Medical Officer Instructor - Aviation

  • Job Reference: DRSMOI8
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Drs Direct Ltd
  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Occupational Health Physicians
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Tony Davis
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01234359971

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity!! 

Medical officer Instructor - RAF

8 Month assignment

Roles and responsibilities:

•           Reporting directly to OC AMTW. Primary task will be aircrew aviation medicine training.

•           You are responsible to OC AMTW, through the Chief Instructor, for contributing to the smooth running and professional output of AMTW.

•           Classroom instructional duties.

•           Provide practical training in Aviation Medicine to include (once deemed able) hypobaric ..

•           Comply with all AMTW and MoD training policies.

•           Provide periodic presentations to the Military Aviation Authority.

•           Provide instruction for the complete initial course of training for night vision goggle (NVG) users.

•           Once deemed able provide instruction for the complete initial course of training for night vision goggle (NVG) users.

•           Research and author ad hoc presentations and articles for external agencies addressing aviation medicine, flight safety, and human factors topics as required.

•           No Line Management responsibilities

•           The only clinical aspect of the role would be responding appropriately to a medical emergency, hence the desire for all staff to have ILDS training (see below).


Security Clearance: Security Check

Professional Competencies Required: GMC Registration


Essential:             Military Aviation Medical Examiner (or civilian equivalent)

                                Experience of working in the Aviation Industry/Environment


Desirable:           Diploma in Aviation Medicine

                                Experience of flying as aircrew

                                ILS/ALS training. If does not have this then will be encouraged to gain ILS qualification.


Competencies acquired in post: Defence Intranet/IT system training                                                               

For an informal conversation please call Tony Davis

Mobile:07889 839065