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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

Business Sales Assistant

Capital Air Ambulance (CAA) - The UK’s No 1 provider of fixed wing air ambulance services - provides global medical assistance and repatriation flights 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year from our UK base at Exeter Airports.

Our credo: To offer customers worldwide expert help when they need it most

This is an exciting opportunity to join the aeromedical brand of Rigby Group’s aviation division as a Business Sales Assistant and play a part in leveraging Capital’s worldwide reach in high quality air ambulance service provision. Dynamic and committed, the successful candidate will drive growth across our brand by retaining, growing and developing opportunities with our current customer base and through the development of new revenue opportunities.

Candidate Overview

  • Telesales experience
  • Preferably although not essential knowledge of the aviation and travel insurance market
  • Ability to deliver the highest level of customer service to our clients
  • Proven track record of achieving sales goals in a B2B environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to influence others internally and external
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • An ability to problem-solve

This varied role would suit someone looking for the perfect balance of winning new business and building lasting relationships.

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary and an encouraging and rewarding commission structure plus benefits package, including 22 days holiday, rising to 25 days after 3 years, and a contributory pension
  • This is an office-based position within our busy operations department at Exeter Airport.
  • Flexible working hours required

About Us

As part of the aviation portfolio of businesses for the Rigby Group PLC, Capital Air Ambulance (www.capitalairambulance.com) celebrated 25 years of business in 2017. We are the UK’s largest EURAMI accredited air ambulance operator.

Should you be interested in applying for this position, please forward a copy of your CV to Aviation.Recruitment@patriot.uk.com or should you have any questions regarding the position, Lynn can also be contacted on 01392 350029