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2021-08-23 00:00:00


Gatwick, UK

Civil Aviation Authority, Medical Assessor

Medical Assessor
Salary £ 80-120,000 + benefits (Dependent on experience)
Gatwick based with flexible working options

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the UK’s specialist aviation and space regulator. Through its skills and expertise it is recognised as a world leader in its field.

The CAA’s doctors are responsible for certificating medical fitness of CAA-licensed personnel (principally pilots and air traffic controllers), within the required medical standards and overseeing CAA Aeromedical Examiners (AMEs) to achieve and maintain a high level of aviation safety. Medical Assessors also contribute to developing evidence-based aeromedical policies and guidance for the national and International arena, and senior-level candidates would be expected to take responsibility for particular areas of policy or activity. You will have the opportunity to undertake special projects and research, and investigate the implications and necessary actions arising from emerging aviation medical issues.

You will have a medical degree and a Licence to Practise in the UK, together with significant postgraduate medical experience. You will be an existing consultant-level specialist (eg in Occupational Medicine), with qualifications and experience in aviation medicine eg as a CAA AME. In addition to a flair for achieving results by advising, negotiating, motivating and influencing, you will display excellent communication and report writing skills, a good level of IT literacy, fluency in written and spoken English, the right to work in the UK and you will possess the ability to work calmly and efficiently in a demanding environment.

For further information please contact Dr Stuart Mitchell, Head of Medical Policy ( and/or to apply please click here

Closing Date: 23rd August 2021
Interview Date: early/mid September, 2021

Committed to Equality of Opportunity

Closing Date: 2021-08-23 00:00:00