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Join the Capital Air Ambulance team


Capital Air Ambulance is growing. Following the acquisition of new aircraft we are looking for additional medical professionals to join the team, as well as office support team members with European language capabilities.

ICU Doctors

Capital is looking for experienced ICU-qualified doctors.

Essential requirements

  • Full and unrestricted registration in the United Kingdom
  • At least 5 years post-registration practice
  • Primary postgraduate examination in either anaesthesia, emergency medicine or acute medicine
  • At least 2 years post-registration experience in a critical care environment with confidence and familiarity with transportation of ventilated and inotrope/pressor-dependent patients.
  • Currently working in a critical care environment and able to continue working in ICU on at least part-time basis to ensure skills currency
  • Currency with ALS and BLS within the past 3 years
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • Good health record
  • Physical fitness for aeromedical work
  • CRB clearance

Desirable but not essential requirements

  • Previous experience in aeromedical transportation of critically ill or injured patients
  • Final postgraduate examination in either anaesthesia, emergency medicine or acute medicine
  • Postgraduate qualification in intensive care medicine, such as the European Diploma in ICM, the UK Diploma in ICM or any other similar qualification which is deemed acceptable by the Medical Director
  • Accreditation, CCST or CCT in intensive care medicine
  • CCAT basic course, or equivalent
  • ATLS or similar course within past 5 years
  • APLS, EPLS or similar course in past 5 years
  • Ability to work efficiently under stressful conditions

ICU Nurses

Capital is looking for qualified ICU nurses.

Essential requirements

  • Full and unrestricted registration in the United Kingdom
  • RCN membership
  • At least 3 years experience at staff nurse level or above
  • At least 2 years experience in a critical care environment with confidence and familiarity in transportation of ventilated and inotrope/pressor-dependent patients
  • Currently able to work in ICU on a full or part-time basis to ensure skills currency
  • Resuscitation training (e.g. ALS, ILS) within the past 3 years
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • Good health record
  • Physical fitness for aeromedical work
  • CRB clearance

Desirable but not essential criteria

  • Previous experience in aeromedical transportation of critically ill or injured patients
  • Approved and accredited ICU course qualification
  • CCAT basic (foundation level) course, or equivalent
  • Ability to work efficiently under stressful conditions

To express an interest in any of these roles please click here to email our HR department

King Air Captains

Capital Air Ambulance is seeking motivated and experienced Captains for our growing fleet of King Air 200 aircraft to be based at Exeter in the South West of the UK.

These exciting positions will involve highly demanding and rewarding air ambulance missions operating throughout the UK and Europe. The working pattern is based on a six day on / three day off roster which is published well in advance.

The salary is competitive together with excellent working conditions.

We are seeking professional individuals who will look to join our company for a long-term working relationship and hence we will actively encourage our flight crew to eventually move onto our jet fleet as their experience and skill allows.

We will expect our pilots to reside within 30 minutes of Exeter Airport.

Capital Air Ambulance is proud to be part of the Rigby Group PLC which ensures job security and long-term growth.

Successful candidates must have the following as a minimum;

  • EASA ATPL/IR or CPL/IR
  • 1500 hours P1, (preferably with turbine experience).
  • Entitled to live and work in the United Kingdom.
  • Suitable Driving Licence.
  • A current King Air type rating is desirable, but training will be given to the right candidates, using our own King Air ATO and a bond agreement.

If this position is of interest to you, please send in a cover letter and CV to aviation.recruitment@patriot.uk.com

Closing Date 30th April 2019

No agencies please.