Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1992
  • Website:
    http://www.daat.org
  • Contact
    • Devon Air Ambulance Trust, Unit 5, Sandpiper Court, Harrington Lane, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom, EX4 8NS

About Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance provides emergency pre-hospital medical services, training, research and education for Devon and the surrounding area.

The organisation is motivated by shared values, as well as the knowledge that their work makes a real difference to people's lives. Because of their values and culture, they believe it's important to attract, develop and inspire employees.

Devon Air Ambulance have a set of four core principles to which every employee works towards each day: Exemplary patient and evidence led care; Safe and just culture; Community engagement; excellence through effective and robust leadership.

To promote the organisations values, Devon Air Ambulance have a 'Culture Induction Day' whereby they discuss the organisations vision and values, as well as their history, grassroots and their ambitions for the future.


What is it like to work for Devon Air Ambulance

Leadership
Leadership
Leaders sit in an open plan office with employees and have a fully open door policy. Engagement with office staff is a daily occurrence, and engagement with other team members occur at monthly meetings.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Devon Air Ambulance have Installed movement sensors in office spaces so that lights are not left on, while also encouraging greater use of video-conferencing and encouraging working from home where possible. 

My Company
My Company
Devon Air Ambulance have a 'suggestions box' to allow employees to submit suggestions anonymously. They hold regular 'Ask SLT' sessions at team meetings, and they reward innovation at their annual 'DAA Awards'.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Staff:

    126

  • UK sites:

    24

  • Earning £35,000+:

    35%

  • Male : Female:

    42% / 58%

  • Average Age:

    44

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