by the provision of an air ambulance service, with an air and road-delivered critical care capability. Our operational costs are over £4 million a year and the approximate cost per mission is £3,000. It is with thanks to the fantastic efforts of our amazing supporters and volunteers that we can provide our life-saving service for 19 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our staff are at the heart of our Charity. Whether you are a member of our Charity or Clinical Team, everyone plays a vital role in helping us to be there for our patients and supporters across Dorset and Somerset.

If you would like to join our enthusiastic and committed team, please see our vacancies below.


Finance Officer

Are you an experienced finance professional? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our Charity Team.

We are looking for a dedicated individual to work closely with our Deputy CEO to prepare our monthly accounts. This is a key role within the finance function providing administrative support to the Charity’s Head Office in Wellington.

The post holder will have:

  • Sound knowledge of Sage Accounting
  • Level 3 AAT qualification or above, or at least 3 years' experience working in a similar role

Naturally, we need a real team player who is adaptable, conscientious and able to work on their own initiative.     

In return, you'll receive:

  • Competitive salary: £25,000 - £28,000 (pro rata for 30-37.5 hours per week)
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme and benefits package

If you think you have the right skills, experience and knowledge for this role, we would love to hear from you!

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Apply: To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering statement to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 4.30pm on Thursday 19th December

Interview Date: TBC

Interview Location: DSAA, Landacre House, Castle Road, Chelston Business Park, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9JQ.