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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 flight crew and medical professionals to join the team, as well as office support team members.

Flight Crew

Capital is looking for suitably qualified Beech King Air Captains and Co-Pilots. Whilst a Type Rating is an advantage, flying experience is more important to us. Given the demanding nature of our work, we require dedicated professionals who will work well as part of a team. Minimum qualifications are an EASA ATPL or CPL.

If you are interested contact malcolmhumphries@capitalairambulance.co.uk with a CV and covering letter.


Office Team

Capital is currently looking for an Operations Controller to join our office team.

Location: Exeter Airport

  • Monitoring of all company aircraft movements;
  • Manning of company telephones and preparation of quotations;
  • Preparation of daily crew paperwork
  • Monitoring of weather reports for all operations
  • File ATC flight plans and delay, change, cancel as required;
  • Liaise with third parties such as handling agents, ATC
  • Book/Ensure booked crew hotel and travel requirements;
  • Check completed Journey logs, disseminate post flight paperwork, Fuel receipts to accounts.
  • Monitor and maintain log of crew hours to ensure compliance with FTL
  • Carry out Flight Planning functions for all aircraft types throughout the world.

The successful applicant will: -

  • Need to be a strong team player with excellent organisation skills
  • Possess strong IT skills (word/excel)
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Have a flexible approach to work

A competitive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant.

To apply please send your CV to: glennsalt@capitalairambulance.co.uk

We have on-going recruitment for medical staff especially Anaesthetists, and ICU Drs and Nurses.
If you feel you meet the below criteria please send a copy of your CV to hr@capitalairambulance.co.uk

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 contact us