Work for us

Our headquarters are based at Rochester Airport, Kent.

Trustee Opportunities

We are always on the lookout for exceptional new members of staff. If you think you have what it takes to join our busy team please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@aakss.org.uk

Alternatively, you can post your CV and covering letter to  Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust, Rochester City Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent ME5 9SD.

Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee positions or interviews but we do respond to all job-related enquiries. 

Charity Staff Opportunities


Chief Executive 


  • Location: Rochester, Kent, and Redhill, Surrey

  • Salary: Competitive

  • Contract type: Permanent

  • Closing date: 30th January 2019


Job requirements: 

It is an exciting time at AAKSS with major capital programs delivered and the development of a new strategy underway. The Chief Executive will deliver our strategy, advising the Board on the best approaches to maximise our ambitions. She or he will review our plans to ensure a best practice approach across all our functions, including a diversified income portfolio and a people strategy that harnesses innovation and development. The CEO will also develop and maintain key leadership relationships with our partners, including the ambulance service we support, hospitals and major trauma centres within our region to ensure excellent care for our patients.

We are seeking an inspirational and influential Chief Executive with solid experience of leading organisations to unleash their full potential. You will be a successful leader with experience of developing aligned, collaborative and performance focussed cultures and a proven track record of building influential relationships with external partners. You will have experience of working with colleagues to grow income, ensure exemplary governance and develop up to date service delivery. You will be an inspiring, engaging and commercially minded strategic thinker who enjoys leading organisations through periods of change and development. Crucially you will be inspired by our critical work to save the lives of the thousands who need our help every year.

For further information, and to find out how to apply, please read the detailed Appointment Brief attached below.

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th January 2019



  • Initial interviews with Prospectus: 6-18th February 2019

  • Site visits: w/c 25 February 2019

  • Panel interviews: 4/5th March 2019





Web Project Manager  


  • Location: Rochester

  • Salary: Competitive

  • Contract type: One-year fixed-term


Job requirements: 

Here at the Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex, we strive to save lives by providing the best possible care every minute of the day, every day of the year. We are an independent charity, so every penny we receive is truly valued.

In 2019 we are planning the development of a new website and are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and creative Web Project Manager to oversee the work and the site’s launch.

The right person will be required to understand the needs of the organisation, its team members and its stakeholders. Have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate the needs of the organisation to relevant agencies, working with them to deliver the project.

As a part of the website project you will take ownership of researching and proposing the right backend technologies to fulfil the requirements of various stakeholders as well as implementing a full content strategy.

You will be able to identify and categorise priorities, make sound decisions and continually move the project forward whilst gaining buy in from stakeholders and keeping them informed. You will need to demand timely delivery from those involved in the project both internally and externally and provide regular progress and milestone update to management.

It is important that for this key role that we find someone with a proven track record of managing a similar project and successfully completing it on time and to budget.

You will also need some experience with HTML, good knowledge of WordPress and some knowledge of the latest backend technologies. SEO and Google Analytics experience is desirable as is excellent proofreading skills and some experience of copywriting and briefing design.

This is a fantastic opportunity to own a project that will begin our charity’s digital transformation. As a life-saving charity that needs to keep flying high, you will be at the heart of this work which will enable us to thrive in the digital arena.




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