Barton Pilot
Staverton, Gloucestershire, US
1d ago

About the role

We currently operate HEMS and Air Ambulance for the North West Air Ambulance Charity. They operate in support of the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, delivering enhanced emergency medical and trauma care across the region.

The role will be to operate HEMS and Air Ambulance missions, both by day and night, using the EC135 helicopter. The successful candidate would be required to reside within 45 minutes / 25 miles of Barton Aerodrome or make arrangements for accommodation at their own expense.

What do I need to do the role?

Minimum requirements for candidates for this position are :

  • Hold an EASA ATPL (H) or CPL(H) with IR
  • Experience required :

  • Either :
  • o 1000 hours pilot in command of aircraft of which 500 hours is pilot in command on twin turbine helicopters; or

    o 1000 hours as co-pilot in HEMS / Police operations of which 500 hours is as pilot in command under supervision and 100 hours pilot in command of twin turbine helicopters.

  • 2000 hours minimum total helicopter experience.
  • 500 hours operating experience in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment similar to the intended operation.
  • 20 hours VFR at night as pilot in command.
  • Fluent English, Driving License, Passport, Right to Work in the UK.
  • Candidates would also ideally :

  • Be qualified and instrument rated on the EC135.
  • Have current or recent HEMS experience.
  • Have experience of NVIS operations.
  • To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be a British citizen, European Economic Area (EEA) national, a Commonwealth Citizen or Foreign National with no restrictions on your stay in the UK.

    We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent working conditions and a commitment to your future.

    About Babcock International

    For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services.

    We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

    We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.

    You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

    Armed Forces Covenant

    We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom.

    As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.

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