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2023-12-21 00:00:00


West Sussex


UK Civil Aviation Authority

UK Civil Aviation Authority, Medical Assessor (Staff Grade)

Location: Gatwick/Crawley, West Sussex
Contract: Permanent-Full-time
Salary: Starting salary up to £111,500 per annum dependent upon experience, plus additional benefits and career development opportunities.
Closing date: 21/12/2023
Interview Date: W/C 22/1/2024

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (The CAA) are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Their activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and they pride themselves on their ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.

The RoleThe CAA medical department is a multidisciplinary team who regulate and implement medical requirements for professional flight crew, private pilots, air traffic controllers and cabin crew. The team includes 10 full time doctors who make medical certificatory decisions, develop medical policy, provide oversight of aeromedical examiners (AME) and have an educational role. They are looking for an Aviation and Space medical professional to work with them and build this team. In this role, you will be involved in a wide range of medical assessment, certification, oversight, policy making and training activities. This means that you will undertake case assessment, conduct associated correspondence duties as well as participating in appeals and enforcement activity. Oversight activity involves the auditing of aeromedical examiners using the electronic medical records data in combination with site visits. The educational role is for a doctor training in aviation and space medicine and for aeromedical examiners. Work is conducted in a hybrid manner using their offices at Aviation House and remote working. You will have the opportunity to integrate with all manner of partners and stakeholders, embedding you at the heart of this exciting medical field. You will also get the chance to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise at the highest level. This is done through the provision of advice or creation of policy for government and international aviation bodies. Through this you may go on to directly influence the way industry operates as well as influence thousands of lives. On a more local level though, your knowledge and experience will also be used to help them to shape the next generation of aviation and space medicine professionals in the UK. With exciting advances and new challenges always on the horizon there has never been a better time to be involved in Aviation and Space medicine. If you are passionate about this medical field and believe you have the skills and experience needed to contribute to their mission, then The CAA want to hear from you.

About You:
To be considered for this role you must have a:
-GMC (General Medical Council) Licence to Practice
-On UK GMC Specialist Register or UK GP (General Practitioner) Register
-Experienced Aeromedical Examiner, Consultant, or specialist in Occupational Medicine (MSc/Advanced cert Occ Med), or equivalent
-An interest and understanding of the flight environment and flight operations
-Knowledge and experience in the airline or related industry, Aviation and Space medicine (as an AME, medical assessor (MA), and/or working in aeromedical retrieval/repatriation)
-Education and training experience desirable
-Previous quality assurance or policy making activity advantageous

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Closing Date: 2023-12-21 00:00:00