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Head of Finance

North Devon Hospice
Barnstaple, Devon
£49,200 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Finance & Legal
Health & Medical
Full Time
Contract Type
Director / Head / VP

Job Details

Everything counts in large amounts…

Do you want to make a difference?  Do you think spreadsheets are the gateway to paradise?  Do you have a passion for accounting and a deep appreciation of efficient financial systems? Do you love to work with others to support their business decisions? If so, this is the job for you…..

All the things we could do if we had a little money…

Our Mission is simple.  We provide outstanding care and support to the community of North Devon who are impacted by a life limiting illness.  If you want to lead our awesome and talented finance team and help us navigate the world of charity finance and ensure we can sustain the amazing care we provide to patients and their families, then this is your job…

Money makes the world go around…

If you want your world to be by the sea, then this is definitely your job!  You will also have…..

  • A salary of £49,200 a year
  • An excellent working environment (& beautiful outside areas)
  • Flexible & family friendly policies including Maternity, Adoption, Paternity, Shared Parental leave and Pawternity!
  • Tech Scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Personal pension scheme (continuation of NHS pension also possible)
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing with service
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) offering free confidential advice on a range of matters including financial, legal, health and wellbeing
  • Health Cash Plan which can include up to 5 children and the option to include partners
  • Regular Wellbeing events
  • The opportunity to give us your feedback on how we can improve as an organisation   

Money, it’s a gas…

If you want to be responsible for all our operational financial decisions, including budgeting, forecasting and reporting, as well as our financial systems and processes, then this really is the job for you. Please call me, Sam (Director of Finance), on 01271 347212 and tell me how awesome you are.

Closing date for completed applications is noon on 31st May 2024         

Interviews will be held during week commencing 10th June 2024

It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals. 

We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.

If you require the information in large print format, please email or call 01271 347238.



We have been providing care and support for local families throughout North Devon since 1984.

We have been offering care and support to local people who are affected by a life-limiting illness since 1984. We started with a single Community Nurse, covering the entire North Devon area. We now care for around 3,000 people every year, offering specialist care to patients at home and at the hospice, while supporting the whole family throughout these toughest of times. In this section, find out more about how we do what we do.

Company info
01271 344248
Deer Park
Rumsam Road
EX32 0HU

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